David Hockney found his great inspiration in the backyards of California – creating a look that influenced generations of artists
How far should estates seek to control public perceptions of an artist’s life and work?
Despite all best efforts, museums can and do unwittingly acquire stolen artefacts. What happens when new information throws an item’s provenance into doubt?
How do you maintain a museum’s experimental spirit, while putting the permanent collection centre-stage?
Three shows in Madrid bring out the contradictions of Charles III, an enlightened ruler who could not resist the trappings of monarchy
The city’s museums are flourishing, with top exhibitions – including a major Medardo Rosso show
Henri Fantin-Latour’s finest works are the flower paintings that he made in bulk – but he didn’t think so
The exhibition highlights and museum openings not to miss in January
The finest new additions to public art collections, from a rare ancient carved gem, to William Orpen’s beautifully illustrated hand-written letters
John Lockwood Kipling (father of the more famous Rudyard) was an important champion of traditional Indian arts and crafts
Jonas Burgert’s paintings are dark as hell, and absolutely compelling. His major exhibition in Bologna promises to be a highlight this year
Antwerp’s Old Master treasures are on tour, while the Barbican is staging a sprawling but ambitious science fiction exhibition
Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, the leading tribal art collector and international museum patron, has died at the age of 86
Hercules Segers heads for the USA, Giacometti goes to Doha, David Hockney turns 80 in style, and more
It’s been a long wait indeed, but the gallery’s refurbishment is nearing completion, and there’s a good line-up of temporary exhibitions, too
American art at the British Museum; Chris Ofili’s first tapestry; Shakespeare’s Malvolio transformed, and more
One of the most interesting – and challenging – shows next year will be the Serpentine’s double-look at John Latham
From the highly anticipated Pacific Standard Time to New York’s famous art fairs, there’s plenty to see across the USA in 2017
A number of UK shows are celebrating black British art, and large-scale exhibitions of Merce Cunningham and Lygia Pape are planned in the US
It’s been a memorable year in the art world for all sorts of reasons…
There are some excellent exhibitions of Southeast Asian art in the pipeline. Here are the best, alongside other global art highlights
The art of aerial warfare is explored at the Estorick Collection; Claude Cahun and Gillian Wearing make a formidable pair at the NPG; and Edmund Clark heads to prison for art