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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.
Pierre Le Guennec (left) leaving the courthouse in Lyon with his lawyers on September 24, 2019. Photo: Romain Lafabrègue/AFP via Getty Images
The Baltimore Museum of Art, which in May sold five artworks at auction for nearly $8 million to raise funds for new acquisitions. Would capitalising those works have allowed the institution to pursue its acquisition strategy without compromising its existing holdings?

Baltimore Museum of Art pledges to collect only work by women in 2020

Plus: France returns sword of Omar Saïdou Tall to Senegal | and Stephanie Comilang Wins 2019 Sobey Art Award

19 Nov 2019
The Sackler Courtyard at the Victoria and Albert Museum, photo: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Nan Goldin and P.A.I.N. activists stage protest at V&A

Art news daily: 18 November

18 Nov 2019
Dulwich Picture Gallery in London.
Flooding in St Mark’s Square, Venice, on 13 November 2019.

Tide in Venice reaches highest level in half a century

Art news daily: 13 November

13 Nov 2019
The exterior of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, photographed in 2010.

Chiara Parisi to direct Centre Pompidou-Metz

Art news daily: 12 November

12 Nov 2019
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, photographed in 2011.

Gus Casely-Hayford appointed first director of V&A East

Art news daily: 8 November

9 Nov 2019
Édouard Manet, Stürmische See (Ships at Sea in Stormy Weather, 1873)

High court rejects bid to overturn ban on ivory trading

Art news daily: 6 November

6 Nov 2019
The entrance to the National Portrait Gallery, London in summer 2018.
The Prince of Wales
Tom Finkelpearl, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner attends Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's ribbon cutting opening ceremony at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum on December 12, 2014 in New York City.
Doris Salcedo.

Doris Salcedo wins inaugural $1m Nomura Art Award

Art news daily: 31 October

31 Oct 2019