Dr Nick Merriman, newly appointed chief executive of the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London, photo: Alan Seabright

Horniman Museum appoints Nick Merriman as chief executive

Plus: Hito Steyerl tops ArtReview’s 2017 Power 100 | Ancient coin collection is discovered at National Trust’s Scotney Castle | ADAA Foundation announces grants for four US museums | and recommended reading

3 Nov 2017

Report states that 80 per cent of online antiquities could be looted or fake

Plus: Frieze appoints Andrew Durbin as US senior editor | Dalloul Art Foundation raises collection authenticity concerns | Artforum contributing editors condemn publishers’ handling of Landesman allegations

2 Nov 2017

2017 Stirling Prize goes to Hastings Pier

Plus: Richard Hambleton (1952–2017) | Grundy Art Gallery names Paulette Terry Brien as new curator | Simone Leigh wins $50,000 Studio Museum in Harlem prize | and Leo Xu and Jennifer Yum will co-direct David Zwirner in Hong Kong

1 Nov 2017

Rome’s National Museum of Oriental Art is closing

Plus: 14th-century cave art found on uninhabited Caribbean island | Massachusetts attorney general files to halt Berkshire Museum sale | Dia Art Foundation directorship is endowed by Nathalie and Charles de Gunzburg | and recommended reading

31 Oct 2017

Linda Nochlin (1931–2017)

Plus: British Museum ends co-operation deal with stalled Abu Dhabi museum | Art industry figures sign open letter denouncing sexual harassment | V&A acquires Wilton’s Music Hall archive | Five UK cities bid for European Capital of Culture title | and recommended reading

30 Oct 2017

Historic England publishes 2017 list of at-risk sites

Plus: Hidden portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots portrait is found | Berkshire Museum members file second suit over deaccession sale | Mellon Foundation grants $3.5m to Seattle Art Museum for Asian art conservation centre | and activists target Roosevelt statue outside American Museum of Natural History

27 Oct 2017

Israel Museum names Ido Bruno as new director

Plus: 2017 Sobey Art Award goes to Ursula Johnson | Knight Landesman resigns from Artforum following sexual harassment suit | David Velasco will succeed Michelle Kuo as Artforum editor | and sixth Nazi-looted artwork is identified in Gurlitt collection

26 Oct 2017

Jan Willem Sieburgh is named interim business director at Stedelijk

Plus: Queens University of Charlotte receives $10m for arts building renovation | Mugrabi collection artworks will be released from storage by court order | Reports emerge of sexual misconduct by Artforum publisher Knight Landesman | and German museums return human remains to Australia and Hawaii

25 Oct 2017
Sir David Adjaye's winning design for the National Holocaust Memorial, at Victoria Tower Gardens in London

David Adjaye will design the UK Holocaust memorial

Plus: Creative Time’s Nato Thompson departs for new Philadelphia institution | Wesleyan University launches residency for hurricane-affected artists | Researchers uncover new source for medieval and Renaissance alabaster statues | and recommended reading

24 Oct 2017
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Rockwell family sues Berkshire Museum over deaccession plans

Plus: Agnieszka Polska wins Germany’s National Gallery Prize | Fundació Joan Miró closes exhibition rooms due to strike action | Ancient Greek vases exhibited at Frieze Masters come under scrutiny | and recommended reading

23 Oct 2017