Art History

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An exhibition aims to give voice to the ‘fallen women’ at the heart of the Victorian brotherhood

BY Chloë Ashby | 22 OCT 19

At Museo di Roma, an exhibition of sculptures by Antonio Canova celebrates the sumptuous style as one of the ‘birth-pangs of modernity’ 

BY Jamie Mackay | 04 OCT 19

A new retrospective shows a different side to the cosmic dreamer

BY Figgy Guyver | 13 SEP 19

How conservation efforts can end up fictionalizing history

BY Hanno Hauenstein | 30 AUG 19
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An exhibition at New York’s Historical Society presents 70 arresting images from pioneering women

BY Kadish Morris | 17 JUL 19

A collection of Medieval bestiary books go on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

BY Frieze News Desk | 02 JUL 19
Venice 2019

Marysia Lewandowska unearthed a collection of photographs while searching the Venice Archives, ahead of her display at this year’s Biennale

BY Frieze News Desk | 08 MAY 19

A new perfume installation by Paul Schütze evokes the spirit of the renowned writer

BY Shelley Klein | 29 APR 19

An exhibition at Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg, Berlin, sheds new light on the artist’s fascination with ancient Egypt

BY Carina Bukuts | 18 APR 19

The collection includes robes made from salmon skin and a deerskin jacket worn by a 19th century fireman

BY Frieze News Desk | 28 MAR 19
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In further news: backlash over Serpentine Pavilion architect’s unpaid interns; Whitney Museum hit by further protests

BY Frieze News Desk | 26 MAR 19

A new show at the Japan Society in New York reflects a career’s research into the emergence of the Japanese avant-garde

BY Cleo Roberts | 11 MAR 19

A new compilation traces the critic and artist’s thinking over several decades, including gems from Roland Barthes, Edward Hopper, Lucy Lippard and others 

BY Lucy Cotter | 26 FEB 19

Tate Modern is encouraging visitors to slow down at its major exhibition of the French Post-Impressionist painter

BY Figgy Guyver | 04 FEB 19

A century on, the Viennese master’s paintings and drawings still lay life bare: the angst, thrill, the thrum of flesh

BY Meara Sharma | 25 JAN 19
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Flecks of rare blue pigment found in a skeleton show women were also skilled manuscript painters 900 years ago

10 JAN 19

‘In this era of social violence and the return of the irrational, has the interhuman sphere become, paradoxically, obsolete?’

BY Nicolas Bourriaud | 09 JAN 19

In a new book, T.J. Clark scours art historical depictions of divinity for clues about our contemporary age

BY Shahidha Bari | 03 DEC 18
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English Heritage are calling for more commemorative plaques in London devoted to women from history; and you can nominate your own

01 NOV 18

Photographer Jeff Boudreau and stylist Lyson Marchessault respond to museum’s light, colour and pattern

02 OCT 18