A $20 billion project to transform Saudi Arabia’s al-Ula region has brought attention to a little-known ancient site
What Renaissance ceramics tell us about the European print culture of the time
The first Roma Biennale offered a riot of contemporary Romani art and performance
Ayres has died at the age of 88 after a long, vibrant career as one of Britain’s leading abstract painters
The museum’s collection of more than a million artefacts is being redisplayed in a major refurbishment
A major work of land art by Nancy Holt and Liotard’s largest extant work on pastel are among this month’s top acquisitions
A sculpture park in a hill fort and a mansion showing Indian crafts are just two signs of the region’s cultural renaissance
Peyton Skipwith remembers two decades of friendship and correspondence with the British artist
The Massachusetts institution is a small museum with a world-class collection – and it may even have a Leonardo
Madaba preserves traces of the ancient Greek-Christian culture of the Middle East
Hubert de Givenchy, the celebrated couturier and collector of fine and decorative art, has died at at the age of 91
How Sylvia Pankhurst designed the movement that won women the vote
A look at some of the impressive satellite shows being staged alongside TEFAF
A Duchamp readymade owned by Robert Rauschenberg and an Etruscan bronze are among this month’s top acquisitions
The Museo Nacional de Antropologia presents a thrilling sequence of Mexican civilisations from the second millennium BC to the present day
An early 20th-century copy of a baroque chapel has been restored to its former glory
Museums of national history put the stories countries like to tell about themselves into physical form
Conversation can be a important and enjoyable way of paying attention to artworks
What kind of art are Syrian artists making, if they are able to make art at all?
How Britain’s postal system has inspired artists, from its origins in the 16th century to today
How did the first viewers of ‘Hylas and the Nymphs’ interpret the painting?
Can T.S. Eliot’s poetic experiments be read alongside parallel developments in the visual arts? And how much has he influenced artists?
The finest additions to public collections this month include a crop of modern European artworks, from Munch to Mondrian