Letter from... Yemen: 'Seven years on, I'm making less art as the world becomes bored by the war'
Artist Ahmed Jahaf speaks out about how the world continues to ignore the crisis in his home country
Diary of an art historian
Bendor Grosvenor, art historian and broadcaster, tells us about his latest research, discoveries and views
The conservation studio is the coalface of art history—but not all 'restorations' can be solved with acetone
While my past purchases are lined up for a professional clean, it is the current damage of international cultural relations that seem most in need of a fix
British Museum presses on minting NFTs despite crypto crash—when will UK museums stop seeing artworks as assets?
This Diary's predictions about NFTs, Brexit and Boris Johnson have all come true. But Britain removing image restrictions on art would be the ultimate victory
Why take binoculars on your next museum visit? You might solve an art history mystery
An unattributed painting in Lincolnshire's Burghley House bears a striking resemblance to the work of Hans Eworth
The British Museum's NFT project has sent its carbon footprint soaring
Since the London museum began selling digital versions of works from its collection last September, it has emitted enough carbon to power an average US home for at least 57 years
A closer Luke
Ben Luke, our Review editor and podcast host, weighs in on the pressing issues facing the UK art world and beyond
Copying is a creative act established across centuries—despite what the US's 'fair use' ruling might suggest
The decision made in the case of Andy Warhol's usage of Lynn Goldsmith's Prince image threatens a long tradition of appropriation and quotation
Velázquez’s Pope eclipses Bacon's 'silly' screamers
A firsthand encounter with the Spanish artist's portrait of Pope Innocent X in Rome puts the later interpretations in perspective
The women-dominated Venice Biennale has been criticised for sacrificing quality—revealing just how necessary such progressive projects really are
Described by some as a “politically correct” move, around 90% of the artists in Cecilia Alemani's exhibition 'The Milk of Dreams' are female
In this age of social fracture and political upheaval, Raphael’s sublime harmony is an underrated quality
Presenting beauty without the schmaltz is a challenge worth undertaking, as the delayed Raphael show at London's National Gallery will demonstrate
From the Uyghur Tribunals to a groundbreaking exhibition on slavery—we look back on 2021's most seismic cultural moments through The Week in Art podcast
Each week The Art Newspaper reflects on how big geopolitical developments affect different realms of art and heritage
The Buck Stopped Here
Louisa Buck, our contemporary art correspondent, brings us all the latest from the UK's key art events
Hew Locke reimagines Birmingham's controversial Queen Victoria statue for an anti-imperialist age
A number of artists—including Amy Ching-Yan Lam and Rajni Perera—have created work that challenges the city's colonial legacy as it gears up to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games
'Honest, charming, a walking HR disaster': London art world pays tribute to the late, inimitable arts patron Delfina Entrecanales
Twice a month, digital artist Gretchen Andrew explains new technology and its impact on art and the art world
Green is the New Black
In this monthly column, our correspondent Louisa Buck looks at how the art industry is responding to our climate and ecological crisis
The art industry needs a genuine sea change—in the shipping sense
Transporting an artwork by ship can reduce its carbon impact by up to 95% compared to air freight
New York Insider
Art critic and journalist Linda Yablonksy takes us inside New York's art scene and beyond
Seasoned radicals but Biennale first-timers: Linda Yablonsky on the women taking Venice by the balls
There are more women than ever in the main show in Venice—and it's both exhilarating and emotional
Behind the scenes in Venice: the gossip, VIPs and unmissable art from our insider Linda Yablonsky
Our art critic with all the best invites describes the "visual feast" that she has been gorging since her arrival in Veneto
Adventures with Van Gogh
Martin Bailey, our long-standing correspondent and expert on Van Gogh, tells us about his meticulous investigations and discoveries about this most intriguing artist. Published on Fridays.
'Closer to Vincent': the secrets of everyday objects in Van Gogh’s paintings
A book and exhibition will reveal surprising facts about some of the artist’s best-loved motifs
Why did Van Gogh fail to sell his work?
Although his paintings now fetch millions, during his lifetime he perhaps ended up pricing them too high
What lies behind the twisted forms of Van Gogh's mountain landscape at the Guggenheim in New York?
Vincent painted this powerful work just outside the walls of his asylum
The Marcos art mystery: with a new Philippines president, we ask what happened to the family's Van Gogh?
Ferdinand Marcos, the former president, and his wife Imelda owned one of Vincent’s peasant scenes. Did it end up in Japan?
Could one of these lost Van Goghs—which disappeared during the Nazi period—be hidden in your attic?
These five missing paintings might still survive—possibly looted and secreted away
Art Market Eye
Cutting-edge art market analysis by Georgina Adam, our editor-at-large
Fair-mageddon: Can art fairs recover from such dramatic losses?
Fairs haemorrhaged exhibitors and visitors during the pandemic—the events will need to find a new way forward
A surfeit of riches: a good time to sell art, despite the war?
From the $200m Warhol Marilyn at Christie's to the second part of the Macklowe sale at Sotheby’s, the May auctions in New York will be bigger than ever—against the odds
NFTs of Old Masters—good or bad?
Are the digitally produced copies of museum works sold as NFTs for six-figure sums simply very expensive digital posters?
Art Basel in Paris: an earthquake in the fair landscape
Fiac's eviction from the Grand Palais came as a shock to the French gallery scene—what was behind the move?
Aimee Dawson, our acting digital editor, looks at how the worlds of art and Instagram collide
Can this ‘anti-Instagram’ app make the art world more real?
New BeReal app that captures the good, the bad and the ugly could be an industry tonic
Instagram hacking: why is the art world a target—and how do you get your account back?
As attacks on accounts surge, be careful what you click on
Wanted: Instagram, but for the cryptoverse
The photo app is keen on muscling in on the NFT world, but crypto creatives aren't convinced that it is the right platform
Russia has shut down Instagram—what now for its online art community?
On Monday, Moscow branded the Meta company an "extremist organisation", effectively criminalising the use of Instagram and Facebook in the country
Slade to Zaria
Slade to Zaria, which refers to the prominent art schools in London and Nigeria, is a column by Chibundu Onuzo, a novelist and fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Every month she shares her reflections on the contemporary art world.
Depictions of the Black figure are finally entering the Western canon—but where are the pot-bellied and love-handled bodies?
Artists are rushing to fill the wide gaps in museums' holdings of Black figurative art, but much of this work has an aspirational approach
Why, for me, Frieze London is a satellite art fair
Ahead of its time, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is more than just a satellite to the Regent's Park event
Why Black contemporary artists shouldn’t just be shown through a Western lens
When Black artists break through in the market, they are often described as 'discoveries', yet there's a long line of artists that came before them
Being young, Black and collecting art: my life in the art world
The trials and tribulations of building an art collection
'If you are of the camp that wants to keep the art world an exclusive club, then look away now'
Silos are tight in the arts, but here's how musicians, artists and writers and can work together to bring in new audiences