What will the Star Wars-creator’s new museum in LA add to what the city’s collecting institutions already offer?
This week’s parliamentary debate on the UK domestic ivory trade revealed some serious misconceptions about antique ivory and those who study and sell it
The success of Europol’s Operation Pandora, which recovered thousands of stolen artefacts, demonstrates the importance of international cooperation
Manchester has received the lion’s share of recent arts funding in northern England, to the irritation of other leading cities. Can its success benefit everyone?
Fears are growing that Donald Trump’s administration means to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts. What would it mean for US culture if they did?
Remembering Eva Neurath, who founded Thames & Hudson with her husband Walter
Are pragmatic reforms needed to revive an important field of collecting for US museums?
Funding is difficult, but local councils must wake up to the potential of the art and museums in their care, and fight to secure their future
The Cultural Learning Alliance has released a report which makes a reasoned case for adding the arts to the STEM subjects. Will the government take note?
It was Berger’s ability to listen that made him such an important storyteller
Gothic cathedrals were designed to withstand enormous wind pressures, so Soissons has been exceptionally unlucky
A long-running institutional feud seems to have moved into more a personal phase
There was much controversy over cultural spending last year, and as cuts start to bite in 2017, there may well be again
The Art Strike brings art back to the real world and those values we need to cherish
The Staffordshire Potteries continue to play a leading role in developing the UK’s ceramics industry
His appointment as V&A director is surprising but could prove inspired
Tate and Central Saint Martins have taken it upon themselves to ‘playfully reinvent’ things
Kirklees Council’s proposal to sell off Francis Bacon’s ‘Figure Study II’ is just a taste of things to come
Britain’s oldest manufacturing company, whose origins date back to 1420, is to close this May. What will happen to its historic home?
British modernism is having a ‘moment’ and Jonathan Jones is displeased. Why is he so upset, and what does any of it have to do with Brexit?
Giorgio Vasari’s ‘Last Supper’ was severely damaged in the devastating Florence floods of 1966. Fifty years later, it’s back on display after one of the most complex conservation projects ever undertaken
The government’s efforts to keep a rare Pontormo in the UK after it was sold unexpectedly by its owner have revealed cracks in the export bar process
Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie has postponed a display of contemporary art from Tehran – what does this mean for cultural exchange in Iran?
Ten design teams have been announced – how will they reflect on the particular site of the memorial’s construction?