Venice Biennale winner Sonia Boyce: ‘We need to inspire’

    The British artist won the top award that eluded Bacon, Hockney and Freud.

    Inspiring Walt Disney at the Wallace Collection — the surprising links between French rococo and Frozen

      How the spirit of the 18th century lives on in cinema

      Hew Locke: The Procession is the show Prince William and Kate should have seen before Jamaica

        Tate Britain is transformed into a carnival but look twice, it is not so celebratory

        Francis Bacon, David Hockney and Picasso: Inside their studios

          Meticulously tidy or a horrible mess? To really know an artist, just look at their studio

          A Life of Picasso Volume IV by John Richardson review — a masterpiece of a biography

            John Richardson’s latest work reveals that the darker the artist’s personal life, the greater was his genius

            Carlo Crivelli — the greatest illusionist that art forgot

              Too gothic to be a Renaissance master, this artist was wrongly overlooked — no longer thanks to this show at the Ikon gallery

              David Hockney: ‘I want to get on with my work’

                The artist’s Normandy studio is a respite from the world. Over lunch and cigarettes he talks about his new exhibition and looking like ‘a lesbian novelist’

                The secret battle to save Ukraine’s art treasures

                  I have no concrete idea how I ended up in Ukraine last week seeing how the nation’s art and treasures are being saved from Russian bombs. All gods move in mysterious ways, but the gods of art are especially fickle. It started a fortnight ago with a meeting in London of ten of Poland’s most […]

                  Postwar Modern at the Barbican — bleak art for harsh times

                    Don’t miss this bold exhibition featuring Lucien Freud and Francis Bacon

                    Surrealism Beyond Borders — Tate Modern can’t tell good art from bad

                      Our leading contemporary gallery proves the movement is a magnet for the untalented