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In the frame

From Veronese to Isaac Julien—art therapy at a leading London hospital

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The Buck stopped here

Powerful, political and pungent: Mike Nelson's Tate Britain commission

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Peter Blake paints Glastonbury titan Michael Eavis

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Diary

Praise and plaudits for Studio Voltaire as it gears up for major expansion

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Discoveries under the floorboards of Van Gogh’s bedroom in Brixton

Mysterious papers were found during the restoration of the south London house in Hackford Road where the Dutchman lodged

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Diary

Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss among star-studded guest-list at London National Portrait Gallery gala

The 450-strong guest list spanned fashion royalty in the form of Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss, to actual royalty from Princess Beatrice to the Duchess of Cambridge, who is an NPG patron

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In the frame

More of Dior: Designer of Dreams show extended at V&A

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Diary

Anthea Hamilton spreads her digitally printed wings at new Thomas Dane exhibition

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TEFAF Maastricht 2019

Spoonfuls of brie and G&T fishbowls—how to gain the Maastricht inch

Tefaf exhibitors know their food, drink and naked saunas, so here is their guide to the most indulgent spots in the Dutch city

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Adventures with Van Gogh

The astonishing life of Johan van Gogh: Vincent's great-nephew dies aged 96

A tribute to Theo van Gogh’s grandson, who served in the Dutch secret service

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Diary

Martin Parr photographs patriots, partygoers and Perrys alike in new survey show at London's National Portrait Gallery

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In the frame

Tomorrow’s world: Young Collector Award at JustMad fair encourages budding buyers

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Diary

Andy Holden: friends, family and the Cartoon Laws of Motion at London's Cinema Museum

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Sparkling water with a contemporary art twist

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Adventures with Van Gogh

These are the two Van Goghs that David Hockney dreams of hanging in his bedroom

British artist's exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum opens this week

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In the frame

King Felipe VI avoids his gargantuan likeness at Arco

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How not to get stuck in a lift with David Hockney

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Revealed: Van Gogh’s English friend in Antwerp, Emslie Horniman

Memories of the artist from the son of the founder of London’s Horniman Museum uncovered in archival letters

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The Buck stopped here

A gloomy Brittania and a tribute to gay Russian clubbing—political commentary abounds at Drawing Room biennial

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The Buck stopped here

Sarah Lucas puts egg, cement and breezeblocks on the face of Tate Modern's Franz West show

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Diary

Frieze LA diary: bright stars, sexy architecture and Kenny Schachter’s hotel dalliance

Plus, an art gallery "rap battle"

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Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Frieze LA diary: Leibovitz’s photo finish, Destroyer smashes it and a mushroom-powered rocket (doesn't) take off

Plus, Suzanne Jackson’s modest gallery revival

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Former Tate director's hidden tribute to Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

James Manson paid homage to the artist by painting his own bouquet

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The Buck stopped here

Patti sings 'Because the night belongs to Annie'

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In the frame

You spin my heart right round—Paris ups its romance game for Valentine's Day

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Linda on the loose

Material fair: focused, fresh and festive

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Linda on the loose

Zona Maco is ripe for a change

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Diary

Get lost in the myths and mazes of Large Glass's labyrinthine show

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Linda on the loose

Grace Jones graces the stage for Aids charity at Mexico City home of Eugenio López

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Linda on the loose

Fraccionar, an idiosyncratic show in Mexico City, makes a match with the sublime Casa Luis Barragán

The curator Inti Guerrero has succeeded where others have fallen short

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In the frame

Pop Art: George Michael’s YBA collection goes on the block

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Adventures with Van Gogh

How Van Gogh's Sunflowers have inspired generations of British artists

Painters from Brangwyn to Nash paid homage to the masterpiece, all illustrated on the Art UK site

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In the frame

Mamma Mia—Cher’s gorgeous garments are set for The Met

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The Buck stopped here

Tracey Emin makes her mark with marvellously monumental bronzes at White Cube

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Diary

Gavin Rossdale goes shopping at the LA Art Show

The fair gets short shrift in the art media, perhaps for its street-y nature or for its focus on spectacle and maximalism

