African-born Himid was praise for her "uncompromising tackling of issues including colonial history and how racism persists today."Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News arts editor Nina Nannar
The first gallery dedicated to showcasing the artwork of former miners has opened in County Durham.
Many found art was a way to depict what their working lives were like underground.
It is hoped the gallery will help to bring in tourists to an area that felt such an economic shock when the mines closed down.
Child refugees use art to express their experiences in harrowing images collected by Save The Children.Read the full story ›
500,000 people are expected to visit the site, with volunteers on hand in case anyone should fall in to the water.Read the full story ›
Modern art comes in all shapes and sizes, and this week museum visitors saw a new 'exhibit' which took the form of a pair of glasses.Read the full story ›
Italian police release CCTV footage of the brazen robbery at a museum in Verona of artworks worth 15 million euro (£11 million).Read the full story ›
Police recovered the oil painting, which has not yet been authenticated, in an undercover sting operation in IstanbulRead the full story ›
Influential American artist Ellsworth Kelly died of natural causes at his home in Spencertown, New York, on Sunday.Read the full story ›
A 235-year-old painting by Joseph Wright has been sold with the proceeds going to help Syrian refugeesRead the full story ›
The masterpiece easily surpassed its £30m estimate at a New York auction, selling a new record for a Blue Period Picasso.Read the full story ›