Tate Modern’s director steps down

Dercon to move to experimental theatre in Berlin

Detail from Francis Bacon's Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne
©Tate/Estate of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon and the old masters

A new show in Norwich pairs the painter with masterpieces from the Hermitage — and delights Jackie Wullschlager

‘Study for a Mural’ (c1951-1953), by Louis Khan
©Courtesy of the estate of the artist

Architectural drawings at Hauser & Wirth

Vibrant sketches from the greatest names of the 20th century

Leonardo’s preparatory study for ‘Adoration of the Magi’ (1481)
©Uffizi, Florence

‘Leonardo: Drawing the World’, Milan

The exhibition reveals an artist riveted by how the world works

'Sun screens' (2015)
©Penelope Umbrico

Snapshot: ‘Sun screens’ (2015), by Penelope Umbrico

The American artist is interested in frequently photographed subjects

The Art Market: The highs of the tiger

Modernist Iraqi art; Tipu Sultan auction’s success; deals in Doha

Portrait of Shirin Neshat in her studio in New York
©Tim Knox

Interview: Iranian artist Shirin Neshat

In exile from her home country, the multimedia artist has shows in Washington and Baku

Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern

The painter put abstraction into design with spectacular results, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Picasso’s ‘Les Noces de Pierrette’ (1989) at auction in Paris
©Remy de la Mauviniere/AP

The Art Market: Blue Period Picasso

Gillma-geddon?; Antiquities pulled from sale; Detroit art

‘Near Calan, West Romania’ (2011)
©Tamas Dezso/Courtesy of The Photographers’ Ga

Snapshot: Tamas Dezso: ‘Notes for an Epilogue’

Images of post-communist life in Romania

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