California Dreaming: Reconsidering the work of Charles and Ray Eames

Surprisingly, their relationship with Los Angeles was ambivalent at best

15 Oct 2015

Surface Tension: Celebrating Alberto Burri’s Centenary

The centenary of the artist’s birth is being marked by exhibitions and events worldwide

13 Oct 2015

Time is Ripe for a David Jones Revival

His literary and profoundly religious approach to art put Jones out of step with modernism. Can two new exhibitions revive his reputation?

3 Oct 2015

Baltic Diary: Art and Politics

‘Contemporary art is a very elitist sphere,’ admitted Frame’s head of programmes Taru Elfving, ‘and it could be so much more’

30 Sep 2015

Gathering Goyas at the National Gallery

‘Don’t ask me how we did it!’

28 Sep 2015

Indecent Exposure: Art and freedom of expression

Legal disputes surrounding artworks usually require a balancing act between absolute rights and shifting societal norms

28 Sep 2015

Letter from Jerusalem

The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem is not a mosque, but a shrine. But a shrine to what?

28 Sep 2015

Editor’s Letter: Out of Chaos

As Europe faces its worst refugee crisis since World War Two, there is no better time to celebrate emigre art in the UK

26 Sep 2015

Agnes Martin and the power of tranquility

Agnes Martin’s serene paintings give pause for thought

23 Sep 2015

Fresh Start for Florence’s Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato

Highlights from the fair, which has found a new leader in Fabrizio Moretti

21 Sep 2015

Force of Nature: Interview with Giuseppe Penone

‘If an artistic language is very complex, it can’t be used to communicate.’

19 Sep 2015

Treasures from Palmyra preserved in the world’s museums

As ISIS destroys the site, these items are more important than ever

14 Sep 2015

Silver Linings: The Art of Metalpoint Drawing

British Museum brings together the best historic examples of a challenging graphic medium

12 Sep 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: August 2015

Six of the most significant acquisitions to be announced by museums around the world

5 Sep 2015

J.P. Morgan: The Man Who Bought the World

As the Wadsworth Atheneum reopens, Rachel Cohen considers the legacy of one of its greatest benefactors

5 Sep 2015

When the Sun Set: 300 Years since the Death of Louis XIV

The King is dead! Long live the King! Portraits of Louis XIV and his infant successor, Louis XV

1 Sep 2015

Art History for all!

Is there a case for teaching art history in all schools?

31 Aug 2015

Diary: on Francis Haskell

The enduring intellectual influence of Francis Haskell, the ‘historian’s art historian’ who reshaped the whole discipline.

31 Aug 2015

Forum: Should UK museums reintroduce entrance charges?

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.

31 Aug 2015

Letter from Moscow

Does Moscow now have its Tate Modern, in the new Garage Museum of Contemporary Art?

31 Aug 2015

Preview: Parcours des Mondes brings tribal art to Paris

Highlights from the world’s most important commercial tribal art event

27 Aug 2015

Elizabeth Bishop: The Poet’s Eye

A look at the paintings of American poet Elizabeth Bishop

22 Aug 2015

Editor’s Letter: A Guarded View

Industrial action at the National Gallery puts a spotlight on the role of the museum guard

17 Aug 2015

Drawing the Curtain

Why paint a curtain? A look at the long tradition of depicting trompe l’oeil curtains in painting

15 Aug 2015