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Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

    Sleeping in Van Gogh's bed
    Sleeping in Van Gogh's bed
    The Art Institute of Chicago and Airbnb to enable guests to stay in its latest installation, a recreation of Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles painting
    No sex in this city: the bare-faced cheek of Paris's most sensual museum
    No sex in this city: the bare-faced cheek of Paris's most sensual museum
    The MusÈe d'Orsay called in police on a nude performance artist in an act of prudery more worthy of Victorian England than Edouard Manet's France.
    Should artworks with offensive names get an update?
    Should artworks with offensive names get an update?
    The Rijksmuseum is being criticised for removing racist words like 'negro' from the titles of its paintings.
    Handshake won't end Syria's woes
    Handshake won't end Syria's woes
    Obama and Putin's frosty meeting at the United Nations this week gives little hope of an end to the brutal conflict.
    Dismaland: Banksy creates something truly depressing
    Dismaland: Banksy creates something truly depressing
    The artist's Bemusement Park claims to be making you think, but as an actual experience it is thin, threadbare and, to be honest, quite boring.
    Vatican app feeds art restoration frenzy
    Vatican app feeds art restoration frenzy
    The Vatican Museums application hopes to create a community of philanthropic supporters through its crowdfunding venture.
    Visceral thrill as man beats Jaws
    Visceral thrill as man beats Jaws
    The spectacle of a Spielbergian scenario with a hero and happy ending delighted TV viewers.
    Danaë – a goddess gets her due, at last
    Danaë – a goddess gets her due, at last
    When a painter is called upon to twist a tryst ‘twixt cardinal and mistress into art, comic erotica ensues.
    West goes East and boobs
    West goes East and boobs
    A false rumour about the new owner of a Picasso painting leads Christianity to go haywire.
    Royal photo puts race and power in focus
    Royal photo puts race and power in focus
    Prince Harry’s image of a Lesotho herdsman is as arrogant as any colonial-era portrait, writes Jonathan Jones.
    A costly return to curiosity's old stamping ground
    A costly return to curiosity's old stamping ground
    If compared by size, an 1856 stamp that is to be sold at a New York auction is more valuable than any art ever under the hammer.