Regional museums: Melvyn Bragg weighs in on the debate

Paris Fairs Curb American Ambitions | National Museum of Scotland Announces 10 New Galleries | Van Gogh’s Mental State ‘Revealed’ | Nairn’s London at 50

16 Feb 2016

Prado cancels loan of two Bosch works

Belgium’s Museums in Crisis | 92 Skeletons Discovered Under Aberdeen Museum | Paris's Pinacothèque Closes | Melanie Clore to Leave Sotheby’s | The Weekend’s Best Comment & Reviews

15 Feb 2016

Shake-up at French culture ministry

The Independent to Cease Print Edition | 'Paddington Pole' May be Halved in Height | Recommended Reading: Hermann Göring’s Inventaire des Peintures | Jorvik Museum In Need of £2 million to Reopen | Marc Quinn and White Cube Part Ways | Facebook Censors Evelyne Axell Painting

12 Feb 2016

Boris Johnson under fire over Norton Folgate decision

Bjarke Ingels to Design Serpentine Pavilion | Appointment of new Culture Minister Divides Croatia | Huge Roman Arcade to Go on Show in Colchester

11 Feb 2016
Figures released by DCMS indicate a significant drop in UK museum visitor numbers for 2015-16 . Wikimedia Commons

British Museum in talks with indigenous leaders over sacred bark objects

Tibetan Artwork Covered Up at Dhaka Art Summit | Marta Kuzma Named Dean of Yale School of Art | Judge Suspends Knoedler Trial

10 Feb 2016

Can Yemen’s unparalleled collection of manuscripts be saved?

RIBA President Calls for Halt to Garden Bridge Project | Turin Egyptian Museum Dedicates Gallery to Murdered Student | Januszczak: BBC ‘Makes Art Feel Like Homework’ | Malware 'Museum' makes for Surprise Blockbuster

9 Feb 2016

Impending closure for many UK regional museums

MPs Protest V&A Move for NMM Photography Collection | Knoedler Trial: Ann Freedman Settles with De Soles | Collection of over 500 Artefacts Repatriated to Ecuador | This weekend’s best art comment

8 Feb 2016

A ‘dull period’ for British architecture?

National Media Museum Axes Film Festival | Yemen: Reasons for the West’s ‘Relative Indifference’ over Cultural Destruction | Export Bar for T.E. Lawrence’s Robes and Dagger | Getty Museum Acquires Rare Manuscript | Chipperfield Hired to Create New Cultural Complex in Berlin

5 Feb 2016

National museum in Yemen hit by shellfire

Wentworth Woodhouse Sold to Conservation Group for £7 million | Italy to Create 10 New Museums | Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Arrested in Connection with Fakes | The Fitzwilliam at 200 | Britain’s Worst Public Art

4 Feb 2016

Death sentence overturned for Ashraf Fayadh

TEFAF Maastricht Expands to New York | Rothko’s Son Insists he Never Authenticated Work Sold by Knoedler | Bouvier: What Really Happened? | Philippe Parreno Commissioned for Tate Modern Turbine Hall

3 Feb 2016

A new work by Hieronymus Bosch discovered in Kansas

V&A to House the World’s Largest Art Photography Collection | 4,500 year old Boat Discovered at Abusir Necropolis | Science Museum & Natural History Museum in Talks over West London Outpost | …Zaha Hadid: ‘I Would Love to Build a Tower in London’

2 Feb 2016
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.
A court in Munich has ruled that the collection of Cornelius Gurlitt can be left to Bern's Kunstmuseum, as stipulated in his will.

Temporary export bar for Bol portrait

Art News Daily : 26 January

26 Jan 2016

Post-war public art listed in the UK

Art News Daily : 22 January

22 Jan 2016
Madrid's Museo del Prado will welcome a new director ahead of its 200th birthday in 2019

ISIS destroys Iraq’s oldest Christian monastery

Art News Daily : 20 January

20 Jan 2016

Tokyo stadium row rumbles on

Art News Daily : 19 January

19 Jan 2016

Decision on Norton Folgate development imminent

Art News Daily : 18 January

18 Jan 2016
Frances Morris will take over from Chris Dercon as director of Tate Modern later this year.

Frances Morris named as next Tate Modern director

Art News Daily : 15 January

15 Jan 2016

Political outrage over Fontainebleau church fire

Art News Daily : 14 January

14 Jan 2016