San Sebastián: past pain, future shock

The Basque city is hoping to mend its bitter history through the arts

The Art Market: Europeans cross the Atlantic

Tefaf goes to America; lower totals at London sales; Georg Scholz causes a buzz at Christie’s

‘A plastic box, 2009, Budapest’
©Peter Puklus

Snapshot: ‘A plastic box, 2009, Budapest’ by Peter Puklus

The Romanian-born photographer attempts to link ‘general history’ with the individual stories captured in quotidian objects

Art values: every picture tells a story

Effects of QE do not seem to have spread to Picassos

‘Bianca Jagger, actress, Hollywood, California, January 25, 1972’, by Richard Avedon, and right, ‘Tina Freeman’ (1975) by Andy Warhol
©Richard Avedon/Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol’s 57 varieties of sameness

Two compelling new shows cast new light on the enigmatic artist, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Leon Black is mystery Picasso buyer

Apollo chairman in legal spat over $106m sculpture’s ownership

Cabinet from Orhan Pamuk’s ‘The Museum of Innocence’ containing Turkish footballer cards and film star portrait-cards from chewing gum and sweet packets
©Yunus Kaymaz/Getty

The Museum of Innocence, Somerset House, London — ‘Evocative’

Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul museum comes to London

'Mother and Daughter' (2014). Digital pigment print. © Gregory Crewdson. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery
©Gregory Crewdson. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral of the Pines, Gagosian Gallery, New York — ‘Brutally precise’

In a new series of photographs, Crewdson revisits familiar themes

Mary Seton Watts’s restored studio. Photo: David Grandorge
©David Grandorge

Window on the world of two artistic idealists

The studios of G.F. Watts and his wife Mary have been restored

Hands, 1930s. Photograph: Atelier von Behr/Royal Photographic Society/Science & Society Picture Library

V&A snaps up photographic collection

London move aimed at attracting visitors and researchers

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