Detail from Monet's 'Impression, Soleil Levant'
©Musée Marmottan Monet

Monet at the Musée Marmottan, Paris

Jackie Wullschlager applauds a ‘stellar’ display of the French Impressionist’s most significant paintings

Bernd and Hilla Becher, 'Coal Bunkers' (1966-99)

Bernd and Hilla Becher, Sprüth Magers, London

The German couple’s brand has been as influential as their images

Still life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies Painted on June 16-17, 1890. It’s the most significant painting by Van Gogh to appear on the market in decades. Photographed at Sotheby"s 25/9/14

Van Gogh still life set to fetch $50m

‘Rare and poignant’ work to be auctioned

‘Seconds-Behtarin-Seconds’ by Charles Hossein Zenderoudi £80,000-£120,000 at Bonhams

A selection of upcoming sales

From a showing of decorative vases at Bonhams in London to an auction of photographs from the Art Institute of Chicago

‘Hot Dog’ (1964) by Roy Lichtenstein
©Christie’s

Art Market: The great sale that never was?

Detroit under the hammer; O’Keeffes to be sold to buy more O’Keeffes; Agnieszka Kurant collaborates with termites

Museu del Disseny in Barcelona
©Lourdes Jansana

What are design museums actually for?

From Hong Kong to NewYork, they are popping up all over the world – but what should fill these buildings

Complex Mask (c1880) ; Console ‘Pipe show’ by Hervé van der Straeten; armchair by Joaquim Tenreiro

Pavilion of Art and Design opens up to new fields

Notable tribal dealers come to a fair dominated by Europeans

‘Untitled Fragment’(2014) by Richard Learoyd, £20,000
©Michael Hoppen Gallery

‘Negativeless’ at the Michael Hoppen Gallery

Anyone can take digital pictures but there is value in exploring old processes and ‘slowing photography down’

‘AlinetoB’ (2012-13) by Aldo Bakker

Ceramics fired with a new sense of purpose

The venerable company of Sèvres has surprising links with contemporary creators

‘Ferry Along the Moselle, Germany’ (1954)
©Martin Karplus

Snapshot: ‘Photographs 1953-2009’, by Martin Karplus

The Nobel Prize winner has also been taking photographs, documenting ‘a vision of a world, much of which no longer exists’

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