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Udo Kittelmann.

City of London introduces tougher rules for skyscrapers

Art news daily: 21 August

21 Aug 2019
Nora Burnett Abrams.

MCA Denver appoints Nora Burnett Abrams as director

Art news daily: 20 August

20 Aug 2019
Installation view from ‘China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors’ at the World Museum, Liverpool (9 February–28 October).
Two illegally smuggled antiquities are returned to India at India House in London.
Professor Homi K. Bhabha.

Homi K. Bhabha to be honoured at ICA in London

Art news daily: 15 August

15 Aug 2019
Detail from Victor Arnautoff’s The Life of Washington mural at George Washington High School in San Francisco.
Some of the figurines and gems recently excavated in the House of the Garden at Pompeii.

Archaeologists unearth cache of jewels at Pompeii

Art news daily: 13 August

13 Aug 2019
Photograph of Takis and Guy Brett 1966.

Panayiotis Vassilakis (Takis) (1925–2019)

Art news daily: 12 August

12 Aug 2019
Ai Weiwei, photographed in Mexico City in 2019.
A cruise ship passes close to the church San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice on 26 September 2014.

Venice will reroute cruise ships away from city centre

Art news daily: 8 August

8 Aug 2019
Europol announced 75 arrests and the recovery of over 3,500 stolen works of art and cultural goods as part of 'Operation Pandora'.

Europol sting recovers 18,000 stolen artefacts

Art news daily: 7 August

7 Aug 2019
Installation view of Kim Seo-kyung and Kim Eun-sung’s Statue of a Girl of Peace (2011) at the Aichi Triennale 2019 in Nagoya.
The Dark Rigi: The Lake of Lucerne, Showing the Rigi at Sunrise (1842), J.M.W. Turner.
Liz Truss, the UK International Trade Secretary outside 10 Downing Street. Photo: Getty/Chris J Ratcliffe
Orpheus Enchanting the Animals (16th century), attributed to Titian’s workshop.
Karsten Schubert photographed by Helen Taylor, October 1990

Karsten Schubert (1961–2019)

Art news daily: 31 July

31 Jul 2019
Firefighters at the Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main on 29 July 2019.
Carlos Cruz-Diez in Liverpool

Carlos Cruz-Diez (1923–2019)

Art news daily: 29 July

29 Jul 2019
The Whitney Museum of American Art in 2014. Photo: Timothy Schenck
Warren Kanders and Allison Kanders at the Whitney Gala 2012.

Warren Kanders resigns as vice chair of Whitney board

Art news daily: 25 July

25 Jul 2019

Renaissance shipwreck found in Baltic Sea

Art news daily: 24 July

24 Jul 2019
The court casket from Newbattle Abbey (1565), Master of Perspective, Nuremberg (£750,000).
The Whitney Museum of American Art in 2014. Photo: Timothy Schenck

Eight artists withdraw from Whitney Biennial

Art news daily: 22 July

22 Jul 2019