Sculpture

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Giant statue of Roman emperor reunited with long-lost finger
Bronze finger found at Louvre is remounted on to Constantine’s hand at museum in Rome

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

29, Apr, 2021 @1:09 PM

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Was Nero cruel? British Museum offers hidden depths to Roman emperor
Nero: the man behind the myth brings together more than 200 artefacts from across Europe

Esther Addley

22, Apr, 2021 @2:24 PM

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10 of the best places to see outdoor art in the UK: chosen by readers
Many a lockdown walk has been brightened by a piece of modern art. Readers pick their favourites, from seafronts and forests to more urban settings

Guardian readers

15, Apr, 2021 @10:30 AM

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‘Female artists were invisible’: critics didn’t dismiss Nancy Holt’s land art – they didn’t mention it at all
Holt made mesmerising works that filtered stars and vanished in the desert heat. But land art was seen as a male preserve. A new exhibition redresses the balance

Dale Berning Sawa

13, Apr, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Henry Glassie: Field Work review – hypnotic glimpses of folk art in the making
This documentary about the celebrated folklorist also takes a leisurely look at the working methods of the artists he reveres

Andrew Pulver

13, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘It’s the gallery staff I worry about’: Damien Hirst’s Gagosian takeover – review
Gagosian Britannia, London
Part of a year-long residency at the gallery, the artist’s initial show, with Coke vending machines, rubbish bags and cow’s tongues a-lolling, is dispiriting

Adrian Searle

13, Apr, 2021 @11:24 AM

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Pure joy: how Parrtjima festival is bringing ancient culture into the future
Curator Rhoda Roberts wants the Alice Springs event to encourage Australians to truly connect with the land and ‘continue its stewardship with us’

Steph Harmon

12, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘At last, a lockdown masterpiece’ – Rachel Whiteread: Internal Objects review
These alarming, engrossing works take the artist’s seminal House and add horror, reflecting the turbulence of lives upended and exploded by the pandemic

Jonathan Jones

12, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Rachel Whiteread: ‘I wanted to make the opposite of what I had always been making’
The artist has taken a radical new direction, turning her back on casts and creating sculptures from scavenged material. She explains how a bipolar diagnosis has changed her work

Charlotte Higgins

11, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Down with statue politics! Let’s put this lifeless public art back in its box | Catherine Bennett
When Laurence Fox gets in on the act, it’s time to leave Churchill and others in peace

Catherine Bennett

11, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Calls for full inventory of world artefacts held by Church of England
Promise to repatriate Benin bronzes comes as momentum grows at other institutions on returning works

Ben Quinn

09, Apr, 2021 @12:57 PM

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If you like salmon, don't read this: the art duo exposing a booming £1bn market
Farmed salmon can end up deformed, blind, riddled with sea lice and driven to eat each other. Eco art activists Cooking Sections are highlighting their plight – and getting Tate to change its menus

Andrew Dickson

04, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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