A masterful pastel by Liotard and more than 100 scenes of New York are among this month’s highlights
Lee Miller’s last great reinvention is also her least well known – as an accomplished and authoritative cook at her East Sussex farmhouse
The Decameron is but one of the historical touchstones that commentators have turned to during the health crisis. But do they really help us orientate ourselves?
Museum MORE has done a great deal to invigorate a genre once seen as hopelessly old-fashioned
The painter’s painstakingly precise botanical illustrations were highly sought after in the 17th century
The 12th-century castle and surrounding town, located some 250 miles from London, have long attracted visually attentive visitors
A tribute to the American artist, whose haunting canvases ushered in a new wave of expressionism in painting
The museum, which boasts one of the leading encyclopaedic collections in the US, has reopened – months ahead of unveiling a major expansion
As museums around the world prepare to reopen, many do so with a renewed sense of purpose
The online platform is inviting anyone, anywhere, to create their own digital exhibitions
The museum in the south of France has spruced up its galleries dedicated to Ingres and now has an entire floor of sculptures by Bourdelle
F.T. Marinetti regarded macaroni-lovers as yesterday’s men. But are any of his radical recipes worth sampling?
Portraits of an 18th-century comedian and the ‘real’ Lydia Bennet are among this month’s highlights
The painting at Royal Holloway presents a more reflective side of the tireless campaigner
Matthew Maty, a leading advocate for inoculation, was also a librarian at the British Museum – and one of its early donors
The jewel in the crown of the city’s palatial complex of museums now shows off its masterpieces to even better effect
Recreating scenes from famous paintings has been all the rage of lockdown, but it’s the Victorians who first played make-believe in earnest
Beads, bottles, broken plates… these scraps of London’s history provide a welcome distraction in a time of sickness and solitude
The critic and curator, who coined the term Arte Povera, played a large part in shaping the art world as we know it
Was the pledge to restore the cathedral in just five years a reasonable commitment or a rash promise?
The bicentenary of the founder of modern nursing has a particularly topical resonance, but how did her contemporaries regard the Lady with the Lamp?
An illustrated inventory made for Jean de Jullienne shows us how his paintings were displayed
The artist knew exactly how to cultivate her own image, ensuring her great success – both then and now
The museum makes the most of its French connections in this survey of conduct across medieval Europe and the Middle East