There was much controversy over cultural spending last year, and as cuts start to bite in 2017, there may well be again
The Art Strike brings art back to the real world and those values we need to cherish
The Staffordshire Potteries continue to play a leading role in developing the UK’s ceramics industry
His appointment as V&A director is surprising but could prove inspired
Tate and Central Saint Martins have taken it upon themselves to ‘playfully reinvent’ things
Kirklees Council’s proposal to sell off Francis Bacon’s ‘Figure Study II’ is just a taste of things to come
Britain’s oldest manufacturing company, whose origins date back to 1420, is to close this May. What will happen to its historic home?
British modernism is having a ‘moment’ and Jonathan Jones is displeased. Why is he so upset, and what does any of it have to do with Brexit?
Giorgio Vasari’s ‘Last Supper’ was severely damaged in the devastating Florence floods of 1966. Fifty years later, it’s back on display after one of the most complex conservation projects ever undertaken
The government’s efforts to keep a rare Pontormo in the UK after it was sold unexpectedly by its owner have revealed cracks in the export bar process
Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie has postponed a display of contemporary art from Tehran – what does this mean for cultural exchange in Iran?
Ten design teams have been announced – how will they reflect on the particular site of the memorial’s construction?
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
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
A decade ago, Miami looked set to become a thriving art city. So why are local artists and galleries still struggling to gain recognition?
This is a great way to relive the ‘pageant-fever’ of earlier, more technologically innocent decades
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
The first prosecution for destroying cultural heritage at the ICC has led some critics to ask if war crimes against people should come first
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?