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The Buck stopped here

Linder's photomontages conjure up an analogue era at Stuart Shave

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In the frame

Hear them roar—tiger rugs by Anish Kapoor and Raqib Shaw fly out the door

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Diary of an art historian

Speculation over Leonardo says more about us than the art

Facts seem no longer to matter with the famous picture

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In the frame

Burger King wants you to ‘Eat like Andy’—but he would have preferred a Big Mac

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Adventures with Van Gogh

San Francisco’s Van Gogh is the real deal

The still life of fruit and chestnuts, until recently dismissed as a fake, was painted in Paris

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The Buck stopped here

Rachel Whiteread: Art Icon

Artist honoured as the Whitechapel Gallery's Art Icon as she returns to the East End

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Snarkitecture’s pop-up installation brings beach season to Chicago’s Navy Pier

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Victoria Beckham helps kick off Sotheby’s Masters Week sales in New York

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Should a modern extension be tacked on to a 15th-century architectural masterpiece?

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The Buck stopped here

Gong meditations and an intimate basement gig: the London art world sounds off in January

Performances by Laraaji and Martin Creed help boost the winter spirits

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Amsterdam Sunflowers will never again travel

Conservators are concerned over Van Gogh’s still life, which went to over 80 exhibitions after the war

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In the frame

Brafa guests Gilbert & George bring very British brand of anarchy to Brussels

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Andrei Molodkin wants to turn your blood into art in new Belgian show

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Chinese art

Did somebody order Chinese (art)? Qiu Anxiong partners with New York restaurant

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Sculptor Nick Hornby is on the right side of the law at Pinsent Masons

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Linda on the loose

The Outsider Art Fair: a victim of its own success?

The event does better when it casts a wide net, while sticking closer to its roots

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Who painted the mystery nude in the Van Gogh brothers' collection?

Museum specialist believes he has uncovered the identity of the artist—and his voluptuous muse

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Linda on the loose

A standout portrait of a towering James Baldwin

A show at David Zwirner explores the writer's life, his circle and his legacy

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The Buck stopped here

Jeremy Deller and Aries make English pre-history sexy as Theresa May suffers Brexit wipeout

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Linda on the loose

Turkish artist Banu Cennetoğlu bears witness in a marathon of moving images at the SculptureCenter

One work represents a kind of career retrospective for this widely respected artist and human rights activist, who appears to have been born with an archival gene

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Diary of an art historian

Scotland has just four per cent of the Royal Collection—it's time it got a fairer share

The Queen has seven Rembrandts, 29 Van Dycks and 52 Canalettos, yet not one is on long-term display in Scotland

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The Buck stopped here

Boychild kicks off Condo London 2019 at Carlos Ishikawa

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Linda on the loose

Art as Healer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s Never Look Away

Gerhard Richter’s post-war coming of age is fictionalised on film

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Van Gogh’s most important painting leaves Europe for the first time

National Gallery’s Sunflowers heads to Japan where it is likely to be seen by around a million people

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Diary

Ulay makes a living photograph

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In the frame

Museums battle it out on Twitter to have the greatest BDE (ahem.. Big Duck Energy)

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Fahrelnissa Zeid—just Google her....

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Aleksandra Mir presents Trump, the tabloid creation pre-2000

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Welcome to the (life-sized) doll's house courtesy of Camille Henrot and Gaetano Pesce

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Aican the AI artist: putting the art in to artificial intelligence

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Jeff Koons's message on a bottle

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Anish Kapoor and Carmen Herrera help raise record £500,000 sum for Cure3 Parkinson's initiative

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Party like you're 99 with the new documentary, The Last Resort

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Adventures with Van Gogh

The most important Van Gogh discoveries, exhibitions, sales and books of 2018

From the discovery of a Montmartre drawing to a $40m sale at Christie's

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The Buck stopped here

Rose McGowan's foray into art film sees her collaborate on Indecision IV

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Achilles the Hermitage cat gets top tourism gong

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Revealed online for the first time: photograph showing Van Gogh painting slashed in 1978

Criminally insane visitor attacked the self-portrait at the Van Gogh Museum

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Diary of an art historian

Gran Torino offers Van Dyck, hot chocolate and the ghost of Il Duce

Turin has all the grandeur of Paris, but none of the haughtiness

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The Buck stopped here

It's a Christmas wrap at a seasonal art boot-fair

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel in Miami Beach diary: performing beauty at Satellite, cosmic creations at Untitled and making sweet art world music

Plus, a look into the archive at Solange's porn confession