An extraordinary quantity of post-war Italian art has been exhibited, sold and written about this year. What’s behind the rich pickings?
In 1959 a flash of activity illuminated Milan’s already vibrant artistic scene
Scientists have developed an algorithm that identifies visual affinities between paintings. Are we all out of a job?
Lucian Freud in Francis Bacon’s studio through Jasper Johns’s eyes: a small but powerful show
The Tate has been in the firing line in recent years; is recent criticism comparable to the infamous ‘Tate Affair’ of 1952–54?
‘Making Colour’ and ‘Building the Picture’ point out details in paintings that are easily overlooked
Paolini’s work isn’t well known in the UK, but it remains as relevant as ever
Focusing on seven key years in Schifano’s incessant artistic metamorphosis
The BBC intends to remake Kenneth Clark’s seminal TV programme ‘Civilisation’. Who should present it?
What’s behind the rise and rise of Italian fashion?
‘…to be iconoclast is also a gesture of respect, of devotion.’
This exhibition of Italian post-war art and design is refreshingly alert to the country’s complex political tensions