Art

Discover new art and secret gardens in London this weekend

Fill your weekend with secret gardens, Italian opulence and seaside cocktails

6 Jun 2019

Five artworks to see in London this summer

London is packed with great restaurants and wondrous works of art. Here’s our guide to pairing paintings with places to…

29 May 2019

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

2 May 2019

Argenteuil: the Parisian commune beloved by the Impressionists

During the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, artists slowly made their way back to Paris to begin painting again. In…

28 Apr 2019

The Art of the Garden: Van Gogh’s sunflowers

‘I’m painting with the gusto of a Marseillais eating bouillabaisse, which won’t surprise you when it’s a question of painting…

24 Apr 2019

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

11 Apr 2019

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

1 Apr 2019

The Art of the Garden: Pierre Bonnard’s Mimosas

In Bonnard’s dazzling ‘The Studio with Mimosas’, an energising, diagonal sweep of rich lemon fills over half the canvas. The…

21 Mar 2019

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

8 Mar 2019

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…

14 Feb 2019

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

13 Feb 2019

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

12 Feb 2019

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

15 Jan 2019

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

9 Jan 2019

5 festive artworks to discover this Christmas

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

18 Dec 2018

Eight exhibitions to see

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

30 Jan 2018

The rotten king with an exquisite taste in art

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

25 Jan 2018

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

18 Jan 2018

Gallery: Monet and Architecture

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

17 Jan 2018

Where fine art meets high-end living

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

5 Dec 2017

Gallery: 10 Leonardo da Vinci masterpieces

A selection of the Italian master’s greatest paintings

16 Nov 2017

Gallery: Impressionists in London

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

3 Nov 2017

Exhibition preview: Cézanne Portraits

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

24 Oct 2017

Seven brilliant things to do in October

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

2 Oct 2017

10 brilliant things to do in September

Your essential guide to the month ahead

1 Sep 2017

Don’t sneer at selfies

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

14 Aug 2017