The artist would move churches around, erase rooftops, and even bend the Grand Canal straight if it allowed for a more harmonious scene
Anya Gallaccio is building her own version of Wyoming’s Devil’s Tower in London, using a 3D printer. What does the work say about the relationship between man and nature?
‘Spreading Canvas: Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting’ at the Yale Center for British Art is a voyage of discovery
3D prints are the new plaster casts
A candid look at the artist’s portraits of his children
‘Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination’, from Bram Stoker and to Wallace and Gromit
The nuances of the new hang might be lost on the non-specialist, but overall the Wallace Collection’s refurbished gallery is magnificent
Playful, interactive, digitally-enhanced: is art straying closer to the video game than ever before?
The relationship between photography and museums is a vexed one. Do attitudes need to change?
The charm and whimsy of ‘British Folk Art’ at Tate Britain isn’t at the expense of rigorous analysis
Should museums try to preserve traditional notions of ‘good’ taste, or encourage new ways of thinking about art and culture?
There’s not a single museum director on The Guardian’s latest list
A curator’s work is all about looking, and being looked at
Connoisseurship is still valuable, and many art historians know it
Of course we want museums to be accessible, friendly and interesting, but we also have an imperative to protect and preserve