The controversial postmodern masterpiece that is now Britain’s youngest listed building
The early listing of James Stirling’s No. 1 Poultry says more about the architect’s stature than it does about postmodernism as a style
‘I cannot bury myself with my own hands.’ The self-censorship of Syrian cartoonist Fares Garabet
In 2015 Garabet left war-torn Syria for Germany. But even from the relative safety of Europe, the cartoonist fears the consequences of his critical work
What’s up with Miami’s art scene?
A decade ago, Miami looked set to become a thriving art city. So why are local artists and galleries still struggling to gain recognition?
‘National costume drama on a grand scale’
This is a great way to relive the ‘pageant-fever’ of earlier, more technologically innocent decades
We should all celebrate the people and projects behind art’s growing popularity
Apollo’s annual awards are a great opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the art world, and the people within it who are driving it forwards
Is the destruction of cultural property a war crime?
The first prosecution for destroying cultural heritage at the ICC has led some critics to ask if war crimes against people should come first
What’s at stake in digitising heritage sites such as the Lascaux cave?
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?
The rare Titian drawing that the UK is fighting to keep
Very few drawings by Titian survive. This one is a beautiful and invaluable document that has changed our understanding of his work
The cultural and corporate icon that is Monarch of the Glen
Drinks company Diageo planned to sell the painting, but after public outcry it now seems likely to remain in Scotland after all
Anti-Trump art needs to quit the playground taunts and get serious
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
It’s time to look at graffiti on its own terms
Graffiti is usually seen as art or vandalism, but the distinction is stopping us from seeing it for what it really is
‘It should not be to its past that the ICA is beholden, rather the needs of the present and future’
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?
Why has it taken early Chinese photography so long to emerge from the shadows?
Stephan Loewentheil has been on a 35-year-long quest to collect and display historic photographs of China
Turkey’s art scene was booming. Now, it’s braced for trouble
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
‘Another manifestation of the barbarism that has overwhelmed this country’
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?
Helsinki’s artists are world class – but recognition has to start at home
Both government and business need to realise how much the art scene here is worth celebrating, and sooner rather than later
Art history benefits us all. Why won’t the government fight for it?
We will never defeat the notion that art is the preserve of the privileged, if we stop people from learning about it
Remembering Anne Crookshank (1927–2016)
Irish art history owes a huge debt to the pioneering contribution of Anne Crookshank
Hoping for a miracle as Inverleith House shuts its doors
‘The decision to shut Inverleith House is sudden, shocking and sad’
Why Brussels really needs the Centre Pompidou
The local argument that sparked an international museum partnership between Belgium’s capital and the Centre Pompidou
Make no mistake, art history is a hard subject. What’s soft is the decision to scrap it
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
The Great Exhibition of the North is welcome – but let’s not forget the bigger picture
I’m looking forward to a moment when there isn’t the perception of a centre and a margin, of north and south
Capability Brown’s landscapes were designed to be a snob’s paradise
‘A major part of the appeal of his landscapes was that they were out of reach of the nouveau riche’
The challenge of designing a Holocaust memorial for Britain
Ten design teams have been announced – how will they reflect on the particular site of the memorial’s construction?