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Exhibition Review: Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian Medicine at Wellcome Collection

Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian Medicine: Wellcome Collection's new exhibition is a fascinating and thought-provoking exploration of the evolution of one of the world's oldest medical practices. 'The heart is similar to a lotus, facing downwards. On waking up, it blooms; on sleeping, it closes up' - Ayurvedic Man Wellcome Collection's new exhibition investigates the ancient medical practice of Ayurveda and focuses on how the practice has evolved as it travelled across cultures in South East Asia and beyond. Featuring a glorious riot of objects including Tibetan, Sanskrit and Persian manuscripts; vibrant gouache paintings, erotic manuals and animal-shaped surgical tools, the show skilfully considers the issues...

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Museum Spotlight: The Amsterdam Tulip Museum

Museum Spotlight: The Amsterdam Tulip Museum

In the latest of our series on the world's more unusual museums, we talk to Sally Ferguson from the Amsterdam Tulip Museum.

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What's on: The best exhibitions in New York this Autumn

What's on: The best exhibitions in New York this Autumn

With so many new exhibitions opening each week it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice. To help you plan your museum trips, we've rounded up the very best exhibitions in New York this Autumn. If you can't make any of the shows or want to delve deeper into these exhibitions, we have the catalogues for you.  Edvard Munch : Between the Clock and the Bed - Met Breuer  (November 15, 2017 - February 4, 2018) This show opening at the Met Breuer in November willl feature approximately 45 of the artist's masterpieces created over a span of six decades, including 16 self-portraits and works...

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Exhibition Review - Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia at the British Museum

Exhibition Review - Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia at the British Museum

The British Museum's Scythians exhibition brings Siberian nomadic warriors to life in vivid and surprising detail. Read our review.

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Exhibition review: The Neue Neue Galerie at Documenta 14

Exhibition review: The Neue Neue Galerie at Documenta 14

Art historian and Museum Bookstore friend, Jean Marie Carey takes us around the exhibition at Neue Neue Galerie - part of Documenta 14. The exhibition at the Neue Neue Galerie is one of the most interesting, and centrally important to the host city Kassel, sites of Documenta 14. Evidence for this claim is made by a project from the Society of Friends of Halit, a group of artists and researchers who apply pressure to the investigation into the 2006 murder of 21-year- old Halit Yozgat. Yozgat was shot dead in the Internet café his family ran on Höllandischestraße, just around the corner...

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