©Hayes Davidson

Osborne shows an artistic side

National bodies relieved, but fate of local museums unclear

Archibald Motley's 'The Boys in the Back Room (Card Players)' (1934)

Archibald Motley, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York — ‘A virtuoso of ambivalence’

The African-American painter’s works deserve this retrospective

MAN62984 Cheetah and Stag with two Indians, c.1765 (oil on canvas) by Stubbs, George (1724-1806); 182.7x275.3 cm; Manchester Art Gallery, UK; REPRODUCTION PERMISSION REQUIRED; English, out of copyright PLEASE NOTE: The Bridgeman Art Library works with the owner of this image to clear permission. If you wish to reproduce this image, please inform us so we can clear permission for you.
©Bridgeman Art Library/Tate Britain

Tate show tackles experiences of empire

200 works, maps, photographs and sculptures show reactions

Ekio Otake in William Johnston's 'A Body in Fukushima' Photo: William Johnston
©William Johnston

Hiroshima Panels and A Body in Fukushima

A Japanese couple’s paintings and a series of photographs capture the aftermath of nuclear disaster

Openings: Is it a hit you’re looking for?

Record labels buy and sell music knowing they’ll lose money on most of it. Can science help them?

Soviet photography: the cameras that lied

An exhibition at the Jewish museum in New York shows how fine photography distorted the realities of life in the communist state

Panoramas: under a Klein Blue sky

A feel-good yet edgy show in Marseille explores the tensions that have long been captured in the medium

Bergit’s house
©Elin Høyland

Snapshot: ‘Brother | Sister’ (2015) by Elin Høyland

The photographer captures the lives of people living in complete isolation

Barbara Morgan's 'We are three women - We are three million women' (1938)
©Münchner Stadtmuseum

Paris Photo fair — report

The four-day fair was under way when Friday’s events took place

A Barrington building Graphic. Ambitious 5.5m plans have been unveiled for a pioneering new gallery dedicated to the display and research of Spanish art to be created in County Durham as part of the Auckland Castle restoration and redevelopment project. Monumental works from some of the most significant artists of the 16th and 17th centuries, including El Greco, Ribera, Vel zquez and Zurbar n, are among a collection spanning Spanish and Hispanic art history from the Medieval period to the late 20th Century in the groundbreaking new development opening in 2018.

Spanish masterpieces find a UK home

Durham gallery to showcase paintings by El Greco and Zurbarán

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