Walter Sickert

Tate Britain explores Walter Sickert’s ability to find theatrical elements in everyday life in its survey of the painter’s work

22 Apr 2022

Pharaoh of the Two Lands

The Louvre presents a selection of spectacular artefacts from the time of the 25th Dynasty of Egypt

22 Apr 2022

Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands

The exhibition of Persian masterpieces at the Toledo Museum of Art (23 April – 17 July) features more than 100…

14 Apr 2022

Through a Glass Darkly: The Ripley Scrolls

Once considered the ‘science of change’, the work of the pre-modern European alchemists is explored in the exhibition at the…

14 Apr 2022

Shirley Jaffe: An American Woman

Shirley Jaffe left New York for Paris in 1949, taking a studio in the rue Saint-Victor in the 5th arrondissement…

14 Apr 2022

On the Road to Chiefdoms of Cameroon: The Visible and the Invisible

Presenting over 300 works and 260 treasures, ‘On the Road to Chiefdoms of Cameroon: The Visible and the Invisible’ at Musée du…

14 Apr 2022

The week in art news – Turner Prize shortlist announced

Plus: Jessica Bell Brown named head of contemporary art at Baltimore Museum of Art | Kim McAleese appointed director of Edinburgh Art Festival | Francis Hine paintings discovered in dumpster to go on show

14 Apr 2022

Aristide Maillol

The Musée d’Orsay looks at the career of the most important modern French sculptor after Rodin

8 Apr 2022
The Gulf Stream (1899), Winslow Homer. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

The Met explores how conflict is presented in the painter’s elemental works, both on land and at sea

8 Apr 2022
The Uncivilised Cat (1930), Agnes Miller Parker. Photo: John McKenzie and The Fine Art Society; courtesy the Fleming Collection

Scottish Women Artists Transforming Tradition

The Sainsbury Centre shines a light on some of the leading Scottish women artists of the last century

8 Apr 2022
Jean-François Champollion's handwritten notebook with copies of the inscription of mummies (c. 1824–26). Courtesy: Museum of Turin. Photo: © BnF, Paris.

Champollion’s Adventure: The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs

The Bibliothèque Nationale de France celebrates the bicentenary of Jean-Franćois Champollion’s translation of the Rosetta Stone

8 Apr 2022
The Madonna and Child with the Infant Baptist (The Garvagh Madonna)

Raphael

The National Gallery explores the painter’s influence on architecture, archaeology and poetry

1 Apr 2022
Straßenbahn (detail; 1972) Georg Eisler. Photo: © Johannes Stoll

Georg Eisler

The artist’s bustling crowd scenes are on display at the Belvedere, Vienna

1 Apr 2022
(detail; 2020), Andrew Roberts. Courtesy of Mauricio Galguera. Photo: © Sergio López

Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept

America’s most provocative survey of contemporary art returns

1 Apr 2022
Saffron Sentinel (c. 2017) Sheila Hicks. Photo: © Noam Preisman

Sheila Hicks: Off Grid

The pioneering textile artist gets her first UK survey at the Hepworth Wakefield

1 Apr 2022
Giovanni Boldini, Portrait de Miss Bell, (c. 1903) Oil on canvas. Courtesy Villa Grimaldi Fassio, Civica Raccolta Luigi Frugone, Musei di Nervi, Italy. Photo: © Musei di Nervi, Raccolte Frugone

Boldini: Pleasures and Days

The Petit Palais celebrates the Italian ‘Master of Swish’ and his depictions of Parisian high society

25 Mar 2022
Head, possibly of a king)(12th–15th century), Yoruba people, Ife.

The Language of Beauty in African Art

This exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum focuses on African art through the eyes of the cultures that made it

25 Mar 2022
Painted Desert, (c. 1959), Photo: © the Whitworth, The University of Manchester

Althea McNish: Colour is Mine

The William Morris Gallery looks at the legacy of this key player in the Caribbean Arts Movement

25 Mar 2022
Costume Helmet Margrave Albrecht of Brandenburg-Ansbach (detail; c. 1526) Courtesy Kunsthistorisches Museum. Photo © KHM-Museumsverband

Iron Men: Fashion in Steel

The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna shines a light on the artistry of Renaissance armour

25 Mar 2022
A Beauty in Front of King Enma's Mirror (1871–89), Kawanabe Kyosai.

Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection

The Royal Academy revels in the drunken, improvised paintings of this 19th-century Japanese virtuoso

18 Mar 2022
Untitled (1979), Juliana Seraphim.

Beirut and the Golden Sixties: A Manifesto of Fragility

The Gropius Bau looks at the glamour – and precariousness – of what is regarded by some as the city’s golden age

18 Mar 2022

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear

This sartorial spectacle at the V&A looks at men’s fashion through history

18 Mar 2022
Three female impersonators, N.Y.C (detail; 1962), Diane Arbus.

Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956–71

The photographer’s unsettling, off-kilter portraits get their first major Scandinavian showing at the Louisiana

18 Mar 2022
Saint Didacus receiving Alms (detail; 1604–05), Annibale Carracci and Francesco Albani.

Annibale Carracci: The Herrera Chapel

The surviving fragments of the baroque painter’s late masterpiece are reunited at the Prado for first time since 1833

11 Mar 2022