Politicians seem to be observing a blanket silence on the subject. Why?
A look at how the genre of the grotesque has unfolded from the Renaissance to the present day
Matthias Frehner and David Lewis discuss the problematic bequest
John Curtis on the loss of Iraq’s unique cultural heritage
Two impressive tapestries have been taken out of storage this Spring
As Iraq and its heritage suffer, we must seek out and celebrate the great Assyrian artefacts in our own museum collections
What is the cultural legacy of Louis XIV’s extravagant reign?
We’ve picked a few highlights from the world’s premier marketplace for drawings
Tom Jeffreys reports from Helsinki on Amos Anderson’s plans for a new gallery; Kiasma’s reopening and exhibitions; and Päivi Takala’s paintings of painting
It’s all eyes on Maastricht as TEFAF opens for business, bringing together the world’s leading dealers under the roof of the MECC
The Parisian art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel played an instrumental role in the rise of the Impressionists
Mark Hallett on his long-term relationship with Joshua Reynolds
The Detroit Institute of Arts has known hard times in recent years. As he prepares to retire, director Graham W.J. Beal reflects on the museum’s recent struggles and successes
Tom Jeffreys on the changing nature of Finland’s art scene
The proposed Garden Bridge over the Thames is impractical as a park and misguided as a river crossing
Has London ever had such a thirst for Victorian art? A feature from the February issue of Apollo
Hiroshi Sugimoto talks to Thessaly La Force about how his art collection influences his work
Maria Balshaw on the gallery’s grand reopening in Manchester
Are art schools in danger of turning into finishing schools for those who can afford them, or can they survive as places where students can experiment?
With so many archaeological and cultural sites at risk in war zones around the world, is enough being done to protect them?