Art on the menu

From Picasso to Banksy, artists have long decorated restaurants – but to what purpose?

Through the lens of history

The National Gallery’s autumn blockbuster aims to explore photography’s evolving relationship with the Old Masters. But, Jackie Wullschlager asks, where are today’s defining practitioners?

Booming London

The city has become a magnet for collectors. A spate of openings shows the UK gallery scene in rude health