We’ll need to find ways to be together while alone during the coming weeks and months
From casual cafes to fine dining – the eating options at a museum can tell us a great deal about how it sees itself
Henry Cole had the art of the museum cafe down to a tee. Oh for his veal cutlets!
‘My work often has an element of humour – but it’s not particularly funny’ – an interview with Keith Coventry
The artist explains how his new lollipop-stick collages connect Pop art, Bauhaus, and ancient Athenian comedy
The fairy-tale doll’s house, now at Egeskov Castle in Denmark, still has the power to beguile with its miniature marvels and deceptions
The British-Ghanaian artist discusses his fascination with historical images of boxers – and how he works them into contemporary paintings and collages
In 2015, Dario Franceschini’s modernising project heralded a newly international outlook for the Italian museum system. Is it sustainable?
The London-based artist discusses the darker side of play – and offers insight into his enigmatic sculptures
Headlines attacking UK universities for spending money on art are deeply misguided
With its exceptional collection of Old Masters and rich history, the museum has plenty to celebrate
For all the limitations of translation, it’s good to see artists and museums trying to cross language barriers
The museum’s director, Taco Dibbits, is making the most of the most comprehensive collection of Rembrandts in the world
A 19th-century artist spent decades creating this remarkable pomological collection
Repatriation is a complex issue, but it is time for a more open-minded approach
Artists and auction houses alike contribute to the comic excesses of their world – but are they in on the joke?
The artist’s new body of work reimagines the life and times of the Barbary lion
A conversation with Stuart McKnight of MUMA, the architects responsible for the new galleries in the triforium at Westminster Abbey
The joy of the Wallace Collection is that there’s always more to learn about its holdings – but its new exhibition space is welcome
Christiane Baumgartner uses the very traditional medium of the woodcut to capture the complexity of the modern world
The celebrated theatre director and artist explains his approach to creating exhibitions
Conversation can be a important and enjoyable way of paying attention to artworks
The Italian painter discusses music, poetry and the unfinished nature of his art
The great architecture critic and campaigner has died at the age of 69