Femme Fatale: Gaze – Power – Gender  

The Hamburger Kunsthalle considers how the trope of the seductress has long cast its spell over the history of Western art

2 Dec 2022

Visions of Naval Might: A Marine Painting for the Great Elector

The Dutch lawyer Olfert de Vrij painted ships as a hobby – but they caught the eye of Prussian royalty

2 Dec 2022

Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio

A behind-the-scenes look at the creative process behind the celebrated filmmaker’s first stop-motion animation film

2 Dec 2022

China through the Magnifying Glass: Masterpieces in Miniature and Detail

A display of Chinese miniatures explores the diverse cultural and social uses of these small-scale sculptures

2 Dec 2022

The green light to acquisition – how collector-focused technology keeps art deals moving

Arcarta reveals how the right tools could create a smoother and safer system for art galleries to sell work and for collectors looking to buy

2 Dec 2022

Personality of the Year

Cecilia Alemani

1 Dec 2022

Acquisition of the Year

‘The Standard Bearer’ by Rembrandt

1 Dec 2022

Exhibition of the Year

‘Donatello: the Renaissance’ at Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

1 Dec 2022

Book of the Year

‘English Garden Eccentrics’ by Todd Longstaffe-Gowan

1 Dec 2022

Museum Opening of the Year

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp

1 Dec 2022

Digital Innovation of the Year

Art UK Sculpture

1 Dec 2022

Artist of the Year

Faith Ringgold

1 Dec 2022

Acquisitions of the Month: November 2022

Leonardo da Vinci’s sketch of a grumpy woman and an elaborate art nouveau tea set once owned by Karl Lagerfeld are among this month’s highlights

1 Dec 2022
The Rich Glutton (1836), Josef Danhauser. Collection Rudolf Arthaber

The Belvedere. 300 Years a Place of Art

A display in Vienna charts the history of one of the world’s first public museums

25 Nov 2022

Horror in the Modernist Block

Contemporary artists explore the fearful potential of architecture at Ikon gallery in Birmingham

25 Nov 2022

Helen Frankenthaler: Painterly Constellations

The American abstract painter’s soak-stain canvases and vivid works on paper get their first showing in Germany for more than 20 years

25 Nov 2022
Panel with royal woman, (detail; c. 795), K'in Lama Chauk and Jun Nat Omootz. Cleveland Museum of Art

Lives of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art

The Met celebrates the inventiveness with which ancient Maya artists depicted the life cycles of their gods

25 Nov 2022
Acquisition of the year shortlist
Artist of the year

Artist of the Year

25 Nov 2022
Apollo Awards 2022 museum shortlist

Book of the Year

24 Nov 2022
(detail; 1927), Max Beckmann. Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich.

Max Beckmann – Departure

A show in Munich explores how the German modernist captured the upheavals of his war-torn era

18 Nov 2022