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Rose bowl (c. 1938), Michael Cardew.

A potted history of studio ceramics

Studio potters continue to push the boundaries of their medium in Britain

19 Aug 2017

Narrating the past, collecting for the future

For Inti Ligabue collecting tribal and oceanic art is a way of telling stories about the cultures the objects come from

15 Aug 2017
The Partition Museum in Amritsar's Town Hall

Inside India’s first Partition Museum

Millions were displaced and hundreds of thousands killed in the Partition of India. Seventy years on, a new museum addresses the tragedy

10 Aug 2017
Arrival by Enrique Ramirez

Over Venice? Here are the best biennials to visit this autumn

There are plenty of events opening in the coming months, from Bamako’s photography festival to the sprawling, ‘borderless’ BienalSur

8 Aug 2017
Frescoes in the Tomb of the Augurs, Necropolis of Monterozzi, Tarquinia. Courtesy Mibact. Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per l'Area Metropolitana di Roma, la Provincia di Viterbo e l'Etruria Meridionale

D.H. Lawrence among the Etruscans

Is D.H. Lawrence’s account of the archaeological sites of Etruria still relevant today?

5 Aug 2017
The Taking of Christ (1602), Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. © The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Fed up of the Fringe? Then escape to a museum

Edinburgh’s museums and galleries provide respite from the onslaught of the Fringe

4 Aug 2017
Head of a Young Man (detail; c. 1539–40), Girolamo Mazzola, called Parmigianino

Acquisitions of the month: July 2017

This month’s acquisitions include a rare portrait by Richard Wilson, the Edward Hopper archive and an exceptional group of drawings

2 Aug 2017
Harold M. Williams. Image courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust

Harold M. Williams (1928–2017)

The founding president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust has died at the age of 89

1 Aug 2017
Christian Delécluse's installation in the Galerie rouge at Maison de la Pierre

Shining a light on France’s disused quarries

Once, they provided the stones that built Paris. Now, the disused quarries of Saint-Maximin are being transformed into venues for art

11 Jul 2017
Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated Birds of South Carolina (detail; 2017), Yinka Shonibare. Yale Center for British Art. Photo: Stephen White

Acquisitions of the month: June 2017

A huge collection of Diane Arbus photographs heads for Ontario, and the Getty finally gets its Parmigianino

6 Jul 2017