Art and design

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Europe’s top cathedrals? Give the British aisles a try | Brief letters
Brief letters: Best cathedrals | Raspberry challenge | Christmas puddings past | Curates’ pay

Letters

14, Nov, 2021 @5:58 PM

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Letter: Colin Jones obituary
Bill Longshaw writes: From the moment I phoned him, Colin was immensely helpful

Bill Longshaw

14, Nov, 2021 @5:10 PM

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Miss Clara and the Celebrity Beast in Art, 1500-1860 review – a quietly amazing menagerie
A rhino called Clara is the superstar of this perfectly curated show tracking the crowd-pulling appeal of exotic animals over three centuries

Rachel Cooke

14, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Courtauld Gallery refurbishment review – how to spend tens of millions without anyone much noticing
Reopening after a three-year, £57m makeover, the new-look Courtauld is for the most part a masterclass in tasteful updating. But the dream of uniting its gallery and college remains just that

Rowan Moore

14, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Haunting monotones: inside the strange world of Eikoh Hosoe
A survey of the work of the Japanese photographer, best known for his controversial collaboration with writer Yukio Mishima, shows the intensity of his vision has not diminished

Sean O’Hagan

14, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The big picture: David Godlis photographs a fading Jewish Disneyland
Miami’s sunshine, palm trees and Yiddish vaudeville were the hard-earned retirement dream of mid-century Jewish US immigrants

Tim Adams

14, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Greek prime minister tries to broker deal for return of Parthenon marbles
Kyriakos Mitsotakis offers to loan Greek treasures to British Museum if ‘stolen’ sculptures are returned to Acropolis

Tom Ambrose and Helena Smith in Athens

13, Nov, 2021 @3:32 PM

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‘It’s like playing with mud’: how pottery is enjoying a revival
Sales of pots and applications for courses are soaring across the UK as the Leach Pottery in St Ives is discovering

Steven Morris

13, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Slapstick architecture: how a €3.99 Ikea salad bowl became part of the Rotterdam skyline
The colossal mirrored bowl of the Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen costs a fortune to clean and has upset a neighbouring hospital. So how are locals finding it?

Oliver Wainwright

12, Nov, 2021 @2:17 PM

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Cosmic craftwork, photos from oblivion’s edge and Banksy gets trashed – the week in art
Great Greek thinkers flourish in ancient art, the frozen limits of the world are hauntingly captured and a Banksy meets with emulsion – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

12, Nov, 2021 @12:51 PM

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‘A remarkable history’: inside the exhibition bringing Peru’s past to life
A British Museum show on ancient Andean civilisations is revealing new insights into their views of time, society and war

Nicholas Wroe

11, Nov, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Fab abs, trauma videos and a big pile of sweets: the art and artists of TikTok
From the user proudly exhibiting his dad’s nudes to the woman making sculpting dangerous, art on TikTok is direct, intimate and confessional, with little time for the abstract or avant garde

Jonathan Jones

11, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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