The Year in Review 2018

The most important Van Gogh discoveries, exhibitions, sales and books of 2018

From the discovery of a Montmartre drawing to a $40m sale at Christie's

a blog by Martin Bailey

2018: the year in review

Our London and New York teams ponder 2018's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

The year in exhibitions: world’s great collections reunited for once-in-a-lifetime shows

In 2018, curators turned into sleuths to track down works that belonged to some of history’s greatest—but often flawed—collectors

2018 in the market: the price is right for pale males

David Hockney was latest white male artist to set a record this year

2018 in museums: big ethics questions dominate the field

Museums are facing greater scrutiny over sponsorship and the artists they choose to display

The year in heritage: conservators become art

The conservation of masterpieces is happening in the full glare of the public