Four nominees have been announced for the 2014 Marcel Duchamp Prize, the French equivalent of the UK’s Turner Prize
The two works, part of a group display in Italy, were mistaken for rubbish
Obama has sent a handwritten apology to Professor Ann Collins Johns for the ‘off-the-cuff remarks’ he made about art history
A Florida artist has been charged with destroying a vase by Ai Weiwei in an apparently deliberate attack
Patrick Scott has died aged 93, on the eve of his retrospective exhibition at IMMA
Why has it only just emerged that Cornelius Gurlitt kept 60 additional works in his Salzburg flat?
The celebrated land artist Nancy Holt, wife of Robert Smithson, has died at the age of 75. There has been a resurgence of interest in her work in recent years
Hans Haacke and David Shrigley have been awarded the next two commissions for London’s empty plinth
Fakes, lawsuits and feminism… Stories from the art world that have caught our eye this week
The Louvre’s monthly free Sundays may be a circus, but abolishing them strikes at the heart of one of its founding principles: culture for all
Which sculpture would you like to see on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth when the Blue Cock flies the coop?