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Art UK launches in London

BADA to Spearhead Campaign against Quarterly Tax Returns | Fondazione Cini Unveils Fastest Scanner to Date | Serpentine Reveals Designs for 2016 Pavilion & Summer Houses | Uli Sigg on Uli Sigg | Thomas Schütte to Open Museum | Harmony Korine Attacks the Canvas | Art Thief Returns Stolen Painting

24 Feb 2016

China tries to ban to ‘weird’ buildings

Plans Approved for Oslo’s New Munch Museum | Ethiopian Dam Could Threaten Monuments of the Nile | Hundreds Petition to Save Sunderland Museum | Moroccan Cultural Centre to Open in Paris

23 Feb 2016

Tate announces major Hockney retrospective

Cass Sells London HQ | Will Jesus College Repatriate its Bronze Cockerel? | Philipp Rühr & Henning Fehr Win BMW Art Journey Award | The Weekend’s Best Comment and Reviews

22 Feb 2016

Melbourne Art Fair cancelled

Ken Griffin Buys Abstract Expressionist Works for a Reported $500 million | Cape Town Students Set Paintings Alight in Protest | Gavin Turk on Manzoni

19 Feb 2016

Museum of Fascism planned for Mussolini’s birthplace

Dennis Morris Accuses Elizabeth Peyton of Copyright Infringement | Recommended Reading: Robert Hewison on the UK Government’s Culture White Paper | Rumours of Cairo’s Townhouse Gallery Reopening Scotched | Richard Wilson to Curate RA Summer Exhibition

18 Feb 2016

Russian dissident disqualified from top art prize

Putin Furious Over the State of Russian Heritage Attractions | Italy Sets up UNESCO Taskforce to Preserve Cultural Heritage | Bruce Boucher Named as New Soane's Museum Director | Man Accused of Complicity in Knoedler Forgeries Can be Extradited to US | ‘Is Kanye West Hip-Hop’s Greatest Cubist?’

17 Feb 2016

Regional museums: Melvyn Bragg weighs in on the debate

Paris Fairs Curb American Ambitions | National Museum of Scotland Announces 10 New Galleries | Van Gogh’s Mental State ‘Revealed’ | Nairn’s London at 50

16 Feb 2016

Prado cancels loan of two Bosch works

Belgium’s Museums in Crisis | 92 Skeletons Discovered Under Aberdeen Museum | Paris's Pinacothèque Closes | Melanie Clore to Leave Sotheby’s | The Weekend’s Best Comment & Reviews

15 Feb 2016

Shake-up at French culture ministry

The Independent to Cease Print Edition | 'Paddington Pole' May be Halved in Height | Recommended Reading: Hermann Göring’s Inventaire des Peintures | Jorvik Museum In Need of £2 million to Reopen | Marc Quinn and White Cube Part Ways | Facebook Censors Evelyne Axell Painting

12 Feb 2016

Boris Johnson under fire over Norton Folgate decision

Bjarke Ingels to Design Serpentine Pavilion | Appointment of new Culture Minister Divides Croatia | Huge Roman Arcade to Go on Show in Colchester

11 Feb 2016
Figures released by DCMS indicate a significant drop in UK museum visitor numbers for 2015-16 . Wikimedia Commons

British Museum in talks with indigenous leaders over sacred bark objects

Tibetan Artwork Covered Up at Dhaka Art Summit | Marta Kuzma Named Dean of Yale School of Art | Judge Suspends Knoedler Trial

10 Feb 2016

Can Yemen’s unparalleled collection of manuscripts be saved?

RIBA President Calls for Halt to Garden Bridge Project | Turin Egyptian Museum Dedicates Gallery to Murdered Student | Januszczak: BBC ‘Makes Art Feel Like Homework’ | Malware 'Museum' makes for Surprise Blockbuster

9 Feb 2016

Impending closure for many UK regional museums

MPs Protest V&A Move for NMM Photography Collection | Knoedler Trial: Ann Freedman Settles with De Soles | Collection of over 500 Artefacts Repatriated to Ecuador | This weekend’s best art comment

8 Feb 2016

A ‘dull period’ for British architecture?

National Media Museum Axes Film Festival | Yemen: Reasons for the West’s ‘Relative Indifference’ over Cultural Destruction | Export Bar for T.E. Lawrence’s Robes and Dagger | Getty Museum Acquires Rare Manuscript | Chipperfield Hired to Create New Cultural Complex in Berlin

5 Feb 2016

National museum in Yemen hit by shellfire

Wentworth Woodhouse Sold to Conservation Group for £7 million | Italy to Create 10 New Museums | Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Arrested in Connection with Fakes | The Fitzwilliam at 200 | Britain’s Worst Public Art

4 Feb 2016

Death sentence overturned for Ashraf Fayadh

TEFAF Maastricht Expands to New York | Rothko’s Son Insists he Never Authenticated Work Sold by Knoedler | Bouvier: What Really Happened? | Philippe Parreno Commissioned for Tate Modern Turbine Hall

3 Feb 2016

A new work by Hieronymus Bosch discovered in Kansas

V&A to House the World’s Largest Art Photography Collection | 4,500 year old Boat Discovered at Abusir Necropolis | Science Museum & Natural History Museum in Talks over West London Outpost | …Zaha Hadid: ‘I Would Love to Build a Tower in London’

2 Feb 2016
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.
A court in Munich has ruled that the collection of Cornelius Gurlitt can be left to Bern's Kunstmuseum, as stipulated in his will.

Temporary export bar for Bol portrait

Art News Daily : 26 January

26 Jan 2016

Post-war public art listed in the UK

Art News Daily : 22 January

22 Jan 2016