Dallas Museum of Art, Texas. Wikimedia Commons

Gavin Delahunty resigns from Dallas Museum of Art

Plus: Art UK and Paul Mellon Centre launch young writers’ prize | Founder of Inhotim art park convicted of money laundering | Azzedine Alaïa (1940–2017) | Recommended reading

20 Nov 2017
New York Public Library. Mecanoo with Beyer Blinder Belle

New York Public Library reveals $317m renovation plan

Plus: RIAS secretary and treasurer Neil Baxter quits | North Carolina Museum of Art director Lawrence J. Wheeler announces retirement | Berkshire Museum collections committee member resigns over planned sale | and multiple clients sue New York dealer Ezra Chowaiki for fraud

17 Nov 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ fetches $450.3m at auction

Plus: The Met receives $80m gift from the Irving family | City of Kassel will cover Documenta’s financial deficit | Darsie Alexander is appointed chief curator of the Jewish Museum | and Art for Justice makes its first round of grants

16 Nov 2017

Walker Art Center director Olga Viso steps down

Plus: Düsseldorf state museum cancels Max Stern exhibition | 2017 Taylor Wessing prize goes to portrait of 16-year-old migrant | Edvard Munch Art Award goes to Kerstin Brätsch | Laura Owens responds to anti-gentrification protests | and Laura Copelin is appointed executive director of Ballroom Marfa

15 Nov 2017

UAE detains Swiss journalists covering Louvre Abu Dhabi opening

Plus: Jerwood Charitable Foundation appoints Lilli Geissendorfer as director | Seven-figure settlement finalised in Ross Bleckner painting case | and Christie’s Impressionist and modern art sale records highest total in a decade

14 Nov 2017
Sotheby's, New York, in June 2004. Photo: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

Appeals court halts Berkshire Museum collection sale

Plus: Düsseldorf state art collection uncovers Malevich forgery | Karl Katz (1929–2017) | Stolen photographs are mailed back to MoMA PS1 | and recommended reading

13 Nov 2017

Former US commerce secretary gives $5m to Getty conservation fund

Plus: Studio Museum announces 2018 artists-in-residence | HTC launches virtual-reality art initiative | and court orders release of all Mugrabi collection artworks from storage

10 Nov 2017
The V&A has acquired a three-storey section of the Robin Hood Gardens council estate, which is currently being demolished.

V&A acquires part of Robin Hood Gardens

Plus: Armory director Benjamin Genocchio is replaced over sexual harassment reports | Washington National Gallery of Art director Rusty Powell is to resign | Stolen Matisse bronze is recovered by Art Loss Register | and Nelson-Atkins adds 800 photographs to collection

9 Nov 2017
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Court rules that Berkshire Museum art sale can proceed

Plus: Lisa Le Feuvre is appointed first executive director of Holt-Smithson Foundation | Prehistoric Greek sealstone is discovered in Bronze Age tomb | Museum of Arts and Design introduces $50,000 artist prize | and recommended reading

8 Nov 2017
Pentateuch with vocalization and cantillation marks (15th century), Spain. Günzburg Collection

Russia and Israel agree to digitise Günzburg Collection

Plus: Art historians protest UK museum image reproduction fees | Sharjah Biennial 14 curators are announced | €425,000 Botero bronze is stolen from Paris gallery | and Swiss museum returns Nazi-looted 17th-century ornaments

7 Nov 2017

Major Dutch Old Master drawing collection goes to Harvard

Plus: Republican tax plan seeks to close ‘like-kind’ exchange loophole | Art Dealers Association of America names Maureen Bray as executive director | City of London returns Nazi-looted Dutch Old Master painting | and recommended reading

6 Nov 2017
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
The Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence

Tourist killed by falling masonry in Basilica di Santa Croce

Plus: Victory for Matisse family in long-running court battle | Lebanese police seize painting thought to be a stolen Dalí work | Deborah de Robertis acquitted of sexual exhibitionism charges | and recommended reading

20 Oct 2017
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.

Ai Weiwei prevented from boarding flight to Brazil

Plus: Omer Fast responds to critics of his New York show | Pyotr Pavlensky goes on hunger strike following incarceration | and Fernando Mignoni to open gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

19 Oct 2017
Firefighters gather near the damaged Sant'Agostino church in the central Italian village of Amatrice on 26 August, 2016, three days after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the region. ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images

World Monuments Fund announces 2018 watch list

Plus: Berkshire Museum criticised by Rockwell family over deaccession plans | Warhol and Rauschenberg foundations team up with Lin-Manuel Miranda to aid Puerto Rico relief efforts | and charity auction for Grenfell Tower survivors raises £1.9m

18 Oct 2017