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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the collaborative creations of the Chicago Imagists at Goldsmiths CCA to the reopening of John Soane's Pitzhanger Manor

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Ilya Repin remains the provocateur in Moscow show

Visitors of a certain age may well be shocked to find that ultimately the Russian artist loathed the Bolsheviks as much as he did the tsars

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a meditation on power to female sexual awakening

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Grandmaster flash of the Mediterranean—Joaquín Sorolla comes to London's National Gallery

The enormously productive painter wielded the fastest of brushes on often huge canvases, suffusing them with Spanish sun and colour

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In the frame

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

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Museums & Heritage

Hermitage and Pushkin join forces to show stellar Russian collections of Modern art

The museums are pooling the divided collections of Sergei Shchukin and Morozov brothers for a quartet of exhibitions

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Kara Walker

Southern discomfort: Kara Walker to take over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall this autumn

The Tate had previously purchased a large linoleum silhouette work by Walker in 1998

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The music of Mark Rothko finally sounds in the land of Mozart

First exhibition in Austria reveals Abstract Expressionist’s identification with the work of the Old Masters

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Henry Moore’s Helmet Heads at the Wallace Collection to Renaissance nudes at the Royal Academy of Arts

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Ben Quilty: an artist on the frontline

As the Australian artist's major retrospective opens in Adelaide, we speak to him about his time as a war artist in Afghanistan and his campaign against the death penalty

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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson exhibition goes ahead in Germany and Finland despite latest sexual abuse allegations  

The Thriller star's estate is reportedly suing HBO for $100m over the Leaving Neverland documentary

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Making Miró: MoMA show explores turning point in artist’s career

An exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art focuses on The Birth of the World, a 1925 painting that marks a definitive turning point for Joan Miró

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Public art

Siah Armajani: making magic for the masses

The Met Breuer and Public Art Fund showcase Siah Armajani, the Iranian-born artist whose work mixes philosophy and whimsy

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Exhibition at Brooklyn’s Green-wood Cemetery shows a day in the life of immigrants seeking sanctuary

Photographs of people young and old who hope to avoid deportation have been installed along the fence of the historic site

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Rembrandt

English Heritage lends its Rembrandt self-portrait to Gagosian gallery in exchange for support

Self-portrait with Two Circles at Kenwood House is the charity’s greatest painting, along with a Vermeer

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The Armory Show

From grit to glitter: a look back at 25 years of The Armory Show

The Gramercy International Art Fair was the edgy alternative to establishment fairs when it first began—reimagined as The Armory Show, it has grown into an economic juggernaut

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Agnes Pelton show looks to introduce the visionary but little-known painter to a new generation

Phoenix Art Museum hosts first US survey of the Californian artist in more than two decades

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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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Dia show aims to place Charlotte Posenenske firmly among stars of minimalist sculpture

It is the first large-scale US exhibition of the German artist's work

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Diary

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

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the surreal sights of Dorothea Tanning at Tate Modern to the trompe l’oeils and Parisian scenes of Louis-Léopold Boilly at the National Gallery

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How museums are stepping up exhibition design

A wave of innovative exhibition design has graced our museums in recent years. What are the keys to holding the viewer’s gaze?

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Rembrandt special: the complete artist

As shows marking the 350th anniversary of the Old Master's death open, we look at his masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum, Dulwich Picture Gallery and the British Museum. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Commercial galleries

Private View: our pick of March gallery shows around the world

New commercial gallery shows—from sculpture to shipwreck paintings

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Ai Weiwei show brings out tensions between Canada and China

Survey at Gardiner Museum ranges from artist’s broken Han Dynasty urn to zodiac signs

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a view of the West from China, to Carol Rama's weird works made with dolls eyes

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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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Storm King to stage major survey of Mark Dion’s environmental installations

The 500-acre sculpture park and museum in upstate New York is a fitting venue for the artist’s ecologically minded work

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In the frame

How not to get stuck in a lift with David Hockney

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Hunk of burning love: the naked selfie of the Elizabethan age

On The Art Newspaper podcast, we zoom into a passionate expression of desire in a miniature at the National Portrait Gallery

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Syria

Berlin's Pergamonmuseum reveals the crowdsourced archive preserving Syria's war-torn heritage

New exhibition presents documents that lay the foundations for reconstruction of Aleppo and other sites ruined by civil war

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Triennale di Milano

Why Milan’s triennial is a matter of life and death

Human extinction and planetary devastation are tackled in the XXII Triennale di Milano—but the message is one of hope through innovation

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Bonus podcast: Dorothea Tanning show comes to Tate Modern

The full, unedited cut from our discussion with Alyce Mahon, the exhibition’s curator. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Biennials & festivals

Honolulu Biennial focuses on indigenous artists and local issues

The second edition of the biennial takes a proudly Pacific-centred view

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Burst of Venetian colour in largest show of Titians in Germany

Exhibition about the Venetian Renaissance at Frankfurt’s Städel Museum also includes works by Giovanni Bellini and Jacopo Tintoretto

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Jasper Johns’s latest work is unmistakably his own, transmitting traces of the past

From the very first painting in his show at Matthew Marks Gallery, visitors will find familiar themes

