Art History

An exhibition at New York’s Historical Society presents 70 arresting images from pioneering women

By Kadish Morris

A collection of Medieval bestiary books go on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

By Frieze News Desk

Marysia Lewandowska unearthed a collection of photographs while searching the Venice Archives, ahead of her display at this year’s Biennale

By Frieze News Desk

A new perfume installation by Paul Schütze evokes the spirit of the renowned writer

By Shelley Klein

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 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