Acquisitions of the Month: November 2015

The most interesting and important recent additions to museum collections

10 Dec 2015

Book Competition

Your chance to win Apollo’s Book of the Year – ‘Carrying off the Palaces: John Ruskin’s Lost Daguerreotypes’, by Ken Jacobson and Jenny Jacobson

4 Dec 2015

‘Our Europe is an inclusive Europe’: the Victoria and Albert Museum’s new European Galleries

Lesley Miller, the lead curator of the museum’s new ‘Europe 1600–1815 Galleries’ explains the hard decisions involved in making displays

4 Dec 2015

Willem Baron van Dedem (1929–2015)

Remembering the renowned collector and TEFAF President

30 Nov 2015

Are artists justified in boycotting Israel?

Calls for cultural and academic boycotts of Israel continue to hit the headlines. Should we regard such politically charged stances as divisive or necessary for change?

30 Nov 2015
Blythe House in west London, where the British Museum currently holds some 2,000 objects in storage.

Autumn Statement brings relief but also unanswered questions for the arts

Arts sector funding fared surprisingly well in the latest spending review, but questions remain, not least over the fate of municipal museums

27 Nov 2015

Book Competition

Your chance to win ‘Gothic for the Steam Age: An Illustrated Biography of George Gilbert Scott’, by Gavin Stamp

20 Nov 2015

Announcing the Asian Art In London Award Winners

The awards were presented yesterday evening at a Gala Party marking the start of the citywide art event

19 Nov 2015

Book Competition

Your chance to win ‘The Fabric of India’, Rosemary Crill, ed.

6 Nov 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: October 2015

William Kentridge’s gift to the George Eastman Museum; rare Picasso heads to Scotland; NGA Washington expands its photography holdings

5 Nov 2015

How Flashback Turin is winning contemporary collectors round to historic art

It’s motto? ‘All art is contemporary.’

5 Nov 2015

Asian Art in London 2015: Art Award Shortlist

Announcing the shortlist for the Asian Art in London Art Award 2015

29 Oct 2015

Scholarly flair at the Städel Museum

The Frankfurt museum ends its bicentenary year with an impressive pairing of works from its permanent collections with ‘eminent guests’ from around the world

24 Oct 2015

Book Competition

Your chance to win ‘Princeton’s Great Persian Book of Kings: The Peck Shahnama’, by Marianna Shreve Simpson and Louise Marlow

23 Oct 2015

Frieze Bites

Seen and liked in London this Frieze week: Sluice_ in black & white, a witty sculpture at Sunday, rare books at Frieze Masters + some artfully ruined jeans

17 Oct 2015

Frieze Bites

Changing it up at PAD and Frieze Masters; Lee Ufan at Pace; Gutai, Zero and Kusama at Bonhams; Multiplied at Christie’s

16 Oct 2015

Frieze Bites

Seen and liked in London this Frieze week: A breath of fresh air at the Courtauld; outsider art at Frieze Masters; and a princess at the Chiltern Firehouse

15 Oct 2015

Frieze Bites

Seen and liked in London: star exhibits and media stars, crowds and crowdsourcing at the Frieze Masters preview last night

14 Oct 2015

Frieze Bites

Seen and liked in London this week: Richter at Dominique Levy, Boetti at Luxembourg & Dayan, and Larry Gagosian sampling the local beer

13 Oct 2015

Book Competition

Your chance to win ‘The White Road: A Pilgrimage of Sorts’, by Edmund de Waal

9 Oct 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: September 2015

Ivory medallions, Samuel Palmer’s lively letters and Maya Angelou’s birthday quilt have all found homes

7 Oct 2015

Could the antiquities trade do more to combat looting?

As the destruction of archaeological sites in Syria and Iraq continues, what can dealers of legal antiquities do to end the trade in illegally obtained artefacts, and the looting it encourages?

28 Sep 2015

Book Competition

Your chance to win Rodin, by Raphael Masson and Véronique Mattiussi

25 Sep 2015