The definition of ‘Islamic’ at Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art lacks nuance, but so do our wider conversations about Islam
No. 1 Poultry is now Britain’s youngest listed building, but it was once the site of a remarkable struggle between the developer and conservationists
It takes all manner of skills and qualities to run a top institution – or at least to do it well.
The future of the historic craft will only be secure if contemporary artists and audiences understand it better
The Metropolitan Museum is finally showing Native art in its American galleries. This is important, but only as a reflection on museums themselves
How sceptical should we be of the move towards a more transparent approach to cultural heritage?
One of the holiest sites in Christianity has reopened in time for Easter
Now is the moment for those who lament the passing of connoisseurship to work together to encourage its revival
This year Documenta will be split between Kassel and Athens. Is this ‘crisis tourism’ or will it spotlight the city’s overlooked contemporary art scene?
Rather than seeing replicas as knock-offs, we should think of them like maps or models