More to Mucha than meets the eye – or is there?

An exhibition at Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum aims to rethink the familiar work of Czech artist Alphonse Mucha – but could it have gone further?

1 Nov 2016
Installation view of Haruspex

The artist proving that beauty is on the inside – literally

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva has used animal fat, intestines, and testicles in her work – not to shock, but to reveal the beauty in things that would normally disgust us

11 Sep 2016
Lucian Freud on BBC's 'Fake or Fortune'

When artists deny, disavow or reject their work

Lucian Freud, Pablo Picasso and Gerhard Richter are among the artists who have ‘edited’ their oeuvres by refusing to acknowledge certain works

5 Sep 2016

Artists opening galleries is not just a recent trend

Damien Hirst’s recently opened Newport Street Gallery joins a long list of galleries founded by artists

1 Aug 2016
Mary Heilmann

Stories in abstraction: an interview with Mary Heilmann

With her first UK exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery, Mary Heilmann talks fashion, finger painting and why Ellsworth Kelly is her hero

9 Jul 2016
The Rude Screen (2015–16), George Shaw

George Shaw finds the otherworldly in trees, porn magazines and plastic sheets

As associate artist at the National Gallery, Shaw focuses on the nondescript woodland where many of art history’s most sordid stories play out

24 May 2016
What's going on with museum funding in the US?

What’s going on with museum funding in the US?

Which museums are raking it in? And which ones are facing a deficit?

13 May 2016
Cupid on a Dolphin mosaic at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

Roman Britain when you least expect it

Who’d have thought that a barn conversion could lead to one of the most important Roman discoveries in Britain?

5 May 2016
This is not the first time that Henry Moore's work has taken a pounding

The long tradition of hating Henry Moore

Let’s hope the disgruntled students at Columbia University don’t take their protests against Moore’s work to these extremes…

18 Apr 2016
Four Marilyns (Reversal Series)

Andy Warhol, Richard Avedon and five Marilyn Monroes

For a handy reminder of why Warhol was so radical, head to Gagosian Gallery’s ‘Avedon Warhol’ exhibition in London

15 Apr 2016