As the Tate opens a show of vandalised art, Arifa Akbar visits the secret lock-up that is home to the nation's damaged masterpieces
The New Lights Art Prize seeks to recognise artists working outside of London
France doesn’t have much time for British 19th century art, so the exhibition now on in Paris is a big risk
Yesterday, in Edinburgh, I was walking alongside a lady wearing high heels and a gimp mask. Her, not me. No-one walking past batted an eyelid. She had no flyers in her hand or any evidence of being in a show. I think she’d worked out that Edinburgh in August is a great place to be if you want to dress up oddly and not get funny looks.
Bob Dylan may have earned himself a host of complimentary descriptions from “poet of our time” to “lyrical genius”. But the 110 million album-selling folk musician has been battling to be taken seriously as a visual artist for almost as long as he has been singing songs, and now 12 of his artworks are set to enter the National Portrait Gallery - the first time he has exhibited in a public museum in the UK.
Government told to tackle online touts who are making £1bn from fans of sport and music events
Art lovers could pick up a bargain when Charles Saatchi sells off part of his multimillion-pound art collection at auction without putting any reserve prices on the work.
The Carlton Hotel was a setting for Alfred Hitchcocks’s 1955 movie 'To Catch a Thief'
Cultural calendar steams ahead after innumerable delays
The first exhibition exploring the history of British iconoclasm opens in October
A father tries to shield his daughter from blood splattering on them from every corner. Necks snap, heads are severed and women give birth to guns and knives instead of children. Yet even amongst the violence, children play, women pray and men sing songs of hope.
The family foundation of the international shipping magnate Eyal Ofer has donated £10 million to Tate Modern to help fund its development.
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You're putting on a trio of exhibitions at Rome's Maxxi museum, New York's MoMA and the MOCA in Los Angeles this year – that sounds like a lot of work.
The political turmoil rocking the Maldives has reverberated all the way to Venice’s celebrated art show where the archipelago nation is represented by two exhibitions – an official one focussing on the danger of climate change and unofficial show highlighting political repression.
A Unicef worker reports from Northern Iraq on the challenges of rehabilitation