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Dozens of 300-year-old letters that Ben Browne wrote to his father are now on display in England.

This Is What Being in Your Twenties Was Like in 18th-Century London

A newly restored collection of letters describes a 27-year-old's office job, social life and financial concerns beginning in 1719

Wooden boards and plastic screens surround Banksy's latest confirmed artwork in London.

Someone Vandalized Banksy's New Mural in London. Now, It's Been Covered Up

The coverings were added to protect the art, but critics worry they detract from the artist's intentions

A bright green Banky mural appeared on a residential building in London on St. Patrick's Day.

New Banksy Mural Appears on a Building in London

Located on a wall behind a bare tree, the work features towering streaks of green meant to look like foliage

Completed in 1709, the library has more than 22,000 books.

You Can Spend the Night in the Secret Library Tucked Inside St. Paul's Cathedral

Airbnb is offering two guests the chance to sleep amongst 22,000 books in an area normally off-limits to visitors

Banksy's Happy Choppers appeared on the side of an office building in east London in 2006.

This Banksy Mural Was Salvaged From the Wall of a London Office Building

Conservators have been working for a year to restore "Happy Choppers," which is going to auction on March 20

Keith Richards and his partner Anita Pallenberg at the 1971 Monaco grand prix

See Stunning Photos of the Rolling Stones Found in a London Loft

The previously unseen images of the band are going on display in a new exhibition, "Elegantly Wasted"

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford starred in Star Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope.

Harrison Ford Forgot This 'Star Wars' Script in an Apartment He Rented During Filming

A fourth draft of "Star Wars: Episode IV—A New Hope" sold at auction for over $13,000

L’ami intime (The Intimate Friend), René Magritte, 1958

Magritte Masterpiece Featuring a Floating Baguette Goes to Auction

"L'ami intime" could fetch $63 million at an upcoming sale celebrating 100 years of Surrealism

The First Supper (Galaxy Black), Tavares Strachan, 2023

Monumental Sculpture Reimagines 'The Last Supper' With Black Historical Figures

Tavares Strachan's "The First Supper" took four years to sculpt and is now on display at an exhibition in London

An image of an archaeologist excavating the wooden funerary bed and a reconstruction of the artifact (top right)

Archaeologists Discover Rare Roman Funerary Bed Buried Beneath London

The wooden bed was likely dismantled IKEA-style before being buried alongside a high-status individual

An A.I.-generated image of a kitten on display in "Cute," the new exhibition at London's Somerset House

Why We're So Obsessed With Cute

A London exhibition explores how cute became such a powerful—and sometimes dangerous—cultural force

David Hockney painted California (1965) after traveling to Los Angeles for the first time.

One of David Hockney's First Pool Paintings Is Going on View for the First Time in 40 Years

"California," which set the stage for the British artist's later poolside pieces, is expected to sell for more than $20 million

"Accidentally Wes Anderson: The Exhibition" is a new gallery experience dedicated to real-life photography that reflects the director's signature style.

'Accidentally Wes Anderson' Photographs Go on View in London

Based on a popular Instagram account, the show is a collection of real-life images that mimic the filmmaker's aesthetic

The National Portrait Gallery in London is missing 45 items, according to PA Media's investigation.

What Are the 1,700 Items Missing From England's Museums?

Freedom of information requests have revealed more details about absent artifacts from the last 20 years

Almost like an arrow, the somewhat triangular shape of the architectural framework points this pedestrian in the right direction.

Appreciate Awesome Architecture With These 15 Photos

No passport is needed for this virtual tour of beautiful buildings around the world

Paddington, the storybook bear who keeps a marmalade sandwich in his hat, is getting his own musical in 2025.

Paddington Will Take Center Stage in Musical Adaptation

The beloved bear dressed in a blue duffle coat and red hat is set to sing and dance with the Brown family in 2025

David Hockney's Bigger Christmas Trees, which will light up London’s Battersea Power Station every evening until December 25

David Hockney Illuminates London's Battersea Power Station With Digital Christmas Trees

The celebrated 86-year-old designed the large-scale holiday displays using his iPad

A museum visitor wears the new headset, which collects brainwave data that is used to create real-time images visualizing their response to art.

See What Your Brain Does When You Look at Art

A new device translates museum-goers' brainwaves into a simplified real-time visualization

Two Just Stop Oil protesters after smashing the glass protecting Rokeby Venus at London’s National Gallery 

Climate Activists Hammer at Glass Protecting Velázquez's 'Rokeby Venus'

Organized by Just Stop Oil, the incident was just the latest of many protests targeting famous artworks

David Hockney paints the portrait of Harry Styles that is currently on display in the exhibition.

David Hockney Show Opens in London—and Features a New Portrait of Harry Styles

"David Hockney: Drawing from Life" returns to the National Portrait Gallery after the pandemic shut it down three years ago

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