Post-war

Two overlooked Asian artists who left a mark on Modern British art celebrated with UK exhibitions

The lives and work of Singaporean-British sculptor Kim Lim and the Chinese artist and poet Li Yuan-chia will be explored at the Hepworth Wakefield and Kettle’s Yard

Where is Edward Bawden’s monumental painting Country Life? UK trust launches search for missing masterpiece

Jacob Rothschild’s Waddesdon Manor wants to track down the massive mural created for the 1951 Festival of Britain

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From a lively New Deal-era fresco study to an illuminated Rauschenberg edition: our pick of the highlights from February's sales

Plus, a Charles II-era silver-gilt vases, an avant-garde Cuban painting and a rare Tintin comic book cover

The story of Maryan, the Polish Holocaust survivor who expressed his trauma through his art, is told in new show

Survey at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art is one of the first outside the US to examine the artist’s life and work

The $100m collection of former Whitney Museum president David Solinger will be sold at Sotheby’s

Star lots include one of Picasso’s earliest paintings of his muse Marie-Thérèse Walter and a dynamic De Kooning

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Extravagant volume of post-war photography presents a snapshot of fast-changing British society

From street scenes to social media, this sweeping survey examines how documentary photography has made sense of the UK’s cultural and political climate

London show shines a light on lesser-known post-war artists

An exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery explores the wealth of creativity that took place as Britain recovered from trauma and upheaval

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What to watch on the block during New York's fall sales

Lesser known lots still hold plenty of hammer potential

'Pioneering' private museum reveals troubled history of Romania’s post-war art

Bucharest’s new Muzeul de Arta Recenta emphasises artists who worked outside the structures of the Communist regime

Paul Smith gets wrapped up in the work of the Bauhaus

After a life of collaborating with commercial brands, Anni Albers' foundation has posthumously licensed a design to be used by the UK fashion designer

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Vital artistic exchanges will be stifled by Trump's travel ban

The amicus brief signed by more than 100 museums should shame the justices of the US Supreme Court

From social realism to human waste: new exhibition looks at Italy’s post-war art scene

Show in Florence aims to bring "the complexity of the Italian art world” to an international audience

From Van Gogh to Richter—what happens when bidders fail to pay up at auction?

Flaky winning bids are knocking the gloss off record-breaking sales

Andy Warhol’s first ‘selfie’ expected to fetch £7m at auction

The early self-portrait marks the moment the artist became a celebrity

Many strategies for survival: Barbara Rose on painting after Postmodernism

Rumors of the death of painting have been greatly exaggerated

Yoko Ono’s gleeful middle finger: Chloe Wyma on the artist’s MoMA retrospective

The artist’s show is a smart corrective to the standard narrative

Records tumble for post-war Italian artists

The colour white proves particularly popular as Sotheby’s expert heralds “a new dawn for Italian art”

A quick Italian job

An upcoming exhibition explores the brief but intense creative spark that lay the foundations for Italian art of the 1960s

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Market warms to Japanese avant-garde

A new auction record is set for Kazuo Shiraga

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Post-war and contemporary results

A big week for Phillips, Sotheby's, and Christie's

New takes on Old Masters: Contemporary artists and the masters who inspired them

Five artists describe how the ideas and techniques of the artists of the past have informed their work

Los Angeles’ post-war art remapped: Pacific Standard Time puts city’s lesser known artists in the spotlight

The Getty funded project has resulted in more than 125 exhibitions, performances, and events to celebrate the city's history

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Revealed: secrets of the Tate bricks

Newly released documents uncover a heated argument and the search for spares

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Key lots: Post-war and contemporary

Yves Klein, Günther Uecker, and Peter Doig are this season's highlights

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A surprise show of strength at Frieze week post-war and contemporary auctions

Houses keep their heads above water with wider international selection

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New index and fund track post-war art: AMR Post-War Art 50

Castlestone plans 18-month buying spree while prices remain low

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Books: How America took on the propaganda war in occupied Germany

A study of US arts policy and the ideology of denazification in post-war Germany

The Cold War may be over, but it is still being fought in terms of its artists

With LACMA's “Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures” opening soon, the artistic heritage of Germany is again under the microscope