News

Handle with Care: Chinese ‘Chicken Cup’ fetches $36 million at auction

Tiny, fragile, and immensely valuable: the Meiyintang ‘Chicken Cup’ broke auction records at Sotheby’s yesterday

9 Apr 2014

Audio Arts archive published on Tate website

Audio cassette magazine Audio Arts has been made digitally available to the public on the Tate website

9 Apr 2014

Remembering Alan Davie: 1920–2014

Every visit to Alan was an experience to savour. His home and studio was full of colour

8 Apr 2014

Heirlooms from Northumberland Collection to be sold at Sotheby’s

The Duke of Northumberland to sell £15 million of his private art collection to cover the costs of flood damage

7 Apr 2014

‘Olympicopolis’ proposed for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Boris Johnson and Prince Harry visit the Olympic Park ahead of its opening tomorrow

4 Apr 2014

Art Outlook: 3 April

This week Austria refuses the Essl collection, a stolen Bonnard and Gauguin are found, G.U.L.F protests at the Guggenheim and Katy Perry starts an art collection.

3 Apr 2014

Looking Ahead: Anselm Kiefer’s retrospective at the Royal Academy

Kiefer’s first UK retrospective is a major coup for the RA

3 Apr 2014

Flipping Out: Saltz and Simchowitz clash over the art market

Flipping art is a controversial practice: it was only a matter of time before it resulted in a public spat

1 Apr 2014

The last dance? Scandal surrounds the NGA’s allegedly stolen Shiva statue

The National Gallery of Australia has removed a Shiva statue from public view and may return it to India

31 Mar 2014

More art discovered in Cornelius Gurlitt’s home

Gurlitt’s extraordinary cache of art, much of which is being investigated as possible Nazi loot, is bigger than we thought – again

31 Mar 2014

Grayson Perry wins 25th Critics’ Circle Annual Award

Grayson Perry is the first visual artist to receive the honour. He must be getting used to making that claim.

28 Mar 2014

Art Outlook: 28 March

Announcements from the Venice Biennale, Manifesta 10 and Documenta, plus other art world stories from the past week

28 Mar 2014

14-18 NOW announces First World War Centenary Commissions

This morning, UK Culture Secretary Maria Miller introduced a new series of commemorative arts commissions

27 Mar 2014

Designs of the Year 2014

Highlights from the upcoming ‘Designs of the Year 2014’ exhibition at the Design Museum, London

26 Mar 2014

TEFAF 2014: Ten Galleries Pick Their Highlights

We asked 10 galleries at TEFAF to pick out their personal highlights

20 Mar 2014

Art Outlook: 20 March

The plight of Pompeii, mega-yachts in Venice, and other news, comments and stories from around the web

20 Mar 2014

‘I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart’: painting at the De La Warr Pavilion

Celebrating the gestural, colourful, restless potential of the medium

15 Mar 2014

Premiums: Interim Projects at the RA Schools

The RA Schools’ exhibition of art by its current students is open until Wednesday

14 Mar 2014

Introducing TEFAF’s new Chairman

We spoke with Willem van Roijen about his new role, and his hopes for the fair

14 Mar 2014

Art Outlook: 13 March

Spotlight on Syria and other news, comments and stories from around the web

13 Mar 2014

Manifesta 10 will go ahead in Russia despite calls for a boycott

How should the art world respond to Russia’s occupation of Ukraine?

12 Mar 2014

Catlin Art Prize shortlist announced

Seven artists will exhibit at the Londonewcastle Project Space, London, in May

11 Mar 2014

‘The 7 Most Endangered’ Programme 2014

The shortlist for ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ programme 2014 has been announced

7 Mar 2014

Art Outlook: 6 March

Our weekly round-up of art world news, comments and stories from around the web

6 Mar 2014