El Greco to Goya review – tears, shackles and anguish in dark dramas from Spain
Ecstasy and self-loathing abound in this show of masterpieces and an exquisite selection of other paintings from the ‘best place to see Spanish art in Britain’
Leonardo da Vinci painted 'NUDE Mona Lisa'
After months of rigorous testing, experts at the Louvre said the Renaissance artist drew 'at least part' of a painting called the Monna Vanna which is attributed to his studio.
Hockney, volcanoes and Renaissance robots – the week in art
The Tate’s big David Hockney show opens and the Turner Contemporary looks at how women have turned craft into art – all in your weekly art dispatch
Dallas Museum of Art Acquires a True Rarity: a Jackson Pollock Sculpture
The Dallas Museum of Art has announced the acquisition of a Jackson Pollock sculpture created only weeks before the artist’s death. According to the DMA, Untitled (1956) is one of only six Pollock sculptures in existence, five of which are held in private collections. The sculpture is currently on view in the museum’s much-lauded show “Jackson Pollock: Blind […]
Charles I: King and Collector review – majestic collection fit for an unfit king
This blockbuster show is chock-full of masterpieces. So why is our critic calling for revolution?
How 21 artists graffitied one man's property, made it famous, sued him when he knocked it down and won $6.7m
In a landmark court decision, graffiti has been ruled to be proper art worthy of recognition and protection.