Samuel Reilly is the editorial assistant at Apollo

(detail; 1969), Pat Douthwaite.Happiness is Green Shield Stamps

Highlights of London Art Fair – and beyond

Modern British art gets a strong showing this month, while Condo also returns to the capital

17 Jan 2020
Bateau ivre en détresse (detail; 1987) Jacqueline de Jong.

Freedom of movement – the lively paintings of Jacqueline de Jong

The artist’s canvases are full of colour and motion and an energetic sense of play

14 Jan 2020

The museum openings not to miss in 2020

The Humboldt Forum in Berlin is scheduled to open – finally – in the autumn, while in Oslo the Munch Museum returns in a smart new home

27 Dec 2019
‘The Coming Community’, installation view, Freelands Foundation, London, 2019.

Community spirit – an interview with Grace Ndiritu

The artist started out working with textiles – but has since broadened her focus to explore alternative communities

20 Dec 2019

School of rock – inside the new-look Aberdeen Art Gallery

After a £35m renovation and expansion, the granite city can finally display its collections in the manner they deserve

18 Dec 2019

Fine Arts Paris and beyond – what’s in store in the French capital this month

The fair underscores its links with the museum world in its third edition. Plus highlights from Paris Photo and Also Known as Africa

6 Nov 2019
Still from We Live in Silence (2017; detail), Kudzanai Chiurai.

‘I can’t not think of Brexit, in relation to declarations of independence’ – an interview with Kudzanai Chiurai

The Zimbabwean artist discusses his film ‘We Live in Silence’, screened at the opening of Goodman Gallery’s new London premises

31 Oct 2019
Installation view of DC Semiramis (2019) by Tai Shani at the Turner Prize exhibition at Turner Contemporary, Margate. Photo: David Levene; © Tai Shani

The Turner Prize has more of a purpose than it has had in years

Tai Shani, Oscar Murillo, Helen Cammock and Lawrence Abu Hamdan can be found in playful, reflective or forensic mode in Margate

25 Oct 2019

Beyond Frieze – what’s in store in London this week

With the British Art Fair joining 1–54, there’s more to see at this busy time than ever before

1 Oct 2019

Frieze week highlights: dried cod and the crispness of Caulfield

Joseph Beuys sculptures at Bastian and Patrick Caulfield at Waddington Custot are among the shows not to miss during Frieze Week

27 Sep 2019

‘I liked the idea of bringing sharp objects into a library’ – an interview with Sean Lynch

The artist discusses the allure of the 19th-century forger Flint Jack – who fooled museums and collectors with his brand-new prehistoric artefacts

26 Sep 2019

South Africa’s most established art fair has undergone a rapid rebirth

A sophisticated revamp means that Art Joburg is now a smaller, sleeker affair

19 Sep 2019
Opus 217. Against the Enamel of a Background Rhythmic with Beats and Angles, Tones and Tints, Portrait of M. Félix Fénéon in 1890 (1890), Paul Signac. Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Félix Fénéon – critic, collector, and champion of African art

The Parisian critic may have been an enigma who stayed out of sight – but he introduced African art to the French avant-garde

14 Aug 2019
Still Life (Natura Morta) (1949), Giorgio Morandi.

How Morandi made the Old Masters modern

The reclusive painter rarely left Bologna – but he pored over pictures of faraway masterpieces in books and journals

29 Jul 2019
Tuareg Rug (detail; 2018), Abdoulaye Konaté.

A pan-African event keeps its sights set on local scenes

A year-long travelling exhibition celebrates the continent’s leading artists

22 Jul 2019
Dido and Aeneas (detail; c. 1640s), Mortlake Tapestry Works.

What not to miss at London Art Week

Highlights of this year’s event include a long-lost tapestry commissioned by Charles I and dozens of drawings by Adolph von Menzel

26 Jun 2019
Untitled (1950–55), Seydou Keïta.

Frieze, 1–54, and more – what’s in store in New York this month

A large slice of the Big Apple is given over to the two contemporary art fairs this May

1 May 2019
Kilham to Langtoft II, 27 July 2005 (2005), David Hockney.

Beyond TEFAF – more to see in and around Maastricht

There’s plenty to see throughout the Low Countries this month – from Van Gogh and Hockney to the Dutch Caravaggisti

13 Mar 2019
Finch College Project, Robert Morris

What’s in store at the Armory Show 2019

A tribute to Robert Morris stands out among the displays of modern and contemporary art at this year’s fair

5 Mar 2019
Detail of the Lander Stool.

Lagos is a better home for the Lander stool than London

The rare Yoruba artefact would mean more in a new museum in Lagos than it does in storage at the British Museum

22 Feb 2019
Le serpent, Graham Sutherland

What not to miss at London Art Fair 2019

This year’s edition of the fair presents modern British works inspired by the Sussex countryside alongside global contemporary art

16 Jan 2019
The Shed under construction, as seen from the High Line, October 2018.

The museum openings not to miss in 2019

The National Museum of Qatar and a centre for street art are among the institutions opening next year

27 Dec 2018
Norman Ackroyd on Malin Head

‘I’m as excited about etching now as I ever have been’ – an interview with Norman Ackroyd

The artist’s etchings capture the mood and meaning of the remotest landscapes in the British Isles

20 Dec 2018
Untitled (Igbo Landing) (group of figures from series; 2018), Gerald Chukwuma. Gallery 1957, Accra

‘Art X Lagos is more like an arts festival than your average art fair’

The liveliness of the international art fair shows that the Nigerian arts scene is going from strength to strength

29 Nov 2018