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.
Something to Declare
A new interiors bible shows that family life doesn’t have to mean an end to good design. By Trish Lorenz
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 nature of murals and wall sculptures ordinarily meant that the work of art was forever tied to its original location
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.
L S Lowry turned the working class into a flat-capped mob, always on the move, never getting anywhere
An undiscovered work by LS Lowry has been unearthed by astonished curators hanging Tate Britain's new blockbuster retrospective of the "matchstick men" painter.
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
The British artist's latest exhibition is charged with a different kind of violence
James Franco – actor, author, director, sex symbol, Oscars show host and now artist – may have disappointed the audience at a special screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho at the weekend by not appearing in drag. If you want to see Franco in a dress you’ll have to visit his multimedia installation Psycho Nacirema at the Pace Gallery in Soho.