Installation view of Zeitnot (2017), Elisabetta Benassi. Photo: Andrea Rossetti; courtesy Collezione Maramotti; © Elisabetta Benassi

The contemporary vision of Collezione Maramotti

In the decade since it opened, the collection has emerged as a frontrunner among Italy’s contemporary cultural foundations

29 Aug 2017
Andre Malraux holding a Khmer sculpture, Photo: © Bettmann/Getty Images

The many lives of André Malraux

Collector, dealer, novelist, art historian, culture minister, conservationist – André Malraux’s influence still looms large

26 Aug 2017
Finding Fanon (2015–17), David Blandy and Larry Achiampong. Photo: Sam Garwood

Riding the wave: Plymouth’s burgeoning art scene

The city’s cultural ambitions are growing in the run-up to the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage

24 Aug 2017
Rose bowl (c. 1938), Michael Cardew.

A potted history of studio ceramics

Studio potters continue to push the boundaries of their medium in Britain

19 Aug 2017

Narrating the past, collecting for the future

For Inti Ligabue collecting tribal and oceanic art is a way of telling stories about the cultures the objects come from

15 Aug 2017
The Partition Museum in Amritsar's Town Hall

Inside India’s first Partition Museum

Millions were displaced and hundreds of thousands killed in the Partition of India. Seventy years on, a new museum addresses the tragedy

10 Aug 2017
Arrival by Enrique Ramirez

Over Venice? Here are the best biennials to visit this autumn

There are plenty of events opening in the coming months, from Bamako’s photography festival to the sprawling, ‘borderless’ BienalSur

8 Aug 2017
Frescoes in the Tomb of the Augurs, Necropolis of Monterozzi, Tarquinia. Courtesy Mibact. Soprintendenza Archeologia, Belle Arti e Paesaggio per l'Area Metropolitana di Roma, la Provincia di Viterbo e l'Etruria Meridionale

D.H. Lawrence among the Etruscans

Is D.H. Lawrence’s account of the archaeological sites of Etruria still relevant today?

5 Aug 2017
The Taking of Christ (1602), Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. © The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Fed up of the Fringe? Then escape to a museum

Edinburgh’s museums and galleries provide respite from the onslaught of the Fringe

4 Aug 2017
Head of a Young Man (detail; c. 1539–40), Girolamo Mazzola, called Parmigianino

Acquisitions of the month: July 2017

This month’s acquisitions include a rare portrait by Richard Wilson, the Edward Hopper archive and an exceptional group of drawings

2 Aug 2017
Harold M. Williams. Image courtesy of the J. Paul Getty Trust

Harold M. Williams (1928–2017)

The founding president and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust has died at the age of 89

1 Aug 2017
Christian Delécluse's installation in the Galerie rouge at Maison de la Pierre

Shining a light on France’s disused quarries

Once, they provided the stones that built Paris. Now, the disused quarries of Saint-Maximin are being transformed into venues for art

11 Jul 2017
Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated Birds of South Carolina (detail; 2017), Yinka Shonibare. Yale Center for British Art. Photo: Stephen White

Acquisitions of the month: June 2017

A huge collection of Diane Arbus photographs heads for Ontario, and the Getty finally gets its Parmigianino

6 Jul 2017
Anish Kapoor’s Descension in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York. Photo: James Ewing, Public Art Fund, NY © Anish Kapoor, 2017

Anish Kapoor causes a stir in New York

New York’s Public Art Fund celebrates its 40th birthday with commissions by Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor

5 Jul 2017

Eight art events to get to this summer

Highlights include a Jean Dubuffet retrospective in Amsterdam and a Mexican Old Master in New York

3 Jul 2017
Octopus fontlet, 300–600 AD, Moche, Peru, La Mina.

The luxury of feathers

An exhibition at the Getty will examine artistic exchange in the ancient Americas – and a time when feathers were more valuable than gold

26 Jun 2017
The Dawn of Labour (c. 1891), Charles Maurin. Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Saint-Étienne Metropole, France. Photo: Yves Bresson; Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Saint-Étienne Métropole, France

In search of the Rose+Croix artists

The Guggenheim explores French mystical symbolism – and looks beyond the famous figure of Joséphin Péladan

26 Jun 2017
Necklace (detail; c. 1899–1900), René Lalique. Wartski at Masterpiece London

Find the time to look longer and harder at art

Art demands close attention. The new ‘Slow Art Workshops’ provide unique opportunities to study and even handle objects of great beauty

24 Jun 2017

The world of mosaics, from Tivoli to Tottenham Court Road

Durable, versatile and colourful, mosaics have a long history and a bright future, as the V&A will explore this weekend

20 Jun 2017
Stracci Italiani (2007), Michelangelo Pistoletto

A new home for post-war Italian art

Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu talk about sharing their collection at their new art space, Magazzino

17 Jun 2017
The Video Gallery at 21c Nashville. Photo: Mike Schwartz. Courtesy 21c Museum Hotels

An artistic tour of Nashville, Tennessee

If you think Nashville is all about music, think again. The city has a host of historic buildings and house museums, and now boasts its own ‘museum hotel’

14 Jun 2017
View of the entrance and façade of the National Gallery of Ireland, 2017, Photo: © National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland enters a new era

The National Gallery of Ireland’s six-year-long refurbishment gives its Old Masters and Irish paintings a chance to shine

10 Jun 2017
Self Portrait with Ata Kandó, Paris (1953), Ed van der Elsken

Acquisitions of the month: May 2017

A Delacroix heads for Munich, and a number of major museums have significantly expanded their photography holdings

8 Jun 2017
Marianne Fiedler (detail; 1889), Käthe Kollwitz. Photo: Kienzle Oberhammer

Ten art events to get to in June

This month’s top exhibitions, from Wyndham Lewis at IWM North to Cézanne’s portraits in Paris

6 Jun 2017