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Art History

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

By Carina Bukuts

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

By Frieze News Desk

In further news: backlash over Serpentine Pavilion architect’s unpaid interns; Whitney Museum hit by further protests

By Frieze News Desk

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

By Dr Cleo Roberts

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

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

By Figgy Guyver

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

By Meara Sharma

Flecks of rare blue pigment found in a skeleton show women were also skilled manuscript painters 900 years ago

Kai Althoff, Untitled, 2007. Courtesy: © the artist, Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, and Michael Werner Gallery, London

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

By Nicolas Bourriaud

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

By Shahidha Bari

English Heritage are calling for more commemorative plaques in London devoted to women from history; and you can nominate your own

Courtesy: Jeff Boudreau, Lyson Marchessault and National Gallery, London

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