Episodes on Michelangelo, Canaletto and the Impressionists make the case for a simple approach to art on telly
An exhibition at the O2 in London is as carefully stage managed as anything Prince put on during his lifetime
The new film ‘Loving Vincent’ has its mawkish moments, but its oil-painted imagery sets it apart
The artist discusses love, depression, abortion and infidelity in a new documentary directed by her son
Alfred Basbous was inspired by European modernists, but also tapped into an ancient and timeless sculptural tradition
Andrew Graham-Dixon’s new show ranges from Islamic influence on French architecture to narcissistic nationalism – and we haven’t even got to Napoleon yet
It’s high time Koo Jeong-A and Cho Yong-Ik were better known in the UK. Thankfully, both currently have exhibitions in the capital
With his Gazing Balls, Koons has created a body of work that appeals to the brain as well as the eyes
The presenter’s hunt for Van Gogh’s missing ear has been packaged like a thriller
The Impressionist has had a hard time of things recently. Will a new film win round the haters?
If anything, the corporation should be taken to task for its desperate bid for accessibility
Has Andrew Graham-Dixon uncovered the secrets of art history’s most enigmatic woman?
The BBC is sexing up ceramics in Stoke-On-Trent
Schama’s delivery saves the first episode from homely tackiness
Shostakovich’s 1931 ballet was pulled from Russian theatres after just one performance; now, a show in London tried to bring it back
Daniel Lobb’s installation for children is a nice idea, but what’s it actually for? And can you eat it?
The really magnificent thing about Veronese is his eye for incidental detail
Francesco Vezzoli’s plans to rebuild a 19th-century Calabrese church at New York’s MoMA PS1 have been abandoned
Looking at the two museums side by side – which one do you think looks more radical?
The exhibits at ‘Beyond El Dorado’ are compelling not only for the myths associated with them, but for their idiosyncratic human appeal