Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana show at the Prado is as much about biography as it is about the art

The Madrid exhibition compares the two artists who were successful in their time but whose reputations later waned

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Exhibitions

Angelica Kauffman, who was lauded in her lifetime but later largely ignored by art historians, gets new show

Travelling Kunstpalast exhibition will feature the only known ceiling paintings created by a woman in the 18th century

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Rare loans bolster biggest ever Jan van Eyck show

Visitors will be able to get up close to Ghent Altarpiece panels and compare the Flemish artist to his Italian peers at Museum of Fine Arts show in Ghent

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Art market

How serious are the dangers of market sponsorship of museum exhibitions?

Involvement from galleries and auction houses is on the rise as public institutions face dwindling government funds and increased scrutiny over toxic philanthropy

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Exhibitions

Paris exhibition shines light on Brazilian photographer Claudia Andujar and the plight of indigenous peoples

As the Yanomani way of life is threatened once again, we hear from the photographer ahead of a major show at the Fondation Cartier

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Exhibitions

Two Iran exhibitions in Germany put on ice amid political tensions

Insurers refused to cover the transport of loans, including salt-mine mummies and Greek and Roman antiquities

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Ruth Asawa's delicate structures to a revelatory show of Picasso's paper works

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2020: art market issues and big shows

We look at the year ahead for galleries, art fairs and auctions, and seek out the big shows in the UK, Europe and the US

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British Museum

British Museum exhibition to challenge 'salacious stereotypes' around Tantra

Major show will unpick ancient Indian philosophy made famous by Sting’s “eight-hour lovemaking session” claims

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Politics

Taiwan's re-election of president Tsai Ing-wen is good news for its art world

Politician has been working on professionalising the island nation's cultural sphere

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Exhibitions

Convention-defying legacy of playwright Alfred Jarry goes on show at New York's Morgan Library

The 300-work exhibition showcases Jarry’s experimentation with book and magazine design, including his rough woodcuts and collages

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Exhibitions

Naum Gabo’s ‘art for the modern world’ returns to Cornwall for first major exhibition in 30 years

Sculptures and drawings by the Russian Constructivist who “lived his life out of a suitcase” to go on show at Tate St Ives—close to where he once lived.

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Exhibitions

Mum's the word: the exhibitions rethinking motherhood

Several London shows focusing on representations of pregnancy and female parenting cast new light on these sometimes divisive themes

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The Buck stopped here

Purrs and paw-prints: Vivian Suter and Athanasios Argianas join forces with four-legged friends at Camden Arts Centre

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Exhibitions

The best shows to see at Condo London 2020

From satirical prostitute advertisements to a baby's beating heart—the must see shows from London's coolest gallery sharing initiative

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Exhibitions

Sean Scully to have first show in Switzerland in nearly a decade

Italian dealer Marco Voena is supporting an exhibition of the Irish artist's work at the Forum Paracelsus in St Moritz

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Pablo Picasso

Royal Academy of Arts to show rare Picasso drawings from ground-breaking 1956 film of the artist at work

Most of the works, created with felt tip pen on newsprint, have been lost, but two have been specially restored for London show

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British Museum

The Big Review: Troy at the British Museum

With an impressive range of objects, this show evokes the eternal power of the greatest stories ever told

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Exhibitions

Jacob Lawrence’s epic series depicting America's early struggles sets off on US tour

Twenty-three of the US artist’s surviving panels will be reunited for the first time in six decades

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Exhibitions

Cecily Brown will fill grand birthplace of Winston Churchill with images of broken Britain

UK artist says exhibition at Blenheim Palace is a timely opportunity to examine the country's current tumult

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Exhibitions

Taiwan to host censored Aichi Triennale show

Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art is planning to restage the exhibition, which was partly closed due to violent threats over the inclusion of a 'comfort woman' statue

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Diary of an art historian

Disneyfication at the National Gallery? Plus, the problem with deaccessioning in the UK

The stigma around state museums selling works means that other institutions dare not buy them; and a frank review of the National Gallery's Leonardo exhibition

