12 Days – Highlights of 2018

Nude, Green Leaves and Bust (Femme nue, feuilles et buste) (detail; 1932), Pablo Picasso. Private Collection © Succession Picasso/DACS London, 2017

The reopening of the Hayward Gallery and a Tacita Dean trilogy

It’s a big year for museums in the UK, with reopenings, expansions, and collaborations in London and Cambridge

6 Jan 2018
The Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin

Fra Angelico in Boston, Scarpa’s glass, and Tintoretto at 500

The chief curator of the Frick Collection picks out his highlights for the year ahead

5 Jan 2018

The Irish art galleries ringing the changes in 2018

Highlights in Dublin and Cork this year include exhibitions on Brian Maguire, Wolfgang Tillmans and Mary Swanzy

4 Jan 2018
She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene (2009), Danh Vo. Collection Chantal Crousel. Photo: Jean-Daniel Pellen, Paris

Myths, music, and medieval Celtic

Looking forward to a year of monographic exhibitions, from Joan Jonas in London to Danh Vō in New York

3 Jan 2018
View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm–The Oxbow, (1836), Thomas Cole, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Old worlds and new horizons

Highlights of 2018 include Thomas Cole’s paintings at the Met and Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s mural at MoCA

2 Jan 2018
He Kills Me (1987), Donald Moffett

A trip along the East Coast of the United States

From post-war German art at Harvard to Leonardo at the Worcester Art Museum, here are some gems beyond the blockbuster exhibitions

1 Jan 2018
Kinshasa la Belle, (detail), (1991), Bodys Isek Kingelez, CAAC – The Pigozzi Collection, Geneva, Photo: Maurice Aeschimann; © Bodys Isek Kingelez

Early photography, ancient Egypt, and postmodern architecture

Highlights of 2018 include Victorian photographers, Egyptian influences, and models from Kinshasa

31 Dec 2017
Teatro Garibaladi in Palermo, which in July 2017 opened its doors for the pre-biennial programme ‘Waiting for Manifesta 12’. © Manifesta 12, 2017. Photo by CAVE Studio

Video games and the many gardens of Manifesta

European highlights for 2018 include three promising young artists and Palermo’s eco-focused edition of Manifesta

Avant-garde legends and art to change the world

Prominent exhibitions in 2018 will explore how art challenges power and how far it can transform the world

29 Dec 2017

Studio ceramics and Charles I’s reunited treasures

Masterpieces by Titian, Dürer, and Van Dyck return to London from their far-flung homes, and pottery comes to Cambridge

28 Dec 2017
Apollo and Marsyas (1637), Jusepe de Ribera

Pain, precision and poetry

Highlights of 2018 include violent visions in Dulwich, Bruegel in Vienna, and T.S. Eliot at Turner Contemporary

27 Dec 2017

Turning the spotlight on Sir Richard Wallace

The Wallace Collection celebrates the 200th anniversary of its founder’s birth

26 Dec 2017