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.

Art and social media: do museums need memes?

Plus, artist Rita Keegan on her postponed show and Julia Peyton-Jones on Leonardo. Produced in association with Christie's

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

What to do about problematic statues?

Plus, Hew Locke on Agostino Brunias's Dancing Scene in the West Indies. Produced in association with Christie's

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

How to visit a gallery during a pandemic

Plus, the artist Deborah Roberts on Benny Andrews's No More Games in the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Produced in association with Christie's.

Let’s talk about race: museums and the battle against white privilege

Plus, remembering Christo—the art world's wrap star. Produced in association with Christie's

Houston, do we have a problem? The verdict on early museum openings in Texas

Plus, Ralph Rugoff on Southbank Centre's possible closure. Produced in association with Christie's

Raphael: as great as Leonardo and Michelangelo?

Plus, the renaissance of mail art. Produced in association with Christie's

Is the future of the art market online?

Plus, Rebecca Salter on Léon Spilliaert. Produced in association with Christie's

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

Exclusive: Marina Abramovic on performance art post-pandemic

Plus, what is it like to visit a museum post-lockdown? Produced in association with Christie's

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Catherine Hickley. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Can new tech recreate the hand of an Old Master?

Plus, Sophie Matisse on her great-grandfather Henri. Produced in association with Christie's

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

The end of the blockbuster? Museums in a post-pandemic world

Plus, Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger explores Jackson Pollock’s Autumn Rhythm (Number 30). Produced in association with Christie's

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

Donald Judd 101: the great artist in depth

Plus, Dia Art Foundation's curator Donna De Salvo on Duchamp’s Étant Donnés. Produced in association with Christie's

Art theft: are museums safe under lockdown?

Plus, Laura Cumming on Breugel. Produced in association with Christie's

Hosted by Ben Luke. , with guest speaker Martin Bailey. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Can the art market weather the coronavirus storm?

Plus, Sean Scully talks about his favourite "lonely work", The Moroccans by Matisse in New York's Museum of Modern Art. Produced in association with Christie's

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Anna Brady and Margaret Carrigan. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Saving the art world’s self-employed amidst the coronavirus crisis

We explore the devastating effects of the pandemic on art communities and discuss the different support packages in the UK, Germany and the US. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke and Margaret Carrigan. with guest speaker Catherine Hickley. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Coronavirus: dispatches from Italy and China

We speak to our journalists Anna Somers Cocks and Lisa Movius about their experiences of lockdown. Plus, we begin a new feature—Lonely Works—where we look at individual works of art that are now hanging unseen in galleries. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Anna Somers Cocks, Lisa Movius and Bendor Grosvenor. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Titian’s poesie: an in-depth tour of 'the most beautiful pictures in the world'

We speak to Gabriele Finaldi about the challenges of opening a show at the time of coronavirus and to its curator about this extraordinary series of paintings. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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

Remembering Ulay. Plus, how coronavirus cancelled Art Basel in Hong Kong

We speak to Tate Modern curator Catherine Wood about the late Ulay, and to Marc Spiegler, Art Basel’s global director, about what happened in Hong Kong. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Surrealism: what was Britain's role?

Plus, Independent Art Fair's director on New York's changing gallery landscape. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Who owns the Parthenon Marbles?

Plus, Shirin Neshat on Trump’s America. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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

Does Los Angeles want a big art fair?

As Frieze Los Angeles opens, we look at the LA art scene. Plus, we explore the Met's exhibition Sahel about art from the Sahara. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Tschabalala Self and radical figurative painting

The US artist discusses figurative painting ahead of her Whitechapel show; plus, why pregnancy was rarely depicted in the art of the past

The story of a fake Gauguin at the Getty

Plus, Canadian First Nations artist Kent Monkman on his Met paintings and the art of food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

Hosted by Ben Luke and Margaret Carrigan. with guest speaker Martin Bailey. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

2020: art market issues and big shows

We look at the year ahead for galleries, art fairs and auctions, and seek out the big shows in the UK, Europe and the US

2019: the year in review

The Art Newspaper team ponder 2019's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Anna Brady, Louisa Buck and Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Bananaman: who is Maurizio Cattelan? Plus, art and comedy

Everything you need to know about the artist behind the infamous banana. Plus, we talk to UK comedians Rob Auton, Jenny Eclair and Annie McGrath about the charity exhibition Art is the Best Medicine. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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

Turner Prize shocker: what next? Plus, Teresita Fernández in Miami

We talk to Louisa Buck about the decision to award the Turner Prize to all of the nominees. Plus, Miami-born artist Teresita Fernández tells us about her homecoming show at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke and Helen Stoilas. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Aimee Dawson

Troy: the show and the problem with BP sponsorship

We talk about the myth and reality of Troy presented in the British Museum's show and to an activist about ongoing protests relating to fossil-fuel companies' sponsorship of the arts. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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

Dora Maar and Jann Haworth: acclaim at last

We take a tour of the Dora Maar show at London's Tate Modern, where the artist is finally getting her due, and talk to US artist Jann Haworth about her retrospective at Pallant House Gallery. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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

Anselm Kiefer interview. Plus, New York auction 'gigaweek'

We talk to German artist Anselm Kiefer about his new works inspired by String Theory and ask expert Scott Reyburn why the art market is treading water. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Tutmania returns. Plus, Duchamp in the US

We review Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at London's Saatchi Gallery and talk about the Modern master Marcel Duchamp at the Hirshhorn Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793