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Vote Art! Why artists are getting involved in the UK election

Does art have an important role to play in the upcoming UK election? Perhaps

28 Apr 2015

Art Outlook: 24 April

Yet another UK museum director departs; New York goes wild for the Whitney; and the Guggenheim has designs on Helsinki…

24 Apr 2015

King’s College London is ripping down London’s history

Those behind the plans either don’t understand what makes this a great city, or don’t care

24 Apr 2015

Packing a Punch: Ten highlights from the London Original Print Fair

Modern and contemporary works steal the show this year

23 Apr 2015

Museums have finally woken up to the potential of 3D printing

3D prints are the new plaster casts

22 Apr 2015

Stamping down on the students: has the UK’s largest art school gone too far?

Students are asking legitimate questions about the future of art schools: UAL should listen

17 Apr 2015

Art Outlook: 16 April

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

16 Apr 2015

The destruction of Nimrud is a crime against humanity

Islamic State has posted a video online that appears to show the destruction of the Assyrian city

14 Apr 2015

Baltic Diary: April

What is the relationship between art and the city?

13 Apr 2015

Art Outlook: 10 April

British Museum bids farewell to Neil MacGregor; MFA Boston names its next director; plus, should there be a time limit on restitution claims?

10 Apr 2015

How Neil MacGregor saved the British Museum

The retiring director is one of the great museum leaders in history

8 Apr 2015

Art Outlook: 3 April

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

3 Apr 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: March 2015

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

31 Mar 2015

Art Outlook: 26 March

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

26 Mar 2015

Fun and Games: 15th annual Serpentine Pavilion revealed

The Serpentine unveils plans for its summer pavilion

25 Mar 2015

The Met brings out the best surprise at Asia Week New York

The Met steals the show at Asia Week New York

25 Mar 2015

Can Iraq’s Antiquities be Saved?

What is the extent of the damage in Iraq and is enough being done by the international community?

23 Mar 2015

Art Outlook: 19 March

Terror at the Bardo Museum; Syria recovers looted artefacts; Gabriele Finaldi joins the National Gallery; and a new CEO for Sotheby’s

19 Mar 2015

Regional museums are in crisis. Can they survive?

Key speakers debated the issue at a Courtauld event this week

19 Mar 2015

Terror attack at Tunisia’s Bardo Museum

Nineteen people are reported dead and more injured in an attack on the Tunis museum

18 Mar 2015

Fire at the Battersea Arts Centre

The north side of the grade II listed building has been destroyed in a major blaze

14 Mar 2015

Art Outlook: 12 March

Austria to keep a prized Klimt; Gerhard Richter says art is too expensive; and are things looking up for the Warburg Institute?

12 Mar 2015

Islamic State militants take bulldozers to the ancient city of Nimrud

The assault on Iraq’s history is another front in ISIL’s war

6 Mar 2015

Art Outlook: 5 March

This week’s art news, including cultural destruction in Iraq, arrests in Spain, and controversy over London’s proposed Garden Bridge

5 Mar 2015