Magnus Renfrew to leave Art Basel for Bonhams Asia

Renfrew, who set up Art HK (now Art Basel in Hong Kong) in 2008, will start at Bonhams this September as Deputy Chairman, Asia

22 Jul 2014

Otto Piene: 1928–2014

The influential artist died on 17 July, shortly after the opening of an exhibition of his work in Berlin

21 Jul 2014

The Week’s Muse: 19 July

Should photography be allowed in museums? Are the decorative arts in decline? Would you download a work of art?

19 Jul 2014

Art Everywhere: which works will fare best on the billboards?

‘Art Everywhere’ have announced the images that will displayed across the UK this summer

17 Jul 2014

The Week’s Muse: 12 July

News and comment from the Muse Room: we’re delighted to announce the judging panel for 40 Under 40, a new supplement…

12 Jul 2014

Yorkshire Sculpture Park named Art Fund’s Museum of the Year

‘A perfect fusion of art and landscape’ the YSP has been named Museum of the Year 2014

10 Jul 2014

The Week’s Muse: 5 July

News and comment from the Muse Room: arts funding winners and losers, Scottish contemporary artists, and the women behind abstraction

5 Jul 2014

Brown’s London Art Weekend

Susan Moore and Emma Crichton-Miller will lead tours of Mayfair and St James’s galleries as part of the first London Art Weekend

4 Jul 2014

The Week’s Muse: 28 June

A round-up of news and comment from The Muse Room: Nicholas Penny’s retirement, the Mauritshuis reopening, and significance of selfies

28 Jun 2014

Restrain your selfie: a defence of the self-portrait

Instead of conflating ‘selfies’ and self-portraits, shouldn’t museums stand up for historic art as worthy in its own right?

25 Jun 2014

Decorated and Replicated: the Cave of Pont-d’Arc

The Decorated Cave of Pont-d’Arc is 36,000 years old and the oldest cultural property on UNESCO’s lists. Its new replica is set to open in 2015.

24 Jun 2014

The Week’s Muse: 21 June

The Venice Architecture Biennale, the Battle of Orgreave, digital catalogues, portrait busts and a critique of Richard Mosse… comment from the Muse Room

21 Jun 2014

The Week’s Muse: 14 June

News, comment and opinion from this week’s Muse Room: arts and crafts, ivory, twitter, public art, hidden stores and a $20 million stamp

14 Jun 2014

The De Morgan Centre in Wandsworth will close on 28 June

The De Morgan Foundation is seeking a new home for its collection

10 Jun 2014

Review: Richard Deacon and Bill Woodrow at the New Art Centre

Bill Woodrow and Richard Deacon’s collaborative glass sculptures are interestingly out of place in the Wiltshire countryside

8 Jun 2014

The Week’s Muse: 7 June

A response to the Jewish Museum shooting; Marina Abramović in trouble over nothing; connoisseurship now; Outsider Art; and Matisse at the cinema

7 Jun 2014

Nothing new? The row over Marina Abramović’s new show

Marina Abramović intends to do nothing at the Serpentine Galleries this summer. But nothing has been done before…

2 Jun 2014

The Week’s Muse: 31 May

This week’s news and comment from the Muse Room: Michael Schmidt, the Glasgow School of Art, auction highlights, and troublesome renovations

31 May 2014

Salvage efforts continue at the Glasgow School of Art

70% of the contents of the Glasgow School of Art have been salvaged by firefighters after a major blaze

24 May 2014

The Week’s Muse: 24 May

A round-up of news and comment from the Muse Room.

24 May 2014

Florida pastor is convicted of trying to sell fake Damien Hirst paintings

But authenticity is hardly Hirst’s own strong point

21 May 2014

The Week’s Muse: 17 May

Does art history have an image problem? A round-up of stories and comment from the Muse Room.

17 May 2014

The Week’s Muse: 10 May

A round-up of stories and comment from the Muse Room. This week, we pay tribute to Maria Lassnig and Sturtevant.

10 May 2014

Sturtevant, forerunner of ‘appropriation art’ has died

The enigmatic artist famous for her ‘repetitions’ of contemporary artists’ work, died this week

9 May 2014