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Exhibition of the Year

Alice Neel: People Come First Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 22 March–1 August In around 100 paintings, drawings and…

12 Nov 2021
A selection of the bookplates in Simon Martin’s collection, showing the following plates (clockwise from top left): William Nicholson’s for William Heinemann; Stephen Gooden’s for John Raymond Danson; John Craxton’s for Stephen and Natasha Spender; Keith Vaughan’s for Mervyn Jones Evans, John Nash’s for Lionel Bradley, Eric Gill’s for Mary Gill, E. McKnight Kauffer’s for Jeanette Rutherston, Keith Vaughan’s for John Lehmann, Gladys Calthrop’s for Nöel Coward, and E. McKnight Kauffer’s for Ifan Kyrle Fletcher.

Book keeping: the bookplates that are artworks in their own right

With their miniature artistry and enigmatic personal histories, these striking prints are often more enticing than the volumes they’re found in

23 Apr 2021
Rosalind Nashashibi at her exhibition ‘An Overflow of Passion and Sentiment’ in the National Gallery, London

Spanish pointers – Rosalind Nashashibi at the National Gallery

During a residency at the gallery, the artist has made works inspired by the drama of Spanish Golden Age painting

23 Dec 2020
The statue of Cecil Rhodes outside Oriel College in Oxford, photographed in June 2020.

The week in art news – Oxford college backs calls to remove Rhodes statue

Plus: Amazon boss appointed director of Natural History Museum, and more art news

18 Jun 2020
Self-portrait (detail; 1957), Victor Willing.

The visionary art of Victor Willing deserves to be better known

A substantial survey at Hastings Contemporary is a rare chance to encounter the British painter’s concise, enigmatic images

29 Oct 2019

September 2019

Musée des Beaux-Arts | Gustave Courbet | Maximilian I
Joyce Pensato in 2014.

Joyce Pensato (1941–2019)

Art news daily: 14 June

14 Jun 2019
Salvator Mundi (c. 1500), Leonardo da Vinci. Christie's
The Shed under construction, as seen from the High Line, October 2018.

The museum openings not to miss in 2019

The National Museum of Qatar and a centre for street art are among the institutions opening next year

27 Dec 2018

Fishy fragrances and Flemish still lifes

Plus: Lucian Freud on horseback and how Sex and the City made Marina Abramović

7 Dec 2018

Artist of the Year

John Akomfrah New works by the artist in the last year include Purple (2017), first shown at the Barbican Art…

19 Nov 2018
Chantal Joffe photographed in her studio in March 2018.

Chantal Joffe on painting, pastel and parenthood

An interview with the British artist, renowned for expressive portraits of family, friends and fellow artists

26 May 2018
Portrait (detail; 1962), Francis Bacon. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS, London

All Too Human: Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life

How modern British figurative painters have captured intense sensations in their work

Tate Britain, London

‘Tell me who Kandinsky is’: T.S. Eliot among the artists

Can T.S. Eliot’s poetic experiments be read alongside parallel developments in the visual arts? And how much has he influenced artists?

10 Feb 2018
Girl Behind a Screen (detail; 1952), Leonard Rosoman.

The layered life of Leonard Rosoman

A fine, detailed biography convinces us to take another look at the oft-neglected British artist

14 Dec 2017
West Gallery with view into Central Court and Alison Wilding's 'Arena', 2000. Leeds Art Gallery.

A revamped Leeds Art Gallery cements the city’s cultural life

Extensive refurbishment has allowed the museum to rethink how its historic building and collection are presented

27 Nov 2017

What’s in store at the National Portrait Gallery?

A tour of some of the highlights of the NPG’s hidden collection

23 Nov 2016

For devotees of drawings: highlights of Salon du Dessin

Salon du Dessin attracts the world’s most committed drawings collectors. What should they look out for this year?

21 Mar 2016

Muse Reviews: 26 October

From Brueghel and Rembrandt to Rego and Steve McQueen

26 Oct 2014

London Diary: 8 October

Frieze is fast approaching and new exhibitions are opening across London. Can’t keep track? Follow our daily roundup…

8 Oct 2014

Enitharmon Editions

‘Makin’ lit’ry his-tor-y…’ Founded in 1967, Enitharmon Press is flourishing, and has adapted its publishing profile in recent years

28 Feb 2014

Small Wonders: Abbot Hall

Helen Watson, director of exhibitions and collections at the Abbot Hall Art Gallery, speaks to Apollo

13 Oct 2013

Around the galleries – Treasure House sets out its stall in London

From the ashes of Masterpiece rises an ambitious and even more selective successor

19 Jun 2023

David Beckham picks up the paintbrush

Plus: why a Trump teddy bear might be heading to a museum in Atlantic City

30 Aug 2018