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British Museum

Climate activists urge British Museum to reject BP funding, as Arctic exhibition announced

Planned show seeks to raise awareness of climate change, but London museum dogged by controversy over partnership with oil and gas giant

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see during Mumbai Gallery Weekend

From how Uber drivers visualise their company’s headquarters to the rediscovery of an Indian Modernist pioneer

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Palais de Tokyo

Artists criticise Palais de Tokyo partnership with Qatari museum over LGBTQ rights

Mathaf's guest show at Paris contemporary art centre marks Qatar-France 2020 Year of Culture

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Matisse birth anniversary marked by blockbuster show at the Centre Pompidou

Rarely seen works show how the modern master combined text and image

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Exhibitions

Biggest ever Dalí show comes to Russia—where his work was banned during the Soviet era

More than 180 works will feature in the Moscow exhibition including a section focusing on Dalí's Russian-born wife Gala

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Exhibitions

Radical performance artist Ulay gets a solo show at Stedelijk Museum

In the years before and after his collaboration with Marina Abramović, he created important works, curators say

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Exhibitions

Angry early works from Grayson Perry's "pre-therapy" years reunited for Bath show

Collectors, enthusiasts and friends loan works that channel subculture of Margaret Thatcher’s Britain

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Queer art

Queer icon Tom of Finland's homoerotic drawings come to London

Late Finnish artist's first major UK show will include unseen works from the Tom of Finland Foundation in Los Angeles

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Elizabeth Peyton's historically contextualised portraits to a jarring installation on queer existence

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2019: the year in review

The Art Newspaper team ponder 2019's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Exhibitions

Here come the 'angels of anarchy': Surrealist women to steal the shows in 2020

Exhibitions in UK, Europe and US speak to growing public appetite for scholarship on the women of art history

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The Year Ahead 2020

The biggest exhibitions around the world in 2020

From Artemisia to Abramović, Old Masters to Olmecs, and Richter to Roman antiquities—here are next year's must-see shows

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Exhibitions

Betye Saar conjures a new mythology at MoMA

The artist’s prints and assemblage works use symbolism to ascribe meaning to Black women’s place in the world

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Museums

Edinburgh's Fruitmarket Gallery to transform nightclub into new art venue

Karla Black survey will fill both spaces, including former fruit and veg warehouse next door

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Bomberg's love of the Renaissance to Bruce Conner's sexy music video

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Exhibitions

‘I mix the paint with rainwater, mud and fish glue': Vivian Suter on being back in the limelight after 30 years in rural Guatemala

She left Switzerland and art-world success behind, but with current and forthcoming shows in New York, London, Liverpool and Madrid, Vivian Suter is much in demand again

Analysis
The Year in Review 2019

Finally out of the shadows: the biggest exhibition trend in 2019

We look back at some of the best shows this year

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Bananaman: who is Maurizio Cattelan? Plus, art and comedy

Everything you need to know about the artist behind the infamous banana. Plus, we talk to UK comedians Rob Auton, Jenny Eclair and Annie McGrath about the charity exhibition Art is the Best Medicine. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Guercino drawings at the Morgan to meditations on Cézanne at Ceysson & Bénétière

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Public art

Andy Goldsworthy’s Walking Wall unites and delights in Kansas City

The artist’s fragmented installation for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has completed its trek through time and space

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Exhibitions

Treasure trove of Fijian artefacts to reveal a rich artistic heritage at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Exhibition includes 19th-century breast plates and clubs made from whale ivory, as well as a newly commissioned 26ft canoe

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Exhibitions

Sculptor Gego closes Brazil museum’s year of women artists

São Paulo survey at Masp shows work by one of the leading figures of the 1950s kinetic and geometric abstraction movement

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Censorship

Artists call for Kyrgyz minister of culture’s resignation in wake of censorship scandal

Open letter argues that censorship of the exhibition Feminnale violated a number of constitutional protections

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Exhibitions

Welcome to the world of Rufus Porter: painter, publisher and prophetic inventor

Legacy of 19th-century artist and maverick, who founded longest-running US magazine and foresaw networking potential of technology, is examined in new show

