Alasdair Gray (1934–2019).

Alasdair Gray (1934–2019)

Art news daily: 2 January

2 Jan 2020
Syd’s coffee stall in 2019.
The Adoration of the Shepherds (detail; c. 1654), Rembrandt.
The Finding of Moses (detail; early 1630s), Orazio Gentileschi.
UK culture secretary Nicky Morgan arrives at Downing Street on 16 October 2019.

Nicky Morgan to remain as UK culture secretary

Art news daily: 17 December

17 Dec 2019
Parliament House in Canberra.
Yves Bouvier.
A detail of the disputed Frans Hals portrait at the centre of Sotheby’s lawsuit against Fairlight Art Ventures.

Sotheby’s wins lawsuit over disputed Frans Hals painting

Art news daily: 12 December

12 Dec 2019
Rebecca Salter, president of the Royal Academy of Arts.

Rebecca Salter elected first female president of RA

Art news daily: 11 December

11 Dec 2019
Bettina Korek.
Maurizio Cattelan's Comedian at Art Basel Miami Beach.

Performance artist eats Maurizio Cattelan banana in Miami

Art news daily: 9 December

9 Dec 2019
Clay tablet from Iraq, from between 2100 to 2000BC. Photo: Kyle Cassidy

Penn Museum returns ancient clay tablets to Iraq

Art news daily: 6 December

6 Dec 2019
Protestors in Paris on 5 December 2019.
The collective winners of the Turner Prize 2019.

Turner Prize awarded to all four shortlisted artists

Art news daily: 4 December

4 Dec 2019
Centre for Political Beauty activists install their work in Berlin in December 2019.
The Grassi Museum in Leipzig.

State of Saxony returns indigenous remains to Australia

Art news daily: 29 November

29 Nov 2019
The Geffrye Museum.

Geffrye Museum to reopen as Museum of the Home

Art news daily: 28 November

28 Nov 2019
The ancient city of Palmyra, photographed in 2017.

Russian and Syrian officials agree plans to restore Palmyra

Art news daily: 27 November

27 Nov 2019
Police outside the Residenzschloss in Dresden on 25 November 2019.

Thieves raid historic treasury at royal palace in Dresden

Art news daily: 25 November

25 Nov 2019
Jeremy Corbyn at the launch of the Labour party election manifesto in Birmingham on 21 November 2019.