On the allegations against the photorealist Chuck Close, the conflation of art and artist, and the nuances therein.
With 11 of her works on show at the Musée d’Orsay, one of the most underrated sculptors in modern European history is brought out from the shadows
The New York museum’s introduction of an admission charge reveals a wider problem of donor dependence and a hands-off government.
The French President’s recent comments hint at a dubious politics: using art restitution as a stopgap to France’s postcolonial responsibilities.
The staggering $450m price reached by ‘Salvator Mundi’ prompts the question: what are you really buying when you buy an artwork?
A new Picasso exhibition, curated by one of his granddaughters, celebrates one of the only women he didn’t harm for his art: his daughter Maya.
If the contemporary art world now seems like a place of pretension and status-seeking, it’s the critic Jerry Saltz who may be its last hope.
Why is art with themes and readily available meanings so often privileged above pure aesthetic beauty?