Alistair Hudson and Elisabeth Callihan ask whether today’s museums could be more useful
Could the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum provide a model for modernising India’s cultural institutions?
Will increased restrictions on the internet in China be too much for new media artists?
The greatest Gothic Revival building in the world is facing catastrophe unless MPs clear out
The former director of the Victoria & Albert Museum has died at the age of 62
Even if a wild animal could create an image by itself, it’s not easy to see how it can claim copyright
Efforts to preserve and revive Transylvania’s UNESCO-listed villages depend on involving the inhabitants as closely as possible
The reattribution of 25 drawings will transform how we think about a great British painter
By revitalising London’s NPG, the ambitious director is hoping to make it a ‘truly national gallery for all’
Berlin is to get a memorial to reunification, but even its design raises difficult questions about how history is remembered
Arts Council England had some good news for museums this week, but it can’t be the sector’s knight in shining armour
As insurers get more demanding and contemporary art works grow in size, there are more art-storage facilities than ever. So what should a collector look for?
In May, a painting by Basquiat sold at auction for $110.5m. But when does money overtake other judgements?
Raqib Shaw, Monet, Georgia O’Keeffe, the Bloomsbury set… Why do so many artists become obsessed with their garden getaways?
The Israel Antiquities Authority’s move from the Rockefeller Museum in East Jerusalem to a purpose-built campus in the West has revived disputes about preserving the country’s cultural heritage
The Musée d’arts de Nantes reveals its new extension and rehangs its collection, making seamless connections between past and present
Art UK, which last year launched a digital catalogue of every oil painting in public ownership, has embarked on an equivalent project for sculpture
The discovery of a noose at the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a grim justification of its existence
Moscow’s Khrushchev-era apartment blocks are hardly good housing, but their residents are unlikely to get a better replacement
In the last few years LA’s art scene has grown immeasurably. But as rents rise and experimental spaces get priced out, is LA’s arrival on the international art stage worth it?
Looking back on Ireland’s ROSC art exhibitions, which ran from 1967–88
Innovation and potential are not merely the preserve of the younger generation – as these artists are proving
An exhibition of Eric Gill’s art in Ditchling raises questions about how far we can separate art from life. Should biography shape our understanding of an artist’s work?