Great art endures; great art forever changes.

‘Off we went with our parsley-flecked teeth to see Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy’

Alexander Calder’s mobiles display both a musical stateliness and a satisfying sense of equlibrium    

The genocidal ghouls of Isis are tearing down a precious piece of our civilisation. This is the price we pay for not standing up to barbarism

The artists and writers who pursued the muse in fin-de-siècle London and Paris

A Tate retrospective of Frank Auerbach’s work reveals a man doggedly committed to his art 

Rembrandt Bugatti showed the very soul of his animal subjects

Leonardo is seen as the presiding genius of his age, but his drawings reveal a reassuringly human artist

Having stolen a Klimt masterpiece, the Nazis could only show it if they hid the Jewish identity of its subject