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?
I cannot remember seeing a museum building in such an appalling state
Public pressure can have a tangible impact on unpopular development proposals
Clusters of centenary exhibitions and publications may well bring new material to light. But what do they tell us about the way we think now?
Those behind the plans either don’t understand what makes this a great city, or don’t care
The Whitney Museum of American Art is moving downtown, and its director Adam D. Weinberg has big plans for the new building and the collection
Politicians seem to be observing a blanket silence on the subject. Why?