Even the golden sun (and the artist Goldie) made a special effort to greet the arrival of Matisse in Tate Modern.
Francis Bacon wasn't the only record-breaker in the art market last year.
This inspiring letter from 2006 has been making the rounds lately, and it's worth taking a moment to read (whether you've read Slaughterhouse-Five or not).
Video games are great fun but why try to categorise them as art or non-art? It's like asking if Jane Austen qualifies as sport
The watercolour, commissioned more than 50 years after Austen's death, is considered the best likeness of her
Suddenly there is a wealth of Continental painters on display in England, ones no one had really heard about before, despite being much loved over there in that far away place called 'Europe'.
An apparent Da Vinci painting has been discovered in a bank vault. However, one expert argued it was doubtful a new masterpiece has emerged.
Vincent van Gogh painting that was dumped in an attic has been found and confirmed by experts as authentic.
For photographer Stephen Wilkes, a photograph isn't a moment in time; it's a day in time.