Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Abraham Palatnik’s first posthumous show at Nara Roesler to ayahuasca-inspired ceramics at Salon 94

Why did the €471m Caravaggio villa fail to sell?

Plus, artists create their own monuments at Goldsmiths CCA in London and Michael Armitage on Sane Wadu at the newly opened Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute

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Exhibitions’ carbon footprints come under growing scrutiny

New reports from Artists Commit, which analyse the life cycle of a show, join an increasingly broad push for transparency and data sharing to promote a more climate-conscious sector

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From an artist couple’s colourful daring at the Museum of Arts and Design to the last chance to see Alexander Calder at the Museum of Modern Art

The Year Ahead: the best exhibitions to look forward to in 2022

Plus, who will be the art market’s winners and losers?

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Haroon Mirza: ‘The question I’m asking is, what kind of species are we?’

As he opens a show in New York and looks forward to his participation in the Lille3000 festival, the artist-composer discusses his interest in energy and power in their many forms

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the last chance to see Etal Adnan at the Guggenheim to a dynamic group exhibition at Nicola Vassell

Boris Johnson accused of corruption after backing exhibition proposed by a Conservative party donor

Former Tory Vice Chairman David Brownlow provided funds for a controversial makeover of Johnson's flat at 11 Downing Street

Van Gogh back on the road: major exhibitions coming in 2022

With shows in London, Vienna, four American cities and of course Amsterdam—I choose the highlight of the year

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Museums plan for a busy year despite Covid-19 uncertainty

Will 2022 see a return to normal for exhibition schedules? Or will surging cases mean plans have to be torn up again? We asked museum directors and head curators how confident they are for the year ahead

The Big Review: 'Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist' at the National Gallery in London

Does a show focusing on the German artist’s European trips illuminate his genius?

The most exciting exhibitions around the world in 2022

We take a look at the must-see exhibitions in 2022, including the return of the Venice Biennale and Documenta, blockbuster shows of Donatello and Cézanne, and a sculpture festival for the Qatar World Cup

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Francesca Woodman at Marian Goodman to Carrie Mae Weems at the Park Avenue Armory

From NFTs to LFTs: 2021's biggest art stories—and what they mean

The Art Newspaper team picks apart this year’s most important developments, from demands for colonial restitution to the return of culture wars

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Anna Brady, Martin Bailey and Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson. With Henrietta Bentall
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Julian Lennon teams up with US furnishings store RH for photography series

The musician and artist is showing his works in select stores through an arrangement with General Public, the fine arts publisher founded by the former actress Portia de Rossi

Sofía Táboas takes the temperature of the Jumex collection

The artist guest curated a collection exhibition at Museo Jumex dealing with nature and man-made environments, and explores related themes in a concurrent show of her own works

Miami NFT artist Refik Anadol looks to Nasa for new UK experiential art show

The Reel Store in Coventry is the UK’s first permanent immersive digital art gallery

Cao Fei explores past, present and future at Rome’s Maxxi museum

Acclaimed Chinese artist’s video and installation pieces come to Italy for the first time

'We will not forget about Viktor': incarcerated Russian arms dealer's art goes on show in Moscow

Viktor Bout was handed a 25-year sentence in the US in 2010 for conspiring to sell weapons to FARC, Colombia's largest rebel group

Van Gogh gets a facelift: conservation of self-portrait to be revealed in London

The Kröller-Müller Museum painting will be unveiled in the Courtauld Gallery’s exhibition

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Disney at the Met—but is it art?

Plus, a new centre to study Matisse at Baltimore Museum of Art and Josef Albers's lithographs at Cristea Roberts in London

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At a Cambridge University college wrestling with its imperial past, Shahzia Sikander’s show offers new ideas on restitution

As Jesus College confronts its ties to slavery, the Pakistani Neo-miniature artist asks whether decolonisation need necessarily be a violent process

How Walt Disney’s love of Rococo transformed animation

An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York explores how the legendary film-maker came to be inspired by French decorative arts

Saudi Arabia's Desert X AlUla biennial returns for second edition next spring

In a new location in the desert complex, the exhibition will explore ideas of “mirage and oasis”

Visualising sounds with bioacoustic engineer Bernie Krause

A new exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum immerses viewers in natural soundscapes and their frequencies

Golden hats, celestial discs and circles of wood and stone: British Museum reveals treasures in Stonehenge show

Exhibition 'The World of Stonehenge'—opening in February 2022—presents the site in the context of Bronze Age Europe

In his new show, Kehinde Wiley ‘both admires and seeks to challenge’ artists in the National Gallery collection

The American artist's first exhibition at a major UK museum presents new paintings and a film responding to the Romantic movement

Sylvester Stallone reveals he used to sell his paintings for $5 to pay for the bus to school

Actor-turned-artist opens third museum show in Germany with experimental works painted almost 60 years ago

The Big Review: 'Georg Baselitz—The Retrospective' at the Centre Pompidou in Paris

The German painter has made a clear mark with his brutal expression and upended motifs. But what is his legacy?