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Documenta

Documenta appoints Indonesian artists cooperative Ruangrupa to lead 15th edition

Group says it will focus on urban structures in Kassel with links to other sites

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From exquisite Elizabethan portrait miniatures at the National Portrait Gallery to Franz West's playful sculptures at Tate Modern

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Sold out: Dior on track to become V&A’s most successful show ever

“Many people are buying membership just so they can get in,” ticket attendant says

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Antonello again? Sicilian master's golden moment continues in Milan

More than two-thirds of Antonello da Messina’s 35 accepted autograph works are reunited for a show at Palazzo Reale

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Antony Gormley at the Uffizi, plus portrait miniatures

We talk to the British artist as he shows his sculptures with ancient works in the Florentine museum, and we zoom in on the tiny art works that are the subject of a major show London's National Portrait Gallery. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Nari Ward's breathtaking installations to a sweep of contemporary Nordic art

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Ancient Egypt

King Tutankhamun’s treasures come to London's Saatchi Gallery before returning to Egypt forever

150 ancient artefacts will be displayed in a major exhibition commemorating the centenary of the discovery of the pharaoh’s tomb

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Ancient Egypt

Tutankhamun treasure tour exhibition drums up funds for new Egyptian museum

Travelling show of 150 artefacts started in Los Angeles and is going to Paris and London

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Acquisitions

Spot the difference: newly acquired Cranach painting joins earlier work at London’s National Gallery

Moral painting of Venus and Cupid by the German Renaissance master shows the young god of desire being attacked by bees

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Exhibitions

Okwui Enwezor organises huge El Anatsui show at Munich’s Haus der Kunst—despite resigning last year

Exhibition on Ghanian artist is due to tour to Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha in the autumn

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Iranian artist and activist Siah Armajani builds bridges in New York

The artist will recreate one of his best-known works in Brooklyn Bridge Park to coincide with his retrospective at the Met Breuer

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Salvator Mundi

'We want Salvator Mundi' for Leonardo blockbuster, Louvre says

Claims that it had "cancelled plans" to show the work are "fake information", the museum says

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

How a protest poster by David Wojnarowicz may have inspired Basquiat's Defacement

Artist's 1983 depiction of an infamous case of police brutality goes on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in June

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Hammer Museum dishes up a feast for Allen Ruppersberg's first major US show in 30 years

The exhibition includes a major new 13-hour video

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Restitution

Met hands over an Egyptian coffin that it says was looted

Describing itself as a victim of fraud, museum says it cooperated with district attorney's investigation

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Diane Arbus's intimate portraits of street life at the Hayward Gallery to a window into the future at the Whitechapel Gallery

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The Buck stopped here

Patti sings 'Because the night belongs to Annie'

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Frida Kahlo's hidden treasures to a layered look at James Baldwin

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Lucas Blalock gives ‘pathetic’ objects a new lease of life at the ICA LA

More than 20 photographs are included in the artist’s first solo exhibition at a US museum

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Botticelli’s violent stories have a contemporary resonance in #MeToo era

“Spalliera” panels depicting parables are reunited at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for the first time in 500 years

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Rijksmuseum

Interview: the Rijksmuseum's Taco Dibbits on Rembrandt's pulling power

We speak to the general director of the Dutch museum ahead of its exhibition on "all" of the works by the master in its collection

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George Shaw: 'I make no distinction between great painting and great TV'

On The Art Newspaper podcast, the British painter discusses the diverse influences, from Hockney and Rembrandt to the children’s television series Grange Hill, that have informed his paintings of the estate where he grew up

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Salvator Mundi

Simon Fujiwara builds mini museum for Leonardo's Salvator Mundi at the Whitechapel in London

The original painting is never shown, only copies and projections are displayed

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Parkland victims remembered through New-York Historical Society photo show

As part of her residency at the museum, the photographer Bettina von Zwehl made portraits with New York City high school students

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Photography

Novelist Orhan Pamuk unveils photographs of Istanbul he took from his balcony

On show in Turkey this month, the images are an ode to the Nobel Prize-winning author’s hometown

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Edmund de Waal to create exhibition in Jewish Ghetto in Venice

The ceramicist will also unveil library of books by exiled writers at Ateneo Veneto to coincide with the opening of the 58th Biennale

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Monty Python snub 'pretentious' Victoria and Albert Museum

Comedy troupe was planning a show at the institution but clashed over the title

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Diane Arbus's nudists, drag artists, carnival folk and street urchins are laid bare in London show

Exhibition at the Hayward Gallery uses a distinctive layout to encourage visitors to get up close to US photographer’s early 35mm works

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Don McCullin's powerful war photography at Tate Britain to a last chance to see Lorenzo Lotto's insightful portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

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15 must-see Rembrandt shows during the 350th anniversary of his death

Two exhibitions to be held at the Rijksmuseum this year will provide a cohesive overview of Rembrandt’s life and work

Supported byRijksmuseum

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Tracey Emin on mourning and #MeToo; George Shaw on realism and Rembrandt

We talk to Tracey Emin as her new show at White Cube opens. And we speak to George Shaw, whose exhibition has arrived at the Holburne Museum after its stint in the US. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Betye Saar’s washboard works to Shen Fan’s playful abstraction

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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons says computer technology allowed him to downsize his New York studio

The US artist has laid off the majority of his painting assistants to focus on experimenting with sculpture

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Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”