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?
The Fondation Custodia in Paris steps into the spotlight
The Whitney Museum of American Art is moving downtown, and its director Adam D. Weinberg has big plans for the new building and the collection
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