A museum within a museum has opened in Tate Modern as part of the gallery's expansion into African art.
Masterworks by British contemporary art giants Francis Bacon and David Hockney will go under the hammer today in a £66 million bonanza.
Cardinal says Holy See must reclaim role as patron of the arts
I recently returned from the Keralan coast, South India, where the storms and power-cuts at night made the sea and sky appear as black as each other, and the lights of the fishing boats floated on the horizon like a distant city. The monsoon months are coming.
It was a "healthy" night of sales at Sotheby's yesterday evening as a contemporary art auction brought in more than £74 million - the auction house's second-highest total for a February sale of contemporary art in London.
Two Forms (Divided Circle) was cut from its plinth by suspected scrap metal thieves last year
Mariko Mori draws on the spiritual traditions of her native Japan and the mass-produced materials of the West to give her work an ethereal quality. Her new show at the Royal Academy leaves Adrian Hamilton entranced
He was a towering patriarch of modern architecture who shaped the look of contemporary Brazil
You could also argue that the riots of 2011 and the welfare cuts of 2012, make Shameless more necessary than ever. Creator Paul Abbott evidently disagrees
London's Frieze week caters for the poorer collector, too, says Anny Shaw
London's Frieze week caters for the poorer collector, too
"The only thing the market liked better than a hot young artist was a dead hot young artist, and it got one in Jean-Michel Basquiat,” the art critic Robert Hughes once said.
Paint the town red ... and yellow ... and blue ... and grey
Melvyn Bragg is resurrecting The South Bank Show with an interview of Dizzee Rascal in a new documentary on the rise of the grime scene.
The nominees in the running for this year's award are a predictably eclectic bunch
A man who has spent 15 years drawing an imaginary city whose residents are human excrement who have sex in public, and a woman who changed her name to Spartacus have been nominated for this year's Turner Prize.