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St. Louis show sniffs out why Egyptians smashed noses

Exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation explores how Pharaohs and Christians alike went in for vandalising and “killing” icons

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Art fairs

From a change in sponsorship to new directorship, Art Dubai prepares to open after year of upheaval

Co-directors Pablo de Val and Chloe Vaitsou reshuffle the fair's layout and focus on art from the Global South with guest stars from Latin America

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Ilya Repin remains the provocateur in Moscow show

Visitors of a certain age may well be shocked to find that ultimately the Russian artist loathed the Bolsheviks as much as he did the tsars

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Grandmaster flash of the Mediterranean—Joaquín Sorolla comes to London's National Gallery

The enormously productive painter wielded the fastest of brushes on often huge canvases, suffusing them with Spanish sun and colour

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Art market

Asia Week’s 10th anniversary brings classic and contemporary offerings

Our picks of highlights from commercial galleries participating in the event

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TEFAF Maastricht 2019

Still life thrives and Group Zero nails it: expert collecting guides for Tefaf Maastricht

Dealers tell us the hot trends and what to buy at the Dutch fair

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The music of Mark Rothko finally sounds in the land of Mozart

First exhibition in Austria reveals Abstract Expressionist’s identification with the work of the Old Masters

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Agnes Pelton show looks to introduce the visionary but little-known painter to a new generation

Phoenix Art Museum hosts first US survey of the Californian artist in more than two decades

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Dia show aims to place Charlotte Posenenske firmly among stars of minimalist sculpture

It is the first large-scale US exhibition of the German artist's work

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Commercial galleries

Private View: our pick of March gallery shows around the world

New commercial gallery shows—from sculpture to shipwreck paintings

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Collaboration is key at New York's ADAA Art Show

Co-presentations and “collegiality” prove strengths of the 31st edition, which runs through 3 March

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Ai Weiwei show brings out tensions between Canada and China

Survey at Gardiner Museum ranges from artist’s broken Han Dynasty urn to zodiac signs

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Art fairs

From poaching to plastic: London's Collect craft fair takes on politically charged topics

Fifteen artists show conceptual craft and design works, some of which reflect current concerns

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Triennale di Milano

Why Milan’s triennial is a matter of life and death

Human extinction and planetary devastation are tackled in the XXII Triennale di Milano—but the message is one of hope through innovation

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Biennials & festivals

Honolulu Biennial focuses on indigenous artists and local issues

The second edition of the biennial takes a proudly Pacific-centred view

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Exhibitions

Burst of Venetian colour in largest show of Titians in Germany

Exhibition about the Venetian Renaissance at Frankfurt’s Städel Museum also includes works by Giovanni Bellini and Jacopo Tintoretto

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Antonello again? Sicilian master's golden moment continues in Milan

More than two-thirds of Antonello da Messina’s 35 accepted autograph works are reunited for a show at Palazzo Reale

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Ancient Egypt

Tutankhamun treasure tour exhibition drums up funds for new Egyptian museum

Travelling show of 150 artefacts started in Los Angeles and is going to Paris and London

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Iranian artist and activist Siah Armajani builds bridges in New York

The artist will recreate one of his best-known works in Brooklyn Bridge Park to coincide with his retrospective at the Met Breuer

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Lucas Blalock gives ‘pathetic’ objects a new lease of life at the ICA LA

More than 20 photographs are included in the artist’s first solo exhibition at a US museum

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Botticelli’s violent stories have a contemporary resonance in #MeToo era

“Spalliera” panels depicting parables are reunited at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for the first time in 500 years

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Diane Arbus's nudists, drag artists, carnival folk and street urchins are laid bare in London show

Exhibition at the Hayward Gallery uses a distinctive layout to encourage visitors to get up close to US photographer’s early 35mm works

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15 must-see Rembrandt shows during the 350th anniversary of his death

Two exhibitions to be held at the Rijksmuseum this year will provide a cohesive overview of Rembrandt’s life and work

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Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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Don McCullin on why he is showing at Tate Britain even though he is ‘not an artist’

The photojournalist also reflects on his career and reveals the most important stories he covered

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Theaster Gates on how his new show was inspired by the eviction of 45 people from an island in Maine

The Chicago-based artist's exhibition in Paris examines the forced removal in 1911 of the inhabitants of Malaga Island

