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Will listing post-war public art really help to save it?

Historic England’s last-ditch efforts to focus public attention on public art

27 Jan 2016

Boris Johnson and the GLA are the true vandals of London

The mayor’s expansionist ambitions are ruining the city’s historic character

22 Jan 2016

Farewell, Sir Peter Bazalgette. Your successor will need a thick skin

What the Arts Council England owes its outgoing Chairman

21 Jan 2016
Australia's Crumbling Cultural Sector - Apollo Magazine

Cuts run deep: Is Australia’s ‘coup culture’ killing its cultural heart?

In the space of five years, Australia has seen five prime ministers, with wildly different attitudes to art and culture

20 Jan 2016

Libya’s threatened ancient history, and why you need to know about it

Here’s what we stand to lose if Libya’s heritage cannot be protected.

15 Jan 2016
Frances Morris will take over from Chris Dercon as director of Tate Modern later this year.

Tate Modern keeps it in the family with new director

The gallery has bucked the trend by appointing an internal candidate to its top job

15 Jan 2016

‘It is impossible to overstate Bowie’s influence on our cultural landscape’

From performance art to painting, David Bowie’s legacy stretches far and wide

11 Jan 2016

So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehn, good night to Salzburg’s kitsch cultural image

The city, unlikely as it seems, is becoming a crucial place to explore contemporary art

9 Jan 2016

Protesting against a historical statue is not just childish – it’s bigoted, too

‘Attitudes change, fortunately, but…things we now find offensive cannot be airbrushed away.’

6 Jan 2016
Snøhetta expansion of SFMOMA, opening 14 May 2016 © Henrik Kam, courtesy SFMOMA

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Neal Benezra on the reopening of the SFMOMA and why 2016 will be an exciting year for the entire San Francisco Bay Area

5 Jan 2016

Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?

High drama under the high seas and issues of ownership and patrimony off the Colombian coast

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Louise Nicholson predicts that 2016 will be the year of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

4 Jan 2016

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Maggie Gray looks forward to British modernists at Tate Britain and Dulwich Picture Gallery, antiquities at the Metropolitan Museum and the Fitzwilliam, and the Queen’s House at 400

3 Jan 2016

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Max Hollein on the link between the ICA’s small but important archival displays, and Baselitz’s early paintings at the Städel Museum

2 Jan 2016

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Digby Warde-Aldam anticipates a sensory overload in 2016 as Bosch and Bridget Riley take the stage

1 Jan 2016

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Maria Balshaw picks robots at the Manchester Art Gallery, Mona Hatoum at Tate Modern, hard-hitting photographs at Birmingham’s Ikon gallery and underwear at the V&A

31 Dec 2015
Untitled (c. 1995–2000), Etel Adnan.

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Imelda Barnard selects some post-war and contemporary art highlights, from Etel Adnan at the Serpentine, to Marcel Broodthaers at MoMA, and Anri Sala at the New Museum

30 Dec 2015

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Wim Pijbes on why the focus of the art world will shift in 2016, from Europe and the US to Africa, the Middle East and Asia

29 Dec 2015

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Fatema Ahmed looks forward to John Akomfrah’s films at Lisson Gallery, a second edition of Photo London, and a mysterious show curated by Michel Houellebecq

28 Dec 2015

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Xavier Salomon’s highlights include Old Masters in Italy, the Le Nain brothers in the US, and a celebration of Hieronymus Bosch in Madrid

27 Dec 2015

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Thomas Marks on Sicily at the British Museum and Ashmolean, Vittorio Cini’s paintings from the Veneto, and the Parma School in Rome

26 Dec 2015

12 Days: Highlights of 2016

Charles Saumarez Smith looks forward to the new Tate Modern and Design Museum buildings, the V&A’s rethink of Botticelli and Pallant House’s British art displays

It is more important than ever to protect our museums

‘It is more important than ever to defend museums and what they make possible’

21 Dec 2015

Is the German Cultural Property Protection Act to be welcomed?

Does draft cultural property legislation in Germany threaten to damage German cultural life, or is it necessary for the safeguarding of the country’s heritage?

21 Dec 2015