This week brought the sad news of the deaths of Nancy Holt and Patrick Scott
Looking at the two museums side by side – which one do you think looks more radical?
Patrick Scott has died aged 93, on the eve of his retrospective exhibition at IMMA
It was only a matter of time before the art world went virtual…
The NGI is 150 years old. Its holdings have been enriched by several benefactors. If only the state were as generous
A selection of this week’s musings: fakes, the Fourth Plinth and some famous faces
The Queen’s Gallery’s two current shows throw the question of private collecting and its relationship to artistic patronage into sharp relief
And thus it came to pass. ‘Really Good’ will take up its position in 2016…10ft tall and hollow in every sense
Christie’s withdrew 85 works by Joan Miró from its London auctions this week, in light of ongoing legal disputes in Portugal
I’m genuinely not sure how much artists can bring to the table when it comes to the subject of space
It’s surely the worst possible outcome of Fake or Fortune, to find out you’ve spent a small fortune on a fake you’re not even allowed to keep
Our February Forum asks ‘Have traditional museum and exhibition catalogues had their day?’
You may come to the Museum of the Order of St John for its ‘Caravaggio’, but you’ll stay for the rich stories
A selection of this week’s musings: Obama on art history, children at the Tate, and curiosities galore…
Barack Obama has nothing against art history, he just doesn’t see the point of it, is the upshot of his talk in Wisconsin yesterday
Donald Judd sculptures are off limits, but here are some exhibits that people have been allowed to climb on…
Twitter is up in arms about the parents who allowed their child to climb on a Donald Judd artwork at the Tate Modern. Where were the guards?
What to expect from this year’s programme, plus co-owner Sandy Angus on the difficult but growing market in India
Alexander Sturgis will take over from Christopher Brown as the Ashmolean Museum’s director in October 2014…
A selection of this week’s musings. January always feels rather sleepy, but there’s a sense this week that 2014 is finally under way…
Digital work by the likes of Michael Craig-Marin, Matthu Placek and David Michalek is changing the face of contemporary portraiture
Art and archaeology aren’t neat categories at the best of times. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, they’re allowed to overlap
How do we value a work of art that is defaced, incomplete or fake? Is its damaged history actually its greatest asset?