In Australia, all of the major national art institutions are run by men, but it’s encouraging that women are being recognised
Sjarel Ex explains how the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen acquired a Hammershøi at TEFAF
Potentially looted items, such as those identified this week at Christie’s and Bonhams, keep making it to auction
Boris Johnson and Ni Zhaoxing plan to rebuild the Crystal Palace on Sydenham Hill. It’s a ludicrous project
Flipping art is a controversial practice: it was only a matter of time before it resulted in a public spat
My annual search has turned into something of an obsession
The National Gallery of Australia has removed a Shiva statue from public view and may return it to India
Launched just months before the outbreak of war, Vorticism was ill-timed and short-lived. But it’s a vital chapter in the history of British art
The Architecture Foundation’s latest display looks at models of sustainability in architecture. Are visual artists keeping up?
Maurice Davies on museum funding, Daisy Dunn on Pompeii’s stolen fresco, and other stories from the Muse Room this week
The museum omitted Chinese artefacts from a history of homosexuality
The UK government’s Cultural Gifts Scheme is a nice idea, but most museums already have more work than they know what to do with
Entrepreneur Karlheinz Essl hopes to sell his private collection to Austria, to save 4000 jobs at his company
What does it mean to be selected for TEFAF’s yearly Showcase of promising new galleries?
The theft of part of a minor fresco in Pompeii is not in itself a huge loss, but it highlights wider security and conservation issues
Lost, stolen, restored, repackaged and photographed: a round-up of art news and debates from this week
Are the rules governing photography in many major museums just too confusing?
Rob and Nick Carter’s harnessing of digital media encourages us to look at art more closely
Apparently Tupac Shakur, Allen Ginsberg, and Jackson Pollock are all the Russian official – who faces US sanctions – will miss
As long as we have art, some of it will go missing. It’s how we respond to that fact that’s ultimately of importance to our culture
Ethical dilemmas, a defence of art dealers, and highlights from this week’s major art fairs…
The debate over arts sponsorship in Australia is riddled with difficult questions and double standards
Mark Hudson’s begrudging defence of Cork Street is a species of support London’s gallerists can do without
Art theft is rife in the world of film. Who doesn’t love a good heist?