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Stormzy, Doreen Lawrence and Lucy Bronze: National Portrait Gallery reopens with a focus on the new faces of Britain

After a three-year closure and £41m redevelopment, the London institution aims to better acknowledge the UK’s history and diverse population

London Gallery Weekend: best shows for photography fans

The photographer who revolutionised billboard advertising, a fly on Andy Warhol's wall and a sickly look at seaside memories

London Gallery Weekend: our critics pick their top shows

From post-human smart cities to the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Ben Luke and Louisa Buck choose their must-see exhibitions from the third edition of the city-wide event

Victoria and Albert Museum's ambitious east London storehouse is finally complete

The Art Newspaper goes on an exclusive tour around the building which will open to the public in 2025

Keith Haring's first time in Los Angeles: we talk to the curator of the Broad's landmark show

Plus, Tate Britain rehangs its collection and Work of the Week is a Joan Brown painting

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John Soane’s drawing office opens to public for first time

The small room acted as the 'creative heart' of the historic British architect's home and office, and is now available to view after a year-long restoration

Gagosian to close its vast Britannia Street gallery in London after two decades

The gallery is instead launching a new public platform for large-scale sculpture in October

London's museum of surgery reopens after £100m redevelopment

The Hunterian Museum reopens 16 May, mindful of the changing ethics of displaying human remains

London Gallery Weekend announces performance commissions

Li Hei Di, Minh-Lan Tran and Nicole Bachmann will perform their work around the city in June

London’s ICA has new role as party central

Contemporary arts venue kicks up its heels with a lively bash to launch the latest issue of gay underground magazine Butt

New York, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Linz ... Which city has the best digital art?

With the power to show works simultaneously in different countries, digital art does not really need to "be" anywhere. But where it is being created, exhibited and funded has a deep impact on how the work is made

‘Such folk are treated like shit’: artists urge University of the Arts London to improve cleaners' working conditions

Artists including Tai Shani, Larry Achiampong and Jade Montserrat sign an open letter asking the institution to bring outsourced cleaners in-house

The curtain rises: London's Museum of Shakespeare opens in 2024 on the site of a long-hidden theatre

The new venue, in Shoreditch, will reveal the archaeological remains of the Curtain Playhouse for the first time

London dealer Alison Jacques to open new headquarters on illustrious Cork Street this autumn

She will open the three-storey, 6,000 sq ft space with shows by Sheila Hicks and Robert Mapplethorpe

Paula Rego’s monumental mural filled with famous female figures—and National Gallery staff—to go on show in London

Ten-metre long painting will be displayed alongside the 15th-century altarpiece that served as its inspiration

White Cube founder Jay Jopling’s daughter Angelica opens London gallery

Emerging art space Incubator is “totally siloed” from her father’s business, she says

Are visitors finally returning to museums? We dive into our latest visitor figures survey

Plus, the Manet/Degas rivalry in Paris and one of the most significant female Impressionists

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Radicalism and romance of the Rossetti family explored in London survey

Tate Britain’s exhibition will highlight the Pre-Raphaelite group’s preoccupations with gender and class

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From the ashes of Masterpiece London comes Treasure House Fair—who's taking part?

More than 40 galleries have thrown their weight behind the new venture, but only a handful of overseas dealers will participate

Two years on, London museums are still missing visitors—what's happened?

For the capital’s museums, historically so reliant on international tourists, recovery from the pandemic has been slow

'A place for us to show our living journey as artists': Gilbert & George opening London art centre

The artists reveal they will soon have a retrospective at the Hayward Gallery in London at the opening of their permanent exhibition space

London museums struggling to regain visitors after Covid closures, our survey shows

The Art Newspaper's annual Visitor Figures survey has found the National Gallery has lost more visitors since 2019 than any other art museum worldwide

Six key jobs culled at London’s Whitechapel Gallery—including three curatorial posts

New director defends overhaul in wake of rising energy costs and Arts Council funding cuts

London's Royal Academy of Arts offers young visitors half price entry

Museum's new 25 & Under ticketing scheme for temporary exhibitions is being subsidised by the art collectors Batia and Idan Ofer

Museum of London report reveals museum class divides

The new study explores the labour conditions of London’s lower-income workers during the pandemic

What's up at the National Gallery? The London institution is half of what it used to be

The closure of the Sainsbury Wing ahead of a £35m refurbishment has meant that much of the museum is off limits in 2023. I hope it's worth it

London café inspired by Van Gogh seeks funding to expand its programme for vulnerable adults

Restaurant builds on the artist’s legacy by coaching people with mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties

Christie's 20th and 21st century evening sales in London represent a 32% decrease from 2022

Two-part sale spanning Impressionism to the ultra-contemporary had few headline lots—but Brexit is not to blame, auction house specialists maintain

London to get free, permanent David Bowie display as Victoria and Albert Museum acquires archive

Costumes, albums, lyrics and videos from 80,000-strong collection will go on show at the V&A East Storehouse from 2025