Documentary on black photography is more of a scrapbook than a comprehensive catalogue

“Through a Lens Darkly” aims to show the hidden history of African American artists using the medium

Published online: 17 February 2015

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Cornelia Parker adds note of choreographed violence to Whitworth Art Gallery reopening

After bullets and explosions, the artist creates forceful work from commemorative poppy paper

Published online: 12 February 2015

Helen Mirren shines as Maria Altmann in ‘Woman in Gold’

But the film, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival this week, may struggle to find the wide appeal it aims for with audiences

Published online: 11 February 2015

Video games in museums: fine art or just fun?

As institutions show, acquire and even develop video games, what role do they play in the museums’ future?

Published online: 07 February 2015

Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival

“Don Verdean” is the story of a biblical archaeologist who decides, if you can’t find it, fake it

Published online: 02 February 2015

The other Gurlitt: the dealer cherished by 'degenerate' artists and Nazis alike

Discovery of Hildebrand Gurlitt’s Nazi-confiscated art hoard caused a scandal. His cousin Wolfgang’s story is less well known, but asks troubling questions of collections across the world

Published online: 16 January 2015