Our critic blows the whistle on this cultural failing
You don’t have to be Einstein to work out why old master galleries are so keen these days to invite contemporary artists to show in them. It expands the audience base. It’s good for the image. It draws fresh blood into old veins. Contemporary art is trendy. Old masters are not.
The artist has been deciding how to live. She reveals she is turning a Margate mortuary into a revolutionary art school, TKE Studios — no smokers or loud music allowed
If you want to see the cutting edge, forget the Turner prize, check out the next generation of contenders
Rumours of a private benefactor hoping to transform the prison where Oscar Wilde was held got our critic investigating
Banksy has pledged to raise millions of pounds to help buy the prison in which Oscar Wilde was incarcerated so it can be turned into an arts centre, rather than being sold to property developers to turn into flats.
Lubaina Himid is only the fourth living British artist to have been given a retrospective at Tate Modern
Imagine it’s 1510. Someone asks you to mount an exhibition devoted to the greatest and most significant artist at work in Europe at the time. Who would you go for?
A £60m revamp showcases works from van Gogh, Renoir, Manet and more
He was a jingoistic loudmouth — so why has Tate Britain spoiled a fabulous exhibition with fantasy readings of his intentions?