Dining room of Emery Walker's House in 2017. Courtesy The Emery Walker Trust

Emery Walker’s house is an Arts and Crafts utopia

This remarkable house in Hammersmith is a vivid museum of late Victorian cultural life

18 May 2017
William Henry Fox Talbot's mousetrap camera (c. 1835).

Do UK museums take photography seriously?

The transfer of the Royal Photographic Society’s collection from Bradford to London raises questions about the past, present and future of photography in museums

16 May 2017
A.R. Penck © The Flying Studios International, Heinz-Günter Mebusch

A tribute to A.R. Penck

The artist’s relentless and bloody-minded pursuit of freedom, in art as in life, was a lesson to us all

15 May 2017
Femme accroupie (c. 1884–85), Camille Claudel. Musée Camille Claudel, Nogent-sur-Seine. Photo: Marco Illuminati; © Musée Camille Claudel

The genius of Camille Claudel

With the opening of a dedicated museum, the artist’s achievements can finally be seen outside her relationship with Rodin

13 May 2017
Phyllida Barlow

‘Phyllida Barlow’s work has a spine-tingling force’

Entering the British Pavilion at Venice will feel like an Alice in Wonderland experience

9 May 2017

The literary lineage of Philip Guston

Philip Guston’s engagement with literature cemented his place in the history of art

9 May 2017
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1829), Sir Thomas Lawrence. © National Portrait Gallery, London

Acquisitions of the month: April 2017

The finest new additions to public art collections, from the final portrait of the 1st Duke of Wellington, to a rare Modigliani sculpture

9 May 2017
Tremble Tremble (detail from production still; 2017), Jesse Jones. Photo: Ros Kavanagh

What’s coming up at the Venice Biennale?

Witches, trolls, and a version of Pinocchio are among the characters you can expect to see at this year’s event

8 May 2017
Fathers of the Church (panel; c. 1892), designed by Joseph Lauber, produced by Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company. ©The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, New York

Eleven art events to get to in May

The month’s top exhibitions, from Giacometti at Tate Modern to the 57th Venice Biennale

1 May 2017
Station IX from the Stations of the Cross (1913–18), Eric Gill. Westminster Cathedral, London

Eric Gill’s fall from grace

Revelations about the artist’s personal life have encouraged a reassessment of his work

27 Apr 2017