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Two shows that lost the plot

Joan Miró at MoMA and the Neue Galerie’s self-Portrait survey are both filled with great works, but they forget to stick to their themes all the way through

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Havana Biennial opens amid controversy

Works on view draw on themes of collaboration and agency, at the same time the government seeks to control what art can be shown on the island

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Three exhibitions to see in San Francisco this weekend

From a Modernist community on California's northern coast, to the kimono's continuing influence on international fashion

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Hito Steyerl’s powerful critiques at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery to Rembrandt and friends at Gagosian Gallery

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From Despair to The Scream: the genesis of Edvard Munch’s most famous work

On our podcast, the curator of the British Museum’s Munch exhibition tells the story of the Norwegian artist’s anxiety at the blood-red sky he saw above the Oslo fjord, and how it led to a masterpiece

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The Buck stopped here

William Eggleston's signature and style draws London crowds to David Zwirner

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Ai Weiwei creates Lego portraits of missing Mexican students

The installation investigating their disappearance is part of the artist’s show at MUAC

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London's National Gallery defends inclusion of Salvator Mundi in Leonardo show after criticism in new book

The curator’s attribution to the Renaissance master helped Christie’s achieve a world record price for the painting

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Civil War references hide in plain sight in American pre-Raphaelite art

Landscapes on view at the National Gallery contain hidden historical clues

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Portrait of Kevin Spacey going on show at V&A raises questions

The Netflix star, who is facing indecent assault charges in the US, is subject of painting series depicting visiting theatre professors at an Oxford college

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Munch's angst-ridden prints at the British Museum to Van Gogh's love affair with the UK at Tate Britain

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Forty years rocking the foundations in Los Angeles

The Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates its anniversary by looking back over the past four decades

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'Shameful scar': Centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre marked in New Delhi exhibition

Show exploring the fateful event that saw hundreds of people killed by British soldiers aims to commemorate "forgotten martyrs"

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What inspired Munch's Scream? Plus, the Shed

We talk to Giulia Bartram at the British Museum about her exhibition of Munch’s prints. And we look at the new shapeshifting cultural centre in New York, The Shed. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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How Caravaggio brought naturalism to Naples

Museo di Capodimonte examines the huge influence that the Old Master had on Baroque artists active in the city

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At the Queens Museum, an artist unearths the names and stories of buried women

Alexandria Smith threads religious and African American cultural themes in her memorial installation

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New Berlin exhibition exposes Emil Nolde’s Nazi ties

Show at the Hamburger Bahnhof explores how the German artist hid behind Hitler's "degenerate" label

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The Buck stopped here

Oscar Murillo remembers late friend Okwui Enwezor in Kettle's Yard exhibition

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There is more to Edvard Munch than just The Scream

A British Museum exhibition explores the personal philosophy behind the Norwegian artist’s work, as well as his printmaking techniques

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The all-too-human Shinto gods descending on Cleveland

Exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art aims to bring the Japanese belief system and its often quarrelsome deities vividly to life

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Anthony Caro's drawings corrected by Henry Moore to go on show for first time

Exhibition at East Gallery of Norwich University of the Arts aims to demonstrate the relationship between the two artists

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Hockney-Van Gogh exhibition is ‘a tame,though colourful, bit of fluff’

The British artist dominates the Van Gogh Museum’s dubious doubleheader, which offers little to connect the pair

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Sunday in Chapultepec Park with Carsten Höller

The artist’s interactive exhibition at Mexico City’s Museo Tamayo encourages visitors to explore, take drugs and dream, but is it more than just another “art experience”?

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Lismore Castle serves up a rich palimpsest of themes for new show

Irish home of the Dukes of Devonshire is grand backdrop to works by Martine Syms, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Nicole Eisenman, among others

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Antony Gormley's maiden VR voyage blasts off to the moon

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Three exhibitions to see in Milan this weekend

From mesmeric cinematic art in a fresco-lined palazzo to the Brazilian artist Lygia Pape's first exhibition in Italy

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this week

From Lucio Fontana's punctured canvases to an intimate look at Frida Kahlo's personal objects

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Tate to show $6m Blake watercolours that sold for £1,000 in a Scottish bookshop

Discovered after 165 years, eight of the 19 paintings will be included in the London exhibition in September

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Lift-off for the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

New exhibition in Zurich exploring artistic engagement with the Moon will be joined by more lunar-themed shows launching around the world

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The Confederate flag of surrender rises in Philadelphia

The artist Sonya Clark aims to make the symbol of truce better known than the more pervasive battle flag

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Out of time? London’s recent queer past comes under the spotlight at the Whitechapel Gallery

A new exhibition examines how the community has been affected by rapid development and gentrification in the UK capital

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Art venues have half the budget of science museums for temporary exhibitions, new report finds

Research by UK startup Vastari delves into hidden economics of museums' special shows

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Making art history: Zeng Fanzhi organises first show on Cézanne, Morandi and Sanyu

Non-selling exhibition at Gagosian Hong Kong includes works from Asian private collections

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Andres Serrano buys fake dollar bill showing Hillary Clinton behind bars

The signed novelty note will be included in the artist's upcoming Trump-themed show in New York

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She persisted: DC’s National Portrait Gallery looks at the history of the women’s vote

One of the longest reform movements in American history, which continues to be an issue today, is explored in the show

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Three exhibitions to see in Hong Kong this week

From Tishan Hsu's family photographs at Empty Gallery to a group show on violence set inside a former police station

