Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

Unlocking the secrets of China’s Qing dynasty empresses

From portraits to robes to jewelry, Peabody Essex Museum explores the intricate trappings of female power and influence

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Grotesque, exotic, fantastic: Emil Nolde's road to Expressionism explored through three lenses

Survey exhibition of "degenerate" German artist at Zentrum Paul Klee includes works being exhibited for first time

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Museums

The Getty’s Renaissance Nude explores issues of power and sexuality—but don’t expect a #metoo reckoning

The show includes male and female examples for historic accuracy, its lead curator says

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the treasures of an Assyrian king at the British Museum to Lorenzo Lotto’s insightful portraits at the National Gallery

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Mexican exhibitions of southern African art bring death to life

Shows in Oaxaca de Juárez forge cross-cultural connections

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From centuries of printmaking to video art pioneers

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Eleanor Antin revisits her dieting diary, 45 years on, for Lacma show

Artist who photographed herself naked every morning in 1972 has recreated her "Carving" work, to be shown in May 2019

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's exotic art was inspired by cabaret, circuses and the travels of fellow artists

New show explores the flights of fancy made by the Expressionist who never ventured outside Germany and Switzerland

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Paris

Double vision: Paris show displays two Mary Magdalene Caravaggios

Scholars are divided over whether either of the paintings of Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy—or both of them—are copies

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Big on Bruegel: Vienna museum assembles largest show on the artist

A literally once-in-a-lifetime exhibition at Kunsthistorisches Museum

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Linda on the loose

Everything is black and white: Liam Gillick and Adam Pendleton in friendly competition at Eva Presenhuber

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Aids, crack cocaine and apartheid: Tate Liverpool show brings Keith Haring’s works to the UK

The artist Kaws is loaning a key work to the survey which includes subway chalk drawings and painted tarpaulins

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Linda on the loose

Andy Warhol is back again and better than ever—thanks to the Whitney’s Donna De Salvo

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Politics

College gallery closes exhibition after complaints about ‘false flag’ work

The artist, Daniel Bejar, sees the early dismantling of his show in Westchester as an example of institutional censorship

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Victorian pioneer Roger Fenton's images of Crimean War continue to inspire photographers today

New exhibition at the Queen's Gallery tells the story behind the photographs and also reveals a royal connection

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Three exhibitions to see in Shanghai this weekend

From Louise Bourgeois’s giant spider at the Long Museum to literally walking on glass at the Shanghai Museum of Glass

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Marc and Macke's friendship to the mother of abstraction

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Andy Warhol for the Instagram age: huge retrospective opens at the Whitney in New York

Exhibition spanning four decades looks to introduce the king of Pop art to the social media generation

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Podcast

Surreal ideas about sex: how Dorothea Tanning and Leonor Fini resisted being pigeonholed by their gender

On The Art Newspaper podcast this week, we explore the life and work of two women connected to Surrealism whose work had until recently been overlooked

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Assyrian warrior king Ashurbanipal rides into London with treasures in tow

Exhibition at the British Museum includes carved ivories and a recreation of his huge library of cuneiform tablets

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When the avant-garde met E=mc2: the story behind Dimensionism

Supported by prominent figures in its day, the little known movement is at last being rescued from obscurity

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Selfie-takers accidentally damage Goya and Dali works in Russia’s Yekaterinburg

A group of women send ‘Bravissimo!’ etching and ‘No’ print crashing to the ground, as one punter only just escapes being crushed

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Photography

Martine Franck comes into focus at Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson's new Paris space

Inaugural show honours Belgian photographer and Cartier-Bresson's wife, who created the foundation to preserve their legacy

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In the frame

What’s the tea: Rina Banerjee x Mindy Kaling at Pafa

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the erotic drawings of Klimt and Schiele at the Royal Academy to a last chance to see two hard-hitting shows by Mika Rottenberg and Hannah Perry

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Disasters & destruction

Flood-damaged tapestries by Miro return to Venice museum in time for exhibition opening

The two works at Palazzo Zaguri were found submerged in water on Monday night

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Revealed: must-see Van Gogh exhibitions, part two—2019-21

We release details of Detroit exhibition on America’s love for the artist, plus others in Frankfurt, Potsdam, Santa Barbara and Columbus

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Vincent Van Gogh

Van Gogh self-portrait—almost sold by cash-strapped Detroit—will be star of major show on the artist and America in 2020

Sale was stopped at last minute after city received financial support from Michigan

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

As midterm elections approach, take in art that takes on issues at stake

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The Buck stopped here

It’s only rock ’n’ roll but we like it at the Lisson

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Leonardo da Vinci

Uffizi launches Leonardo da Vinci 500th celebrations across Italy

New exhibition in Florence decodes the “startlingly radical” scientific ideas of the Codex Leicester

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China

Pompidou pops up in Chengdu but 'is not considering a permanent presence'

French museum takes Cosmopolis biennial platform to southwestern China less than a year before Shanghai outpost opens

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The Buck stopped here

Five go wild in Hastings: Hambling, Lucas and co are celebrated at the UK's Jerwood Gallery

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Middle East

Why being a royal artist in the Gulf is a mixed blessing

Rashid Al Khalifa of Bahrain is showing his art in London’s Saatchi Gallery

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the idealistic beauty of Edward Burne-Jones to the dystopian nightmares of Cold War Steve

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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons's balloons, basketballs and ballerinas to head to historic Oxford museum for solo show

“Miniature retrospective” at the Ashmolean will focus on recent works, such as the US artist’s Gazing Ball series

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Revealed: must-see Van Gogh exhibitions, part one—2019

Shows planned for Houston, London, Amsterdam and Den Bosch next year

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Bruce Nauman’s New York takeover. Plus, the British Museum dusts down its Islamic art galleries

