As the Wadsworth Atheneum reopens, Rachel Cohen considers the legacy of one of its greatest benefactors
The King is dead! Long live the King! Portraits of Louis XIV and his infant successor, Louis XV
The enduring intellectual influence of Francis Haskell, the ‘historian’s art historian’ who reshaped the whole discipline.
As some UK museums face cuts of up to 40 per cent, Bill Ferris and Alistair Brown discuss whether they should consider charging entrance fees again.
Does Moscow now have its Tate Modern, in the new Garage Museum of Contemporary Art?
Highlights from the world’s most important commercial tribal art event
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
The painters of the Hudson River School are now firmly recognised as pioneers of American art – and inspiring a new generation of artists