Untitled work by William Eggleston taken in 1974 (Karen Chatham, left, with the artist’s cousin Lesa Aldridge)
©Eggleston Artistic Trust

William Eggleston — in living colour

The insular subjects of the ‘godfather of American colour photography’ are brought to life in a revealing new show

Still from Bruce Conner's 'Crossroads' (1976)

Bruce Conner: It’s All True, Museum of Modern Art, New York — review

MoMA’s show celebrates a complicated genius

Art, science and a brand new blue

The art world is thrilled at the prospect of the first vivid new shade for 200 years

Georgian London’s foremost gallery to return

Courtauld Institute to recreate the Great Room at Somerset House

‘Parlourmaids’ (1939) by Bill Brandt
©Bill Brandt Archive Ltd

Snapshot: ‘Parlourmaids’ (1939) by Bill Brandt

The photographer’s landmark collection casts a satirical eye on the social mores of the interwar era

‘Triptych — Studies of the Human Body’ (1970)
©Estate of Francis Bacon/Ordovas

Francis Bacon at Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

Jackie Wullschlager on ‘the last great European Modernist’

‘Steve Havoc, Siouxsie Sioux, Debbie’ (1970s)
©Ray Stevenson

Snapshot: ‘Steve Havoc, Siouxsie Sioux, Debbie’ by Ray Stevenson, 1970s

The image, taken at a Pistols gig in north London, captures the defiance of the young Sioux, Steve Havoc and Juvenile

Louise Bourgeois’ ‘Crouching Spider’ (2003) at Château La Coste
©The Easton Foundation

Aix, Arles and Avignon — cultural powerhouses

A rich range of contemporary artworks is on display in southern France

Alexander Calder’s ‘Tripes’ (1974)
©2016 Calder Foundation

The Art Market: Oh you pretty things

Lawsuits hot up as market cools; Bowie bonanza; musical manuscripts

Danny Lyon's ‘Crossing the Ohio River, Louisville’ (1966). Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York
©Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Danny Lyon: Message to the Future, Whitney Museum, New York — review

The photographer comes across as a workmanlike documentarian