Art can play a key role in recovering forgotten or neglected histories, and challenging received ideas
Vittorio Cini collected remarkable Venetian paintings, which have never been publicly exhibited together – until now
The everyday objects in Cerutti’s Turin studio are transformed in his paintings: poised, precarious, and forever in suspense
Goldsmith and Khan clearly aren’t museum buffs – and that could be a real problem
The artist’s foundation is going to give away images of his work. We salute them
DCMS’s updated mission statement for ‘Our Culture’ sounds promising, but is short on new commitments
The Museum Boijmans van Beuningen is to store private collections – which is just the sort of collaboration the museum has always thrived on
Is the current trend for exhibitions exploring artistic influence just an excuse for a lack of focus?
A new website revolutionises how we can view publicly owned art
But changing an artwork’s title is hardly the same as pulling down a statue
Thomas Marks on Sicily at the British Museum and Ashmolean, Vittorio Cini’s paintings from the Veneto, and the Parma School in Rome
‘It is more important than ever to defend museums and what they make possible’
A misleading story reflects a deeper problem in how museum news is reported in the general press
Judging the quality of a work should involve some appreciation of its current condition
The loss of 17 masterpieces is a disaster for the Italian museum sector
The winners of the Apollo Awards 2015 were announced last night at a ceremony at RSA House in London, attended by major figures from the art world
The Palazzo Strozzi’s ‘Divine Beauty’ exhibition presents a complex and engaging vision of modern sacred art
As Europe faces its worst refugee crisis since World War Two, there is no better time to celebrate emigre art in the UK
The appointment will come as a surprise to many people in the UK
‘If an artistic language is very complex, it can’t be used to communicate.’
20 new museum directors have been appointed as part of Dario Franceschini’s overhaul of Italy’s cultural sector
Industrial action at the National Gallery puts a spotlight on the role of the museum guard
What should we expect from Tate Britain’s new director, and what does his appointment mean for the future of the Tate overall?
What will the freedom to travel mean for his art?