Tate St Ives exterior visualisation. © Jamie Fobert Architects

Tate St Ives named Art Fund Museum of the Year

Plus: Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts will remain closed over summer | National Gallery buys Artemisia Gentileschi self-portrait | and Met museum announces record visitor figures

6 Jul 2018
The École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Jean-Marc Bustamante to leave École des Beaux-Arts in Paris

Plus: UK and France sign memorandum of understanding over Bayeux Tapestry | Otto Naumann to join Sotheby’s | Art Institute of Colorado to close | and Alireza Taghaboni wins RA’s inaugural Dorfman Award

5 Jul 2018
The Dresden Mars (before 1587), Giambologna.

German government steps in to buy Giambologna sculpture

Plus: LACMA pushes to meet $600m fundraising target

4 Jul 2018
Montagne Sainte-Victoire (detail; 1897) Paul Cézanne.

Cézanne family and Bern museum reach agreement over Gurlitt painting

Plus: Report recommends removing statue of Jefferson Davis in Richmond | and Myrna Ayad steps down as director of Art Dubai

3 Jul 2018
The Philadelphia History Museum

Philadelphia History Museum to close indefinitely

Plus: TEFAF brings management of its New York fairs in-house | RIBA sends ‘cease and desist’ letter to presidential candidate | Christy MacLear leaves Sotheby’s Advisory Art Agency, Partners | and Art for Justice Fund gives out nearly $10m in grants

2 Jul 2018
Emmanuel Macron.

Macron to reassess artist residency programmes

Plus: Cheim & Read to close Chelsea gallery | and Cheech Marin’s Chicano art museum receives $9.7m grant

29 Jun 2018
The Glasgow School of Art on 22nd June, photo: © Robert Perry/Getty Images

Parts of the Glasgow School of Art to be dismantled as a ‘matter of urgency’

Plus: British Museum defends decision to accept collection of ivories | Van Shields to retire as director of Berkshire Museum | Germany increases culture budget to €1.8bn | and Salvator Mundi to go on display at Louvre Abu Dhabi

28 Jun 2018
Rendering of the expanded Frick Collection from 70th Street.

Frick Collection’s expansion plans approved

Plus: Berlin’s Bode Museum returns sculpture looted by Nazis | Dartmouth College’s Hood Museum of Art to reopen in January | Laurent Dumas named president of Palais de Tokyo | and Mary S. Byrd Gallery receives Ellsworth Kelly Award

27 Jun 2018
Rendering of the expanded Frick Collection from 70th Street.

Conservation groups protest against the Frick’s expansion plans

Plus: Berkshire Museum to sell nine more works from its collection | Albright-Knox Museum reveals details of planned expansion | and Jessica Porter named director of ArtTable

26 Jun 2018
David Goldblatt (1930–2018), photo: courtesy Mikhael Subotzky

David Goldblatt (1930–2018)

Plus: Chagall painting back on view at National Gallery of Canada | Gallery owner arrested following OxyContin protest | and Tania Coen-Uzzielli appointed director of Tel Aviv Museum of Art

25 Jun 2018

Berlin Museum of Islamic Art receives €9m from Saudi Arabian foundation

Plus: Street artist Ben Eine charged with assault after Serpentine incident | Gagosian and Jeff Koons file motion to dismiss Tananbaum lawsuit | and recommended reading

22 Jun 2018

British Museum renames gallery after UAE’s Sheikh Zayed

Plus: Pasadena Museum of California Art to close | Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen to be exhibited at National Gallery | and V&A’s touring Bowie exhibition welcomes 2 million visitors

21 Jun 2018
Queen Victoria (1887–89), Sir Alfred Gilbert.

Fitzwilliam acquisition saves Queen Victoria bust for the nation

Plus: Seventeenth-century claymore stolen from Hebridean museum | New work by Flemish Baroque artist Michaelina Wautier discovered | Anish Kapoor files lawsuit against NRA | and Bronx Museum of the Arts appoints new Executive Director

20 Jun 2018

Interior in Berlin refurbished to plans by Le Corbusier

Plus: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to take over the Brodsky Centre | and Brook Andrew appointed artistic director of the 22nd Biennale of Sydney

19 Jun 2018

Fire blazes through Glasgow School of Art

Plus: Fatal shooting at arts festival in New Jersey | Joan Jonas wins Kyoto Prize | Beyoncé and Jay-Z release new music video filmed at the Louvre | and recommended reading

18 Jun 2018
Donald Trump

Trump Foundation sued for improper spending, including $10k on a portrait

Plus: Seventh-century window ledge found at Tintagel Castle in Cornwall | Banksy print worth $45,000 stolen in Toronto | and Elvira Dyangani Ose been named the new Director of The Showroom

15 Jun 2018
5Pointz on 19 November 2013.

Judge upholds decision in 5Pointz case

Plus: Freelands Award shortlist announced | Soyoung Lee named chief curator at the Harvard Art Museums | and recommended reading

14 Jun 2018

Former Stedelijk director Beatrix Ruf cleared of wrongdoing

Plus: Five men arrested for theft of Renoir and Rubens paintings worth £23m | Chinese vase found in a shoebox sells for £14m | and three candidates confirmed in battle for RIBA presidency

13 Jun 2018
Blackpool’s north pier, one of the sites on the 2018 edition of the World Monuments Watch

World Monuments Fund gets $1 million for sites on 2018 watch list

Plus: Musée Rodin considers outpost in China | Italian judge rules that Getty bronze belongs in Italy | Shane Campbell Gallery sues Frieze art fair | and Miriam Escofet wins the 2018 BP portrait award

12 Jun 2018

Art-world figures recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Plus: Hubert Neumann sued by daughter over sale of $31 million Basquiat | Collector appeals against return of restituted Pissarro painting | and recommended reading

11 Jun 2018
A rendering of the planned NGV Contemporary building located in the Melbourne Arts Precinct.

Melbourne to get major new contemporary art museum

Plus: Kasmin to open new space in New York | Lyndel King to leave Weisman Art Museum after 40 years | Frieze offers partial refund to exhibitors affected by excessive heat of New York fair | and Sarah Needham appointed director of Hill Art Foundation

8 Jun 2018
Roy Lichtenstein in 1967

Lichtenstein Foundation announces major donation to US museums

Plus: Angola recovers artefacts looted during civil war | Australian supermarket blocks Spencer Tunick project | Monet exhibition cancelled in Bordeaux | and Hertfordshire County Council panel endorses plan to sell majority of art collection

7 Jun 2018
Sotheby's files landmark lawsuit against Greek ministry of culture over antique figure of a horse

Sotheby’s takes Greek culture ministry to court

Plus: Dia Art Foundation to expand in New York | Report finds nearly 50 Confederate monuments removed since 2015 | Omar Kholeif leaves MCA Chicago | and Documenta 14 artists voice support for Greek mayor injured by far-right mob

6 Jun 2018

NVA in Scotland to close in September

Plus: Southbank Centre receives certificate of immunity from listing | Artists organise major political billboard project | and Irving Sandler (1925–2018)

5 Jun 2018