A short-lived retrospective at the Met Breuer revelled in the German artist’s formal inventiveness – and his long engagement with history
The German artist is closely linked with conceptual and minimalist art, but her DIY approach was quite singular
Should we see the painter as a Renaissance feminist or as a product of her upbringing?
A documentary about the unlikely friendship between an artist and the man who stole her work raises tantalising questions about image-making and ownership
A recent display at MoMA revealed the unexplored depths of an artist whose work sometimes seems all surface
The dealer and collector is usually a footnote in other people’s stories. A new biography makes him the main event
A new book of erotica and personal materials gives us an entrée to a circle of mid-century bohemians
The various ways in which the ancient Romans depicted figures from the afterlife tell us much about contemporary preoccupations
Blake Gopnik’s new biography sets out to solve the puzzle of a man who saw his life as an extension of his art
This important survey clearly shows how deeply modern art in the US was indebted to the Mexican muralists
Could a Pythonesque computer game set a good example for galleries trying to attract virtual visitors?
This groundbreaking exhibition charts the flourishing of the medium in the Veneto – from Donatello to lesser-known masters
A new biography by Robert Storr offers a comprehensive yet personal account of the artist’s complex career
The artist’s encouraging approach shows a nation in lockdown that technique isn’t everything
Alistair Sooke and Simon Schama take on tour-guide duties in a series of new 30-minute films. But how satisfying can the Tate on the telly really be?
The festival has put together a digital programme that invites close and contemplative attention
The designer may not be a household name, but his work is still instantly recognisable – from passports and magazines to banknotes and bookplates
A new study focuses on the painters working outside the main artistic centres of Italy
A new study emphasises the marriage of thought and feeling in the painter’s work
An exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi positions the wildly ambitious artist as a Renaissance man for our times
The pleasure Picasso took in paper as a medium was palpable in the Royal Academy’s recent show
This hard-to-classify book brings together Donald Judd, Japanese aesthetics, and the aspirations of contemporary lifestyle bloggers
The Met’s display of 14 centuries of work from the longtime artistic centre of Japan gives plenty of pause for thought
The critic’s guide to creative living is full of joy – but how far can you get by following someone else’s rules?