Works by Michelangelo, Velázquez, Rodin, Rothko and Mondrian have all been vandalised for reasons of mental instability or political activism or both, informs Michael Prodger
Raphael, as dedicated a lover as he was a painter, died at 37 at the height of his powers and fame, illustrates Michael Prodger
The Gurlitt affair looked as if it might be unpicked but it has proved intractable
Michael Prodger says deaccession has been given tacit approval abroad
A unique art exhibition awaits an audience
Is this the end of the Elgin Marbles debate?
Women may now account for 64 per cent of fine arts graduates in Britain but research shows the old values remain entrenched, says Michael Prodger
The most expensive post-war work sold last year fetched just over $91 million. The most expensive Old Master sold for $21.5 million
Is a super-rich collector having works stolen to order?
The Louvre’s anniversary exhibition has been a fraught exercise from first to last