The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is touting himself as a tour guide at the People’s History Museum in Manchester
Robbie Williams’ verdict on David Hockney; Olafur Eliasson’s archery habit; and Shia Laboeuf’s art gets cancelled
The Icelandic artist Egill Sæbjörnsson has handed over the creation of the country’s pavilion at the Venice Biennale to a brace of trolls. Really.
The YBAs party until their bedtime; Donald Trump learns to draw; and Richard Prince trolls the White House
David Hockney’s redesign of the Sun masthead split opinions in the art world
Skeletons have come out of the closet at museums in the US and UK…
The late John Hurt was a fixture on the bohemian Soho scene of Francis Bacon and the Colony Room
Jasper Conran’s brush with Warhol; Lucian Freud’s appetite; and Waldemar gets very cross on Twitter…
Brooklyn Beckham seems more interested in aesthetic presence than athletic prowess – with a book of his photographs imminent, and street artist chums
Frank Gehry’s coffee-making skills, the architecture critic named the hottest man in London, and Shia Laboeuf takes on Trump’s presidency
The big hitters of Hull are out in force to promote its status as the UK’s City of Culture – John Prescott chief among them
From Cindy Sherman to the Femen movement to Richard Prince, artists have been taking aim at Trump ahead of his inauguration
The art of rejection (from Oxford University), James May’s Matisse moment, and the rest of the week’s art tittle-tattle
With the Boris bus discontinued and the Garden Bridge in doubt, the legacies of Bojo’s bromance with Thomas Heatherwick are taking their curtain call
John Berger’s motorbikes; James Franco and the art of method acting; and concrete coffee, exclusive to Selfridges
Joana Vasconcelos has sent a cockerel sculpture to Beijing for Chinese New Year. She’s only the latest artist to have a thing for chickens
Facebook recently censored a photograph of Giambologna’s Fountain of Neptune in Bologna. But did its software notice the sculpture’s naughty side?
The arty words of the year, a Warhol wrangle in Belgrade, and Anish Kapoor gets his hands on the ‘pinkest pink’
Just when you thought Shia Labeouf had given up on being an artist, the actor has returned to the fray with a baffling performance in Australia
The sorry tale of a Roman Christmas tree; the pinkest pink and Anish Kapoor; and George Osborne’s coffee table books of choice
Is action man Sylvester Stallone about to be made Chairman of the National Endowment of the Arts by President-elect Trump?
Caravaggio and the end of capitalism; Benedict Cumberbatch in Tate’s Rauschenberg gift shop; and Alan Yentob in Calais