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Rare Mondrians reveal rich surprises at Basel's Fondation Beyeler

Marking the 150th anniversary of Piet Mondrian’s birth, this comprehensive exhibition explores the Dutch artist’s extraordinary capacity for reinvention

Grenville Davey, British sculptor, has died, aged 60

The self-effacing artist's subtle work beat flashier rivals such as Damien Hirst to win the Turner Prize

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Bauhaus is 100 years old in 2019—but which one are we celebrating?

The German school, one of the crucibles of Modernism, was a complex entity

Weaving walls: how Anni Albers challenged Bauhaus prejudice

Founder Walter Gropius had limited expectations of the school’s “beautiful sex”, but one student quietly subverted them with a new category: the textile artist

Brian Sewell, English critic whose public role as reactionary curmudgeon falsified the realities of his life

His yearly attack on the Turner Prize was more than just the bile of an ageing critic. To Sewell, art was a serious business, a thing apart