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New arrangement could keep ‘Monarch of the Glen’ on view in Scotland

Plus: Adam Broomberg launches poster campaign to oppose the ‘rising right’ | Second World War Dutch and British shipwrecks ‘disappear’ in Java Sea | and Folkwang Museum receives multimillion dollar donation

17 Nov 2016

Bernini elephant sculpture vandalised in Rome

Plus: Authenticity of newly discovered Van Gogh sketches in doubt | Export bar for Hogarth’s The Christening | Anglo Saxon graves discovered in Norfolk | Anne Barlow to replace Sam Thorne at Tate St Ives | and Claudio Rasano wins Taylor Wessing prize

16 Nov 2016
A view of the Pulse nightclub main entrance on 21 June, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The Orlando community continues to mourn the victims of the deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub. Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images

Orlando plans to turn Pulse nightclub into a memorial

Plus: Staff and students protest planned redundancies at RCA School of Architecture | Guatemala to open Holocaust Museum | Museum of Liverpool to close for ‘essential works’ | and Rema Hort Mann Foundation 2016 Emerging Artist Grants announced

15 Nov 2016

Iraqi forces retake Nimrud

Plus: Germany reveals changes to Limbach Commission | Alphonse Mucha’s heir files lawsuit against the city of Prague | MFA Boston announces $24 million renovation | and recommended reading

14 Nov 2016

BALTIC announces new award for international artists

Plus: Cairo’s Townhouse Gallery reopens in new space | Herzog & de Meuron chosen for RCA expansion | Paul Hamlyn Foundation announces winners of annual Artists’ Award | and recommended reading

11 Nov 2016

Pergamon Museum to move exhibits into temporary ‘transition hall’

Plus: Appeal to buy hoard of Roman coins hits target | Diageo’s decision to sell off Landseer’s Monarch of the Glen criticised | Royal Ontario Museum offers apology for ‘racist’ exhibition | Restituted Constable to be sold at Christie's | and Aaron Seeto appointed director of Indonesia’s MACAM

10 Nov 2016

The art world responds to Trump’s presidential victory

Plus: Austrian authorities arrest suspects in connection with Picasso forgeries | Wall Street Journal to reduce arts and culture coverage | Yasser Arafat museum to open in late Fatah leader’s former Ramallah HQ | and Welsh government says fears over museum sector ‘unfounded’

9 Nov 2016
Firefighters recover a religious painting from a damaged church in the village of Rio, some 10 kms from the central Italian village of Amatrice, on August 28, 2016. ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images

Painting stolen from earthquake-damaged Italian church

Plus: Remains of Paul Gauguin’s father identified in Chile | Chief curator of Seoul’s Ilmin Museum steps down after sexual harassment claims | Rediscovered Brueghel painting to go on show in Bath

8 Nov 2016

Toledo Museum of Art criticised for selling artefacts from collection

Plus: Galleries in LA’s Boyle Heights vandalised | Protestors demand removal of statue from Contemporary Istanbul | and recommended reading

7 Nov 2016

UK transport minister vows to rebuild Euston Arch

Plus: New plan announced for Guggenheim satellite in Helsinki | Philadelphia Museum of Art receives five sculptures from Cy Twombly Foundation | and Sprüth Magers to reopen London space in 2017

4 Nov 2016

NPG launches appeal to acquire portrait of the Duke of Wellington

Plus: Ai Weiwei urges West to tackle China on human rights | Uruguayan authorities censor artist’s depiction of former president in the nude | Paul Kasmin Gallery chosen to represent legacy of Lee Krasner | and Kristen Shepherd appointed director of Museum of Fine Arts St Petersburg

3 Nov 2016

Jeremy Shaw wins Canada’s top art prize

Plus: Pergamon Museum renovation costs soar as project is delayed | Louvre announces plan to safely store artefacts from conflict zones | Theaster Gates launches apprenticeship programme for underemployed Chicago residents | and Dia receives grant from Sackler Foundation to back new projects

