Art Outlook

Art news: Ai Weiwei shows in Beijing; Gwangju Biennial and New Museum Triennial curators announced; stolen Rodin sculpture found; MFA Boston in racism row

10 Jul 2015

London Art Week Highlights

From Old Master portraits to 20th-century abstraction: there’s plenty on offer in the capital this week

7 Jul 2015

Art Outlook

French culture minister sacks Nicolas Bourriaud; Italy seeks 20 new museum directors; Whitworth wins Museum of the Year award; condom art controversy in Milwaukee

3 Jul 2015

Is the art market unhealthy?

Some major art dealers are calling it quits, others have joined forces. Who’s saying what about the changing state of the industry?

3 Jul 2015

New scheme to get work by female artists into museums

Valeria Napoleone and the Contemporary Art Society are taking a proactive approach to a protracted issue

2 Jul 2015

Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015: Shortlist

Six museums are in the running for this year’s £100,000 prize. Which would you choose?

1 Jul 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: June 2015

A good month for women artists: works by Louise Bourgeois, Elizabeth Remington, and Anna Vallayer-Coster are acquired for major museums

1 Jul 2015

Art Outlook

Isis destruction in Palmyra; Russborough treasures withdrawn from auction; Court orders Danh Vo to produce new work; Queen Elizabeth deeply unimpressed by painting

25 Jun 2015

Art Outlook

Europe remembers Waterloo; Outsider artist Nek Chand dies; Art Basel opens its doors; and Anish Kapoor’s ‘vagina’ sculpture is vandalised at Versailles

18 Jun 2015

10 celebrities who claim to be artists

Meet the musicians, actors and politicians who dabble in the arts

16 Jun 2015

Major fire at the Basilique Saint-Donatien in Nantes

Video from the scene suggests serious damage to the building

15 Jun 2015

Baltic Diary: Making Art Work in Finland

Can Finland’s art scene survive in the face of declining public funding, lack of economic security, and oversupply of labour?

14 Jun 2015

Art Outlook

Attempted terrorist attack at Karnak; chaos on the Cooper Union board; Sleeping Beauty found in Ethiopian tomb; and the new Garage Museum

12 Jun 2015

Haunting photographs of Palmyra go on display at the Smithsonian

A rare funerary bust is accompanied by 19th-century photographs from the site

10 Jun 2015

Is Culture Bigger Than Politics? The British Museum and Abu Dhabi

The ‘Museum for the World’ is a noble but dangerous ideal

10 Jun 2015

Art Outlook

British Museum highlights could be sent to Abu Dhabi; Iranian artist imprisoned for ‘insulting the Supreme Leader’; MoMA staff stage protests

4 Jun 2015

Cuba’s censorship of Tania Bruguera’s art makes her message more powerful

In a way, the disruption completes the performance

2 Jun 2015

The Magnificent 20: these Italian museums have been granted financial autonomy

These 20 Italian museums will appoint new directors this year and will be granted financial autonomy, as part of the…

1 Jun 2015

Are Italy’s museum reforms enough to stop the rot?

Red tape, nepotism, funding shortages…The Italian museum system has long been in need of an overhaul

1 Jun 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: May 2015

Barbra Streisand donates to LACMA; the Met and the NGA pay homage to Aaron Douglas; SNPG celebrates the Scottish Colourist F. C. B. Cadell

31 May 2015

Have the SuicideGirls trumped Richard Prince?

An inventive 21st-century response to copyright infringement

30 May 2015

Art Outlook

Fighting continues in Palmyra; Tania Bruguera is detained in Havana; Richard Prince raids Instagram

28 May 2015

Fit for a Sun King: the Latona Fountain reopens at Versailles

Turtles, lizards and frog-men on Louis XIV’s famous fountain get a spectacular makeover

27 May 2015