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Leonardo da Vinci

Twelve Leonardo shows to open simultaneously in the UK to mark 500th anniversary of artist’s death

Drawings from the Royal Collection go on show around the country this week before larger surveys in London and Edinburgh later in the year

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New London shows lift the lid on Boilly, the prolific painter of Parisian life

Exhibition at the National Gallery and a display at the Wallace Collection focus on artist virtually unknown in the UK

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A careful collector’s gift of African objects and Modern art is celebrated in Detroit

New exhibition is dedicated to Margaret Demant—a passionate booster of the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection

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When Saharan sands glittered with gold: how the world's largest desert was a major medieval trade route

New exhibition at the Block Museum of Art looks at the artefacts that flowed through the region assisted by the spread of Islam

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Bicentenary events aim to reignite John Ruskin’s radical flame

The work of the influential—but now underappreciated—polymath, whose followers included Gandhi, is the subject of several shows this year

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More to Viennese Modernism than Klimt and Schiele: new show on forgotten female artists

Organisers had to delve deep into the Belvedere archives and visit artist's descendants to assemble the exhibition

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Lucio Fontana survey shows how sculpture sowed seeds for artist's slashing series

Exhibition at the Met Breuer argues that the Italian-Argentinian's early sculptures and decorative pieces inspired his works to come

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Adelita Husni-Bey on traumatised lawyers and undocumented immigrants

The New York-based Italian artist tells us about her new film installation in her New Museum show

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Tate Modern takes a ‘slow look’ at Pierre Bonnard’s fleeting moments

Exhibition aims to reassess French artist’s reputation and revel in depth and detail of his work

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Art fairs

New York's Winter Show gets a facelift at 65

Formerly The Winter Antiques Show, the grande dame of New York fairs has dropped the word "antiques" in the hopes of drawing a younger crowd

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Grace Wales Bonner explores black spirituality for London show

Mystical rituals lie at the heart of the fashion designer’s first major exhibition taking place at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Acceptable in your 80s: first monograph and a London show for octogenarian sculptor

Book accompanies Paul de Monchaux's new exhibition, a collaboration between his young dealer Megan Piper and Bowman Sculpture

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The Year Ahead 2019

Three new fairs not to miss in 2019

From Singapore and Taiwan to Los Angeles, new events attempt to break into world's fastest growing art markets

In association withQatar Museums

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Private View: Our pick of January gallery shows around the world

From the US solo debut of Rodrigo Cass in San Francisco to some of Ulay's first photographs on view in London, here are the shows to see

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Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy widens outreach with exhibition by homeless people

Art is Part of the Equation forms part of the institution’s push to make art more accessible

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The Year Ahead 2019

Which exhibitions will be the blockbusters of 2019?

Major Leonardo and Rembrandt anniversaries mean a wealth of shows focusing on the Old Masters, but Tintoretto, the Bauhaus or Bill Viola could be dark horses

In association withQatar Museums

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The Year Ahead 2019

Must-see biennials, triennials and festivals in 2019

From "interesting times" at Ralph Rugoff's Venice Biennale to an Anthropocene-inspired Istanbul Biennial, plus Sharjah and the best of the rest

In association withQatar Museums

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The Year Ahead 2019

Top ten new museums and major extensions due to open in 2019

A MoMA expansion, the opening of the Humboldt Forum, the unveiling of the National Museum of Qatar and a new Bauhaus Museum are just some of the highlights of the year ahead

In association withQatar Museums

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Exhibitions

Lost Frida Kahlo painting and Diego Rivera mural at centre of new show looking at couple’s Russian links

As the exhibition opens in Moscow, curators hope a photograph of the missing work might jog the memory of any witnesses

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The slow and meticulous work of Vija Celmins zooms into view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Artist’s retrospective encourages viewers to take their time when looking in the modern age

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Jean-Jacques Lequeu's fantasies finally find favour with Paris show

Petit Palais exhibition explores the architect's explicit drawings and designs for unrealised buildings including a cow-shaped dairy

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China finally gets caught in Louise Bourgeois’s web

First major survey in Shanghai of late artist’s work includes giant spider on loan from Tate

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Female artists emerge from shadow cast by Berlin Wall

Exhibition at Dresden's Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau reveals how women in the Eastern Bloc were often more radical than the men

