Art News Daily

Tudor palace remains discovered in Greenwich

Plus: Archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old tombs in Egypt | Design Museum announces Designs of the Year shortlist | Indianapolis Museum of Art campus is renamed | Confederate statues removed in Baltimore | and fears for future of Scotland Yard’s art and antiques unit

16 Aug 2017

North Carolina protesters pull down Confederate statue

Plus: David Roberts to close London gallery and open Somerset sculpture park | Promotions and appointment at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. | and Hockney writes preface for forthcoming Kitaj memoir

15 Aug 2017

Garden Bridge project is officially scrapped

Plus: Stolen de Kooning painting returns to Arizona museum | Yayoi Kusama museum to open in Tokyo | Susan Dackerman is the new director of Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center | and recommended reading

14 Aug 2017

New photography museum to come to London

Plus: Herzog & de Meuron took reduced fees for Tate Switch House | Artist stages graffiti protest outside Twitter offices in Hamburg | and recommended reading

11 Aug 2017

£4m funding boost for Glasgow tea room

Plus: Elmhurst Art Museum appoints John McKinnon as executive director | Works missing from Air India’s £200m art collection | Christie’s sues Delta Airlines for Gerhard Richter painting damage | and French Academy in Rome removes upper age limit for Villa Medici fellows

10 Aug 2017

Presumed lost Giacometti drawings found in antiques shop

Plus: Inaugural Battersea sculpture commission winners announced | Sadiq Khan says £46.6m spent on aborted Garden Bridge will not be recovered | MoMA to auction over 400 photographs at Christie’s | and Henry Wrong, Barbican’s first managing director, dies

9 Aug 2017

Pussy Riot members detained over public protest

Plus: British countess sues art dealer over Dutch old master painting | and Claudio Abate (1943–2017)

8 Aug 2017

Martin Roth (1955–2017)

Plus: National Trust in row over gay pride badges | US National Academy members pen open letter defending Dana Schutz | V&A apologises after breastfeeding woman told to ‘cover up’ | and recommended reading

7 Aug 2017

Bassel Khartabil, founder of digital Palmyra project, executed

Plus: Hilton Als to organise series of shows at Yale Center for British ArtGraham Foundation grants $400,000 for international architectural projects | Sotheby’s releases earnings report for first half of year | and recommended reading

4 Aug 2017

Archaeologists unearth ‘little Pompeii’ in southeastern France

Plus: LACMA names Mark Bradford and George Lucas as Art+Film Gala honourees | Last-minute donation saves Victoria’s Castlemaine Art Museum from closure | and Concetto Pozzati (1935–2017)

3 Aug 2017

The Met hands over ancient sculpture with disputed past

Plus: Indonesian-Chinese collector Budi Tek receives Légion d’Honneur | Five antiquities dealers arrested in Jerusalem over Hobby Lobby case | and recovered Guercino alterpiece to undergo extensive conservation

2 Aug 2017
The Getty Center.

Getty Trust founding president Harold M. Williams dies

Plus: US authorities seize ancient Greek vase at the Met | Twelve recipients of Getty’s architectural conservation grant announced | Stolen equipment closes Koki Tanaka installation at Skulptur Projekte Münster | and archaeologists unearth ancient statue at Cambodian temple

1 Aug 2017
The Whitney Museum of American Art in 2014. Photo: Timothy Schenck

Edward Hopper archive goes to Whitney Museum

Plus: The Art Newspaper editor to step down | Art Gallery of New South Wales announces prize winners | Staff changes at the Met | Miami Beach ArtCenter appoints new director Dennis Scholl | and recommended reading

31 Jul 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 awarded Getty Rothschild Fellowship

Plus: Six former officials sentenced in South Korea for blacklisting artists | Artist Pension Trust criticised for levying storage fee | Sam Durant awarded deCordova Sculpture Park’s Rappaport Prize | and recommended reading

28 Jul 2017

Philippe de Montebello joins Acquavella Galleries

Plus: Arts Council England delays plans for ‘Quality Metrics’ | Plans approved for Colosseum archaeological park | and Garfield Weston Foundation pledges £5m to Imperial War Museum

27 Jul 2017

Controversial Markus Lüpertz mural gets green light

Plus: Banksy work named UK’s favourite work of art | Activists demand that Boston’s ICA cancel Dana Schutz show | and Condo fair to launch in Mexico City and Shanghai in 2018

26 Jul 2017

Proposed monument at Flint Castle branded ‘distasteful’

Plus: Kunstmuseum Bern launches provenance research into Gurlitt Collection | Berkshire Museum criticised for plans to sell off works from its collection | Fire at Tatihou’s Maritime Museum destroys three paintings from the Louvre | and Christina Olsen appointed director of University of Michigan Museum of Art

25 Jul 2017

UK Government plans to extend act concerning looted art indefinitely

Plus: Lygia Pape’s daughter sues LG for copyright infringement | Museum planned for Delhi’s Gole Market | and recommended reading

24 Jul 2017
The Getty Center.

Getty announces major acquisition of Old Master drawings

Plus: Stolen Francis Bacon paintings recovered | Nicole Eisenman sculpture vandalised in Münster | London’s Breese Little gallery to close | and recommended reading

21 Jul 2017

Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Plus: New York City Cultural Plan focuses on underserved communities | Neil MacGregor to remain at Humboldt Forum until it opens | artworks vandalised at Domme contemporary exhibition

20 Jul 2017

New York non-profit to set up affordable studio space in disused army base

Plus: Dame Helen Ghosh to leave National Trust | Auschwitz museum to pursue charges against student who stole objects for art project | Pompidou ‘close to signing deal’ on Shanghai outpost | and Wellington bust found in Thames

19 Jul 2017

British Museum helps repatriate tile stolen from Uzbek monument

Plus: New report assesses state of UK art market | More than 5,000 homes in Mosul’s historic Old City destroyed | Republican Congressman submits proposal to save NEA | and plans dropped for museum in Blackpool’s Winter Gardens

18 Jul 2017

Nine Hull landmarks are to be listed

Plus: Five cities shortlisted for UK City of Culture 2021 | Louvre releases details of works damaged in Paris storms | Suspected fakes confiscated in Genoa | and recommended reading

17 Jul 2017
The Switch House, now named The Blavatnik Building, at Tate Modern,Photo: © Iwan Baan

Tate galleries announce record visitor numbers

Plus: Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in need of renovations | Skeletal remains halt construction work at Western Australia Museum | and recommended reading

14 Jul 2017