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'The List', before its defacement. Credit: Liverpool Biennial/Mark McNulty.

The destruction of The List at the Liverpool Biennial is deeply troubling

The List, which documents the thousands of people who have died trying to reach Europe, was torn down from hoardings in Liverpool

7 Aug 2018
Biyema Byeri reliquary figure (late 19th or early 20th century), Fang Betsi, Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon. Musée d’ethnographie de Genève

Ecstasy and ethnography in Geneva

An exhibition at the MEG urges us to see African religious objects afresh by placing them in contemporary sacred contexts

25 Jul 2018
Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, 1965, (1965) Graham Keen, © Graham Keen

Bacon and Giacometti remain as elusive as ever at the Fondation Beyeler

The Fondation Beyeler ingeniously pairs Bacon and Giacometti in a way that highlights the individuality of both artists

4 Jul 2018
A Sheet of Figure Studies, Peter Oliver

What not to miss at London Art Week

A painting Canova tried to pass off as a Giorgione and a full-length portrait by Artemisia Gentileschi stand out this year

28 Jun 2018
Installation view of a work by John Russell, part of 'Cellular World' at the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow International Festival 2018, photo: © Alan Dimmick

Glasgow International plays tricks on the city

Scotland’s most ambitious biennial sets out to disorient – and largely succeeds

4 May 2018
Floater No.28 (unicorn), Derrick Adams

What’s in store at Frieze and 1-54 in New York this week

A tribute to the late gallerist Hudson sets the tone for Frieze New York, and what not to miss at 1-54

2 May 2018
Almond Blossom, (1890), Vincent Van Gogh, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

How Van Gogh imagined Japan

The artist’s collection of Japanese prints gave him a new way of seeing the world

30 Mar 2018