In Kowloon’s former Cattle Depot, artists defy the Beijing crackdown with alternative artworks of all kinds: there’s something provocative to look at, for free, every day
Michael Bond, the creator of the bear from darkest Peru has died aged 91. He, we share illustrations by the artists who drew Paddington from 1958 to 2016.
Switzerland’s mountains are stunning but the art of the Giacometti family enriches the cultural landscape, too. With a retrospective of sculptor Alberto opening at Tate Modern next week, our writer tours the area that inspired him
Classic images of Frida Kahlo by Nickolas Muray, her longtime friend and lover, form a new exhibition at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, set to open on 30 April.
An image steeped in Romanticism, this painting was a commercial failure – but it’s now considered a milestone in the great artist’s career
NPG raises funds to buy Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished Duke of Wellington portrait to plug 161-year gap in its collection
French artist, once the lover of Auguste Rodin, has her career celebrated with opening of museum in Nogent-sur-Seine
Paintings by GF Watts have influenced figures as diverse as EM Forster and Barack Obama. Two hundred years after his birth, he stands out as one of the most distinctive – and elusive – painters of his times
Villa Lena is part rural retreat, part creative workshop – with an ambience like something out of a Bertolucci film
Looking remarkably like the fabled Mexican artist, Beatriz Vázquez Gómez also draws crowds with her speciality cooking