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Art Basel in Hong Kong, Richard Lin and the Met’s World Between Empires

We talk to Marc Spiegler, global director of Art Basel; discuss the forgotten artist Richard Lin; and speak to the curators of a New York exhibition on the ancient Middle East. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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MFA Boston dissects the coded language of gender-bending fashion

Exhibition delves into Western pop culture’s great moments of binary disruption

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Moroni's inventive portraiture to Hans Op de Beeck's dreamlike world

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For Gauguin, portraits reveal more about the artist than the model

A forthcoming exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada aims to show how the painter explored his own identity through his subjects

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Naples museum explores Antonio Canova’s love for—and reinvention of—ancient sculpture

Exhibition includes more than 110 works with key loans from the Getty and the State Hermitage Museum

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Ernesto Neto's São Paulo retrospective to present interactive installations with an indigenous focus

Exhibition includes Brazilian artist’s large-scale, immersive sculptures, and his work with the Huni Kuin people

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Masp retrospective to explore Lina Bo Bardi's legacy and influence on Brazilian art

The Italian architect, who made Brazil her "adopted home", designed the eclectic São Paulo museum in the late 1940s

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Luc Tuymans

Luc Tuymans: ‘People are becoming more and more stupid, insanely stupid’

As a major new exhibition of his work opens in Venice, the Belgian painter explains how painting can help us confront our own ignorance

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Art's Most Popular 2019

Art in the age of Instagram and the power of going viral

As visitors to exhibitions are increasingly sharing their experiences online, should curators plan shows for maximum hype?

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Relax and immerse yourself... the art of experiencing museums slowly

Schemes such as Slow Art Day offer an alternative to life in the fast lane, away from the jostling crowds and selfie-takers

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Suffering from the blockbuster blues? Here are some top tips for beating the exhibition queues

We asked museums for advice and The Art Newspaper team for their best hacks

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Exhibitions are a numbers game, whether we like it or not

Today's directors are focused on figures—and not always for the right reasons

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A dash of fashion and a pinch of gratis: the perfect recipe for a sell-out show

From creating “experiences” to being fashion-friendly, museums are getting savvy at driving visitors to their exhibitions. Here are some tricks of the trade

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Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono requests photographs of women's eyes for Leipzig retrospective

The exhibition opening in April at the Museum of Fine Arts is billed as the artist’s biggest-ever solo show in Germany

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Heavenly figures: how two Met shows topped The Art Newspaper’s attendance survey

The New York museum's Heavenly Bodies exhibition came first even though curator “never set out to create a hit”

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Six exhibitions to see during Art Basel in Hong Kong

Escape fairtigue with gallery shows across the city, from Mary Corse and Louise Bourgeois to Tishan Hsu and Richard Lin

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Overlooked, but not forgotten: Tishan Hsu presents first solo gallery show in over 20 years

His most recent works are on display at the gallery’s Grand Marine Center venue, while earlier pieces are on view at its stand at Art Basel Hong Kong

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Society’s veiled gender violence laid bare in Hong Kong exhibition

This graphic show in the former police station Tai Kwun comes with age restrictions

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Emma Kunz's powerful abstract drawings at the Serpentine Gallery to Mike Nelson's industrial sculptures at Tate Britain

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After making waves in Venice, Anne Imhof unleashes her Sex piece at Tate Modern

Performers will reflect the "fluidity between binaries" across full suite of spaces in the Tanks

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the "computer cowgirl" Gretchen Bender to Girault de Prangey's haunting snapshots of the past

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Emma Kunz and the art of healing: drawings used in rituals come to London

Serpentine Gallery presents the first major UK exhibition of the mystical Swiss artist’s work

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The Buck stopped here

Powerful, political and pungent: Mike Nelson's Tate Britain commission

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'It's not about shock value': Russian artist skins, eats and performs sex acts on dead animals in the name of art

New exhibition in Italy shows videos from Petr Davydtchenko's past three years living exclusively off road-kill

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St. Louis show sniffs out why Egyptians smashed noses

Exhibition at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation explores how Pharaohs and Christians alike went in for vandalising and “killing” icons

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Ancient antisemitic tropes are resurfacing—it is time to uncover the myths

New exhibition in London shows negative ideas around Jewish people have a long history, in which artists have played their part—and continue to do so

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the collaborative creations of the Chicago Imagists at Goldsmiths CCA to the reopening of John Soane's Pitzhanger Manor

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Ilya Repin remains the provocateur in Moscow show

Visitors of a certain age may well be shocked to find that ultimately the Russian artist loathed the Bolsheviks as much as he did the tsars

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a meditation on power to female sexual awakening

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Grandmaster flash of the Mediterranean—Joaquín Sorolla comes to London's National Gallery

The enormously productive painter wielded the fastest of brushes on often huge canvases, suffusing them with Spanish sun and colour

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In the frame

More of Dior: Designer of Dreams show extended at V&A

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Hermitage and Pushkin join forces to show stellar Russian collections of Modern art

The museums are pooling the divided collections of Sergei Shchukin and Morozov brothers for a quartet of exhibitions

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Southern discomfort: Kara Walker to take over Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall this autumn

The Tate had previously purchased a large linoleum silhouette work by Walker in 1998

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The music of Mark Rothko finally sounds in the land of Mozart

First exhibition in Austria reveals Abstract Expressionist’s identification with the work of the Old Masters

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Henry Moore’s Helmet Heads at the Wallace Collection to Renaissance nudes at the Royal Academy of Arts