Lee Miller’s last great reinvention is also her least well known – as an accomplished and authoritative cook at her East Sussex farmhouse
Providing open access to digitised collections has spurred creativity and research worldwide – so why are the UK’s flagship museums so slow on the uptake?
The Decameron is but one of the historical touchstones that commentators have turned to during the health crisis. But do they really help us orientate ourselves?
Plus: Turner Prize 2020 cancelled, Italian judges back right-wing institute against the ministry of culture, and more art news
When commercial galleries in the UK reopen, they will need to be mindful of social-distancing rules and wary of legal obligations for online sales
• An interview with Alfredo Jaar
• Touch and distance in noli me tangere scenes
• The legacy of Bernard Leach
• Cooking with Lee Miller
Plus: The revival of building with mud, what collecting means in a crisis, an 18th-century design bible, the paintings of Sofonisba Anguissola – and is it worth taking a virtual tour of a museum?
A tribute to the American artist, whose haunting canvases ushered in a new wave of expressionism in painting
The museum, which boasts one of the leading encyclopaedic collections in the US, has reopened – months ahead of unveiling a major expansion
Plus: the MFA Houston is the first major US museum to reopen, the Venice Art and Architecture Biennales have been postponed, and Hobby Lobby is suing Christie’s
As museums around the world prepare to reopen, many do so with a renewed sense of purpose
This important survey clearly shows how deeply modern art in the US was indebted to the Mexican muralists
The Belgian Symbolist is at his spookiest and most original when he depicts reality
One of the inventors of conceptual art, and a towering figure on the West Coast scene, he was also a dedicated mentor to his students
The legendary photographer talks about his images of war abroad and poverty at home – and what now draws him to landscapes
Painters from Constable to the present day have been inspired by urban waterways as a place for both lovers and labourers
Ahead of its planned opening this autumn, the Munchmuseet presents an exhibition of the artist’s selfies
Zoom in on every detail of James Thornhill’s spectacularly baroque scheme – Britain’s answer to the Sistine Chapel
The Kunstmuseum den Haag reopens with a show delving into the world of Dutch delftware
The Pitti Palace presents the first major survey of the 17th-century artist’s precisely observed paintings