The statue of the 18th-century slave trader is the result of a 19th-century attempt to sanitise the past
Hew Locke imagined redecorating the statue of the slave trader Edward Colston more than a decade ago. If only Bristol City Council had let him
Many would-be museum visitors trying digital tours for the first time have found that the experience can be very mixed
We’re all flâneurs now. So what would help us get even more out of walking through our local areas?
Art museums that consider themselves places of reflection should be thinking harder about what they are for and what needs to change
Splendid the isolation may be at the great Palladian hall and estate in Norfolk – but a sense of purpose is missing without visitors, write its chatelains
Providing open access to digitised collections has spurred creativity and research worldwide – so why are the UK’s flagship museums so slow on the uptake?
Transporting yourself to house museums is a consolation during lockdown – but they face a precarious future
From online exhibitions on past epidemics to new collecting projects, these institutions bear witness to the unfolding of history
Remembering the pioneering museum director, who co-founded Visual AIDS in New York and innovated at the Andy Warhol Museum
Some artists, such as Ilya Kabakov and Caroline Walker, are finding solace in their work – when not distracted by fears about the post-pandemic future
The hit novel-turned-TV show is a love story, but it’s also a portrait of a young man becoming an artist
A long-running debate has been revived by a court ruling that the realism of ‘Call of Duty’ makes it a work of art
MPs should move out of the Palace of Westminster immediately – and start restoring the building right now
With parliamentarians dialling in, the magic of Westminster has evaporated – so there’s no excuse not to move ahead with restoring the Houses of Parliament right now
We’ve all been visiting museums of the mind – but can also take in the art on our doorsteps
Thomas Campbell and Adam Koszary ask whether the online experience can ever compare to being in a physical gallery
An art lawyer considers the implications of deaccessioning works and dipping into endowment funds
The novelist’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy suggestively fills in what art historians can only guess at
The discovery of the world’s oldest known piece of string shows that our Neanderthal cousins were craftier than is sometimes assumed
Two art lawyers look at the simple steps businesses can take to protect themselves and their clients from online scams
The director of programme at YSP outlines the unique challenges – and consolations – of shuttering the site
What steps can art businesses take to temper the risks they face during the Covid-19 pandemic?
The French writer and politician is widely credited as the inventor of the ‘virtual’ or ‘imaginary’ museum – but what exactly did he have in mind?
Moving-image work seems particularly suited to our increasingly online existences