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

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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
Protestors in Santiago on 29 October 2019.
The Getty Center.

‘Fire-proof’ Getty Center resists California wildfires

Art news daily: 29 October

29 Oct 2019
The Mocking of Christ (detail; c. 1280), Cimabue.
Central Park, New York
A helicopter transports the remains of Francisco Franco from the Valley of the Fallen.
Smithsonian Institution Building, ‘The Castle’, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Andrea Lissoni.

Haus der Kunst names Andrea Lissoni as director

Art news daily: 22 October

22 Oct 2019
Huang Yong Ping in 2016.

Huang Yong Ping (1954–2019)

Art news daily: 21 October

21 Oct 2019
The Pompidou Centre, Paris.