The secret behind Van Gogh’s satirical herring still life: they represent policemen

Vincent told his artist friend Paul Signac that the fish stood for the gendarmes who hassled him after he mutilated his ear

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Art fairs: how did they begin and where are they going?

Plus, Caribbean-British art at Tate Britain and Marco Brambilla's VR work at Pérez Art Museum in Miami

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Pet project: the life and work of Louis Wain, eccentric painter of cats, explored in new London show

Exhibition at Bethlem Museum of the Mind reveals the vivid imagination and wit of artist, who spent time in psychiatric hospitals

Traditional art forms are fighting back in the Asia Pacific region

The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane explores connections between people and place—and the encroaching danger of climate change

Biggest ever Vermeer show to take place at the Rijksmuseum in 2023—and it will include the Girl with the Pearl Earring

The Amsterdam museum will rival the Mauritshuis's 1996 exhibition by bringing together more than 23 of the Dutch master's rare paintings

Oman to present first national pavilion at next year's Venice Biennale

Five artists will show at the inaugural exhibition, including the late Raiya Al Rawahi

As interest in artists of Caribbean heritage grows, Tate Britain show aims to create 'landmark' moment

“Rich and fascinating” connections explored in Life Between Islands: British-Caribbean Art 1950s-Now

First major Donatello exhibition in nearly 40 years to open in Florence

The Renaissance master is "more important than Giotto, Raphael or Caravaggio" say the curators of the show, which will travel to Berlin and London

Welcome to the esoteric world of Betye Saar at ICA Miami

Exhibition includes rarely-seen 1980s installations that explore the nonagenarian artist's interest in spirituality

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Shilpa Gupta's tribute to dissident writers to the UK debut of influential Georgian painter Karlo Kacharava

Mamma mia! Posters for Naples blasphemy show spark outrage

Blasphemy laws in Italy are strict and can result in fines

A portrait of power: photographer traces Angela Merkel’s ascent in new book and show

A new publication and forthcoming exhibition explore Herlinde Koelbl’s chronicle of the extraordinary 30-year political career of Germany’s first woman chancellor

Fraud: the case of Inigo Philbrick

Plus, Warhol’s Catholicism and Moscow’s new museums

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Our pick of exhibitions to see during Art Basel in Miami Beach

From an overdue retrospective devoted to the Jewish painter Maryan to little-known installations by Betye Saar

Apocalyptic beach performance that took top Venice Biennale prize is coming to London

Sun & Sea (Marina) will be staged next summer at the Albany arts centre in Deptford as part of Lewisham’s year as London Borough of Culture

Tate Britain director defends museum against accusations of ‘cancelling Hogarth’

Critics round on exhibition’s alternative interpretations of Hogarth paintings, describing them as "wokeish drivel"

Anti-establishment artist Ray Johnson celebrated in Art Institute of Chicago exhibition

"His energy is antagonistic to everything we do in the museum world"

Blockbuster Vermeer exhibition forced to close as Germany faces fourth coronavirus wave

German health minister warns that by the end of the winter, everyone will be “vaccinated, recovered or dead”

All the world’s a stage in immersive Lubaina Himid show at London's Tate Modern

Largest solo exhibition of artist and activist draws on her early theatre design studies

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How a Milan museum won the battle to show the world’s most important private collection of Futurist art

Famous Mattioli collection loan will make Museo del Novecento “undoubtedly the most important centre for Futurist art” when it goes on display next spring

Hottest emerging art exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Ally Rosenberg's disarming parquet puddles to an African diaspora group show

Big money, new collectors: the low-down on the New York auctions

Plus, Fabergé in London and a rediscovered Dürer

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Van Gogh and friends: new show in Ohio puts Vincent alongside masters such as Rembrandt, Hokusai and Monet

But is it one exhibition or two? Surprisingly, Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources will be quite different when it travels next year to California

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Unseen Anish Kapoor works go on show at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai's sail-shaped 'six-star' luxury hotel

The hotel will host a pop-up exhibition space for six months to enhance the experience of its guests

The Big Review: Jasper Johns at the Whitney Museum of American Art

The New York incarnation of this two-venue retrospective of the veteran American artist has sublime moments, but needs a much more thorough edit

Fit for a king: Exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum examines Fabergé’s London connections

The major show brings together over 200 treasures, while a never-seen-before group of desk ornaments turns up in Brighton