National Gallery London

An exhibition at London’s National Gallery shows a rebellious painter’s ambivalent relationship with the Western canon

By Adam Heardman

In the first show dedicated to the artist’s portraits, a narcissistic personality emerges

By Chloë Ashby

The Saudi soft power push, German pavilion at Venice and Halloween costumes: what to read this weekend

There’s a difference between respecting people’s right to tell their own stories and refusing to look at all

By Olivia Laing

Former V&A director Martin Roth has died; Montreal Biennale struggles with debt; National Academy artists defend Dana Schutz

Frieze collaborates with Tate Britain, National Gallery, RCA, Sketch Gallery, Studio Wayne McGregor and ICA on the 2017 marketing campaign

Trisha Brown has died, aged 80; two new appointments at London’s ICA; controversy at the Whitney

A work by self-taught artist Martín Ramírez

Munich’s Haus der Kunst embroiled in Scientology scandal; Martín Ramírez to inaugurate the new ICA LA

Investigating the many meanings of the subject of this year's Frieze Masters and Frieze London campaigns

By Ali Smith

The Director of the National Gallery, London, discusses his favourite writers and paintings, and shares his thoughts on contemporary art

By Nicholas Penny