Beyonce and Jay-Z take over the Louvre, Kurt Cobain in Co. Kildare, and why Olafur Eliasson is teaming up with Ikea
American philatelists with a nose for novelty can now get their hands on scratch n’sniff stamps. And is Royal Mail having a laugh with its Dad’s Army set?
What doesn’t Arron Banks know about the Hermitage? Why is Christie’s like a tennis court? And did anyone point out how that G7 photo looks like a Renaissance painting?
The actor Willem Dafoe will play Francis Bacon and Alberto Giacometti in a reading at the Beyeler Foundation later this month
A reality TV star meets the Mona Lisa in Paris, Grayson Perry on why art beats theatre, and Bill and Hillary Clinton’s collection of Bono drawings
The late American novelist’s friends included R.B. Kitaj and Philip Guston. But he didn’t always get on with contemporary art…
Supermarket Sweep at the British Museum, Cardsharps for contemporary Italy, and the sweet smell of sea travel
The North Korean peace summit may be off, but you can still get hold of a commemorative coin
Pugin at the royal wedding, P. Diddy in the saleroom, and Maggi Hambling’s advice on clearing a gallery
The British Museum has acquired a pair of Mo Salah’s football boots. Not everybody’s happy…
Antony Gormley’s wardrobe, a slating for the Serpentine restaurant, and resistance to Rachel Whiteread in Yorkshire
The Estorick Collection in north London is to stage an exhibition of Campari posters. Salute!
Kanye West tries out architecture, the naked truth about museums, and meatball modernism
The Irish writer’s surprising dance-world connections, from a duet in a silent film to Michael Flatley’s Riverdance
Andy Murray picks up the paintbrush, truth and lies with Ai Weiwei, and the dawn of the Museum of Pizza
From Buckinghamshire to Brooklyn, David Bowie is being commemorated in surprising ways across the globe
The LA-based artist Lili Chin has accused Old Navy of stealing her work for a line of pyjamas
Lots of leather from Russell Crowe, Nigel Farage in the museum, and Kanye West gets art historical
Rose Wylie’s high heels, Thaddaeus Ropac shares a beer with Joseph Beuys, and a design collaboration for Kanye West
Another hipster museum is opening in California – and this one is all about avocados
At Nanterre University, students have taken against street art commemorating the riots of 1968
The tiny head of Yuri Gagarin, Richard Rogers gets hit with an umbrella, and the rest of last week’s arty tittle-tattle
A museum dedicated to dachshunds has opened in Germany