Alison Cole

Alison Cole is the Editor of The Art Newspaper

News
Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo's Salvator Mundi: expert uncovers ‘exciting’ new evidence

Did Louvre Abu Dhabi’s $450m painting belong to an English nobleman who followed Charles I to the scaffold in 1649?

Blog
Adventures with Van Gogh

Introducing: Adventures with Van Gogh

A new blog by Martin Bailey

News
Comment

The sidelining of arts education in England is seriously out of step with our times

While this year's A-level results show a rapid decline in arts subjects in the UK, countries outside of the West are stepping up teaching of creative subjects

News
Three to see

Three to see: London

From rejuvenated “killed negatives” to a new lease of life for the UK’s only Michelangelo marble

Feature
Michelangelo

The UK's only marble Michelangelo takes pride of place at new Royal Academy

The Taddei Tondo has not always been treated as a masterpiece