Leonardo da Vinci’s Tuscany: from Anchiano to Florence

Five hundred years after the death of da Vinci, no tour of Tuscany is complete without exploring the landscapes of his childhood

Argenteuil: the Parisian commune beloved by the Impressionists

From Monet to Renoir, Parisian artists flocked to Argenteuil for inspiration

The Art of the Garden: Van Gogh’s sunflowers

Take floral inspiration from Van Gogh’s sunflowers with our gardener’s guide to growing your own

Long before Instagram, Venice was a city of distortions

Canaletto altered Venice’s scenery to pander to the tastes of travellers and JMW Turner and Monet followed suit

Artists’ houses: from Frida Kahlo to JMW Turner

An artist’s house offers a glimpse into their inner world. Here are eight homes that are well worth a visit

The Art of the Garden: Pierre Bonnard’s Mimosas

Gardener Non Morris shows you how to take inspiration from Bonnard and add a splash of yellow to your outdoor space

Five pieces of art to get you in the mood for spring

Former Christie’s Director Deborah Allan shares her top five artworks to enjoy this spring

Forget London Fashion Week, head to the galleries for inspiration

As designers prepare final tucks and tweaks for London Fashion Week, we’ll soon be hearing what inspired their collections. Among…

Alter egos: from Bowie and Beyoncé to Marcel Duchamp

Artists across the decades have used alter egos to bring their art to life from Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp to Grayson Perry’s Claire

A 21st century Grand Tour of European art

Here are a series of weekend breaks to Europe’s finest galleries to reinvent the Georgian grand tour for the modern era

Britain’s little capitals of culture

Swap the city for one of the many small British towns with thriving art and food scenes – from Stroud to Berwick Upon Tweed

How to choose a piece of art for your home

From framing to feature walls, Deborah Allan shows you how to find art to suit all spaces – big and small

5 festive artworks to discover this Christmas

Gallery owner and former Christie’s Director Deborah Allan shares five festive paintings for Christmas

Eight exhibitions to see

Old Masters, Victorian photographers and Francis Bacon all feature in our round-up of the best current and upcoming exhibitions

The rotten king with an exquisite taste in art

The Royal Academy’s new exhibition reunites paintings from Charles I’s legendary collection

The artist who lived with war and Warhol

Philip Pearlstein on his memories of flat-sharing with Andy Warhol and how military service prepared him for life as an artist

Gallery: Monet and Architecture

An upcoming National Gallery exhibition brings together Monet’s paintings of buildings, bridges and other architecture

Where fine art meets high-end living

Across the world, luxury property developments are making modern art part of the furniture

Gallery: 10 Leonardo da Vinci masterpieces

A selection of the Italian master’s greatest paintings

Gallery: Impressionists in London

Tate Britain presents artistic visions of the capital by Monet, Pissaro and Tissot

Exhibition preview: Cézanne Portraits

The National Portrait Gallery’s latest blockbuster features 50 paintings by the influential French artist

Seven brilliant things to do in October

Including London Film Festival, Oktoberfest and opera at the V&A

10 brilliant things to do in September

Your essential guide to the month ahead

Don’t sneer at selfies

Kim Kardashian and van Gogh have more in common than you might think

Gallery: London Art Week

More than 40 galleries across the capital are joining forces for a week of fine art