Are artistic canons just historical accidents?
Deborah Stoll visits a revealing exhibition in Paris
The French artists who are lighting up London’s Kew Gardens
Then puts it back together again
In the age of the smartphone, who has ownership of art?
A critical look at this year’s Turner prize exhibition
The sculptures of Alexander Calder, which so impressed Einstein, go on show in Amsterdam
When a work of art is considered great, we may stop thinking about it for ourselves
The novelist Andrew O’Hagan spent long hours at Kelvingrove, Glasgow as a teenage truant. Its treasures taught him things that school never could
To Oxford’s tourists, the Pitt Rivers Museum is the place with the shrunken skulls. For Frank Cottrell Boyce, it has been a refuge and an eye-opener