There are now 11 museums on TikTok, according to the booming social media platform.  Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Last month, the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – long a bastion of tradition – posted a video to its TikTok account featuring Botticelli’s Spring. The pai(...)

El Greco: part of the 1575 version of Christ Driving the Traders from the Temple. Photograph: Minneapolis Institute of Art

Greco’s Virgin surges forward, draped in the vibrant blue that inspired Picasso, surfing on a thin crescent moon. The monumental painting measures mor(...)

Kevin Roche: the late architect with a model of his Ford Foundation building in New York. Photograph: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates

Kevin Roche, the Dublin-born architect who died on Friday, at the age of 96, was a designer of modernist buildings, at once bold and refined, that gav(...)

Delacroix: a detail from July 28, 1830: Liberty Leading the People. Courtesy of the Louvre, Paris

France had not held a major retrospective of Eugène Delacroix’s work since the centenary of his death in 1963. An exhibition at the Louvre this spring(...)

At Tiffany’s on Fifth Avenue in New York an engagement ring costing $1 million or more can be bought on the second floor.

There is no breakfast at Tiffany’s, on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York. But you can buy an engagement ring for $1 million up on the se(...)