Andrea del Sarto's 'Portrait of a Young Man' (c1517-18) and 'Study of an Old Woman's Head' (c1529)
©National Gallery & Ashmolean

Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action, Frick Collection, New York — ‘Diligence and caution’

An attempt to reclaim the painter from centuries of condescension

A scene from 'My Neighbor Totoro (Tonari no Totoro)' by Hayao Miyazaki
©Nibariki/Studio Ghibli Films

Cartoonists draw Japan pencil U-turn

Animators prompt Mitsubishi to retract axing of coloured pencils

Hera CG 033: Colossal statue of god Hapy, Thonis-Heracleion, Aboukir Bay, Egypt (SCA 281) A colossal statue of red granite (5.4 m) representing the god Hapy, which decorated the  temple of Thonis-Heracleion. The god of the flooding of the Nile, symbol of abundance  and fertility, has never before been discovered at such a large scale, which points to his  importance for the Canopic region. Height 5.4 metres, depth 90 centimetres, weight 6  tonnes. Early Ptolemaic period, 4th century BC.
©Franck Goddio/Hiliti Foundation

British Museum throws light on lost cities

Exhibition reveals two submerged cities

Photo London 2016...NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE CAN ONLY BE USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE PHOTO LONDON 2016 EVENT Undated handout photo of a scene from the Bogside in Derry in 1971 taken by Don McCullin that will feature feature in an international photography event. 80 of the world's top galleries will take part in Photo London 2016, displaying photos from all periods and genres. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 27, 2015. War photographer McCullin has been given the title of Master of Photography for the showcase which takes place next May at Somerset House and across the capital. See PA story ARTS Photography. Photo credit should read: Don McCullin/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
©Don McCullin

McCullin: Art world ‘hijacking’ photos

War photographer says profession is a form of communication

Louis Legrand’s ‘Elegant with a fan’, showing with Laura Pecheur
©Art Go

More galleries join Master Drawings New York

On its tenth edition, the event has expanded to include modern and contemporary works

‘Cha-Cha-Cha danced by members of the ICAIC’
©Galerie Nathalie Obadia

Cuba comes in from the cold

As Havana and Washington restore ties, the art world embraces the island

Rosalyn Drexler’s ‘The Misfits’ (1961)

Art Basel Miami Beach’s ‘Survey’

Fair section spotlights influential work from the 20th centur

‘Mirror — Untitled’ (2015)
©Hannah Starkey

Snapshot: ‘Mirror — Untitled’ (2015) by Hannah Starkey

The photographer describes her work as ‘explorations of everyday experiences and observations of inner city life from a female perspective’

Visitors to Design Miami 2014
©ADN Galeria

Firma Casa debuts at Design Miami

The Brazilian gallery will exhibit at the fair for the first time as demand grows for pieces from Central and South America

Martin Johnson Heade’s ‘The Great Florida Sunset’ (1887), which has sold for $5.9m
©Elena Datrino

The Art Market: Great Florida sunrise

Spotlight on Latin American work; American art and Taubman in NewYork; Paris fairs cancelled

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