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‘Consumption’: The Fifth Prix Pictet Shortlist

Eleven photographers have been shortlisted for this year’s Prix Pictet on the theme of ‘Consumption’

21 May 2014

Cutting off: Alison Watt’s tapestry for Scottish Opera unveiled at Dovecot Studios

A cutting off ceremony is an artistic drama like no other

20 May 2014

Art Outlook: 15 May

Some of the stories, reviews and discussions we’ve spotted online this week

15 May 2014

Tate St Ives reopens with an exhibition of ‘International Exchanges’

Gallery: A selection of images from the summer exhibition at Tate St Ives

15 May 2014

Anne Baldassari, President of the Musée Picasso, dismissed over renovation

President of the Musée Picasso, Anne Baldassari, has been dismissed by the French Culture Ministry

14 May 2014

Sturtevant, forerunner of ‘appropriation art’ has died

The enigmatic artist famous for her ‘repetitions’ of contemporary artists’ work, died this week

9 May 2014
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov in the Grand Palais

Preview: Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, ‘The Strange City’ (Monumenta 2014)

The Kabakovs have created a maze-like installation under the glass roof of the Grand Palais

9 May 2014

Art Outlook: 8 May

Some of the stories, reviews and discussions we’ve spotted online this week

8 May 2014

Maria Lassnig: 1919–2014

The Austrian painter Maria Lassnig has died. Iwan Wirth recalls her good humour and complete devotion to her work

7 May 2014

Turner Prize 2014 shortlist announced

Duncan Campbell, Ciara Phillips, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell are this year’s nominees

7 May 2014

Claude Picasso’s anger at the Picasso Museum’s delayed opening

Pablo Picasso’s son has criticised the French culture ministry for postponing the museum’s reopening

7 May 2014

Cornelius Gurlitt dies in Munich

Gurlitt’s cache of art (some of which is believed to have been looted during the Nazi era) had been under scrutiny since last year

6 May 2014

‘Wedding Dresses 1775–2014’ opens at the V&A

The Victoria and Albert Museum has opened an exhibition of iconic wedding dress designs

3 May 2014

Art Outlook: 1 May

Some of the stories and opinions that have caught our eye this week

1 May 2014

£10 million raised to keep Van Dyck’s last self-portrait in the UK

Sandy Nairne, the director of the National Portrait Gallery, explains its significance

1 May 2014

Museums Association director Mark Taylor steps down after 23 years

We asked him to sum up the challenges and opportunities facing the sector today

29 Apr 2014

Warhol’s Amiga Computer Artworks Uncovered After 30 Years

The works, which were created by Warhol in 1985, were trapped on obsolete floppy disks

29 Apr 2014

Saatchi Gallery and Google+ launch Motion Photography Prize

Is the GIF the latest art genre?

28 Apr 2014

Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014: Shortlist Announced

The Art Fund Museum of the Year 2014 shortlist has been announced

25 Apr 2014

Art Outlook: 24 April

‘Slipstream’, Steve McQueen and sex in art… Some of the stories that have caught our eye this week

24 Apr 2014

Art Outlook: 17 April

Flip Art, cut-outs, egg hunts and battle ships… some of the stories that have caught our eye this week

17 Apr 2014

Gerry Judah’s First World War memorial for St Paul’s Cathedral

Judah’s sculptures remember all those affected by war throughout the last century

11 Apr 2014

Art Outlook: 10 April

Big sales have been made and announced this week, and a few high-profile figures have come under fire

10 Apr 2014

Easter Egg Hunt: The Third Imperial Fabergé Easter Egg has resurfaced

Last seen in public in 1902, the extraordinary egg can be found at Wartski in London for four days only

10 Apr 2014