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Piero della Francesca exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum is largest ever—with 11 works

Half of movable works by Renaissance master included in St Petersburg show

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Politics

Latin American galleries reassess sales strategies for Miami Art Week after border crackdown

Trump's decision to station 15,000 troops at the country's southwest border has further soured political relations between the US and its South American neighbours

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Judy Chicago’s career and journey into the art-historical canon celebrated in new show

Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami includes test plates for the artist's most famous work, The Dinner Party

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2018

Dealers take a stand against transphobia at Miami's fairs

Exhibitors at Art Basel in Miami Beach and beyond respond to comments by President Trump with a wide range of queer art

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Two new shows highlight the politics of being apolitical in the powderkeg Middle East

Exhibitions in Doha on the history of Syria and revolutions in the Arab world tread a fine line

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Biennials & festivals

Queensland museum will receive major boost from ninth Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

Acquisitions include woven clothing mats from the Marshall Islands and reflections on the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror

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Feminisms, gender, resistance: three curators choose their favourite works from politically charged show

Group exhibition at UK's Nottingham Contemporary looks at activist movements across the world from the late 19th century to the present day

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Grotesque, exotic, fantastic: Emil Nolde's road to Expressionism explored through three lenses

Survey exhibition of "degenerate" German artist at Zentrum Paul Klee includes works being exhibited for first time

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Mexican exhibitions of southern African art bring death to life

Shows in Oaxaca de Juárez forge cross-cultural connections

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Art market

Latin American art gets a boost on the auction block

Including the region’s art in broader sales has been a positive move for some artists' sales

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner's exotic art was inspired by cabaret, circuses and the travels of fellow artists

New show explores the flights of fancy made by the Expressionist who never ventured outside Germany and Switzerland

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How high will Hockney go and can his soaring market last?

A double pool portrait, estimated at $80m and offered at Christie’s with no reserve, could set a record for the most expensive work by a living artist

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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

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Victorian pioneer Roger Fenton's images of Crimean War continue to inspire photographers today

New exhibition at the Queen's Gallery tells the story behind the photographs and also reveals a royal connection

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Andy Warhol for the Instagram age: huge retrospective opens at the Whitney in New York

Exhibition spanning four decades looks to introduce the king of Pop art to the social media generation

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Shanghai’s two rapidly expanding fairs—Art021 and West Bund Art and Design—are attracting dealers despite China's slowing economy

Galleries are also seemingly undeterred by tussles between Presidents Trump and Xi Jinping

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Assyrian warrior king Ashurbanipal rides into London with treasures in tow

Exhibition at the British Museum includes carved ivories and a recreation of his huge library of cuneiform tablets

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Collecting

Giampietro Campana assembled the greatest private collection of his age—then lost the lot

A new show at the Musée du Louvre reunites 500 of the collector's artefacts, showing his admiration for Italian art across the ages

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When the avant-garde met E=mc2: the story behind Dimensionism

Supported by prominent figures in its day, the little known movement is at last being rescued from obscurity

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Andy Warhol

Is Warhol to blame for Trump? Pop pioneer's work touches on many issues facing America today

“It’s a very potent time to raise many of these issues,” says curator of the Warhol survey opening at the Whitney Museum of American Art

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Books

A love letter to a grittier, punk-accented New York

Chris Stein, Blondie co-founder, presents a book of photographs from the 1970s and 80s

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Artissima

Artissima makes some noise with a new section for sound-based art

The Italian contemporary art fair is looking into cutting edge works this November

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Private View: our pick of November gallery shows

From a two-venue show of Albert Oehlen's abstract works in Paris to a Bridget Riley retrospective in Los Angeles, here are the gallery shows to see

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Books

Witches, cannibals and murderers: the stories behind some of the Musée d’Orsay’s most violent works of art

In his new book The Orsay Murder Club, the art historian Christos Markogiannakis examines the horrors of the Paris museum’s collection

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Exhibitions

Niko Pirosmani: the ‘vagabond’ who inspired the Russian avant-garde

The self-taught artist, whose work commands surprisingly high prices at auction, is the subject of an exhibition at Vienna's Albertina museum

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Highlights from Duke of Orléans collection brought together for 300th birthday of New Orleans

Exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art will include works by Veronese, Reni and Rubens