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Stand back: Rijksmuseum displays huge works on paper—some the size of an entire room—in new exhibition

The Amsterdam museum pulls out the largest paintings, drawings and prints on paper from its collection

Fish scales, nettles and banana leaf? Exhibition of traditional Japanese garments made with unusual materials opens in Minneapolis

A show at the Minneapolis Institute of Art displays more than 120 Japanese textiles made from the stuff of nature

New podcast reveals lives of queer 19th-century women through letters of photographer Alice Austen

"My Dear Alice" explores, through hundreds of letters written to the unheralded artist, the romantic correspondences of Victorian-era women

New show in Los Angeles keeps an ancient culture alive by ‘nourishing’ its objects

An exhibition of Colombian ceramics and other artefacts at the Los Angeles Museum of Art was informed by advice from an Arhuaco spritual leader

Zip line planned for Ancient Jerusalem draws criticism from heritage officials and threatens to spark regional tension

A controversial Israeli development plan will also install a cable car to the city's Western Wall, a Jewish holy site

How Anni Albers’s matzah cover went from a family’s Passover table to the Jewish Museum

Artist and graphic designer Elaine Lustig Cohen commissioned the pioneering textile artist to make the piece of modernist Judaica in 1959

The odd story behind Magritte’s castle in the air painting

The work was commissioned by a New York lawyer to cover an ugly view from his office and now takes centre stage in a new show in Jerusalem

Film blog

Who is the discerning Midwestern collector in Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch?

And the nominees for the real-life patron who inspired “Maw Clampette” are...

In old photographs seen anew, Dor Guez brings the multiplicity of history into focus

The artist’s largest institutional show to date, at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, taps into universal themes, often by way of deeply personal images

This digital archive brings women art dealers back into the story of Modern art

The Women Art Dealers Digital Archives explores the role of historical women gallerists as powerful forces in once-niche markets that have since become major sectors of the art world

How artists and amateur photographers used postcards to great creative effect

Atlanta’s High Museum showcases the work of the Hungarian-born photographer André Kertész, while MFA Boston draws on its archive for an exhibition of photos by unknown enthusiasts

Venice's great women artists step into the limelight through major restoration project

New initiative by Save Venice will focus on more than 30 female artists who worked in the region between the 16th and 18th centuries, from Marietta Robusti to Rosalba Carriera

Booksreview

New biography of artist Florine Stettheimer looks beyond her seductively bright colours to the social commentary beneath

Thorough research into the American painter’s life and art reveals layers of meaning in her work that have been long overlooked

Two exhibitions spotlight Muriel Gardiner Buttinger, Alice Neel’s benefactor of 20 years

Buttinger, a psychoanalyst who also helped hundreds of Jews and anti-fascists flee Nazi Austria in the 1930s, sat for one of Neel’s inimitable portrait paintings in 1966

American Folk Art Museum gifted major work by itinerant 19th-century portraitist Ammi Phillips

‘Portrait of Frederick A. Gale’ is quintessential of Phillips’s paintings of children, who are the subjects of his most beloved works

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the last chance to see Etal Adnan at the Guggenheim to a dynamic group exhibition at Nicola Vassell

Six decades after Adolf Eichmann trial, an artist’s graphic response is timely as ever

Argentinian-American artist Mauricio Lasansky’s ‘The Nazi Drawings’, created in response to testimony from the internationally broadcast trial, are on view at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Long-awaited Lee Miller biopic starring Kate Winslet adds Jude Law to cast

The film, which is expected to begin production in 2022, chronicles Miller’s life and work as a photographer from 1938 to 1948

'I wanted to prove that you could take younger artists and have it work out for the gallery': exhibition opens in tribute to influential New York gallerist Martha Jackson

Show aims to draw more attention to the overlooked work of the postwar Manhattan-based art dealer whose gallery is now occupied by Hauser & Wirth

Why the long faces? Vienna's Albertina Museum looks at Modigliani’s international influences

Centennial exhibition proposes the painter was inspired by African, Cycladic and Asian art among others

Henri Matisse, as only the collector Etta Cone knew him

Baltimore Museum of Art exhibition pays tribute to the French artist and his most ardent American patron

Former model Suzanne Valadon turns the tables with her own bold portraits

Exhibition at the Barnes Foundation looks at how the artist who had modelled for Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec brought a new perspective to paintings of women

Booksreview

Book on Luisa Roldán shines new light on the 17th-century Spanish sculptor—but why does it lead on her marriage, not her masterpieces?

Volume is the debut instalment of a new series, Illuminating Women Artists, responding to the interest in those “who had nearly been lost to history”

The complex journeys of Nazi-looted art are revealed in new exhibition

Stories of how works by Matisse, Cézanne, Chagall and others moved around during Second World War are told at New York's Jewish Museum

Weathervanes get their second wind in an exhibition at New York's American Folk Art Museum

The ornate devices used for measuring wind direction date back to ancient times, but they have come to be associated with Americana—and Modernist art

The first ‘wall to wall’ museum union in the US turns one year old

Staff labour organisers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art reflect on their accomplishments

Rarely seen paintings by Nina Hamnett, fringe member of the Bloomsbury Group, to go on show at Charleston

The artist, who was most famous as a model and a memoirist, specialised in portraits of working people and her artistic circle

Meet the Hugos, a family of goldsmiths that worked with Picasso and now collaborates with contemporary artists

The third-generation Ateliers Hugo has been casting artists’ creations using ancient techniques from the same workshop in the south of France for nearly 70 years

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Niki de Saint Phalle’s first US retrospective at MoMA PS1 to El Museo Del Barrio’s sweeping survey of Latinx art