‘People put great stock in the history. Without it, these objects are worth much less.’
From neolithic objects to contemporary art, the diversity of works on offer at Asian Art in London shows just how far this market has come
‘They told me I would be more successful if I was a man, French, or dead.’
Phaidon is revisiting its pioneering artists’ monographs with a series of ‘Classics’ that reaffirms the importance of art publishing, and how it’s changed
With previously unseen paintings by followers of Bosch and works by leading 20th-century Spanish artists, the fair has upped its game
Contemporary Chinese ink painting is the perfect middleground between the old and the new
Originally associated with the modernist art of Picasso and Matisse, tribal art has experienced a surge in popularity with outstanding pieces now being valued as artworks in their own right
The 18 Chinese artists involved in ‘A Beautiful Disorder’ have created sculptures that deliberately disrupt our view of the English landscape
Alfredo Volpi is an unfamiliar name in the UK, but a cultural hero in Brazil. He is just one of the Latin American artists whose work is being discovered abroad
This loose group of European artists lost out to the American Abstract Expressionists in the 1960s. But are we seeing a revival of interest?
The Sainsbury Centre’s exhibition reveals an artist grappling with a sense of human frailty
Collectors love it for its graphic power – and Europe’s growing interest in outsider art could widen the market
Dada ‘anti-art’ works are deliberately contradictory. They’re also notoriously unpredictable when they come to market
Leighton House proves a perfect backdrop for a remarkable collection of drawings
An ambitious year-long survey celebrates Modern Art Oxford’s great moments since its founding 50 years ago
‘The absence of big names is one of the joys of the exhibition.’ A revelatory display of drawings puts works by lesser-known Netherlandish masters in the spotlight.
Vasari was wrong: the Venetians could draw after all
‘There is an element in my work that is a bit like bringing up small children’
For the South African artist William Kentridge, everything begins with printmaking
The 18th-century artist’s self-portraits are a remarkable exercise in self-scrutiny.
This show proves that the medium is far more versatile than people think
Having Bill Viola open proceedings this summer is a real coup
Where to find the most exceptional works at this year’s fair
Goya let his imagination run riot in his sketchbooks