Lee Cheshire

Head of London's Royal College of Art, Paul Thompson, to step down in 2024

Vice-chancellor of the UK’s highest-rated arts college will leave after 15 years in the role

The big museum openings to look out for in 2023

From the reopening of the National Portrait Gallery in London to the major expansion of the Buffalo AKG Art Museum in the US, here is our pick of new museum projects in the coming year

Veronica Ryan becomes the oldest person to win the Turner Prize, at 66

"This is the Turner Prize recognising that artists can have a breakthrough at any moment in their career,” says Tate Liverpool director Helen Legg

'This land has an important history': Pritzker Prize-winning architects SANAA on their design for the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The designers behind the New Museum in New York and the Louvre-Lens talk about their latest project in Sydney

In partnership with the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Brutal cuts to London arts organisations as national funds are moved away from capital

“We’ve had to make invidious choices”, says Arts Council England’s chair, Nicholas Serota, as funding portfolio for 2023-26 announced

Collectorsinterview

'If you love it, don’t give a fuck what anyone else thinks': restauranteur Jeremy King on what he collects and why

Lucian Freud's favoured dining partner says he still regrets letting a Hirst spot painting slip away

Art fairsfeature

Caterpillars, spiders and silkworms: our six favourite works at PAD London

Creepy crawly-inspired pieces caught our eye at the art and design fair

Anti-colonial statue unveiled on London’s Fourth Plinth—while debate continues about giving it to the Queen

Samson Kambalu’s sculpture Antelope, depicting John Chilembwe who died fighting British rule, is due to remain in place until 2024

‘The rest is spectacular’: Niki de Saint Phalle show in Zürich will reveal another side to French-American artist

The exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zürich will include works that she shot with a rifle and tiny sculptures influenced by Jean Tinguely and Antoni Gaudí

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art closes for fumigation after paper-eating bugs spotted inside artwork

Silverfish were filmed behind the glazing of a photograph by Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Iranian museum

Qatarnews

Koons, Kusama, KAWS: Qatar installs 40 more sculptures in time for the Fifa World Cup

Public works by some of the art world’s biggest names will pop up across Doha

Exhibition traces the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad in unprecedented detail

Show about the Hijrah—Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina—at Saudi Arabia’s Ithra Museum will go on a five-year world tour

Emerging British artist Abbas Zahedi wins 2022 Frieze Artist Award

He will create a large installation for the upcoming Frieze London fair, bringing together a public waiting area and support space

Largest-ever exhibition of work by disabled artists in UK to be staged across museums nationwide, including Tate and Arnolfini in Bristol

Thirty-one artists will "disrupt" institutions with nonsensical and surreal work, inspired by the rebellious spirit of the Dada movement

Making it big: six must-see works from Art Basel's Unlimited section for outsized art

From an explosive painterly sculpture to a work that evokes the West's tension with Russia

Beyond Basel's convention centre: the best public art to see (for free) during the fair

Art Basel's Parcours section places installations across the Swiss city’s Old Town

Fairtigue? Here are the art world's favourite spots to meet and eat in Basel

The best places to relax after a day of pounding the art fair "streets"

'Not just the outsider show': Exhibition of Norway's overlooked artists to open new National Museum

Curators have chosen 150 contemporary Norwegian artists through an open call, with the aim of getting away from in-built biases

In partnership withthe Fredriksen Family

A new home for Munch's Scream: take a look inside Norway's half-a-billion pound mega museum

Oslo's National Museum merges four of Norway’s major art and design institutions under one giant roof, creating the largest museum in the Nordic countries

In partnership withthe Fredriksen Family

Art Fund to help curators from UK's regional museums to visit London Gallery Weekend

Eighteen institutions from Aberdeen to St Ives have been granted funds to help with travel and accommodation

Best shows for… families with children

Kids can join in the London Gallery Weekend fun too—here are some of galleries putting on family-friendly events

Anish Kapoor will bring the ‘world’s blackest black’ to Venice's Accademia

The first British artist is finally exhibiting his sculptures using the controversial Vantablack.

Estonian pavilion: Baltic country gets its chance to bloom

In order to mix things up, the Netherlands has given its Giardini pavilion over to Estonia this year

Ukrainian artist’s Venice exhibition to go ahead despite difficulties caused by war

Kyiv-based artist Zinaida was in Venice for a site visit when the invasion began and has been unable to return home

Venice Biennale 2022: all the official collateral events

A full list of the official collateral events taking place during this year's Venice Biennale

Bouncing back: the US museums that have regained the visitors lost to Covid closures

While the pandemic has devastated the visitor numbers of many big-name museums, some medium-sized institutions are already thriving

Damien Hirst's 18-metre-high bronze demon to be installed in London

The largest sculpture from the Wreck of the Unbelievable series, originally presented at the 2017 Venice Biennale, will tower over the Thames cable car

Venice Biennale 2022: all the national pavilions, artists and curators

The latest details about the key participants of the 59th International Art Exhibition

Prince Charles tests positive for Covid-19 day after a tour of London’s major museums

Heir to the throne self-isolates hours after attending events at the National Gallery and British Museum

Rejected in 1862, Whistler’s woman in white finally has her day at the Royal Academy of Arts in London

The artist’s portrait of Joanna Hiffernan—once turned down for the RA's Summer Exhibition—is the centrepiece of an exhibition in London, while important works from New York’s Frick Collection head to Paris