Art and Prestige in 16th-Century France
This exhibition explores the extravagant and innovative style displayed at King Francis I’s château at Fontainebleau and its enduring impact on French art and culture. Read more.
Artists and auction houses alike contribute to the comic excesses of their world – but are they in on the joke?
A 73,000-year-old fragment of stone marked with red lines raises questions about the nature of aesthetic experience