Businessman arrested in art market probe

Bouvier detained in Monaco on suspicion of manipulating prices

Left: Manet's 'Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus' (1868). Right: 'Homage to Manet' by Sir William Orpen (1909)

Homage to Manet, Norwich Castle Museum and Gallery, Norwich, UK — review

A study of the painter’s legacy focuses on the portrayal of women

©David Levene

Cornelia Parker at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

The work of one of Britain’s most important artists reopens the Manchester gallery

‘Magnetism’ by Ahmed Mater

The Art Market: The imitation game

The repeated problem of copying; a young gallerist with grown-up prices; a levelling-out of the contemporary market may be on its way

The Distance (A Kiss with String Attached) 2003
©David Levene

Cornelia Parker at Whitworth Art Gallery

The installation artist’s original and vibrant show reopens the Manchester gallery

‘Staying Power’ at Victoria and Albert Museum and BCA

Twin London shows that aim to restore black people and black artists to their rightful place in Britain’s visual record

‘Two Sisters’ (1881) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
©The Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Durand-Ruel: pioneering art dealer

Jackie Wullschlager on how one entrepreneurial Parisian supported the Impressionists

HRM Agbogidi Obi James Ikechukwu Anyasi II, Obi of Idumuje Unor
©George Osodi

Snapshot: ‘Royals and Regalia’, by George Osodi

The Lagos-based photojournalist has visited and documented the palaces of more than 20 kings and queens across Nigeria

‘Édouard and Marie-Louise Pailleron’ (1881)

Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, National Portrait Gallery, London — review

An outstanding exhibition challenges preconceptions about Sargent


The Five Photographs that (You Didn’t Know) Changed Everything, BBC Radio 3

A new BBC Radio series sets out to show the power of a photograph