Hello and goodbye

End-of-year comings and goings; new fair for Paris; Middle Eastern specialists shut up shop; ‘Mango Sashimi’ on a roll at Miami

Cima de Conegliano’s ‘The Baptism of Christ’
©Bridgeman Art Library

The eternal power of religious art

Paintings once seen as conduits to the divine may have become mere museum pieces but their unsettling power persists

The Reading Room at the Wellcome Collection’s London building

The Wellcome Collection Reading Room

A facelift for the home of one of London’s most quirky yet accessible collections of treasures

A photograph taken from the top of New York’s Metropolitan Life Tower by Alvin Langdon Coburn
©Alvin Langdon Coburn

Snapshot: ‘Alvin Langdon Coburn’, Fundación Mapfre, Madrid

The photographer, best known for his portraits, held an exhibition with the Royal Photographic Society in London at the age of 19

Ian Hamilton Finlay, Cambridge

Jackie Wullschlager on a fine new exhibition of the Scottish artist’s visionary work

Vue sur L'Estaque et Le Chateau d'If by Paul Cézanne is shown at Christies this afternoon.

Sale estimate of £12m on Cézanne landscape

Rare auction of painting from Courtauld collection

A portrait of Spain’s royal family

Frozen in time, there is no sign of the storms and humiliations that lie ahead, writes Tobias Buck

A sense of purpose puts emerging world in the picture

Art from developing nations has a relevance and energy that have been missing from much of western culture

Paul Cézanne’s ‘Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair’
©Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Madame Cézanne at the Met

Tender wife or dull-witted shrew? A New York show tries to rescue the reputation of Hortense Cézanne, the maligned muse of a genius

Biennale artistic director Jitish Kallat
©Victoria Birkinshaw

Kochi-Muziris Biennale: peculiar optimism

Hope runs high — and low — for the second edition of India’s original and only contemporary biennial

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