Smartphones and digital cameras are new sources of evidence for investigators, but they can also aid art thieves
If anything is going to come out of this shock to the system, there are lessons to be learned
Can San Sebastián, one of this year’s European Capitals of Culture, provide some answers?
The art dealer memoir offers a rare chance to gain access into the life of even the most elusive art dealer
Anyone who witnessed Istanbul’s rise as a cosmopolitan hub over the past decade will notice the stark change that has come over it this year
Painting isn’t dead, but it has been prematurely buried in Tate Modern’s Boiler House
The Temple of Nabu at Nimrud was home to a library, whose surviving texts form a vivid picture of everyday life in ancient Assyria
There is a crisis of artists’ studio space in the city – but the artists are organising against it
Experts gathered in Berlin to share ideas, but coming up with a coordinated strategy is impossible when the situation is so volatile
The roving contemporary art biennial comes to France in 2020, but what does it mean for Marseille?
The term’s been dropped from the title of the government department in charge of culture
The award seeks to inspire a Renaissance in Islamic art, and is deliberately casting its net wide
It will take both ambition and creative thinking to lead the museum: thankfully, Bray’s record so far suggests he has plenty of both
Antiques dealers have cause for concern, but there’s also an opportunity to broaden the debate…
The Church of Saint Simeon near Aleppo is the greatest treasure of the Christian-Byzantine era in Syria – but it’s suffered extensive damage
Heritage groups around the world need to harness social media to spread their message. This campaign makes that much easier
The ship that took Captain Cook around the world ended up as the ‘Lord Sandwich’ at the bottom of Newport Harbour
Unfortunately, some stolen works are simply too famous to sell, and too dangerous to keep
It’s annoying that we can’t sketch knickers at the V&A, but more annoying that footfall takes precedence over engagement
Trustees serve a vital purpose in the culture sector, but only if politicians avoid the temptation to meddle…
If you want to see Maria Eichhorn’s solo show at Chisenhale Gallery – you can’t. Believe it or not, it’s more than a gimmick
The LA museum has acquired its first home – what does this unusual architectural acquisition mean for the city?
Restoration work will take years, and some monuments will never be rebuilt – but progress is being made
Bekki Perriman’s project for Brighton Festival tells a different story about life on the streets