Dedicated ‘graffiti zones’ are a nice idea, but they won’t work
Women in art, art at risk, and art history’s bad image… discussions in the Muse Room this week
What does it mean for the art world?
Apollo’s March issue is now on sale, and museums and markets have been key topics for discussion in the Muse Room this week
Malcolm Rogers, the director of the MFA Boston, has announced that he is to retire
On 20 February the Independent posted an article explaining how Banksy murals are removed: the next day, somebody had a crack at it.
Jill McManners’ watercolours of the forbiddingly beautiful Shiant Isles look compellingly out of place in central London
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
The two works, part of a group display in Italy, were mistaken for rubbish
Obama has sent a handwritten apology to Professor Ann Collins Johns for the ‘off-the-cuff remarks’ he made about art history
The Artangel Open has been behind some iconic works of British contemporary art, and is looking to commission the next set
If passed, the law would remove a significant barrier for families trying to recover Nazi-looted items
This week brought the sad news of the deaths of Nancy Holt and Patrick Scott
Why has it only just emerged that Cornelius Gurlitt kept 60 additional works in his Salzburg flat?
A selection of this week’s musings: fakes, the Fourth Plinth and some famous faces
Is there value in fake art? Several museums and galleries seem to think so, and have mounted exhibitions to prove it
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
A selection of this week’s musings: Obama on art history, children at the Tate, and curiosities galore…
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
Alexander Sturgis will take over from Christopher Brown as the Ashmolean Museum’s director in October 2014…
‘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