Does art have an important role to play in the upcoming UK election? Perhaps
Yet another UK museum director departs; New York goes wild for the Whitney; and the Guggenheim has designs on Helsinki…
Those behind the plans either don’t understand what makes this a great city, or don’t care
Modern and contemporary works steal the show this year
3D prints are the new plaster casts
Students are asking legitimate questions about the future of art schools: UAL should listen
IS demolishes the ancient city of Nimrud; Günter Grass dies aged 87; art trumps privacy in US court ruling; and don’t mention the Elgin Marbles
Islamic State has posted a video online that appears to show the destruction of the Assyrian city
British Museum bids farewell to Neil MacGregor; MFA Boston names its next director; plus, should there be a time limit on restitution claims?
The retiring director is one of the great museum leaders in history
Tate Britain director and RA curator head for Europe; LACMA teams up with Hyundai; the UK’s fight to keep an ancient Egyptian statue continues; plus our favourite April Fools
Hundreds of Asian art objects go to the Met and the MIA; the world’s most expensive work by a woman artist turns up in Bentonville; and LACMA announces a major partnership
National Gallery gets a gift; MoMA under criticism; stolen El Greco work restituted; and a last ditch attempt to save a Brutalist estate in east London
The Serpentine unveils plans for its summer pavilion
The Met steals the show at Asia Week New York
What is the extent of the damage in Iraq and is enough being done by the international community?
Terror at the Bardo Museum; Syria recovers looted artefacts; Gabriele Finaldi joins the National Gallery; and a new CEO for Sotheby’s
Key speakers debated the issue at a Courtauld event this week
Nineteen people are reported dead and more injured in an attack on the Tunis museum
The north side of the grade II listed building has been destroyed in a major blaze
Austria to keep a prized Klimt; Gerhard Richter says art is too expensive; and are things looking up for the Warburg Institute?
The assault on Iraq’s history is another front in ISIL’s war