What do sculpted animals in Mesopotamian art tell us about the relationship between gods and men?
Two portraits newly attributed to Nicholas Hilliard will transform our understanding of the artist
Frank Lloyd Wright is widely considered America’s greatest architect – but his career was dominated by failure
After the Russian Revolution, the State Porcelain Factory produced a powerful new art form for a new era
A major archaeological discovery has put Algeria’s history in the spotlight. What can its existing world heritage sites tell us about the country’s past?
It’s been besieged, abandoned, and used as a training ground for terrorists – but the ancient city of Hatra still stands in the Iraqi desert
This remarkable house in Hammersmith is a vivid museum of late Victorian cultural life
The artist’s relentless and bloody-minded pursuit of freedom, in art as in life, was a lesson to us all
With the opening of a dedicated museum, the artist’s achievements can finally be seen outside her relationship with Rodin
Entering the British Pavilion at Venice will feel like an Alice in Wonderland experience
Philip Guston’s engagement with literature cemented his place in the history of art
The finest new additions to public art collections, from the final portrait of the 1st Duke of Wellington, to a rare Modigliani sculpture
Witches, trolls, and a version of Pinocchio are among the characters you can expect to see at this year’s event
The month’s top exhibitions, from Giacometti at Tate Modern to the 57th Venice Biennale
Revelations about the artist’s personal life have encouraged a reassessment of his work
The artist used drawing as a way of brainstorming how his art related to the world
Ovid’s epic mythological poem has fired the imaginations of artists since the Renaissance
Several of the city’s avant-garde spaces are suburban. Now it looks like a major central gallery will move out, too
London may soon have a museum of youth culture. Does this mean it’s over?
Shortly after Matisse’s death, Clive Bell called time on the artist’s rivalry with Picasso – and rightly so
Reforming Italy’s most famous museum is a huge and sensitive task for new director Eike Schmidt
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art built its collection from scratch in the 1930s, and is still going strong today
The finest new additions to public art collections, from rare Fabergé animals in London to Canadian masterpieces in Ottawa