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.
Is Paris really taking London’s art crown?
Plus, Marlene Dumas at the Musée d'Orsay and Christian Boltanksi remembered
Can the art world really change its wasteful ways?
Plus, Mark Rothko’s late paintings at Pace’s new London space and Nicolas Poussin at the National Gallery
Jasper Johns: a radical look at a colossus of post-war American art
Plus, Venice's tourism problem and Finnish artist Outi Heiskanen
All glitz and glamour? Hollywood’s new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
Plus, the rise of private museums and Renaissance portraits at the Rijksmuseum
It’s a wrap: Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s final fabric project unveiled in Paris
Plus, Art Basel: are the buyers back? And Mary Beard on images of power
Should the art world boycott China over its treatment of Uyghur people?
Plus, Van Gogh’s final months and master printer Kenneth Tyler on Helen Frankenthaler
The state of painting now
Plus, its enduring market appeal and new secrets revealed in a restored Vermeer
Afghanistan: the threat of the Taliban to artists and heritage
Plus, artist Bill Fontana records Notre Dame's bells
Great women in art history make a comeback: the New Woman at the Met and Aware in Paris
Plus, Rania Matar's photographic portraits
Should the Science Museum stop taking money from oil companies?
Plus, Michael Landy's exhibition at Firstsite and artist Shahzia Sikander on a manuscript miniature
Slavery: the groundbreaking Dutch exhibition confronting colonial history
Plus, Leonora Carrington's Surrealist children's book behind the next Venice Biennale and Rubens's landscapes reunited after 200 years
Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs
Plus, Glasgow International festival and Cézanne at MoMA
Classicist Mary Beard on the infamous Roman emperor Nero
Plus, London Gallery Weekend and Nina Katchadourian on her adopted grandmother's embroidery
Viking-age treasure: new insights into life 1,000 years ago
Plus, new proposals for the Fourth Plinth in London and Nike Air Force 1s
'Art is our spiritual oxygen': new shows to see in London and New York
We discuss Matthew Barney, Igshaan Adams, Eileen Agar and Louise Bourgeois
New York auctions: has the art market roared back to life?
Plus, Heather Phillipson at Tate Britain and Ackroyd and Harvey on Joseph Beuys
Climate disaster: photographer Richard Mosse on environmental crime in the Amazon
Plus, artist Rachel Maclean on Hieronymus Bosch's influence
Return to La La Land: art is back in California
Plus, artists' album covers, and Grace Jones in the Work of the Week
Kusama-rama: Yayoi exhibitions open in London, New York and Berlin
We take a deep dive into the Japanese artist's polka dots, pumpkins and infinity rooms as major shows open at Tate Modern, Gropius Bau and the New York Botanical Garden
Winner: The Art Newspaper's podcast The Week in Art is named Best Special Interest Podcast
Judges of the Publisher Podcast Awards described the category as "one of the most competitive"
Let loose after lockdown: London’s best gallery shows
Plus, Idris Khan on his latest show and James Welling on an ancient Greek Kore
Can Netflix help solve the Isabella Stewart Gardner art heist?
Plus, vaccine passports in museums and Gossaert's Adoration
Has the drop in visitors changed museums forever?
Exhibitions editor José da Silva breaks down the results from our Visitor Figures 2020 survey and digital expert Chris Unitt explains how museums have pivoted to digital
Benin bronzes: looted treasures will return to Nigeria at last
Plus, the newly discovered Van Gogh is sold and artist Rana Begum on Tess Jaray
The results are in: the real impact of Covid-19 on the art market
Plus, Dawn Ades on Duchamp and Superflex on Cildo Meireles
UK culture war: how should museums confront colonialism?
Plus, craft and American identity and critic Michael Peppiatt on Frank Auerbach
Old Masters meet Brutalism: inside Frick Madison in New York
Plus, the story of a notorious forger and artist Collier Schorr on August Sander
WTF are NFTs? Why crypto is dominating the art market
Plus, artist Doug Aitken on composer Terry Riley
'Black grief and white grievance' at New York’s New Museum
Plus, artists with disabilities in the Covid era and Goya's Disasters of War
Stonehenge: could a road tunnel ruin the ancient site?
Plus, French museums revolt against lockdown closures and artist Crystal Fischetti on Karla Black