We talk to the curator Kathy Halbreich about the giant two-part Bruce Nauman retrospective at MoMA and MoMA PS1. Plus, the specialist in Islamic studies Jane Jakeman reviews the new Islamic displays at London’s British Museum. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Celebrate Halloween with Frankenstein, Harry Potter and scary conspiracies

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Exhibitions

Niko Pirosmani: the ‘vagabond’ who inspired the Russian avant-garde

The self-taught artist, whose work commands surprisingly high prices at auction, is the subject of an exhibition at Vienna's Albertina museum

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New Museum hosts artists' proposed monuments to Stonewall uprising

In a range of models for Christopher Park, creators celebrate activists who they feel have been overlooked

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Highlights from Duke of Orléans collection brought together for 300th birthday of New Orleans

Exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art will include works by Veronese, Reni and Rubens

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Tintoretto’s drawings bring new surprises and scholarship to his 500th birthday celebrations

An exhibition at the Morgan Library adds insight through the Venetian artist’s contemporaries

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Show turns a spotlight on the black female figure in Modern art

Exhibition at the Wallach Art Gallery includes works by Manet, Matisse and Mickalene Thomas

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Diary

'Pay Attention Mother Fuckers': Bruce Nauman’s slippery, split-up MoMA retrospective rewards vigilant viewers

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Exhibitions

Citing 'rapidly developing' ties, Russian fund will take art exhibition to Saudi Arabia

Announcement comes as evidence mounts in slaying of the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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The Columbus Museum celebrates the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance

The movement remains a touchstone for creativity and resilience, says the show’s organiser Wil Haygood

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Conservation

Graff portrait of Saxon noblewoman shakes off centuries of grime and varnish

Its restorer puts it on display at Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From a “once in a lifetime” show of Henry Walpole's reunited treasures to a final chance to see a Michael Jackson thriller at the National Portrait Gallery

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Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Head downtown for Sarah Lucas, a deep-dive into LES galleries and Toyin Ojih Odutola's beguiling portraits

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The Buck stopped here

The mysterious Hermione: Andy Holden and Jarvis Cocker celebrate unknown British artist with homemade wine and mix-tapes

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Exhibitions

'Prime minister of taste': Horace Walpole's collection reunited at Strawberry Hill

Exhibition in collector's former Thames-side home follows a successful (and ongoing) treasure hunt

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Biennials & festivals

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie International is a DIY (Do Interpret Yourself) exhibition

The show’s curator Ingrid Schaffner has avoided an ill-fitting theme and allowed the art to speak for itself—sometimes this works and sometimes it does not

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The Buck stopped here

See it, shop it: Atelier E.B at London's Serpentine Galleries

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The Buck stopped here

Hundreds of art world luminaries choose favourite texts for London exhibition-cum-publication

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Lina Iris Viktor unearths a hidden history at the New Orleans Museum of Art

The artist’s first museum solo show looks at forgotten links between the city and Liberia

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Anni Albers' textile masterclass at Tate Modern, to an exploration of artist couples at the Barbican

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Podcast

The National’s 'sweetest song': how Ragnar Kjartansson convinced US rock band to play a song repeatedly for six hours

Icelandic artist's video work is in New Museum's pop-up show in London

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Yasumasa Morimura’s play on Western paintings at Japan Society to Leonor Fini’s freedom at the Museum of Sex

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For her final show at MoCA LA, curator Helen Molesworth chews on the meaning of 'termite art'

Inspired by an underground essay written by the late artist Manny Farber, the exhibition concept is anything but clear-cut

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Chinese artist and Netflix star Cai Guo-Qiang gets major show at Uffizi

Exhibition to include works made using signature pyrotechnic technique inspired by Renaissance flora in the Florence museum’s collection

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Hilma af Klint, the ‘mother of abstraction’, gets first major US show

More than 100 years after a spirit commanded her to break with naturalism, the vision of the Swedish artist is realised at the Guggenheim

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Openings

New London gallery Elephant West to be filled with Maisie Cousins’ food photographs for first show

British photographer’s largest exhibition to date will inaugurate space opened by culture magazine Elephant

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Huge London show celebrates a decade of video installations from New York’s New Museum

Exhibition at The Store X includes works by 21 artists made in the 21st century

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Tate’s most popular ever exhibition not staged in UK—but in China

Visitor numbers at Shanghai Museum eclipse institution’s most successful London exhibitions

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Frieze London 2018

Handbags at dawn? Haroon Mirza accuses Louis Vuitton of appropriating his solar sculptures

Artist's new works incorporate "imitation" bags and wallets in response to brand's window displays

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Frieze London 2018

Rachel Maclean: Brexit wrapped up in cotton candy

The Scottish video artist throws visitors into a post-Brexit apocalypse at London’s Zabludowicz Collection

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Gauguin’s kitten reappears in Van Gogh’s Yellow House

Amsterdam show on the artist's Martinique trip also reveals Tate watercolour as a genuine work by Gauguin

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From key video pieces courtesy of the New Museum to 17th-century depictions of martyred saints à la Ribera

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Frieze special: the fair and the top shows, with Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson

We talk to the art market specialist Melanie Gerlis about the fair, to Doris Salcedo and Ragnar Kjartansson about their shows, Massimiliano Gioni about the New Museum’s video-art pop-up in London—and much more. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Be dazzled by Mary Corse's light at the Whitney or catch the Met's Heavenly Bodies before it closes

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Frieze London 2018

Francis Upritchard: the confessions of a magpie Kiwi

The New Zealand-born artist’s show at the Barbican Art Gallery reflects her diverse approach to materials, including a rare Brazilian rubber called balata