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Nicholas Penny, director of the National Gallery, London, is Apollo’s Personality of the Year
The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, is transformed by a new extension and refurbishment
Jeremy Warren’s catalogue of the medieval and Renaissance sculptures in the Ashmolean Museum is a tour de force of scholarly writing
Portraits of scientific figures such as Isaac Newton and John Harrison reveal their shifting cultural status
Art education has come a long way since the 1950s. Is the Basic Design ‘revolution’ a little dated?
Warhol not only made art about mass consumption, he made art for mass consumption too
We asked the curators of the Arthur M. Sackler gallery’s latest show to pick their favourite exhibits
It’s riveting to see the choices and accidents that produced some of history’s most iconic photographs
Elena Polenova is not a name many people are likely to have heard of in the UK. But the 19th-century…
A round-up of news and comment: First World War cartoons; a $500 million gift to LACMA; and the difficulty with digital art
Elena Polenova’s paintings, illustrations and furniture designs are on display in the UK
The Crypt Gallery in St Pancras Church is overrun with cosmopolitan chickens. Is it art?
Was the Musée Picasso worth the wait? Is the Turner Prize showing its age? News and comment from the Muse Room
The Turner Prize turns 30 this year – but does it continue to represent the best of contemporary British art?
It’s been a long and controversial refurbishment. Has it all been worth it?
An insight into the world of book art
The display of art in Asia; photojournalism from Chechnya; and historic rings in New York
It’s easy to be sceptical about the art biennial boom in Asia. But how have the unconventional spaces of such events shaped artists’ practices in the region?
Huyghe’s notoriously uncategorisable works are both strange and beautiful
Highlights from the Rijksmuseum’s first major photography show
In a region that lacks a strong museum culture, Asia has looked towards alternative ways of displaying contemporary art
Monteleone focuses on an apparently shiny, happy new reality…Yet the Italian photographer is playing a sophisticated game
How did artists turn the chaotic transformations of the USA’s big cities into powerful and resonant art?