The finest new additions to public art collections, from a late medieval altarpiece panel, to 62 works of art by contemporary African American artists
This month’s exhibition highlights include a major Rodin centenary exhibition and the National Gallery’s pairing of Michelangelo and Sebastiano del Piombo
How has the Guggenheim Bilbao changed the city in the 20 years since it opened – and should other cities still try to copy its example?
Your chance to win ‘America’s National Gallery of Art’ by Philip Kopper
The finest new additions to public art collections, from a Czech Surrealist masterpiece, to a collection of 800 rare Japanese prints
The exhibition highlights and museum openings not to miss this month
Your chance to win ‘Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time’ by Susan Grace Galassi
Thomas Marks talks to artist Idris Khan as the largest exhibition of his works to date goes on display at the New Art Gallery in Walsall
How far should estates seek to control public perceptions of an artist’s life and work?
The refurbished Egyptian galleries at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities have thrown up a few surprises – including 50 mummified baby crocodiles
Your chance to win ‘Wilhelmina Geddes: Life and Work’ by Nicola Gordon Bowe
The exhibition highlights and museum openings not to miss in January
The finest new additions to public art collections, from a rare ancient carved gem, to William Orpen’s beautifully illustrated hand-written letters
Your chance to win a copy of the Metropolitan Museum’s ‘Jerusalem, 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’
Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, the leading tribal art collector and international museum patron, has died at the age of 86
It’s been a memorable year in the art world for all sorts of reasons…
It’s been 100 years since the deaths of Rodin and Degas; 500 years since Martin Luther’s 95 Theses; and 2,000 years since the death of Ovid…
The idea to bring the Pompidou to Brussels has been met with scepticism: will it just be a tourist attraction or will it enhance the city’s cultural scene?
Your chance to win ‘Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts’ by Christopher de Hamel, published by Allen Lane (£30)
The finest new additions to public art collections, from a large group of Cuban art in Miami, to G. F. Watts’ celebrated portrait of Violet Lindsay
Your chance to win Apollo’s Book of the Year 2016, ‘The Print Before Photography: An introduction to European printmaking 1550–1820’ by Antony Griffiths
The first prosecution for destroying cultural heritage at the ICC has led some critics to ask if war crimes against people should come first