In the studio with… Ibrahim Mahama

When he’s not using stadiums to realise his visions, the artist welcomes all manner of visitors, from school kids to tuk-tuk drivers, in his studio-cum-gallery in northern Ghana

11 Apr 2024

The week in art news – Marlborough Gallery to close after nearly 80 years

Plus: Endeavor, the owner of Frieze, goes private for $13bn; and Kim Conaty is the Whitney’s new chief curator

5 Apr 2024

The Birth of Department Stores: Fashion, Design, Toys, Advertising, 1852–1925

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs explores Paris’s department store boom and the rise of the bourgeoisie

5 Apr 2024

Jean Cocteau: The Juggler’s Revenge

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice is celebrating the artist’s infinite variety through an exhibition of drawings, photographs, films, jewellery and more

5 Apr 2024

Yinka Shonibare: Suspended States

The British-Nigerian artist is exhibiting new and old works at the Serpentine, in his first institutional show in London in two decades

5 Apr 2024

Hippolyte Bayard: A Persistent Pioneer

An unfairly neglected 19th-century innovator gets the exposure he deserves at the Getty Center

5 Apr 2024

Acquisitions of the Month: March 2024

A Poussin Last Supper and a rare oil painting by Remedios Varo are among the most exciting works to have entered public collections over the last month

5 Apr 2024

In the studio with… Tammy Nguyen

The American artist and academic gets up at 5.30am and finds inspiration in moths, dinosaurs and Dante when working in her barn in Connecticut

2 Apr 2024

Idris Khan: Repeat After Me

The British artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States includes characteristically layered works that dwell on the themes of memory and emotion

28 Mar 2024

Hidden Faces: Covered Portraits of the Renaissance

The practice of concealing portraits behind sliding covers or in puzzle-laden boxes is being unpacked in an unusual exhibition at the Met

28 Mar 2024

Camille Claudel

The Getty Center is celebrating one of the most precociously gifted sculptors of the late 19th century

28 Mar 2024

The Forbidden City and the Palace of Versailles: Exchanges between China and France in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Beijing’s Palace Museum explores 200 years of diplomacy through more than 150 artworks and objects

28 Mar 2024

Nicholas Cullinan appointed director of the British Museum

The director of the National Portrait Gallery will take up his post at the troubled museum in the summer

28 Mar 2024

Beyond the Biennale – the shows to see around Venice this month

The rest of the city still has plenty to offer, from an exploration of the travels of Marco Polo to a celebration of Jean Cocteau’s genius

27 Mar 2024

Licence to Rome – how the Dutch got a taste for the Italian capital

Maarten van Heemskerck’s expert renderings of Rome inspired his countrymen to see the city for themselves

27 Mar 2024

The week in art news – the Met hires its first head of provenance

Plus: Denver Art Museum returns 11 more artefacts to Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam and some Damien Hirst sculptures may be more recently made than they seem

22 Mar 2024

Wilhelm Sasnal: Painting as Prop

The Polish artist’s paintings inspired by famous works and made for an upcoming film get star billing at the Stedelijk in Amsterdam

22 Mar 2024

Art without Heroes: Mingei

The William Morris Gallery in London is a fitting host for works by Japanese makers inspired by the Art and Crafts movement

22 Mar 2024

Bruegel to Rubens: Great Flemish Drawings

Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Peter Paul Rubens are known primarily for their virtuosic large-scale paintings, but both were also highly skilled draughtsman

22 Mar 2024

Paris 1874: Inventing Impressionism

The Musée d’Orsay demonstrates how far the work of Monet, Morisot, Renoir and co. has come since the art establishment shunned it 150 years ago

22 Mar 2024

Four things to see: Holi

As Hindu communities around the world celebrate Holi, we look at four artworks that depict this vibrantly colourful festival

22 Mar 2024

Rembrandt’s sorrowful Jeremiah shows the painter at his best

Koen Bulckens of the Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp explains what makes the painter’s portrait of ‘the weeping prophet’ such an emotional tour de force

20 Mar 2024

In the studio with… Leilah Babirye

The Ugandan-born artist treats her sculpture studio as a strict place of work – except for the occasional glass of Japanese whisky

19 Mar 2024

Pierre Huyghe: Liminal

The French artist wrestles with the limits of reality in Venice, a city famous for masks and disguises

17 Mar 2024