Industrial action at the National Gallery puts a spotlight on the role of the museum guard
Why paint a curtain? A look at the long tradition of depicting trompe l’oeil curtains in painting
Since Vasari’s day, Piero has been treated as if he were a primitive ‘outsider’ artist
The height of his popularity was also the beginning of the end
The art market bubble continues to rise
Even finding some of the artist’s fragile works was a challenge
Classical art is a hidden category of our contemporary culture
The Prada Foundation has no intention of being an ‘ego-museum’
Where to find the most exceptional works at this year’s fair
The artist’s reputation is growing
Painters struggled deal with the bloody reality of the battlefield
See the best work by some of the world’s most sought-after artists – right after you’ve done the dishes
Soak up some sun and some culture at the same time
Clusters of centenary exhibitions and publications may well bring new material to light. But what do they tell us about the way we think now?
Red tape, nepotism, funding shortages…The Italian museum system has long been in need of an overhaul
Edwin Heathcote and Neale Coleman discuss the Smithsonian’s plans to open an outpost in the ‘Olympicopolis’
Turrell has transformed Houghton Hall with his powerful, mesmerising light installations
What it’s like to exhibit your own collection in the former home an obsessive acquisitor like Sir John Soane
This exceptional collection goes back on display at the British Museum in June
The small but beautifully formed fair returns to the Park Avenue Armory for its second edition
Some of the best of the national pavilions, collateral events and satellite shows across the city
Whatever the outcome of the UK’s general election, funding for museums will not increase. How can they adapt?
What’s behind the current appetite for reinstalling, re-exhibiting, and restaging landmark shows?