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
After a major refurbishment, Kettle’s Yard is reopening – but it remains true to the spirit of its founder, Jim Ede
The paintings that Cornelius Gurlitt, son of a Third Reich art dealer, kept hidden for decades are now out in the open – so what happens next?
He’ll be remembered for his restless abstract experiments, but Whitten also had a deep moral instinct
The Diamond Mountains have inspired Korean artists for centuries – and some of its best depictions are coming to New York
The Society of Jesus commissioned extraordinary works for its mother church in Rome – and they’re about to go on display on the East Coast
Joseph Anton Koch’s drawing of a waterfall is an outstanding early Romantic view of Switzerland
The artist draws on 19th-century battle scenes to create a very different historical narrative at the Hirshhorn
Last month’s acquisitions include a portrait of a hirsute lady, and a major purchase for the Frick