Painting

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Mystery over origins of Howard Hodgkin’s Indian art collection could see it lost to UK
Ashmolean in Oxford turned down chance to buy exquisite paintings and drawings, which may now go to New York

Dalya Alberge

11, Apr, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Ugo Rondinone review – art with a holiday air
The Swiss artist takes us on an effortless tour of Sea-turquoise glass horses, watercolour ocean sunsets and teetering DayGlo canvasses

Adrian Searle

09, Apr, 2021 @10:47 AM

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The horror safari: why was Francis Bacon so triggered by dead elephants?
When the great painter died, 200 macabre photographs of elephant carcasses were found in his studio. They were by Peter Beard – and they propelled the artist into the heart of darkness

Jonathan Jones

07, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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She-Oak and Sunlight: women of Australian Impressionism emerge from the shadows
By drawing out lesser-known works by women who painted alongside now-famous men, NGV’s new exhibition tells a fuller story

Elizabeth Flux

05, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Citizen Lane review – dashed hopes of a visionary art dealer
This drama documentary makes the case for the return to Dublin of dozens of impressionist masterpieces held by London’s National Gallery

Cath Clarke

05, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The grand reopening: our critics pick the best art shows for 2021
If all goes to plan, UK galleries will open from the end of April for a busier-than-ever season. Here’s our guide to the top post-lockdown shows

Rachel Cooke, Laura Cumming, Alice Fisher, Kadish Morris

04, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sold for just £2,500, is this lost Gainsborough actually worth £1m?
Previously unknown portrait depicting a little-known composer surfaced in France last year

Dalya Alberge

04, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Eye-popping $2m doodles and genius special effects – the week in art
A taster of Jean Dubuffet’s cartoon-like pictures are online, National Galleries of Scotland gives Ray Harryhausen a ‘virtual experience’ and the British Museum delivers a brief history of the world through objects

Jonathan Jones

02, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'It keeps her alive': remembering Breonna Taylor through art
A new exhibition, involving Breonna Taylor’s mother Tamika Palmer, aims to honor her legacy one year after her killing at the hands of police

Nadja Sayej

01, Apr, 2021 @6:31 AM

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'I don't want to fake the funk' – Henry Taylor, the painter of black American life
Adored by Rihanna and Jay-Z, he finds his subjects in supermarket queues – and on the streets of LA’s toughest neighbourhoods. How has the artist found lockdown in a tiny Somerset village?

Lanre Bakare

31, Mar, 2021 @4:12 PM

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National Gallery creates its first show designed for mobile phones
People will be able to explore a 16th-century masterpiece by the Dutch painter Jan Gossaert

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Rose Raschid obituary
Other lives: Burmese artist who devoted herself full-time to painting after retiring in the UK

Jamil Sherif

29, Mar, 2021 @9:52 AM

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