The Week in Art
From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. An award-winning podcast hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie’s.
New shows reveal how Picasso was inspired by the Old Masters
Plus, Chris Levine's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II; and a rise in political interference in museum leadership
The hunt for looted Cambodian objects—are they hidden in the West's museums?
Plus, the dark truth of the Marcos family’s extravagance and Ruth Asawa at Modern Art Oxford
Frieze Week in New York: mammoth auction sales and a shifting art fair landscape
Plus, the Albers Foundation plans a Senegal space, and a golden Indian manuscript at the British Library
Saving Ukraine’s heritage: an eyewitness account of relief efforts
Plus, the Cezanne blockbuster at The Art Institute of Chicago and Nicola L.’s Gold Femme Commode at Alison Jacques
America's racial reckoning: inside the controversial Guston show
Plus, London's new Queer Britain museum and a rediscovered work by Caterina Angela Pierozzi
Macron wins: what now for the French art scene?
Plus, Walter Sickert at Tate Britain and Gordon Parks at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
The best of the Venice Biennale: our critics’ review
Plus, artists Francis Alÿs, Sonia Boyce, Shubigi Rao and Na Chainkua Reindorf on their national pavilion shows; and a Bellini masterpiece
Photographer Edward Burtynsky on his Ukrainian heritage and our 'predator species running amok'
Plus, Winslow Homer at the Met and China's Russia problem
Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?
Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery
Has the art market recovered? A deep dive into the Art Basel/UBS report
Plus, an exhibition about wartime hideouts in Poland and Ukraine, and Mondrian’s final work Victory Boogie Woogie
Metropolitan Museum of Art director Max Hollein sets out his vision for the future
Plus, the "golden age" of Beiruti art at the Gropius Bau in Berlin and Meret Oppenheim's Surrealist white heels at the Menil Collection in Houston
How Donatello changed art history forever
Plus, the Biennale of Sydney looks at the rights of rivers and Eduardo Navarro’s seed installation opens in London
What can the arts do to help Ukrainian refugees?
Plus, NFTs and more at Art Dubai, and Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s golden curtain in Toronto
Ukraine: the response of the art community and the risks of photojournalism
Plus, Chris Burden's unrealised projects and an in-depth look at F.N. Souza's Mr Sebastian at the Barbican in London
Artists’ studios: the fight for affordable spaces
Plus, photographing Paula Rego at work
Warhol and Basquiat on the stage in London and Faith Ringgold's retrospective at New York's New Museum
Plus, Betye Saar remakes a mural in Los Angeles
'Aggressive, emotional, darkly humorous’: Louise Bourgeois’s closest collaborator on her late works
Plus, Desert X opens second Saudi Arabia edition and Gerhard Richter's 90th birthday exhibition in Dresden
Wonder women: curator Cecilia Alemani on what we can expect at the female-dominated Venice Biennale this year
Plus, Van Gogh’s self-portraits in London, and the story of when Dalí met Freud
Bacon and beasts: an in-depth look at the visceral new show at London’s Royal Academy of Arts
Plus, Botticelli in New York and gender in Asian art in San Francisco
Why did the €471m Caravaggio villa fail to sell?
Plus, artists create their own monuments at Goldsmiths CCA in London and Michael Armitage on Sane Wadu at the newly opened Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute
The Year Ahead: the best exhibitions to look forward to in 2022
Plus, who will be the art market’s winners and losers?
From NFTs to LFTs: 2021's biggest art stories—and what they mean
The Art Newspaper team picks apart this year’s most important developments, from demands for colonial restitution to the return of culture wars
Disney at the Met—but is it art?
Plus, a new centre to study Matisse at Baltimore Museum of Art and Josef Albers's lithographs at Cristea Roberts in London
Art fairs: how did they begin and where are they going?
Plus, Caribbean-British art at Tate Britain and Marco Brambilla's VR work at Pérez Art Museum in Miami
Fraud: the case of Inigo Philbrick
Plus, Warhol’s Catholicism and Moscow’s new museums
Big money, new collectors: the low-down on the New York auctions
Plus, Fabergé in London and a rediscovered Dürer
M+ finally opens in Hong Kong—but is it censoring its displays?
Plus, the revamped Courtauld Gallery and Black American Portraits at Lacma in Los Angeles
Depot: a new way of visiting museums?
Plus, Cop26: how can the art world respond? And Fragonard's restored The Swing
Contemporary art meets Ancient Egypt: new sculptures at the Pyramids of Giza
Plus, the New Museum Triennial and Édouard Manet's portrait of Zacharie Astruc
Is Paris really taking London’s art crown?
Plus, Marlene Dumas at the Musée d'Orsay and Christian Boltanksi remembered