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Exhibitions

New perspectives on an Old Master: Andrea Mantegna show to open in Turin

Exhibition at Palazzo Madama promises an impressive number of works—and a fresh view of the Renaissance master's legacy

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Exhibition of art without borders comes to Miami's Dade College

In melting-pot Miami, group show focuses on work with themes of immigration and identity

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Major Jon Rafman show planned for Hirshhorn Museum

And Mickalene Thomas goes Pop in NYC

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the UK's hottest graduates to forgotten Indian masterpieces

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Musee du Quai Branly–Jacques Chirac

Quai Branly to send fragment of feather belt worn by first King of Tahiti back to Polynesia

Rediscovered maro 'ura will go on show at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands on long-term loan from 2021

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Exhibitions

#MeToo show manages to evade authorities in Shanghai

Previous iterations of the show were closed early by authorities

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Exhibitions

Collage is the thread in Sterling Ruby solo Miami show

Survey of California-based artist’s 20-year career includes work ranging from ‘radical ceramics’ and large-scale sculpture to drawing and photography

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Rubells’ new museum offers sweeping survey of contemporary art

Inaugural show in the Miami collectors’ new space, which opens today in the Allapattah district, features more than 300 works

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Discoveries

Conservator discovers secret scrawls hidden beneath Derek Jarman painting

Pleasures of Italy canvas on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin throws light on late activist’s lovers and interests

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Museums

Michael Rakowitz wants to pause his video work at MoMA PS1 as a protest against museum's ties to 'toxic philanthropy'

"It's censorship", the artist says of curators' denials to suspend work that is part of show on the artistic legacy of the Gulf War

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Exhibitions

Rare outing for East India Company art at London's Wallace Collection

Exhibition curated by the historian William Dalrymple celebrates the artists behind the works of flora, fauna and daily Indian scenes

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Feliciano Centurión's blankets to a recreation of Valie Export's show at the 1980 Venice Biennale

Podcast

Troy: the show and the problem with BP sponsorship

We talk about the myth and reality of Troy presented in the British Museum's show and to an activist about ongoing protests relating to fossil-fuel companies' sponsorship of the arts. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Exhibitions

Was Peter great? Moscow exhibition details tsar’s huge cultural impact

An avid patron of the arts and sciences, the emperor gave Russian society a new perspective on the world and elevated the country’s place within it

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Uffizi galleries

Hong Kong plans 2020 Botticelli exhibition in unprecedented deal with Italy's Uffizi

This is the first time the Florentine museum has formed a long-term partnership with a foreign institution

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Exhibitions

Revellers and rivals: Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat reunited for major show

First museum survey exploring both artists together to open at the National Gallery of Victoria

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In Miami for Art Basel? Eight shows to see outside the fair

From a travelling Stonewall survey to Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña's first major museum retrospective

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Restoration

Fresh meat: painting restoration reveals that hunk of beef thought to be cooked was actually raw

The 17th-century work features in a newly opened exhibition on art and food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

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Exhibitions

Russia, Germany and France join forces for 'incomparable' travelling show of contemporary European art

Exhibition showing "unique slice" of art from Europe will coincide with the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Jockum Nordström's childlike collages to Leo Villareal's mesmerising light displays

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Exhibitions

The Big Review: Leonardo at the Louvre

This once in a lifetime retrospective has a freshness and coherence which appeals to public and scholar alike

Podcast

Dora Maar and Jann Haworth: acclaim at last

We take a tour of the Dora Maar show at London's Tate Modern, where the artist is finally getting her due, and talk to US artist Jann Haworth about her retrospective at Pallant House Gallery. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Exhibitions

Permanent Documenta exhibition opens at Kassel’s Neue Galerie

The show includes insights into preparations by the Indonesian art cooperative Ruangrupa for the 2022 edition

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Anselm Kiefer on why size matters

On the podcast, we speak to the German artist about his new works inspired by String Theory, now on show at White Cube in London