British arts venues want to become bastions of “inclusivity” at the expense of connoisseurship

The restoration of great works of art is increasingly being carried out in public before an admiring audience

Calls for restitution of artworks taken during the colonial era are intensifying around the world

One name dominates the art market, with his paintings soaring in value and remaining a solid investment

Once venerated as the founders of Western art, the Old Masters are losing their allure

Fernand Léger drew from popular entertainment and working life to make Cubism less inaccessible

The new Pieter Bruegel exhibition in Vienna really is a once-in-a-lifetime artistic experience

A new Barbican exhibition explores how two were often better than one in the creative process

Samuel Courtauld’s Impressionist paintings can now be seen beside those he bought for the nation

The Royal Academy’s summer bunfight has long ceased to be the place for new waves to emerge