Maggie Gray is a writer, editor and art historian based in London.

Art Outlook

Attempted terrorist attack at Karnak; chaos on the Cooper Union board; Sleeping Beauty found in Ethiopian tomb; and the new Garage Museum

12 Jun 2015

Art Outlook

British Museum highlights could be sent to Abu Dhabi; Iranian artist imprisoned for ‘insulting the Supreme Leader’; MoMA staff stage protests

4 Jun 2015

Art Outlook

Fighting continues in Palmyra; Tania Bruguera is detained in Havana; Richard Prince raids Instagram

28 May 2015

Art Outlook

Fears for Palmyra as Islamic State militants seize neighbouring town; Anne Pasternak takes over at the Brooklyn Museum; Abramovic and Jay Z have a very public spat

21 May 2015

Avert your Eyes: Censored Art Masterpieces

The Picasso painting censored by Fox 5 News is just the latest major artwork to be deemed indecent

18 May 2015

Art Outlook

Chris Burden dies aged 69; the Royal Academy gets a redesign; architects crash the Turner Prize

14 May 2015

Art Outlook

It’s party week in New York and Venice, but there’s angst in Madrid

7 May 2015

Made in China: the ‘fake’ Fragonard that fooled Dulwich

Doug Fishbone hid a cheap Chinese replica in the Dulwich Picture Gallery and hardly anybody noticed

5 May 2015

Art Outlook

Cultural sites severely damaged in Nepal; major fire rips through Clandon Park; Museum of Biblical Art forced to close in New York

30 Apr 2015

The destruction of Nimrud is a crime against humanity

Islamic State has posted a video online that appears to show the destruction of the Assyrian city

14 Apr 2015

The Week’s Muse: 11 April

Tiffany Jenkins on Neil MacGregor’s exceptional leadership; Kader Attia on the archival impulse; Jack Orlik on the distinction between art and architecture

11 Apr 2015

The Week’s Muse: 4 April

News and comment from our April issue: Thomas Marks and John Curtis on the cultural desecration of Iraq; Don Quixote in NYC; plus, should the Kunstmuseum Bern have accepted the Gurlitt bequest?

4 Apr 2015

The Drawing Biennial is back

The fundraising exhibition and auction has emerged, somewhat paradoxically, as a highlight in the gallery’s programme

24 Mar 2015

The Week’s Muse: 21 March

Bardo museum shooting; Regional museums in crisis; Changing times for Helsinki’s museums; Richard Long on mud and mark-making; and art fair highlights

21 Mar 2015

Terror attack at Tunisia’s Bardo Museum

Nineteen people are reported dead and more injured in an attack on the Tunis museum

18 Mar 2015

TEFAF Treasures

An early Mondrian hidden among Old Masters; Auerbach’s striking self-portrait; and a curious Collector’s Cabinet

18 Mar 2015

The Week’s Muse: 14 March

Fire at the Battersea Arts Centre; Why ‘avant-garde’ is a slippery term; and what’s wrong with the BBC’s Big Painting Challenge

14 Mar 2015

Fire at the Battersea Arts Centre

The north side of the grade II listed building has been destroyed in a major blaze

14 Mar 2015

The Week’s Muse: 7 March

The iconoclasm of the Islamic State; highlights from TEFAF; the many sides of Paul Durand-Ruel; Britain’s top art school graduates; and the latest museum acquisitions

7 Mar 2015

Islamic State militants take bulldozers to the ancient city of Nimrud

The assault on Iraq’s history is another front in ISIL’s war

6 Mar 2015

The Week’s Muse: 28 February

View Festival of Art History; the Christie’s purchase of Collectrium; Mark Scala on Telling Tales

28 Feb 2015

‘View’ Part Two: what to expect from this year’s art history festival

We spoke to Adélia Sabatini and Joséphine Seblon about the programme

25 Feb 2015

Review: ‘John Golding: Finding the Absolute’ at Piano Nobile

Golding’s rediscovered abstract paintings are the perfect choice to inaugurate Piano Nobile’s new space

17 Feb 2015

The Week’s Muse: 14 February

Hiroshi Sugimoto on fossils and photos; In praise of postcards; The unlikely success of Fig-2; Five highlights from the Wadsworth; Tàpies in focus

14 Feb 2015