Apeopla pass on 2 April, 2012, by the Santa Maria Paganica church near the 'red zone' closed to public, in the historic area of L'Aquila devastated by the 2009 earthquake. ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images

Can L’Aquila rise from the rubble of the 2009 earthquake?

Eight years on from the earthquake that claimed 309 lives, reconstruction work is still underway, hampered by bureaucracy and corruption

24 Mar 2017

How to unlock the Victoria and Albert Museum

There are some very strange objects on show at ‘All of This Belongs to You’. Does the ambitious exhibition succeed in opening up the collection?

15 Apr 2015

Preview: William Morris at the National Portrait Gallery

Curator Fiona McCarthy discusses Morris’s art and politics, and argues that both are still relevant today

9 Oct 2014

Poetic Painters: Turner and Helen Frankenthaler at Turner Contemporary

This unusual exhibition is a delightful and energising experience

15 Feb 2014


Is the huge cache of art discovered recently in Cornelius Gurlitt’s Munich flat in safe hands?

8 Nov 2013