Inflated praise can lead to kids retreating into their shell - and worry they will have to reach the same standard in future tasks
Various Viennese painters are currently showing themselves off in a brilliant show entitled Facing the Modern at the National Gallery, including this portrait by Moll
Work is almost religious in the fervour of its making
First full-sized Van Gogh canvas discovered since 1928 was hidden in Norwegian attic
Research experts reject claim in biography that artist was murdered by 16-year-old schoolboy
The man who pays his way
Plus: Hammond Innes's thrillers whose pages don’t turn themselves and falling asleep during Byzantium
This Golden Age silk-weaver's workshop has been refashioned into a stylish guesthouse, says Sarah Gilbert
The Courtauld Gallery, which has brought us a succession of tightl focused small exhibitions in recent years, has come up with another real stunner. Becoming Picasso is the story of the Spanish painter’s arrival – brash, determined and hungry for the bohemian life – in the French capital in 1901.
A Georgian woman who claimed to be 132-years-old - making her the world’s oldest human being ever - has died.
Museum finds secret work - on canvas it thought was worthless
The Tate's scrupulously curated show illustrates the impact on British art of the short-lived Vorticist movement, abruptly ended by a shot in Sarajevo
Publishers battle to bag Morrissey memoir
It's not as odd as it sounds – the deprived south London area is rebranding itself as the capital's contemporary art hub, much like the Parisian district during the 19th and 20th centuries
With bargain courses taught in English, Steve McCormack thinks students should be flocking to the Netherlands