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From French Impressionist masterworks to dancing party people: the must-see exhibitions at Edinburgh Art Festival

The Scottish visual arts platform includes more than 35 shows this year throughout the capital

Milton Avery—who linked American Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism—gets first major European show

The curator of the Royal Academy of Arts exhibition says there is “joy in every work”

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The sensory language of paint, from Matisse banishing blue to Rococo’s love affair with pink

In her new book, Chloë Ashby explores the power of colour in art. Here, she takes us on a whirlwind tour and recommends four other fascinating new books on colour

The Story Museum: a gateway to magical worlds for young readers—hidden in an old post office

From digital poohsticks to Mr Tumnus’s snowy footprints, this Oxford space is a place of great adventures

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Major exhibition devoted to Vivian Maier—the Chicago nanny and preternatural street photographer—arrives in the UK

MK Gallery hosts the first British show of Vivian Maier, the American nanny who secretly took hundreds of thousands of photographs that first came to light in 2007

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Old Master meets YBAs: James Cahill tells us all about his debut novel

The author explains why his new coming-of-age novel is set against the backdrop of the 1990s art world and what drew him to the paintings of the titular Tiepolo

Glyn Philpot's sensitive portraits of Black models bring renewed interest in the artist who fell out of fashion

An exhibition at Pallant House Gallery explores the artist's life and the change of style that contributed to him being out of favour

Musée D’Orsay takes a trip through Gaudí’s fantastical world in new exhibition

Immersive show at the Parisian museum aims to show the varied output of the master of Catalan Modernism and go beyond his most famous work, the Sagrada Família

Five of the best recently published art-inspired novels

Our pick of new fiction with an art theme, from seasoned writers to exciting newcomers

Ingrid Pollard’s pastoral perspective still packs a punch

In a career survey at MK Gallery, the Guyanese-born British artist and photographer continues her exploration of race, sexuality and identity with new works

‘Making visible experimentation, failure, boredom’: Whitechapel Gallery show dives into artists’ studios

The gallery’s outdoing director Iwona Blazwick tells us about the new exhibition and why she sees it as a clarion call to city dwellers

In his new show, Kehinde Wiley ‘both admires and seeks to challenge’ artists in the National Gallery collection

The American artist's first exhibition at a major UK museum presents new paintings and a film responding to the Romantic movement

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Shilpa Gupta's tribute to dissident writers to the UK debut of influential Georgian painter Karlo Kacharava

All the world’s a stage in immersive Lubaina Himid show at London's Tate Modern

Largest solo exhibition of artist and activist draws on her early theatre design studies

Storm in a furry teacup? There was much more to Meret Oppenheim than her most famous work

Kunstmuseum Bern's major survey on the Swiss Surrealist aims to give an account of her long and varied career

Paula Rego mixes politics and portraits in major show

Portuguese-British artist’s Tate Britain retrospective—her largest ever in the UK—spans her colourful 60-year career

Sweeping survey to reveal the many sides of Barbara Hepworth

The British artist's celebrated sculptures, as well drawings, paintings and fabric designs, go on show at the Hepworth Wakefield

Egon Schiele’s images of newborns and recently discovered drawings by his friend Erwin Osen go on show in Vienna

The exhibition at the Leopold Museum includes Osen's sketches of electrotherapy patients, which were recently found in an attic

Alice Neel, two artists, and an avocado: double portrait one of the highlights of major New York show

The survey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will shed light on Neel’s recurring subjects, from family members and lovers to the bohemians and activists she collaborated with

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No great women artists? How Linda Nochlin tore apart the art historical narrative 50 years ago

The feminist writer’s renowned essay ‘Why have there been no great women artists?’ challenged the myth of male genius and called for a new way of thinking

Zanele Muholi's Tate Modern show gives a voice to queer South Africa

Photographer documents the violent reality of life for many of the country’s marginalised communities in a mid-career survey

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Judge a book by its cover: Centre Pompidou looks at Henri Matisse through a literary lens for new show

One of the most expansive museum surveys on the French artist in 50 years will present his book and magazine designs—and even some of his own writing