Decadent collection of English art enthusiast and eccentric William Beckford to go on show at Bard Graduate Center
A sample of the collector's princely taste
A survey of open-air Italian landscapes, 1780-1830, explores imagery, techniques and aims
“Un paese incantato" comes to London
The scorned neo-Classicism of Anton Raphael Mengs is up for reconsideration in this comprehensive Paduan show
The expansive exhibition is on now at Palazzo Zabarella
Charting Vanbrugh's contribution to the development of the 18th-century garden.
Christopher Ridgway and Robert Williams (eds), Sir John Vanburgh and landscape architecture: art and design in baroque England, 1690-1730
The Lagerfeld Collection: “We all have to live in our own times”
The couturier’s change to a minimalist lifestyle moved him to dispense with all his eighteenth-century furniture, his paintings, and decorative arts
Books: Hilary Young, English porcelain, 1745-95
Identifying the common circumstances behind the 18th-century ceramics industry
The man who made the Louvre: Dominique-Vivant de Non and the exhibition in his honour
An exhibition devoted to the ultimate Enlightenment man who built the collections of the world’s first modern museum
Columbus Museum of Art, The Age of Enlightenment reaches Ohio
A major loan show from Dresden’s Picture Gallery concentrates on paintings rather than decorative arts
Timothy Mowl's William Beckford biography casts the famed collector as "a sexual and architectural Lucifer"
The story of the Regency dilettante, eccentric and collector is told in all its scandalous detail
Portrait miniatures, Little England
Three books demonstrate the revival of interest in portrait miniatures and the leading role of the Victoria and Albert Museum in this field
Ceramics: Blue and white, all right!
A round-up of some recent books on porcelain, pottery and delftware
Important eighteenth-century and contemporary additions to Tate’s holdings
The works are from the Oppé collection and Janet Wolfson de Botton
Tate on the Grand Tour and the birth of tourism
The new exhibition displays over 250 works in a journey around the art inspired by the eighteenth-century infatuation with Italy and antiquity
At last we have a serious decorative arts show: John Channon at the V&A,
The Victoria and Albert Museum may be getting back into its stride as the world's top decorative art museum if the exhibition is anything to go by.