A Boy Blowing on an Ember to Light a Candle (El Soplón) (detail; c. 1570), El Greco.

El Greco: Ambition and Defiance

Art Institute of Chicago

27 Mar 2020
Sundial for Spatial Echoes (2019), Tomás Saraceno.

In Touch

Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

27 Mar 2020
A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (detail; 1881–82), Édouard Manet. Courtauld Gallery, London

Courtauld Gallery Virtual Tour

A snapshot of Samuel Courtauld’s collection before the galleries closed for renovation in 2018

27 Mar 2020
Facundia Difficilis (Eloquence Takes Effort) (1573), unknown artist.

Impressed by Plantin

Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp

27 Mar 2020
Portrait of a Young Gentleman (detail; 1633–34), Rembrandt.

Rembrandt and Amsterdam Portraiture, 1590–1670

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

20 Mar 2020
The South Wall of the Dutch and Flemish Room at Neue Mainzer Strassse, 1833

Time Machine: The Städel Museum in the 19th century

Städel Museum, Frankfurt

20 Mar 2020
Detail from page 40 of the Catalogue des Tableaux de Mr Julienne (c. 1756), Jean-Baptiste-François de Montullé.

Catalogue des tableaux de Mr. de Jullienne

Morgan Library & Museum, New York

20 Mar 2020
The Three Marys at the Tomb (detail; c. 1410–26), Hubert and Jan van Eyck.

Closer to Van Eyck

KIK-IRPA, Brussels

20 Mar 2020
Nan Goldin photographed at the Palace of Versailles in May 2019.

Personality of the Year

Nan Goldin

21 Nov 2019

Museum Opening of the Year

Africa Museum, Tervuren

21 Nov 2019
Frank Bowling, photographed in his studio in London for Apollo in April 2017. Photo: © Alastair Levy

Artist of the Year

Frank Bowling

21 Nov 2019

Book of the Year

‘Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist’ by Elizabeth Goldring

21 Nov 2019
Deser for Jacques-Laure Le Tonnelier, Bailli de Breteuil (detail; c. 1778), Luigi Valadier, installation view, Frick Collection, New York, 2018. Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio Real, Madrid and Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid. Photo: Michael Bodycomb

Exhibition of the Year

‘Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome’

21 Nov 2019
Self-portrait (detail; 1942), Van Leo. Van Leo Collection at the Arab Image Foundation, Beirut

Digital Innovation of the Year

Arab Image Foundation

21 Nov 2019
Intaglio with bust of Antinous (131–38 AD), Italy or Greece

Acquisition of the Year

Gems from the Sangiorgi Collection

21 Nov 2019

Artist of the year

15 Nov 2019

Book of the Year

15 Nov 2019

Haig Aivazian

Beirut

4 Sep 2019
Photo: Sofia Dadourian

Reem Fadda

Director, Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, Abu Dhabi

4 Sep 2019
Photo: Matin Jameie; courtesy Dastan’s Basement

Hormoz Hematian

Founding Director, Dastan’s Basement, Tehran

4 Sep 2019