20th Century


Max Mara founder’s art to go on show in posthumous exhibition

A former clothes factory in Italy will house 200 works

Art fairsarchive

London's British Art Fair, this year a smaller yet still sophisticated affair

The 20th edition drew wealthy local collectors, such as the Duchess of Westminster and Tim Rice, but it remains a niche event


Best results ever for Italian art at auction

An unnamed East European collector bought several works at both Sotheby’s and Christie’s

National Gallery may start acquiring 20th-century art

The move would put the institution in competition with Tate


Collector Bob Rubin's proves passion for Prouvé in $1 million restoration

The artist’s Maison Tropicale is on show this month at Yale


Collector profile: Norman Braman and the Indian Creek residence furnished with contemporary masterpieces

The car tycoon has put together one of the greatest private collections of classic American art. Where does it go now?

New book and DVD explore the work of Joseph Cornell

Cornell's influence is traced to a breadth of modern art and poetry

'Zoomorphic' an overview of contemporary architecture at the V&A Museum

Exploring the animal kingdom's influence on contemporary architecture

The first ever retrospective of Guy Bourdin opens at the V&A

The exhibition features much more than the fashion shoots of the provocative French photographer

Propaganda posters from the Schreyer collection at the V&A

Charting the growth of a 20th century medium of art and communication

Art Deco 1910-39 at the V&A

Promises to be one of the most glamorous exhibitions of the year

Art marketarchive

The supply of surrealism on the art market means that collectors can still tap into this movement

The Surrealism sections of the February sales in London were the only to produce sparkling results

Le Corbusier before Le Corbusier: exhibition focuses on the formative years of experimentation

The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts Design and Culture


Four German collectors and their passions

The Anglophile, the Entertainer, the Benefactor and the America lover

Art marketarchive

Diary of New York art advisors: Nancy A. McClelland and Lars Rachen on trends in the decorative arts market

Sophisticated collectors are crossing over from 19th- and 20th-century painting

Utopia & Reality: modernity in Sweden 1900-60

Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts

Warhol reexamined at the Tate

At the close of the century, Tate Modern looks back at one of the biggest names in 20th-century art

All eyes on the collectors as Cologne's Ludwig Museum opens after renovation

The refurbished and extended Ludwig Museum has opened, with hundreds of Picassos on display and a colour-coded system for requesting sponsorship

Hollywood actor Richard Gere in conversation with Balthus: Art, acting, life, and Captain Haddock

French-born painter Balthus, who died in February, rarely gave interviews and maintained that he delighted in being anonymous. His friend of 20 years, the actor Richard Gere, spent a few days at his Swiss home in December last year, where they enjoyed a long discussion, full of twists and turns

Leon Golub is still getting to the real at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

Charles Saatchi and Eli Broad both collect him, but only 13 US museums have examples of this artistic rebel’s work

April 2001archive

Vintage photos from MoMA to be auctioned at Sotheby's

The museum is to deaccession duplicates from its collection