Art News Daily

Sotheby’s declares ‘Frans Hals’ painting a fake

Plus: Former Tisch Asia students file lawsuit against New York University | Portland Art Museum announces Rothko partnership | Caruso St John wins Stirling Prize for Newport Street Gallery

7 Oct 2016

Roman coins discovered in ruins of castle in Okinawa

Plus: Arrests in Greece over alleged antiquities smuggling | Local authority posits total funding cut to Lyon’s Musée des Confluences | ICA Miami closes due to Hurricane Matthew | and Tate acquires works at Frieze with WME | IMG Fund

6 Oct 2016

Arts Council England reveals ‘ambitious’ funding for 2018–22

Plus: Audrey Azoulay announces funding increase for French museums | Czech police arrest Russian artist for hooliganism | Otto Dix picture book rediscovered | and Leipzig Academy of Arts launches enrolment programme for refugees

5 Oct 2016

David Byrne to stage neuroscience exhibition at Pace

Plus: 3Arts awards $250,000 to 10 Chicago artists | Hauser & Wirth announces worldwide representation of Arshile Gorky Estate | and Sam Gappmayer takes over at John Michael Kohler Arts Center

4 Oct 2016

Exhibition at Sakharov Center vandalised by Russian nationalists

Plus: Met faces lawsuit over Picasso painting allegedly sold under duress | Activists claim British Museum ‘broke own rules’ over BP sponsorship | David Adjaye and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye join Serpentine board | and recommended reading

3 Oct 2016

Stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered in Italy

Plus: Centre Pompidou to open museum in Brussels | Diane Wilsey remains head of the board of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco | Stolen icon returns to Russia | and recommended reading

30 Sep 2016
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Metropolitan Museum cuts 34 jobs

Plus: Portuguese government decides to keep Miró works in Porto | Catherine Pégard to stay on as director at Versailles | Durham University and Auckland Castle join up to create £1.6 million research centre for Spanish art | and Tino Sehgal wins 2016 Hans Molfenter Prize

29 Sep 2016

Anish Kapoor: Versailles vandalism was ‘inside job’

Plus: Neue Gallery reacquires Karl Schmidt-Rottluff’s Nude | Antiquities museum opens in Basra | Vladimir Potanin makes major donation of Russian contemporary art to Pompidou Centre | and Daniel Crouch Rare Books to launch New York gallery

28 Sep 2016

Radical Islamist sentenced to nine years in jail for Timbuktu cultural destruction

Plus: Wim Pijbes quits as director of Voorlinden Museum | Barcelona councillors call for toppling of ‘colonialist’ Columbus statue | Cologne to return work bought by Hildebrand Gurlitt in 1939 | and Pierre Huyghe wins Nasher Prize

27 Sep 2016

Jacob Jordaens painting discovered at Swansea Museum

Plus : Antiques dealers arrested as ivory seized in New York | Jock Sturges’ Moscow exhibition closes after ‘child pornography’ protests | Civil Rights Museum turns down visit from Trump visit | and recommended reading

26 Sep 2016

Buffalo museum raises $103 million for extension in record time

Plus: Artist calls for boycott of show at St Louis Contemporary Art Museum | David Attenborough unveils portrait in Leicester’s New Walk Museum | and recommended reading

23 Sep 2016

Ulay claims victory in court case against Marina Abramovic

Plus: Future of Jonas Dahlberg’s Utøya massacre memorial in doubt | Sadiq Khan orders review into Garden Bridge procurement | Fire ravages Stockholm's Royal Institute of Art | and artists among recipients of MacArthur Foundation’s ‘Genius’ grant

22 Sep 2016

François Hollande announces creation of global fund for protection of cultural heritage

Plus: Tate acquires Joan Carlile portrait | Todd Palmer appointed executive director of Chicago Architecture Biennale | Gallery of Everything opens with Jarvis Cocker show in London

21 Sep 2016
Study of a Kneeling Man (c.1529), Titian.

Export bar for £4.4 million Titian drawing

Plus: Manuel Rabaté named director of Louvre Abu Dhabi | New impetus for Frank Gehry designed Eisenhower memorial | Neolithic statuette discovered in Turkey | and Roger Hiorns wins 2016 Faena Prize

20 Sep 2016

Stefan Kalmár named director of ICA

Plus : Edinburgh’s Fruitmarket Gallery wins Freelands Prize | Stolen pre-Columbian sculpture rediscovered in London | David Breslin to join curatorial team at the Whitney | and recommended reading

19 Sep 2016

Canadian museum steps up efforts for return of First Nations objects

Plus: Peter Zumthor selected for Fondation Beyeler extension | Rijksmuseum attributes six works to Hercules Segers | Swiss Institute to reopen on St Mark’s Place | and recommended reading

16 Sep 2016
The courtyard of New York's Museum of Modern Art.

MoMA makes exhibition archive available online

Plus: Renders of Thomas Heatherwick’s Hudson Yards project unveiled | Design competition for UK Holocaust Memorial Centre launched | Solveig Settemsdal awarded Jerwood Drawing Prize | Hamza Walker named director of LAXART | and Northern England dominates Victorian Society’s ‘Top Ten Endangered Buildings’ list

15 Sep 2016

Leighton House awarded funds for final phase of restoration

Plus: Alec Baldwin sues Mary Boone | Emerige steps in to finance Paris’s ‘Art City’ | Australia bars export of Herbert Badham painting

14 Sep 2016

Dedicated ‘artist zones’ proposed for London

Plus: Recipients of 2016 Praemium Imperiale revealed | Shortlist announced for Taylor Wessing photography prize | Investec to sponsor this year’s PAD | and Art Berlin Contemporary cuts number of exhibitors

13 Sep 2016

Greta Moll’s grandchildren sue National Gallery

Design revealed for World Trade Center arts venue | MCH Group takes stake in India Art Fair | Lebanon wins inaugural London Design Biennale medal | and recommended reading

12 Sep 2016
York Art Gallery. Photo © Giles Rocholl

Museum entry fees have little impact on visitor diversity, study suggests

Plus: Kamel Mennour to open London space | American Museum of Natural History moves forward with expansion plans

9 Sep 2016
Director of Tate Sir Nicholas Serota during a press conference at the Tate Modern on June 14, 2016 in London, England. Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Nicholas Serota to leave Tate in 2017

Plus: Araki photos censored in Mexico City | Egyptian artist ordered to modify ‘indecent’ public sculpture | and Josef Helfenstein appointed director of Kunstmuseum Basel

8 Sep 2016
Director of Tate Sir Nicholas Serota during a press conference at the Tate Modern on June 14, 2016 in London, England. Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Sir Nicholas Serota announced as new chair of Arts Council England

The longstanding director of Tate is moving on after almost 30 years, replacing Sir Peter Bazalgette at the ACE

8 Sep 2016

Turkish government suspends archaeological work at Ephesus

Plus: Thirty-eight convicted over Drouot thefts | Museum of Arts and Design names Jorge Daniel Veneciano as director | Steve McQueen wins Johannes Vermeer Art Award | and London’s Lincoln Plaza named ‘worst new building in UK’

7 Sep 2016