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Rembrandt’s Night Watch paint recipe offers clues to the perfect wall filler
Analysis of 17th-century masterpiece by Dulux scientists revealed several ways of creating the perfect impasto

Daniel Boffey in Amsterdam

24, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Dürer in Birmingham, Hockney in Normandy and a not-so-hot climate crisis show – the week in art
Stunning works from Renaissance grandee Albrecht Dürer, David Hockney’s French spring scenes and the Royal Academy’s dull take on global heating

Jonathan Jones

17, Jun, 2022 @12:53 PM

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A Rembrandt goes to Wales: ‘It’s probably worth more than the whole town’
A portrait of the Dutch master’s first wife is leaving visitors to a tiny Welsh gallery in Newtown starstruck, as part of the National Gallery’s Masterpiece Tours

Andrew Dickson

14, Jun, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Socks, squats and sex workers: The Woman in the Window review
This thoughtful exhibition shows how artists have utilised windows for more than just voyeuristic thrills. But it has a Vermeer-shaped hole

Hettie Judah

05, May, 2022 @3:59 PM

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Easter in Art review – a parade of masterpieces of Christian suffering
It may be familiar, but from Giotto to Manet, the extraordinary western religious art filmed for this documentary is a colossal cultural achievement

Andrew Pulver

04, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Painting credited to Rembrandt pupil confirmed as work of Dutch master himself
Analysis of 1638 work, Landscape with Arched Bridge, confirms longstanding belief of a number of experts

Kate Connolly in Berlin

01, Apr, 2022 @12:52 PM

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Dutch purchase of Rembrandt work criticised over tax haven link
Questions raised over move to buy The Standard Bearer for €175m from trust in the Cook Islands

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

19, Jan, 2022 @1:26 PM

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Hidden sketch revealed beneath Rembrandt’s The Night Watch
Restoration uncovers Dutch master’s original vision for 1642 painting for the first time

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

08, Dec, 2021 @12:53 PM

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Succeeding Succession: books, games, music and more about the ultra rich
As Succession returns to our screens, Guardian critics offer artists’ varied takes on the seductive and corruptive nature of excessive riches

Sam Jordison, Keza MacDonald, Danny Leigh, Jonathan Jones and Jenessa Williams

18, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Enjoy the restored Night Watch, but don’t ignore the machine behind the Rembrandt
The computer restoration of this masterpiece illustrates both the benefits and the dangers of AI

John Naughton

03, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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AI helps return Rembrandt’s The Night Watch to original size
Rijksmuseum reproduces the work in all its glory, 300 years after it was cut to fit between doors

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

23, Jun, 2021 @1:42 PM

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Beautiful murals by a feminist collective | Letter
Letter: Nigel Young draws readers’ attention to Few and Far Women in the US


12, Feb, 2021 @5:34 PM

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