Exhibitions

Postponement of exhibition on Russian architecture school sparks accusations of ‘censorship and historical erasure’

New York’s Cooper Union postponed an exhibition on Vkhutemas, a school that operated in Moscow for ten years in the early 20th century before Stalin shut it down

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The art of the obit: Adam McEwen on his hypothetical obituaries of living celebrities who are ‘guides to life’

The Art Newspaper’s obituaries editor speaks to the New York artist about how his journalistic training informs his tributes to figures like Greta Thunberg and Dolly Parton

Artist Phyllida Barlow pens a poem dedicated to Joseph Beuys drawings

The works are in a show at Thaddaeus Ropac gallery in London, which includes a room curated by Antony Gormley

How artists' day jobs can have a big impact on their art

An exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art brings together examples of artists drawing inspiration from having to earn a wage away from the studio

Rijksmuseum's groundbreaking slavery exhibition heads to United Nations headquarters in New York

Speakers from around the world have been invited to a two-day talks programme centred around the display

Magnificent masterpieces by Donatello head to London's Victoria and Albert Museum

The first major UK exhibition dedicated to the radical Italian Renaissance master will also include important works from the museum's own collection

‘She started here’: Buffalo, New York, honours Cindy Sherman half a century after hosting her first solo show

The celebrated Pictures Generation photographer, who studied at Buffalo State University, is the subject of a retrospective at the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Arts

Abstract Expressionism’s forgotten women and their international contemporaries emerge from the shadows

An ambitious exhibition at London’s Whitechapel Gallery will celebrate the female artists from around the world who, against the odds, helped redefine art in the post-war period

'Manhattan favourite 303 gallery stays relevant by staying small'

A new show by Esteban Jefferson affirms that the Chelsea gallery takes a reassuringly traditional approach to bringing on new talent

Satirical portrayals of president spark censorship row in South Korea

Shutdown of the exhibition "Goodbye in Seoul" is the latest in a series of censorship controversies around negative images of Yoon Suk-yeol

‘Enema of the state’: Aboriginal artist Richard Bell on his protest pieces heading to Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Works going on show include a ticker tape calculating what the British government owes Indigenous Australians for use of their country during colonisation

Oxford exhibition unearths the fascinating story of Minoan culture and its discovery

Ashmolean Museum show will reveal how the excavations of its former keeper 100 years ago helped popularise a Minoan world of mythological minotaurs and labyrinths

First major show of Sandro Botticelli’s drawings to include five newly attributed works

Exhibition at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor will bring together 27 drawings and reunite Uffizi’s Adoration of the Magi with its preparatory designs for the first time

From a marble toilet roll to a giant Lego structure: Ai Weiwei's new London show looks at the value of objects

Exhibition at the Design Museum will include the artist's works drawing on the Covid-19 pandemic

‘Picasso is relevant to any creative person working today’: British designer Paul Smith to provide art direction for exhibition on the Spanish artist

The show at the Musée National Picasso in Paris will include a jazz soundtrack, Modern masterpieces hung on colourfully designed walls, and Picasso’s Vogue magazine drawings

Show of unseen Paul McCartney photographs—taken at the height of Beatlemania—will help relaunch London’s National Portrait Gallery

Refurbished museum has also announced shows of female photographers Yevonde, Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron and will see the return of David Hockney

Venice Biennale 2024: all the national pavilions, artists and curators announced so far

The latest news of the key players taking part in the 60th International Art Exhibition

John Akomfrah to represent Britain at 2024 Venice Biennale

The British-Ghanaian artist is well known for searing video installations examining issues ranging from climate change to colonialism

A bracing VR ride through Ancient Egypt accompanies Ramses II exhibition

A traveling exhibition about the Pharoah of Pharaohs includes ancient artefacts on loan from Egypt, curatorial texts and a $20 VR experience “guided” by Ramses II’s queen, Nefertari

Groups in Guatemala demand return of Maya throne sent to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guatemalan law prohibits the export of such artefacts for exhibition, local culture organisations say

The art world in 2023: market predictions, big shows and museum openings

From a post-pandemic Brexit watershed to Hip Hop's 50th birthday, The Art Newspaper team dicuss what lies ahead this year

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The Big Review: Vittore Carpaccio at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC ★★★★☆

The painter’s masterpieces show that his influences stretched beyond Venice and at times touch on the miraculous.

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Sculptor Nyugen E. Smith’s new show in Washington, DC turns discarded objects into art

The Caribbean-American artist tell us about his new exhibition and how his work was inspired by makeshift houses in a Ugandan refugee camp

Art Night contemporary art festival moves out of London to the Scottish city of Dundee

The Turner Prize-winning artist Tai Shani has been confirmed for a new commission

Cecco del Caravaggio—the mysterious student and lover of the Baroque master of shadow—takes centre stage in new show

The Fondazione Accademia Carrara in Bergamo is showing 19 of 25 known paintings by the student who modelled for Caravaggio

A twisted tale of sugar and slaves: Alberta Whittle uncovers awkward truths in UK show

The Barbados-born artist confronts the unpalatable past of Guy Ball, the great-grandfather of the Holburne Museum’s founder

A Flemish Caravaggisto comes out of the shadows in new Belgian exhibition

Theodoor Rombouts, a contemporary of Rubens and Van Dyck, is little known, but a new show aims to shine a light on his talents

Soheila Sokhanvari: the former scientist using ‘alchemy’ to bring together Iranian and Western culture

The Shiraz-born artist tells us how she became an artist after a bad cycling accident and why what is happening in Iran is “no longer a protest, it’s a revolution”