A new installation mythologises Van Gogh’s old apartment in London: but such properties are often disappointing
Should a museum, purportedly in order to save its head, sell off the jewel in its crown?
But authenticity is hardly Hirst’s own strong point
Does art history have an image problem? A round-up of stories and comment from the Muse Room.
Museums enrich communities around the world; why not take a day to celebrate that fact?
The BBC intends to remake Kenneth Clark’s seminal TV programme ‘Civilisation’. Who should present it?
‘Birth of a Museum’ celebrates new acquisitions for the Louvre Abu Dhabi, but will it win round a critical public?
There’s not a single museum director on The Guardian’s latest list
A round-up of stories and comment from the Muse Room. This week, we pay tribute to Maria Lassnig and Sturtevant.
The current appetite for merging food and art is nothing new…
Apparently the Angel of the North likes a fresh, cheap baguette
Art isn’t therapy. Museums need to diversify. Photography needs a change. A few of the discussions on the blog this week.
Why would one of the most painterly of contemporary painters decide to start issuing screenprints?
Start off with some light Vermeer. Ten reps. Feel you can manage more? Consider moving on to the Dürer
Photographers should produce poetry, not satire
Print collecting, digital catalogues and curator chic… some of the discussions on the blog this week
A curator’s work is all about looking, and being looked at
Apollo’s April Forum asks whether art market hype affects emerging artists
How should we look at art? A round-up of discussions on the blog this week
Christian art can never be straightforwardly representational
Connoisseurship is still valuable, and many art historians know it
Have we forgotten how to look properly at art?