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Barbara Walker, Exotic Detail In The Margin#2. Photo: Colin Mills
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Pictures of… Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017 shortlist

69 works by 65 artists have been selected for the latest edition of the UK’s longest-running annual open drawing exhibition, which will also be Jerwood Charitable Foundation’s final year as the show’s key partner and funder.

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Walker & Bromwich, Slate or State, The sculpture leaves Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen, Bethesda. Photo; The National Trust.
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Pictures of… Walker & Bromwich’s Slate or State at Penrhyn Castle

Artists Walker & Bromwich have created a new installation at the National Trust property near Bangor which, along with a community engagement project and video featuring archival footage and song, presents the history of The Great Strike of Penrhyn in the early 1900s and explores its contemporary resonance.

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Josie Brookes, 2017 general election poster. Courtesy: the artist
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Pictures of… five artists’ responses to the 2017 general election

We pick five of our favourite artist responses to the general election that have been featured on Instagram, including a print at home poster and a game pitching Corbyn vs May.

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Jim Lambie,  Sun Visor, 2014, 56x76 cm, pigment print with spray paint addition in a varied edition of 50. Courtesy: Glasgow Print Studio
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Pictures of… five decades of printmaking

An exhibition at Glasgow Print Studio presents over five decades of prints from the organisation’s archive, and includes work by 52 artists spanning screenprinting, lithograph, etching and much more.

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Copyright: Stephen White / Royal Academy of Arts
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Pictures of… Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Exhibition coordinator and two-time Turner Prize nominee Richard Wilson has invited a group of international artistic duos to participate with new or recent work in the world’s largest open submission exhibition.

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Paul Winstanley, Art School, installation at Alan Cristea Gallery. Courtesy: Paul Winstanley and Alan Cristea Gallery, London; Photo: Peter White
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Pictures of… ‘unrealised’ creative potential of empty art school studios

During the summer months of 2011 and 2012, Paul Winstanley travelled around Britain photographing the unpopulated studios of every degree-conferring art school in the country. Now translated into a series of paintings and prints, the work is currently on show at Alan Cristea Gallery in London.

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Field notes, sign marking a site where food can be foraged as part of hEdges: One day all this will be fields.
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Pictures of… a public art ‘suburban farm’ where food can be foraged for free

A collaboration between artist Alex Murdin and the local community has turned the verges, hedgerows and other public spaces around a new housing estate in Wiltshire into suburban farmland where foraging residents can feast on a ready supply of edible herbs and fruits.

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Willem Van Genk, Arnhem, Guido Suykens. Courtesy: Museum Dr Guislain, Ghent
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Pictures of… craft from an outsider’s perspective

Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making is a new touring exhibition that presents works by renowned outsider artists alongside those of self-taught artists who face barriers to the art world because of health, disability, social circumstance or isolation.

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The Beginning of that Freedome, Westminster Hall, London. Photo: UK Parliament/Roger Harris
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Pictures of… artist-designed banners reflecting UK constitutional history

Featuring banners by commissioned artists including Alinah Azadeh, Ruth Ewan, Rachel Gadsden and Ross Sinclair, The Beginning of that Freedome exhibition formed part of the Houses of Parliament’s 2015 programme marking anniversaries of both the forming of the first elected parliament and the sealing of Magna Carta. Now the banners have been gifted to organisations across the UK.

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