May 2021

• An interview with Michael Rakowitz

• Why does Narendra Modi want to remake New Delhi?

• The dirty dishes of Daniel Spoerri

• Imperial China makes a big impression on the small screen

Plus: The history of country-house exhibitions and a spectacular discovery in Nicaragua, plus reviews of a new biography of John Craxton, a history of self-portraits by women, new Australian art, and a glimpse of things to come at LACMA

Art news daily


Girault de Prangey

The first photographer to capture many places in the eastern Mediterranean goes on display at the reopened Musée d’Orsay

14 May 2021

Victor Hugo, Liberty at the Panthéon

A display at the Panthéon explores the political symbolism of the writer’s internment there in 1885

14 May 2021

Eileen Agar: Angel of Anarchy

A major survey for the trailblazing British Surrealist spanning her seven-decade career, at the Whitechapel Gallery

14 May 2021

Thomas Becket: Murder and the Making of a Saint

This display at the British Museum will explore the turbulent life – and grisly death – of the 12th-century priest

14 May 2021

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