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Tatty Devine – the crown jewellers of Hackney

Tatty Devine is gaining national and international recognition for its innovative jewellery designs

Sing It Loud – a window onto the imagination

Georgia Hayes’ exuberant figurative paintings at Transition Gallery are imbued with a sense of wonder

Mythical creatures take over the King’s Land

Artist Nazir Tanbouli creates murals of mythical creatures on the Kingsland Estate in Haggerston

Pain at the Dentist

Alvarado Gallery, 33 Chatsworth Road. Until 2 May 2012

Hackney WickED Art Festival 2011 – review

This popular three day extravaganza drew thousands of art and music lovers to Hackney Wick and Fish Island last month. The Citizen explores the gal...

Martin Creed's stairway to heaven

Martin Creed has paved an Edinburgh thoroughfare with richly coloured marble, bringing a splash of Italy to the city. It's the highlight of this ye...

Olympics Aquatic Centre – review

Zaha Hadid's London 2012 Aquatic Centre hasn't come cheap at £269m, but it is the Olympics' most majestic space

London 2012 park sparks architectural argument between old and new names

Design Council chief celebrates Prince Charles' lack of involvement as traditionalists complain about 'overt prejudice'

London 2012: Olympic gold medals glitter in public for the first time

Design by British artist David Watkins in line with London 2012 logo but fails to impress branding experts

London 2012: Olympic flame will be lit in one year’s time, but still much to do

IOC hail progress as Tom Daley dives into Aquatics Centre pool, completed on time and budget

Barbican unveils Olympics arts festival

Programme includes theatre productions starring Juliette Binoche and Cate Blanchett, and major Bauhaus exhibition

Yes, but is it drawing? London 2011 Biennial Fundraiser

The best works auctioned at east London's Drawing Room, by Turner prizewinners and younger artists alike, are self-regarding, silly, and muse on th...

Street art tours reveal hidden treasure

For those who don't know their Stik from their Roa, a guided tour around London's East End is the way to uncover works by artists on the verge of m...

Royal Wedding: Tom Hunter: ‘All the other royal marriages have fallen apart now’

Photographer Tom Hunter creates an artwork to commemorate the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton

Artists and architects Assemble to create Folly for a Flyover

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch CREATE Art Award was announced today at the launch of this year's arts festival programme, CREATE11

Lido Love – review

A celebration of the history of the London Fields pool, featuring cabaret band Bon Bon Kaotikai

Francisco Ortega: in the abstract

A Hackney-based artist talks about his work, his fears for the local art scene and his hopes for this year's Hackney WickED Festival

Olympics Anish Kapoor tower hopes to attract 1m visitors a year

Organisers expect sculpture to become one of London's most loved attractions

Gilbert & George collect sex workers’ cards for latest works

Artists' exhibition revisits 'postcard art' of their early careers

Dirty Kunst

Until 23 December 2010. Seventeen Gallery, Kingsland Road E2

Out of an urban backwater, the 2012 Olympic dream takes shape

The debate about the cost and 'legacy' of construction will outlast the 2012 Olympic Games, but no one can deny the new venues are a bold addition ...

Kris Martin

White Cube, Hoxton. Till 9 October 2010

Reclining Nude with Black Stockings

Until 2 October 2010, Arcola

Dorset’s Rude Man appears in this week’s new exhibitions

Pitching modern industry against ancient religion, new video works and newspaper headlines are set against the Cerne Abbas Giant.

Art and the brain

Kate Kellaway admires an exhibition of artworks exploring the experience of neurological damage

The thin grey line

Doodled in minutes or laboured over for months, drawings reveal an artist's most intimate thoughts. Adrian Searle gets up close and ...

Should Edinburgh's festivals unite? | Brian Logan

EIF director Jonathan Mills may mourn media confusion over the city's different festivals – but it's just this colourful, companionable diversity...

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