The week in art news – Carl Andre (1935–2024)

Plus: V&A and British Museum lend Asante regalia to Ghana for the first time | Temple to Ram inaugurated on site of Mughal-era mosque in Ayodhya

28 Jan 2024

Janos Megyik Photograms

In the Hungarian artist’s first exhibition in the United States, the Art Institute of Chicago presents works of cameraless photography and a geometric sculpture

26 Jan 2024

Zimingzhong 凝时聚珍: Clockwork Treasures from China’s Forbidden City

Intricate automata made for Chinese emperors are travelling from the Palace Museum in Beijing to the Science Museum in London

26 Jan 2024

Vision and Verse: The Poetry of Chinese Painting

The Met explores the long and productive relationship between painting, calligraphy and poetry through 90 works from its own collection

26 Jan 2024

Léonce Rosenberg’s apartment: De Chirico, Ernst, Léger, Picabia…

Paintings commissioned for the gallerist’s apartment in Paris have been reunited for the first time in nearly a century

26 Jan 2024

Iwona Blazwick steps down from the Istanbul Biennial

Plus: art dealer Brent Sikkema found dead in Brazil | Scottish museums face funding crisis

21 Jan 2024

Acquisitions of the Month: December 2023

A miniature copy of the Apollo Belvedere and a Mesoamerican jade statuette are among the most important works to have entered public collections last month

19 Jan 2024

The finest hours of Catherine of Cleves

Diane Wolfthal discusses the dizzying visions of heaven and hell to be found in a medieval prayer book at the Morgan Library

10 Jan 2024

The week in art news – cyber-attack sends US museums offline

Plus: Poland withdraws its Biennale submission | swingeing cuts to UK arts budgets by local councils cuts continue | and Ian Wardropper to retire as Frick director

7 Jan 2024

Unfolding the origins of an Ethiopian icon

Christine Sciacca of the Walters Art Museum explains how a processional icon of surprisingly modern design was made and what it means

2 Jan 2024
Uffizi director Eike Schmidt in front of Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, at the reopening of the gallery’s room dedicated to the artist in 2016. Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

Major leadership changes in Italian museums

Plus: the Academy of Arts in Berlin warns against violations of civil liberties in Germany and the Met returns 14 trafficked artefacts to Cambodia and Thailand

20 Dec 2023

In the studio with… Agnieszka Pilat

The Polish artist who works with Elon Musk and takes her robot for walks believes in technology, but has other idols too

8 Dec 2023

Four things to see: Christmas

From a festive snapshot to a paper angel, we’ve picked four objects that make up the perfect Christmas day

8 Dec 2023

Four things to see: Civil Rights

From snapshots of Martin Luther King Jr. to a mural commemorating the Peterloo massacre, we look at four objects that speak of the long struggle for civil rights

1 Dec 2023

Four things to see: art and nightlife

The seedier side of city life has captured the imaginations of artists throughout the decades

24 Nov 2023

The week in art news – entire Documenta selection committee resigns

Plus: Russian artist Aleksandra Skochilenko jailed for seven years for anti-war protest, Joe Tilson (1928–2023), and B.N. Goswamy (1933–2023)

19 Nov 2023

Four things to see: the Elizabethan era

The British monarch was no patron of the arts, but the political upheaval of her reign inspired many writers and artists

17 Nov 2023

Four things to see: the Cold War

Artists of the period found inventive ways of responding to and confronting an atmosphere of fear and oppression

10 Nov 2023

Art Jakarta is back and bigger than ever

The art fair is occupying a new venue this year with more exhibitors and large-scale projects that shine a light on art from Southeast Asia

8 Nov 2023

Four things to see: documentary photography

Photographers have long used their medium to document pressing social issues and overlooked communities

3 Nov 2023

Four things to see: the untold story of Pop art

Andy Warhol might get all the glory but there are many other artists associated with the movement whose work has been overshadowed or forgotten

27 Oct 2023

Unscrolling China’s historic urban fabric

A 30m-long painting presents the Kiangxi Emperor touring southern China, says Clarissa von Spee of the Cleveland Museum of Art

23 Oct 2023

Four things to see: a history of light

144 years after Thomas Edison’s light bulb changed the world forever, we take look at four illuminating works of art and objects

20 Oct 2023

How Frans Hals made up for his slow start

The painter was no prodigy but, as Bart Cornelis of the National Gallery in London tells Apollo, he was soon making up for lost time with his bold brushwork

6 Oct 2023