The US is withdrawing from UNESCO (again) at the end of 2018. Has this international body outlived its usefulness?
The V&A has launched a new declaration on the reproduction of art and heritage in a digital age
The US is planning to eliminate ‘like-kind’ exchanges for artworks, a key tax deferral tool for the art trade
Should the French government be launching a heritage lottery fund when the UK version is in decline?
Following a flurry of closures, is the future bleak for small galleries – or might new initiatives serve to rejuvenate them
Christie’s pulled out all the stops for the sale of ‘Salvator Mundi’ – and its efforts have more than paid off
The discovery of a hidden painting highlights that very few depictions of the queen date from during her lifetime
The organisation’s new director general must find a way to promote diplomacy following the US’s withdrawal
It is difficult to overstate the importance of Nochlin’s scholarship for subsequent generations of art historians
Can Art Detective’s crowd-sourced connoisseurship shed light on the history of mysterious paintings?
Commercial interests and public institutions are inextricably entangled
Conservationists and connoisseurs needn’t be on opposing sides when discussing ivory
Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald have won the commissions to paint the former U.S. president and first lady
The news that Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ is to be auctioned at Christie’s has caused quite a stir. Why is his work so important to people?
Will a grant of €400 million euros bring the phenomenal Prussian royal collections to wider attention?
The sensitive juxtaposition of old and new could revive some of the site’s more neglected artefacts
Will the new Colosseum archaeological park improve the upkeep of Rome’s most important ruins?
Artists and urban planners are finding creative ways to brighten up the concrete blocks and barriers that pepper today’s urban spaces
The design for Millicent Fawcett’s statue breaks the mould, but Parliament Square is a problematic site
It’s time for leading cultural figures to work with the state to reform Irish heritage protection
Sound art often seems like video art’s poor relation in museums, but is its struggle for status starting to pay off?
Zeitz MOCAA, South Africa’s new museum, is deliberately outward-looking
The closure of an entire unit, specialising in the policing of a complex but valuable part of our national economy, must be wrong