Decorative arts

Review
Book Shorts

The art-historical treasures of Clementia of Hungary, Queen of France

Book looks at one royal's Medieval gifts, giving and inventories

Feature
Obituaries

Remembering Jayne Wrightsman

A reminiscence of the New York socialite, arts patron and philanthropist by Keith Christiansen, the chairman of the Met's European Paintings Department

Review
Book Shorts

Kings, queens but mostly lesser royal hangers-on: the art-historical story of Kensington Palace

The great building as seen through the generations of its occupants

Review
Book Shorts

A book on birth and child-rearing before Dr Spock

The history—in images and works of decorative art—of giving birth and raising children before 1900

Review
Books

A hefty tome on the arts of the Austro-Hungarian belle époque

The extraordinary mitteleuropäische flourishing of all the arts from 1900 to 1914

News
Conservation

Restored, but demoted: stained-glass window not by Tiffany, expert says

River of Life depiction has been newly reattributed to J & R Lamb Studios

News
Openings

A bigger splash: France's expanded La Piscine museum reopens after makeover

Former Art Deco swimming pool in Roubaix dives into Modern French sculpture

News
Exhibitions

How Nazi-commissioned tapestries ended up in the Louvre’s collection

An exhibition of 100 masterpieces from the Gobelins manufactory reveals a complicated repatriation after the Second World War

News
Conservation

The amazing technicolour Chippendale: museum injects colour back into 18th-century work

Show at Leeds City Museum is one of this year's many events commemorating the tercentenary of the furniture maker’s birth

Blog
In the frame

Ben Carson’s bad taste lands him before Congress

News
Art fairs

See the ‘holy grail’ of American porcelain at New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

The 18th-century punch bowl was unearthed during an archaeological dig in Philadelphia