Henri Matisse

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Kahlo’s corset, dippy the dinosaur and the blasted garments of Hiroshima – Edinburgh Art festival
From riveting masterpieces to energetic works by emerging artists, there’s real depth to this showcase, all tempting visitors to explore one of Europe’s most remarkable cities

Jonathan Jones

02, Aug, 2022 @10:55 AM

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‘Absolutely enthralling’: why Matisse’s Red Studio still packs a punch
From a little-known painting to the artist’s most celebrated, the ‘creative courage’ of a game-changing piece of art is being celebrated in a new exhibition

Lisa Wong Macabasco

10, May, 2022 @5:36 AM

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Speaking back to Matisse: Art Gallery of NSW dazzles with comprehensive, complicated show
The blockbuster survey features the most Matisse cut-outs ever shown in Australia – but it’s downstairs at the sister exhibition where the real conversation happens

Kathleen Linn

26, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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A moment that changed me: when I failed my O-level in my favourite subject
The results for my art exam came in and I felt talentless, a dunce. For decades I was too scared to pick up a paintbrush, until a powerful woman entered my dreams

Michèle Roberts

29, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The bigger picture: should British museums sell to stay afloat?
As galleries auction off treasures to retain staff and plug cash gaps left by Covid, the art world is divided on ethics of disposal

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

15, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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TV tonight: from colourism to cut-outs, the story of Henri Matisse
The great-granddaughter of the modernist painter tells his story in this new documentary. Plus: Eliud Kipchoge on his record-shattering marathon. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Ellen E Jones, Jack Seale and Paul Howlett

25, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Bathers, Bauhaus and a bounding bunny – the week in art
Hares rise in the Midlands, laughing gas intoxicates London and Matisse’s graphics flood Bath

Jonathan Jones

13, Sep, 2019 @2:01 PM

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The Bay at Nice review – David Hare's battle of duty and desire
Penelope Wilton gives a fine turn as an understated heroine in this revival of Hare’s play about a one-time pupil of Matisse

Michael Billington

20, Mar, 2019 @10:54 AM

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Matisse drawing of Mary Hutchinson may fetch £3m at auction
Hutchinson’s husband paid 8,000 francs for the work and it remained in the family estate

Maev Kennedy

03, Jun, 2018 @1:46 PM

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Back in favour: Japanese master who outshone Picasso in 1920s Paris
Léonard Foujita was the toast of the art world but vanished from view in the 1930s. A new show returns him to the public gaze

Agnès Poirier

15, Apr, 2018 @6:59 AM

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller review – yours for half a billion
Picasso’s bolshy flower girl is just one of the masterpieces on show in London before this 1,600-strong collection sells at auction

Tim Adams

24, Feb, 2018 @6:00 PM

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From hair clamps to yuzu: this week’s fashion trends
What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week

19, Jan, 2018 @12:00 PM

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