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?
Our best pieces from the past year. In this selection, our favourite writing about the arts.
The man who an early art teacher said "leaves everything out except the magic" is captured by two Sussex exhibitions.
Collective decision making, progressive collaborations and a warren of sheds in east London: meet Assemble.
Immerse yourself in the Wizarding World at a new (free) exhibition in London.
“It seamlessly evokes the period by paying homage to the great photography of the time.”
The wonder of Calder's work with wire, on display at the Tate, is that their beauty makes you laugh.
The Latvian illustrator Signe Baumane, who has made a funny animated film about depression, discusses her family history of mental illness, and being put in a Soviet mental institution.
A dramatic new exhibition at the Jewish Museum reveals the troublesome part that blood has played in the history of ideas.
When Liotard came to England, Sir Joshua Reynolds sniffed at his pastels. A new Royal Academy exhibition shows just how wrong he was.
Goya’s sketched faces are haunting islands of humanity in a sea of guarded aristocrats.
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