A new facsimile of the Lascaux cave is about to open, but are digital reproductions of cultural sites merely tourist attractions or will they save our fragile heritage?
Very few drawings by Titian survive. This one is a beautiful and invaluable document that has changed our understanding of his work
Drinks company Diageo planned to sell the painting, but after public outcry it now seems likely to remain in Scotland after all
Far too much of it actually reinforced Trump’s message that the derisive liberal elite saw him – and by extension, his supporters – as a joke
Graffiti is usually seen as art or vandalism, but the distinction is stopping us from seeing it for what it really is
London’s ICA welcomes its new director this month ahead of its 70th anniversary next year. But what should an ICA look like in the 21st century?
Stephan Loewentheil has been on a 35-year-long quest to collect and display historic photographs of China
Turkey’s art scene has been growing for years, but has struggled in the wake of the failed coup attempt of 15 July and subsequent government crackdowns
Walsall’s New Art Gallery is one of the best buildings to come out of the UK’s Millennium celebrations. Can it survive the devastating budget cuts it faces?
Both government and business need to realise how much the art scene here is worth celebrating, and sooner rather than later
We will never defeat the notion that art is the preserve of the privileged, if we stop people from learning about it
Irish art history owes a huge debt to the pioneering contribution of Anne Crookshank
‘The decision to shut Inverleith House is sudden, shocking and sad’
The local argument that sparked an international museum partnership between Belgium’s capital and the Centre Pompidou
Exam board AQA is to scrap art history A-level. It’s a crazy decision to take just as public perception of the subject is changing
I’m looking forward to a moment when there isn’t the perception of a centre and a margin, of north and south
‘A major part of the appeal of his landscapes was that they were out of reach of the nouveau riche’
Nicholas Serota has carved out an extraordinary cultural leadership role during his 30 years at the Tate. Who can fill his shoes?
Hackney Wick has over 600 studios, but gentrification is forcing artists out. Can locals preserve the area as a creative hub?
‘I wouldn’t want Matthew Barney on a loop in my sitting room’ – but some people do
It’s time to acknowledge, once and for all, that bona fide antiques are simply not a concern when it comes to tackling the illegal trade in African ivory
As Nicholas Serota is confirmed as the arts council’s new chair, chief executive Darren Henley’s new book lays out some key ideas
Morris found peace and happiness at Kelmscott Manor in the Cotswolds. Now, work is underway to preserve its unique character for future visitors
Beyond the symbolic value of Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi’s trial, many complex political and philosophical questions remain