The British Museum's new exhibition reveals the resilience of First Nations culture.
Famous for his eerie First World War paintings, a new exhibition reminds us why Paul Nash was the greatest British artist of the first half of the 20th century.
A History of Pictures by David Hockney and Martin Gayford gleefully punctures the pretentiousness of the art world.
A prominent scientist in the Netherlands believes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring isn’t actually wearing a pearl. Here’s how he investigated his hunch.
Deserted fairgrounds, disused factories and forgotten military bases may look cool, but are we fetishising the remnants of such a cruel history?
A new exhibition a the National Portrait Gallery shows Eggleston's talent for capturing ordinary ecstasies.
John Claridge’s intimate photographs from the 1960s capture a lost world of wonder and possibility.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Primitive 2009, currently at Tate Modern, looked every bit as ravishing as his cinema work, yet it was hard to enjoy while people around me scrolled through their phones.
Art-goers have been enduring three-hour waits for the Yayoi Kusama exhibition, just for a solitary glance at her work. Is queuing part of the experience, or is it just for the Instagram mirror snap?
A new exhibition at Tate Modern reveals how O'Keeffe's personality came to inform her art – and why it's time to consider them together.
Almost every three minutes a photograph of The Switch House is uploaded to Instagram tagged with the Tate Modern Switch House location.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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