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New Collection: Imperial War Museums

The Imperial War Museums are committed to collecting and displaying materials which tell the stories of those who experienced British conflict from 1914. With five sites around the country, IWM London re-opens on Saturday 19th July following a £35 million transformation.  This video, produced by Aardman Animations, celebrates the new First World War Galleries which

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Five Favourite Vintage Railway Posters

A set 10 of vintage railway posts has been discovered in mint condition beneath the carpet of a home in Edinburgh. They were discovered by a very lucky property developer who was in the process of renovating the run-down house. Dating back to the 1940’s these posters celebrate the glory days of train travel in

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Jane Bown Photography in the Guardian Collection

Are you familiar with the portrait photography of Jane Bown? If not, allow me to tell you a little about the Bown, whose work is included in the Guardian’s beautiful collection. Below is a wonderful video that the Guardian did featuring Bown’s work and decades-long career in photojournalism. Please watch and revel in her wonderful

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Guardian Wallcharts

Here’s a blast from the past! Remember Guardian Wallcharts? All folded up in your newspaper with great subjects like reptiles, butterflies and, yes, sheep! The trouble with these was that they had all of those creases in them. Fortunately, The Guardian Collection has kindly released some of their wall charts for crease-free enjoyment! Feast your

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Tate Galleries: Réne Magritte draws to a close in Liverpool and Gerhard Richter opens

A note to say you’ve got two more weekends to marvel at the surrealist dreamscapes of Réne Magritte: The Pleasure Principle before the exhibition closes on 16 October 2011 at Tate Liverpool. Meanwhile, in London, a showcase for German abstract artist Gerhard Richter has  just opened at Tate Modern, running until 8 January 2012.  

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Vintage Railway Art Prints from The Golden Age of Travel: The National Railway Museum Collection

Whilst busily compiling the best art print and poster collections that we have at Easyart, I’ve recently stumbled some fantastic vintage travel posters from The National Railway Museum. These posters date from the 1920s to the 1950s, and symbolize when railway travel in England (which from the Victorian era had primarily been used for trade and commerce) became

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National (Gallery) Treasures

I hope that the following classic canvas art print, Bathers at Asnières, reproduced from the Georges Seurat original in The National Gallery, is helping along the optimistic mood being felt by everyone in the current GLORIOUS weather! However, did you know that some art prints that you’re buying may not accurately reflect, in terms of quality of printing and colour, the

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