The octogenarian dared to stand up to militants at the ancient site
20 new museum directors have been appointed as part of Dario Franceschini’s overhaul of Italy’s cultural sector
We take a look at some of the latest triumphs and setbacks
Museums need to stop trying so hard to prove they’re popular
Gerhard Richter and Georg Baselitz are among those taking a stand
BALTIC’s new director will need to bring fresh ideas to the region as economic pressures increase
Debates about the estate’s future tend to ignore the residents
For cutting edge culture, head straight for the church
Maurice Davies on the challenge facing Gabriele Finaldi
The city’s post-war concrete blocks have always divided opinion. But is the new stuff any better?
However this issue is resolved, it won’t be the last such confrontation
The incident raises difficult questions about private collectors and national interests
On 15 July, the day after the historic Iranian nuclear deal was reached, the Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told the…
What should we expect from Tate Britain’s new director, and what does his appointment mean for the future of the Tate overall?
Life in Squares is not the intellectual romp that we were promised
Developers’ attempts to introduce art to an area can often be wretched. Will Vauxhall avoid this fate?
The Impressionists struggled in Paris, so why did they find such a receptive audience across the Atlantic?
What will the freedom to travel mean for his art?
Those complaining the impact on previous owners are missing the point
Slides, video games and bedtime stories…London’s galleries don’t want to grow up
The prize has come up for criticism this year, as it always does. But there’s still merit in it
This is the best version yet of an impressive exhibition
Ever thought a piece of contemporary art was rubbish? You’re not alone
Why rent a gallery when you can use your own apartment?