Art News Daily

The Guggenheim Museum in New York, photographed in 2004.

Guggenheim removes exhibits following threats of violence

Plus: Activists occupy Berlin’s Volksbühne theatre | Carlos Picón to direct Colnaghi’s New York outpost | Marko Daniel named director of Joan Miró Foundation | and Loring Randolph appointed Frieze’s artistic director for the Americas

26 Sep 2017

Concerns grow over sale of Yeats Family Collection

Plus: Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo announces new foundation in Madrid | Puerto Rico museums remain closed after Hurricane Maria | Jean Nouvel defends treatment of construction workers at Louvre Abu Dhabi | Nicole Eisenman’s sculpture defaced with swastika in Münster | and recommended reading

25 Sep 2017

Native American artefacts transferred to Peabody Essex Museum

Plus: Hauser & Wirth expands to Hong Kong and China | Germany pledges €400 million for UNESCO-listed parks and palaces | Documenta board presents interim auditors’ report | and recommended reading

22 Sep 2017
Metropolitan Museum director Thomas P. Campbell (pictured here speaking at the opening of the exhibition 'Manus x Machina' in 2016), has been awarded the second annual Getty Rothschild Fellowship.

Thomas P. Campbell joins board of directors at LA’s Broad

Plus: Theaster Gates wins $100,000 Nasher Prize | and Massachusetts Cultural Council calls for Berkshire Museum to stop sale

21 Sep 2017
Artist Gillian Wearing with a model of her statue of Millicent Fawcett. Photograph: Caroline Teo/GLA/PA

Gillian Wearing reveals design for suffragist statue on Parliament Square

Plus: Jens Hoffmann is artistic director of second Honolulu Biennial | Centre Pompidou curator joins Hauser & Wirth | Serpentine’s Grayson Perry exhibition breaks attendance records | and Birmingham Museum of Art appoints new director Graham C. Boettcher

20 Sep 2017

$250,000 Gish Prize goes to Meredith Monk

Plus: Whitney Museum plans permanent installation on Hudson River | Witte de With announces new director | POWarts founder Sara Kay opens Lower East Side gallery | and Jasper Johns’ Connecticut home and studio will become an artists’ retreat

19 Sep 2017

Martin Parr is opening a photography centre in Bristol

Plus: Monaco’s justice minister resigns over art fraud case links | Banksy donates auction sale proceeds to human rights and anti-arms trade groups | Art world figures sign plea to save Newcastle-based organisation Locus+ | and recommended reading

18 Sep 2017

Documenta team defends its financial management

Plus: American Museum of Natural History may be storing Namibian genocide victim remains | Stolen 17th-century chapel paintings return to Peru | and recommended reading

15 Sep 2017

$250 million Hudson River pier project is cancelled

Plus: British Museum apologises for curator’s comment on exhibition labels | Crystal Bridges founder announces new Art Bridges foundation | 2017 Chicago Artadia award winners announced | and the Met outlines job description for new director

14 Sep 2017

Documenta faces deficit of €7 million

Plus: Art dealer jailed for stealing £500,000 of works | UK government ratifies convention for cultural property protection | UK Nazi-era restitution act to be extended | Art Basel Cities Buenos Aires announces artistic director

13 Sep 2017

Artes Mundi 8 shortlist is announced

Plus: Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum receives $1 million grant | Queer art exhibition in Brazil is shut down over protests | Praemium Imperiale art prizes go to Shirin Neshat and El Anatsui | and archaeologists unearth mummies in ancient Egyptian goldsmith’s tomb

12 Sep 2017

Howard Hodgkin’s art collection will be auctioned

Plus: Gwangju Biennale announces theme for 2018 edition | Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky to step down | Historic England would not have listed destroyed Jacobean ceiling | and recommended reading

11 Sep 2017

Pierre Bergé (1930–2017)

Plus: David Ross to be new chair of the National Portrait Gallery, London | Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art is to change its name | Report into Ebacc warns of cutting ‘pipeline’ from UK schools to the creative industries | and recommended reading

8 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma approaches Puerto Rico, 6 September 2017. Photo: NASA/NOAA GOES Project via Getty Images

Museums prepare for impact of Hurricane Irma

Plus: Sale dates for Berkshire Museum collection items announced | Lévy Gorvy to open Shanghai office | and DNA test disproves Dalí paternity claim

7 Sep 2017

Berkshire Museum ends partnership with Smithsonian over deaccession plans

Plus: Louvre Abu Dhabi announces opening date | 2017 Carbuncle Cup ‘awarded’ to PLP’s Nova building in London | and Arno Rink (1940–2017)

6 Sep 2017

Dakota community to bury Sam Durant’s ‘Scaffold’

Plus: Exhibition in Adelaide shut down following appropriation complaints | German prosectors recover Baselitz paintings worth €2.5m | and UK and Japan plan cultural collaborations

5 Sep 2017

Inverleith House saved from closure

Plus: Jacobean ceiling torn down in Bristol | Laura Bartlett Gallery to close | Haegue Yang wins 2018 Wolfgang Hahn Prize | and recommended reading

4 Sep 2017
Eike Schmidt on April 4, 2017 in Florence, at the Gucci Cruise 2018 press conference. Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images for Gucci

Eike Schmidt to lead Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum

Plus: Houston museums begin to reopen | Rashid Rana steps down as director of inaugural Lahore Biennale | Report on national monuments recommends reductions to protected land | and recommended reading

1 Sep 2017
This former Kraft Foods plant is to be transformed into an ambitious new arts venue

Crystal Bridges announces details of major new arts venue

Plus: Italy approves law relaxing art export rules | NEH pledges $1m to arts organisations affected by Hurricane Harvey | and Mexico creates task force for cultural heritage

31 Aug 2017

Notre Dame launches €100m drive for urgent restoration work

Plus: Ancient citadel in Turkey threatened by construction work | New York neighbourhood group objects to Ai Weiwei art project | and Berkshire Museum board turns down financial offer to halt sales from its collection

30 Aug 2017
Hurricane Harvey. NOAA/NASA GOES Project

Texas museums close in effort to prevent hurricane damage

Plus: Singapore Art Museum suspends search for new director and CEO | and Newark Museum to expand American art galleries

29 Aug 2017

Decline in numbers taking GCSE art and design courses

Plus: New appointments at MoMA | President of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design to retire | and recommended reading

25 Aug 2017
An archaeologist works on part of a 1,500-year-old mosaic discovered near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate, on 23 August 2017. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images

Byzantine mosaic discovered in Jerusalem

Plus: New York mayor orders review of ‘symbols of hate on city property’ | University of Arkansas establishes state’s first art school | New York City’s first poster museum to open in 2018 | and Ghana’s Gallery 1957 announces second venue in Accra

24 Aug 2017

Documenta 14 cancels controversial performance

Plus: New York museum backs calls to remove statue of slavery-era medic | Burglary at the University Museum of Bergen | and Sotheby’s scraps online buyer’s premiums

23 Aug 2017