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James Tissot: the 19th century painter who swapped high society for the Holy Land

Long dismissed for its religiosity, Tissot’s biblical work will be given new context in San Francisco

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Indigenous art

National Gallery of Canada presents global pulse of contemporary Indigenous art

The museum plans to acquire many of the works in its survey devoted to Indigenous artists

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A New York salute to Rube Goldberg and his outlandish contraptions

Queens Museum celebrates a cartoonist who seems more relevant than ever

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Hollywood director lights up Rembrandt show at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Cinematographer Peter Suschitzky brings a film-industry sensibility to the south London show

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Pet sounds on the Strand: immersive installation transports Londoners to the animal kingdom

The Vinyl Factory exhibition features the UK debut of the Great Animal Orchestra, a collaboration between US musician Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists

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Seven must-see shows during Frieze week

From Kara Walker's monumental Tate fountain to an immersive installation of animal sounds

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Biennials & festivals

The first Toronto Biennial takes a long view of human relations

Among the highlights of the city-wide exhibition is a “panoramic pantomime” of Cook’s Pacific expeditions by the New Zealand artist Lisa Reihana

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'It’s our intervention that causes the mayhem': Kiki Smith on work, wandering and the wonders of nature

Tapestries, photography and sculpture feature in the US artist’s first major UK show for 25 years at Modern Art Oxford

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Museums & Heritage

Blue on Blue: Picasso blockbuster comes to Toronto in 2020

An exhibition focusing on the artist’s Blue Period came together after high-tech examinations of the work revealed hidden surprises

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Fairs

'Open, exciting and global': Frieze out to beat Brexit blues

London-based fair strikes international note as gallery roster expands

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Woven conflicts: Hannah Ryggen's fascist-fighting tapestries go on show in Frankfurt

Textile-works showing Nazi prison camps and Mussolini with a spear through his head will feature in first German survey of Swedish artist

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Beyond the Metaphysical: Milan show aims to reassess Giorgio de Chirico's late period

Major survey at Palazzo Reale will include his "most difficult" works as well as early pieces that inspired the Surrealists

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LA show delves inside the mind of Betye Saar

The Lacma exhibition will show how the US artist’s works develop over decades from initial sketchbooks to finished assemblages

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Albertina’s Albrecht Dürer drawings enjoy a rare outing

Exhibition will bring together Vienna museum’s collection with key loans from European institutions, as well as unveiling a raft of new theories

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Thoroughly Modern Maharaja: how an Indian prince amassed one of the world’s greatest interwar design collections

Paris exhibition includes furniture by Eileen Gray, sculptures by Constantin Brancusi and photographs by Man Ray

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Michelangelo drawings head (Mid)West for Cleveland show

The exhibition, which includes a preliminary drawings for the Sistine Chapel ceiling, will also travel to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles

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Art fairs

Strong, diverse and on the ascent: new fair and galleries add to Chicago's booming commercial art scene

Growing momentum in the Windy City is drawing in talent from across the US and around the world

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Art & Design 2019

The year ahead in design: all the key dates you need

The biggest biennials, fairs and exhibitions over the next 12 months

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Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo at the Louvre: an exclusive first look at this year's biggest blockbuster

We reveal the research and science behind the monograph exhibition exploring the Renaissance painter's artistic evolution

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Biennials & festivals

‘Post-industrial’ Biennale de Lyon to examine shifting social and economic experience of the region

As the largest edition of the biennial expands into an abandoned factory, we also roundup new festivals sprouting up around the world

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Verrocchio's first major US survey to delve into his role in shaping the High Renaissance

The artist is best known as Leonardo’s teacher, but an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington aims to highlight his own technical accomplishment and inventiveness

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Drawing, singing, sleeping, eating, changing costumes: Nikhil Chopra’s nine-day campout at the Met

Moving from gallery to gallery like a nomadic traveller, the performance artist-in-residence will morph into a series of personae

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From blasphemer to bookworm: Paris show reframes Francis Bacon's later works

Exhibition at the Centre Pompidou focuses on the artist’s post-pope period, which has received less critical examination

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Cosmoscow

Russia's only international art fair tackles tricky topics

Cosmoscow's public programme will explore 'the crisis of faith in expertise' in the art market

