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Maggi Hambling – Touch: works on paper

Shadow puppet theatre from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.

French portrait drawings from Clouet to Courbet

This autumn the British Museum will host the first major UK exhibition on South African art

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Try the British Museum's digital Family Guide this summer 

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