Da Vinci’s ‘Earlier Mona Lisa’ on view in Singapore

Auctioneers post a record year; Singapore fair action; Churchill hammered again

Annie Leibovitz in detail

The photographer has moved away from celebrity portraits to explore the power of detail

Great museums cannot rely on the state

Revolution in leadership required at UK’s leading galleries, writes Bendor Grosvenor

©Nadia Sablin

Snapshot: ‘Aunties’ (2008-14), by Nadia Sablin

The photographer details the daily routines of two aunts, unmarried and in their seventies, who live off the land in a village in northwest Russia

The Hermit and the Sleeping Angelica
©Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Rubens: imperfections of the flesh

The Old master’s influence on later artists is the thrust of the Royal Academy’s new show but its focus is badly misjudged, writes Jackie Wullschlager

Christian Marclay at White Cube’s storage space in London
©Greg Funnell

The fashionable art of Christian Marclay

From a 24-hour video installation to making vinyl records on the spot, the acclaimed artist talks about his work to Peter Aspden

Women in Kolbuszowa, Poland, in interwar film footage from 'Letters to Afar'
©Yivo Institute

Letters to Afar, Museum of the City of New York — review

Péter Forgács video installation is poignant but problematic

Barbara Hepworth, Sculpture with Colour (Deep Blue and Red) (6) 1943
©The Hepworth Estate

Tate shows Hepworths unseen since 1960s

Retrospective throws new light on sculptor’s methods

Cardsharps painting by Caravaggio

Judge backs Sotheby’s in Caravaggio case

‘Horrified’ former owner loses case over reputed £10m painting

‘Abstract Art and Society’ at the Whitechapel Gallery, London

The ambitious new centenary show is strong on history but light on the here and now

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