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Commercial galleries

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening in September

New commercial gallery shows—from Baroque blackness in Chicago to flying saucers in London

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Art fairs

What am I actually buying? Performance art-only fair in Brussels faces challenge of materiality

A Performance Affair introduces new protocol to specify what is on offer and its secondary market development

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From lantern slides to racist caricatures, the Walker showcases Theaster Gates the collector

Chicago artist strives for a poetic “resurrection” of African American stories in a solo show in Minneapolis

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More great Danes: new Copenhagen show expands Denmark's Golden Age

Works from the 19th-century helped construct a national identity in Denmark that is ripe for discussion now, says curator

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A Frank Lloyd Wright synagogue transformed

An immersive installation will fuse music, tapestries, video and orchids

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Winslow Homer beach paintings—cut in half after a bad review—reunited for Cape Ann Museum show

Exhibition of marine paintings will be joined later this month by a survey of the artist's Civil War illustrations at Harvard Art Museums

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Ashmolean Museum show unearths doomed Pompeii's culinary life

The exhibition in Oxford, which contains loans that have never before left Italy, includes a (possible) Roman version of a chamber pot

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Revisiting the 1989 revolution that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall

Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Leipzig looks at how East German artists responded to tumultuous times

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Saint Louis bags bumper Paul Gauguin exhibition from one of the world's great collections

The show, which borrows works from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, travels from San Francisco’s De Young Museum where it closed in June

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The lauded Finnish artist Helene Schjerfbeck finally gets major UK show

Although her greatest work was painted in St Ives, the artist is little known in the UK—but a survey at the Royal Academy of Arts hopes to change that

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Carmen Herrera’s dream project to bloom in New York's City Hall Park

The aluminium sculptures are based on 1960s archival drawings with three being realised for the first time

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Wong Ping tells us about his explicit animations and how his working process is like a stand-up comedian’s

The Hong Kong artist brings his explicit retro-pop videos to London's Camden Arts Centre and Mayfair

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Rediscovering Ida, the lesser-known O’Keeffe

A show opening at the Clark Art Institute reveals how Georgia O’Keeffe thwarted her sister’s career in art

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Commercial galleries

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this July and August

New commercial gallery shows—from a sense of spirituality in Liverpool to Long Island loving in New York

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Electromagnetic man: Tate Modern attracts largest UK exhibition of Takis

The experimental Greek artist will show works from the 1950s to the early 2000s, including a rarely seen kinetic pendulum sculpture

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Biennials & festivals

From plastic waste to indigenous heritage, old and new biennials tap into contemporary concerns and issues

Toronto gets a new waterfront biennial while Istanbul stays fresh by shifting to dramatic new locations

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Les Rencontres d'Arles celebrates 50 years with 50 shows

For its landmark edition, the festival is focusing on photographers chronicling a world in turmoil

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Art market

Tedious link: six degrees of separation at Masterpiece London

Emphasis on "storytelling" and making connections at the cross-collecting fair this year, chief executive says. So we created some tenuous links of our own

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Shock tactics abound at 'carbon neutral' show in Moscow, with a live wolf, jellyfish and bees

Garage Museum's exhibition on the environmental crisis takes up the gallery’s entire space and could be the biggest yet on the topic

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Cindy Sherman gets first UK retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery

Exhibition will explore the influence of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and how it all began with a humble family album

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Can art bring the walls down? Washington DC show explores the migrant experience

Exhibition at the Phillips Collection is curated by Massimiliano Gioni and will include works by Arshile Gorky, Mona Hatoum and Vija Celmins

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Art Basel

Venice Biennale is still ringing the Art Basel sales till

Artists showing in Venice are brought en masse to the fair as galleries leverage exhibition exposure

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Art Basel 2019

Kunstmuseum Basel digs into the roots of Cubism

Exhibition traces the evolution of the splintered style that changed Modern art forever

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Aids, crack and Ronald Reagan: Keith Haring show heads to Liverpool

Tate Liverpool hosts the first major UK survey of the provocative Pop artist

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Art Basel 2019

Art meets dance in Alexandra Pirici's living time capsule at Art Basel

Sixty dancers will enact "performative environment" on the Messeplatz in Basel every day this week

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Art fairs

Young, gifted and back: Liste drops the layout labyrinth

More than 70 galleries will show at the fair's 24th edition

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Somerset House photography show celebrates the different faces of modern Britain

