Christian Marclay opens the doors of our perception

The artist’s compilation of entrances and exits in the movies takes viewers deep into a labyrinth – and leaves us to find our own way out

22 Sep 2023

Downhill all the way with Isa Genzken

In the Neue Nationalgalerie’s celebration of the sculptor’s 75th birthday, modernity is never what it used to be

19 Sep 2023

How to read books without words

Modern artists have managed to make surprisingly strong statements on blank or partially erased pages

15 Sep 2023

The avant-garde artists who went wild in Paris

Fauvism may have been a short-lived movement, but the explosively colourful compositions of Matisse, Derain and co. remain undimmed

14 Sep 2023

Nocturnal animals – a new Nordic festival journeys into the night

A former pig farm is a meeting place for artists and scientists delving into the mysteries of the dark

8 Sep 2023

Ingres and the endless quest for perfection

The painter was always reluctant to regard his paintings as finished and revisted some of his greatest compositions several times

8 Sep 2023

Beatriz Milhazes brings a touch of Brazil to Margate

The artist’s colourful paintings have transformed Turner Contemporary inside and out

31 Aug 2023

Making great panes for the Gilded Age

When it came to designing stained-glass windows, Henry Holiday was more than a match for his friend Edward Burne-Jones

30 Aug 2023

The painters who made a great play for the stage

An understanding of theatrical culture in the 18th century is vital for understanding the most important painters of the period

29 Aug 2023

The Jewish footballers who left everything out on the field

An exhibition in Vienna tackles the involvement of Jewish players in some of Europe’s oldest clubs – and how those clubs acknowledge this history

25 Aug 2023

The case for and against Werner Herzog

The Eye Filmmuseum highlights the madness of the director’s methods and how beautiful the finished films are – and leaves us to make up our own minds about it all

18 Aug 2023

How to manage a museum

A book by Daniel H. Weiss, outgoing president and CEO of the Met, offers a public-spirited view of how a changing world can benefit from the constancy of large institutions

18 Aug 2023

The gilded pages of Evelyn De Morgan

At Leighton House, intricate gold drawings by the Pre-Raphaelite artist reveal her great debt to Italian sources

17 Aug 2023

Michael Rakowitz puts down roots on Tyneside

The Iraqi-American artist has been working with migrant communities in the north-east to create a garden and greenhouse at the Baltic Centre

17 Aug 2023
Fig painting by Andrew Cranston

Full of make-believe and making do: the art of Andrew Cranston

The Scottish painter who has long treated book covers as blank canvases is now also working on a much bigger scale

17 Aug 2023

The painters who have made the most of poor visibility

As a book about mist and fog in European painting shows, artists have often taken a very hazy view of the landscape

16 Aug 2023

Weed, all about it

Todd McEwen leafs through a history of the underground pot-culture press

10 Aug 2023

The self-assured sculptures of Pomona Zipser

With deceptively rickety creations that conceal the care that went into their making, the artist wittily questions our ideas about craft

9 Aug 2023

Collective effort – the social sculptures of Simone Leigh

The sculptor is deeply connected to a wider network of artists and thinkers who also get their dues in this large-scale survey

4 Aug 2023

Old Masters are back in the running at the Walker Art Gallery

After a multimillion-pound refurbishment, Liverpool’s greatest gallery is rethinking what a Victorian collection of Renaissance art means today

2 Aug 2023

The outsize influence of the little black dress

The frock you can wear to everything has never gone out of style – but that hasn’t stopped designers trying to pull it off its pedestal

28 Jul 2023

At the National Gallery, Paula Rego holds her own against a Renaissance master

Spot Judith, Delilah, the Virgin Mary – and museum staff – in a monumental mural inspired by a 15th-century altarpiece

26 Jul 2023

The fake’s progress – an introduction to the art of forgery at the Courtauld

A display of counterfeit works offers an object lesson in what a masterpiece really is – but it could have had more fun with the subject

25 Jul 2023

Bringing Baya back – what the Algerian artist means in Marseille today

The self-taught painter was hailed by the Surrealists as a master of ‘art naïf’ – but this exhibition makes clear that her work was rooted in the complex politics of her day

20 Jul 2023