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Tate Britain and the Poetry of Postcard Sales

Tate’s new advertising campaign turns away from images in favour of doggerel about postcard sales and selfies

27 Nov 2015
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The Rake’s Progress: A Week in Gossip

Eddie Peake dresses up for Victoria Beckham; David Cameron pops into Pace; and the taste of Tinder CEO Sean Rad

22 Nov 2015

The Rake’s Progress: A Week in Gossip

Shia LaBeouf takes ‘meta modernism’ a step further, Catholic art is (sort of) emblematic of our times and the Rake singles out this month’s most bizarre exhibition.

16 Nov 2015

Modigliani’s Nipples Get the Trotsky Treatment from Bloomberg

What links Modigliani’s nipples with flatpacks, meatballs and Soviet opposition figures?

12 Nov 2015

Victoria Beckham and the ‘Artist to the Stars’

Victoria Beckham champions street art. Just like every other celebrity under the sun…

11 Nov 2015

The Rake’s Progress: A Week in Gossip

Lil Wayne’s art collection is reportedly repossessed; Adrien Brody has an arty side; and Ed Vaizey is a Rakewell reader… Extraordinary

8 Nov 2015

Van Gogh Action Man: Officially Better than Game of Thrones

Ever wondered what Rodin’s The Thinker would look like in a sexy pose? Find out with the help of an art-historical action figure.

6 Nov 2015
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Airbnb Gets ‘Creative’

Airbnb have announced a new design project. At least, we think that’s what they mean…

5 Nov 2015
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The Rake’s Progress: A Week in Gossip

Sting moves out, Ed Vaizey flexes his muscles, Sara Cox goes potty for pottery, and George Bush has an artistic rival

1 Nov 2015
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The Halloween Horrors of the Art World

The Rake’s guide to this year’s Halloween art gossip…

30 Oct 2015