Work by ten artists aims to highlight the diverse experiences of immigrants to the UK and considers what multiculturalism means today

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Off-White cube: fashion designer Virgil Abloh gets first major show

Chicago exhibition of work by the Louis Vuitton artistic director includes jacket made with Arthur Jafa and outfits for Beyoncé and Serena Williams

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Canary in the coal mine: Simon Denny on his new show about mining data and minerals

Exhibition by New Zealand-born, Berlin-based artist opens at the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart

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At last, Dora Maar emerges from her lover Picasso’s shadow

Major survey of the Surrealist photographer at Centre Pompidou will travel to Tate Modern and the Getty Center

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Michael Rakowitz remakes works destroyed by Isis for first UK retrospective

Recreations of lost Assyrian reliefs will be on show in Whitechapel Gallery exhibition

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Art market

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this June

New commercial gallery shows—from notions of black culture in London to immigrant identity in Los Angeles

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Art market

Art Busan hopes to dodge US-China trade war crossfire

Free of the high taxes and stringent customs of mainland China, the fair adds to a burgeoning art scene in South Korea's second largest city

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Native American women artists finally get their due in new Minneapolis exhibition

Show at Minneapolis Institute of Art includes previously unknown triptychs by the Dakota Sioux artist Mary Sully

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Video pioneer Ericka Beckman gives patriarchal canon a bashing

The works and installations of the overlooked peer of Cindy Sherman and Richard Prince go on show at MIT List Visual Arts Center

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Meet the last Renaissance man: Goethe's influence on art explored at the Bundeskunsthalle

The vast show examines Goethe's influence and his dominance of the 18th and 19th century European intellectual world

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Barbican show in London aims to raise Lee Krasner’s profile

Exhibition continues the re-evaluation of the Abstract Expressionist who spent too long in the shadow of husband Jackson Pollock

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Serpentine opens first institutional survey of Luchita Hurtado, while Tate St Ives welcomes Huguette Caland

Santa Monica-based artist, "discovered" at 94, has a retrospective in London and the 88-year-old Lebanese artist makes her UK debut in Cornwall

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Photo London

Photo London reacts to surge of interest in vintage photography

Fair is responding to market’s current return to tradition, while Brexit looms large in the minds of exhibitors

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Biennials & festivals

Whitney Biennial aims to focus on artists but—as protests mount—it cannot escape politics

The Whitney Museum has turned to two in-house curators to put together a show that celebrates diversity in American art—but as in 2017, the biennial is already mired in controversy

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Jannis Kounellis

Arte Povera at Prada: first major survey of Jannis Kounellis since his death opens in Venice

The Fondazione Prada exhibition of the Greek-Italian artist has been organised by veteran curator Germano Celant

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Costume Institute

Bold, ironic and camp: Met show explores exuberant expression in fashion

Costume Institute's new exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion examines camp from the 17th century onwards

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Venice Biennale 2019

Made in Britain: what to expect from the British, Scottish and Welsh Pavilions

Cathy Wilkes, Charlotte Prodger and Sean Edwards are all showing new work at the 2019 Venice Biennale

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Venice Biennale 2019

Exhibitions during the Venice Biennale: a festival of painting

Among the many official “collateral” exhibitions connected to the Biennale and independently organised shows, painting is noticeably abundant

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Venice Biennale 2019

Director's cut: Ralph Rugoff picks the artists to watch in his 2019 Venice Biennale show

The artistic director selects five artists, all born in the 1980s, with a big presence in his exhibition

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Winogrand's little-known colour photographs to Miró's mammoth canvas

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Venice Biennale 2019

Five of the weirdest pavilions and shows at the 2019 Venice Biennale

From Hillary Clinton’s emails in a supermarket and a beach of opera singers, to the world’s largest plane carrying “all of Ukraine’s artists”

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Art market

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening this May

New commercial gallery shows—from a new space in south London to an apartment show in San Gimignano

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Venice Biennale 2019

The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale

From a psychedelic furry grotto to a Tintoretto tribute—what to see at the pavilions and beyond

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Exhibitions

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

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Honey I shrunk the art: the ultimate alternative biennial opens in Los Angeles

Dollhouse-sized paintings and installations replace big artistic statements and egos