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

The Week’s Muse: 15 March

Ethical dilemmas, a defence of art dealers, and highlights from this week’s major art fairs…

15 Mar 2014

Manifesta 10 will go ahead in Russia despite calls for a boycott

How should the art world respond to Russia’s occupation of Ukraine?

12 Mar 2014

Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Great Wall of China

Dedicated ‘graffiti zones’ are a nice idea, but they won’t work

9 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 8 March

Women in art, art at risk, and art history’s bad image… discussions in the Muse Room this week

8 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 1 March

Apollo’s March issue is now on sale, and museums and markets have been key topics for discussion in the Muse Room this week

1 Mar 2014

Malcolm Rogers to retire from the MFA Boston

Malcolm Rogers, the director of the MFA Boston, has announced that he is to retire

28 Feb 2014

How not to remove a Banksy

On 20 February the Independent posted an article explaining how Banksy murals are removed: the next day, somebody had a crack at it.

26 Feb 2014

Basalt in St James’s Park

Jill McManners’ watercolours of the forbiddingly beautiful Shiant Isles look compellingly out of place in central London

23 Feb 2014

The Week’s Muse: 22 February

Our weekly round-up from the Muse Room: art in the rubbish bin; a president’s apology; and the great ideas behind art and design

22 Feb 2014

Rubbished: contemporary art thrown away by cleaner

The two works, part of a group display in Italy, were mistaken for rubbish

20 Feb 2014

Art Outlook: 20 February

Stories from the art world that have caught our eye this week

20 Feb 2014

Obama’s apology to art historians

Obama has sent a handwritten apology to Professor Ann Collins Johns for the ‘off-the-cuff remarks’ he made about art history

19 Feb 2014

Artangel Open 2014

The Artangel Open has been behind some iconic works of British contemporary art, and is looking to commission the next set

18 Feb 2014

Germany proposes a new law to enable the return of looted art

If passed, the law would remove a significant barrier for families trying to recover Nazi-looted items

16 Feb 2014

The Week’s Muse: 15 February

This week brought the sad news of the deaths of Nancy Holt and Patrick Scott

15 Feb 2014

Second Gurlitt hoard comes to light

Why has it only just emerged that Cornelius Gurlitt kept 60 additional works in his Salzburg flat?

12 Feb 2014

The Week’s Muse: 8 February

A selection of this week’s musings: fakes, the Fourth Plinth and some famous faces

8 Feb 2014

Four Fake Exhibitions

Is there value in fake art? Several museums and galleries seem to think so, and have mounted exhibitions to prove it

4 Feb 2014

Unfortunate Fake

It’s surely the worst possible outcome of Fake or Fortune, to find out you’ve spent a small fortune on a fake you’re not even allowed to keep

2 Feb 2014

The Week’s Muse: 1 February

A selection of this week’s musings: Obama on art history, children at the Tate, and curiosities galore…

1 Feb 2014

Obama Fails Art History

Barack Obama has nothing against art history, he just doesn’t see the point of it, is the upshot of his talk in Wisconsin yesterday

31 Jan 2014

All Change at the Ashmolean Museum

Alexander Sturgis will take over from Christopher Brown as the Ashmolean Museum’s director in October 2014…

27 Jan 2014

12 Days

‘Discoveries’ at Two Temple Place, ‘El Greco’s Library’ at the Prado, and ‘Silent Partners’ at the Fitzwilliam Museum take on unlikely but fascinating subjects

27 Dec 2013