Stephen Patience and Kate Bryan wonder if famous faces can make art more accessible – or do they just get in the way?
With a rediscovered Lewis chessman coming up for auction in July, Apollo takes a look at other great sets of the noble game
Shoair Mavlian, director of Photoworks, talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about all things photography
A mosaic of feathers from Mexico and a collection of classical gemstones are among this month’s highlights
Thomas Marks talks to Ann-Marie Richard from Sotheby’s Institute of Art about the artistry and endurance of great objects – and the skills we need to appreciate them fully
The Japanese-Swiss artist talks about her work across drawing, painting and ceramics – currently on view in Basel
Paul Binski and Douglas Murphy weigh in on the debate over how Paris’s great cathedral should be rebuilt post-fire
Paintings, prints and a vast video panorama – the best works of art to enter public collections recently
Returning the Grimani sculpture collection to its dramatic 16th-century setting feels like a dream, says Toto Bergamo Rossi
The Serpentine’s Chief Technology Officer talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about Bitcoin, Benedictine monks and more
The Art Fund is disbanding its volunteer network – is the culture sector becoming too professional?
The great Gothic cathedral has inspired innumerable artists and writers over the centuries
Grayson Perry’s Brexit vases and Tarsila do Amaral’s moon painting have entered public collections recently
Ed Vaizey and Michael Hall debate whether politicians should relocate for good when the Palace of Westminster closes for repairs
The actor talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his ‘addiction’ to collecting art – from Tintin to Tracey Emin
Lars Hendrikman talks about curating an exhibition of sculptures attributed to the unknown woodcarver
A Peter Doig landscape, a Banksy banknote, and a rare Rembrandt have entered public collections recently
Federal museums were closed for more than a month during the recent shutdown. What can they do to protect themselves in the future?
Thomas Marks talks to Jonathan T.D. Neil from Sotheby’s Institute of Art about LA’s rapidly expanding art scene – and whether it’s sustainable
A medieval book coffer and a painting by Rembrandt’s teacher are among the top recent museum acquisitions
The ceramic artist is showing her own work alongside historic pieces from all over the world
Are volunteer board members a useful source of good will and money, or do they tie museums to the whims of the wealthy?
The artist’s ‘Waterfall’ series is about the movement of water, the movement of paint – and the painter’s own moves around the canvas