2 Nov 2016

Recent earthquakes are putting the Colosseum under strain

Plus: Former Picasso employee changes story in court case | Clark Art Institute receives Allan Sekula’s library | and Denmark to build new Hans Christian Andersen museum

1 Nov 2016

Central Italy hit by second earthquake in a week

Plus: Dr Oetker's art collection may contain looted works of art | Eric and Susan Smidt donate $25 million to LACMA | Replica of Hitler’s bunker to open as museum | and recommended reading

31 Oct 2016
Britain's vote to leave the EU has thrown the fate of EU nationals employed by UK museums into doubt.

Creative Industries Federation says EU citizens in the UK must be able to stay

Plus: Herzog & de Meuron win competition to design Berlin’s Museum of the 20th Century | Architecture Research Office chosen to renovate Rothko Chapel | George Lucas reveals competing plans for museums in Los Angeles and San Francisco | and recommended reading

28 Oct 2016
London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan announces trust to help create affordable artists’ studios

Plus: Earthquake rocks Italy’s Marche region | Israel criticises UNESCO over Temple Mount dispute | Private apartments of Pope’s summer residence open to the public | David M. Rubenstein named board chair of Smithsonian | and MoMA acquires original set of Emoticons

27 Oct 2016

900 works lost in Amatrice earthquake recovered

Plus: Mayor Gallery sues over Agnes Martin catalogue raisonné | Nathalie Bondil given second term as director of Montreal’s Musée des beaux-arts | and Emmanuel Perrotin to open Tokyo space in 2017

26 Oct 2016

Marlene and Spencer Hays donate collection to Musée d’Orsay

Plus: Man found guilty over murder of Oxford rare book dealer | Artists fight developer’s plan for studio colony in London | Head of Turin Museum Foundation resigns after disagreement with mayor | and Smithsonian Archives of American Art receives grant to digitise collections

25 Oct 2016
The New Art Gallery Walsall has received a grant from Arts Council England that has allayed fears of imminent closure. Funding to regional arts organisations has received a significant boost at the expense of London cultural attractions.

Proposed funding cuts threaten the future of the New Art Gallery Walsall

Plus: China plans new museum to display collections of Ming and Qing dynasty emperors | Historic England publishes updated list of endangered heritage sites | and recommended reading

24 Oct 2016

Selldorf Architects chosen for Frick expansion

Plus: Anicka Yi wins Hugo Boss Prize | Gallery dedicated to William Blake opens in San Francisco | and Clark Art Institute receives $2 million gift in support of works on paper

21 Oct 2016

Hans Ulrich Obrist tops art world power list

Plus: Stolen artefacts ‘gushing’ out of Libya, experts warn | ‘Gigantic’ jade stone discovered in Burma | Southend resumes hunt for Thames Estuary Museum architect | Michael Bloomberg donates $50 million to Boston’s Museum of Science | and UK local authorities encouraged to give museums greater independence online

20 Oct 2016
Kader Attia has won the Marcel Duchamp Prize for contemporary art

Kader Attia wins France’s prestigious Marcel Duchamp Prize

Plus: Edinburgh's Inverleith House gallery to close due to financial pressures | Knoedler trial: Ann Freedman settles lawsuit with Frank Fertitta | Cuban activist artist Tania Bruguera 'stands for president'

19 Oct 2016
Cyrene in Libya is one of several sites in Libya from which artefacts are allegedly being smuggled

Mafia allegedly providing guns to terrorists in exchange for antiquities

Painting attributed to Parmigianino sent for technical tests | Exhibition dedicated to General Franco provokes outrage in Barcelona | Hitler’s childhood home to be razed | Experts protest exam board’s decision to stop offering Archaeology A-Level

18 Oct 2016
Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and Glenn D. Lowry, Director, The Museum of Modern Art, stand next to Alejandro Otero, 'Colored Lines on White Background' (1950) © 2016 Scott Rudd

MoMA receives major donation of Latin American art

Plus: Sonia Solicari named director of Geffrye Museum | MoMA receives major donation of Latin American art | Sekhemka statue reportedly ‘in USA’ | and recommended reading

17 Oct 2016