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Fit for a Sun King: the Latona Fountain reopens at Versailles

Turtles, lizards and frog-men on Louis XIV’s famous fountain get a spectacular makeover

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(detail; 1995), Grayson Perry.

Review: Grayson Perry at Turner Contemporary

For once, the influential artist’s work is left to speak for itself

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(1957–58), Heinz Mack.

Review: ‘Zero Atmosphere’ at Cortesi Gallery, London

Is London’s attention shifting away from Italian art?

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The Apollo Gallery at the Louvre

Casting a Queen: Louis XIV’s forgotten wife

Too well behaved to be remembered: a rare bust of Marie-Thérèse offers a glimpse of the Sun King’s consort

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(c. 1267), Pisa

Highlights from ‘Gold and Ivory’ at Louvre-Lens

Beautiful example of medieval painting, sculpture and decorative arts on show at the Louvre-Lens Museum

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(c. 1270–80), Paris

First Look: ‘Gold and Ivory’ at Louvre-Lens

The curators introduce a new exhibition of medieval art from Paris and Tuscany

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(2008), Chris Burden.

Muse Reviews: 25 May

Homages to plaster casts and Portland stone; Chris Burden’s wonderful final work; plus, ‘has David Hockney been at the ketamine?’

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(2006), Tamra Davis.

Reading Basquiat’s Notebooks at the Brooklyn Museum

Words and writing were as much a part of Basquiat’s art as his visual imagery

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Book Competition

Your chance to win ‘Frank Auerbach: Speaking and Painting’, by Catherine Lampert

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(c. 1747–49), Joshua Reynolds

Rethinking Reynolds at the Wallace Collection

Reynolds may have fallen out of fashion, but a recent conference suggests there’s more to his works than meets the eye

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