Add this topic to your myFT Digest for news straight to your inbox
The 15th-century Flemish painter Hans Memling’s reputation is reassessed in this exhibition
Being wholesome all the time grates and irritates like tweed against bare skin
Paris gallery opens extension in rundown part of France
Do you have to see a work of art to appreciate it? Two London shows explore our fascination with art that isn’t there
A landmark show explores how three 20th-century pioneers redefined portrayals of women
Prado discovers earliest known facsimile of Da Vinci’s painting
The National Gallery’s most notable Old Master show this century demonstrates the artist’s development as a painter
Did Leonardo solve a mathematical mystery in the folds of the Mona Lisa’s dress?
In the coverage of the recent riots, there was suspiciously little attention paid to one small cultural coincidence
The theft of the world’s most famous portrait from the Louvre 100 years ago was not only the art heist of the century. It confirmed that this picture of a smiling woman was far more than a painting
Composer Philip Glass makes his debut at the Edinburgh Festival, accompanying a trio of cult films
The artist was able to achieve so much because so little was known. Those times are long gone
But can novelists truly get to grips with characters who once lived, breathed and shaped history?
What we do depends on the social context in which we receive information and make decisions
A Cologne exhibition shows how Roy Lichtenstein evolved a new pictorial language using art history itself as a motif