The former director of the Victoria & Albert Museum has died at the age of 62
Raqib Shaw discusses working in silence, the perks of porcupine quills, and how his native Kashmir inspired his love of detail
Raqib Shaw, Monet, Georgia O’Keeffe, the Bloomsbury set… Why do so many artists become obsessed with their garden getaways?
Innovation and potential are not merely the preserve of the younger generation – as these artists are proving
The future of the historic craft will only be secure if contemporary artists and audiences understand it better
Reforming Italy’s most famous museum is a huge and sensitive task for new director Eike Schmidt
Now is the moment for those who lament the passing of connoisseurship to work together to encourage its revival
Christopher Le Brun PRA discusses the musical and mythological inspirations behind his work as an exhibition of his new paintings opens across two US venues
TEFAF Maastricht turns 30 this year, and Dutch museums are going from strength to strength. What’s behind their extraordinary success?
Funding is difficult, but local councils must wake up to the potential of the art and museums in their care, and fight to secure their future