Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Gainsborough: A Portrait’ by James Hamilton (Weidenfeld & Nicholson)

18 Aug 2017

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Highland Retreats: The Architecture and Interiors of Scotland’s Romantic North’ by Mary Miers (Rizzoli)

4 Aug 2017
Head of a Young Man (detail; c. 1539–40), Girolamo Mazzola, called Parmigianino

Acquisitions of the month: July 2017

This month’s acquisitions include a rare portrait by Richard Wilson, the Edward Hopper archive and an exceptional group of drawings

2 Aug 2017
Harold M. Williams. Image courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust

Harold M. Williams (1928–2017)

The founding president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust has died at the age of 89

1 Aug 2017

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe’ by Peter Björn Kerber (Getty Publications)

21 Jul 2017
Amanda Levete

The Apollo podcast: Amanda Levete

Thomas Marks talks to architect Amanda Levete about the V&A’s Exhibition Road Quarter, designed by her practice AL_A

19 Jul 2017

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Sargent: The Watercolours’ by Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray (Dulwich Picture Gallery)

7 Jul 2017
Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated Birds of South Carolina (detail; 2017), Yinka Shonibare. Yale Center for British Art. Photo: Stephen White

Acquisitions of the month: June 2017

A huge collection of Diane Arbus photographs heads for Ontario, and the Getty finally gets its Parmigianino

6 Jul 2017
Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

Do the prices at auction muddy our interpretation of art?

In May, a painting by Basquiat sold at auction for $110.5m. But when does money overtake other judgements?

26 Jun 2017

Book competition

Your chance to win ‘Ravilious and Co: The Pattern of Friendship’, by Andy Friend (Thames & Hudson)

23 Jun 2017