Martin Bailey

How Van Gogh inspired his artist friends to exchange self-portraits

But Vincent was then shocked when Paul Gauguin’s painting arrived at the Yellow House

How to see every painting by Johannes Vermeer

Missed the blockbuster show at the Rijksmuseum? Fear not, we present an insider’s guide to seeing all his 36 paintings across the globe, from London and New York, to Braunschweig and Tokyo

Restitutionanalysis

King Charles’s ethical dilemma over looted objects in the Royal Collection

The monarch will likely face calls for the return of priceless objects that were seized by British military forces during 19th-century operations

Ten surprises about Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’

Vincent and his brother Theo once considered the painting a failure—and it only got its name in the 1920s

Van Gogh’s astonishingly bold painting of the church at Auvers, now on show in Amsterdam

The picture exudes spirituality, but after the artist shot himself, its priest refused to help bury him

Victoria and Albert Museum's ambitious east London storehouse is finally complete

The Art Newspaper goes on an exclusive tour around the building which will open to the public in 2025

Why is Van Gogh so popular?

An in-depth interview with the director of the Van Gogh Museum, Emilie Gordenker, on its 50th anniversary

British Museum drops reference to the Rosetta Stone from title of major refurbishment plans

Move may reflect sensitivities around the museum's possession of the ancient Egyptian object

Inspired by the Seine: an ambitious exhibition with Van Gogh’s Parisian landscapes opens in Chicago

Only one photograph of Vincent as an adult survives, drinking at a riverside café—but he turns his back on the camera

'Girl with a Pearl Earring' reexamined in 100 billion pixels: discoveries from the Vermeer symposium in Amsterdam

Experts from around the world have revealed fascinating new information about the Dutch Old Master and his works

Declassified documents on Parthenon Marbles reveal rift between UK government and British Museum

Foreign Office was dismissive of the museum's attempts to lobby for the contested sculptures in 1983

Van Gogh’s last paintings go on show in Amsterdam and Paris

The two exhibitions are the first to highlight the artist’s productive final months in Auvers

The Met's Vermeer may contain a hidden self-portrait of the artist at work

X-ray technology has revealed that a hidden man in the background of 'A Maid Asleep' is holding a paintbrush

The three top Van Gogh exhibitions of the year all open this May

Shows in Amsterdam, Chicago and New York break new ground, presenting the artist’s finest work done on the outskirts of Paris and in Provence

Where is Edward Bawden’s monumental painting Country Life? UK trust launches search for missing masterpiece

Jacob Rothschild’s Waddesdon Manor wants to track down the massive mural created for the 1951 Festival of Britain

British Museum returns Oceanic sculpture to Polynesia—for three years

Admired by Henry Moore and Picasso, A'a has just gone on show at Tahiti's main museum

Van Gogh's thwarted dream: a painting by the artist blocked from display in a French café

A plan to show the €75m “Garden at Auvers” in the village inn where the artist died has been halted at the last minute, although hopefully temporarily

Does the Philadelphia Museum of Art hold an unknown Vermeer?

Expert says he discovered two paint pigments that were only used in that combination by the Dutch Old Master at the time

How Van Gogh’s drawing skills were once trumped by a 16-year-old girl

Discovered: a sketch by a pastor’s daughter, who sat beside Van Gogh when they both depicted a woman peeling potatoes

Covid-era booking systems may be putting off visitors to UK museums

Mixed messages and time slotted tickets could be deterring some people

Two years on, London museums are still missing visitors—what's happened?

For the capital’s museums, historically so reliant on international tourists, recovery from the pandemic has been slow

How Van Gogh’s 'Terrace of a Café at Night'—with its starry sky—was inspired by a friend’s painting

The work’s dramatic colour contrast echoes a Parisian street scene by Louis Anquetin, now on show at London’s National Gallery

Arts minister extends export ban (again) to help save Joshua Reynolds’s Portrait of Omai

The export deferral on the famed painting has been extended to 10 June, giving London’s National Portrait Gallery a few more weeks to work out a deal, possibly with the Getty

Van Gogh stars in 'After Impressionism' show at London's National Gallery

Loans include four rarely seen paintings from private collections, with a major rediscovery

Half of Van Gogh’s most expensive paintings have sold to Chinese collectors

The burgeoning growth of the East Asian market pushes up prices for the artist’s work