10 things you could buy for the price of a $179m Picasso
$179.4 million goes a long way
It’s party week in New York and Venice, but there’s angst in Madrid
Art and the Election
What have politicians promised; how are artists getting involved; and is anything likely to improve for the culture sector?
Acquisitions of the Month: April 2015
Pop art for Chicago; a Duchamp archive for Stockholm; and a Dreamhouse for the Dia Art Foundation
Ed Vaizey and museum professionals face off at pre-election hustings
It might have been an entertaining clash were there not so much at stake
Michelle Obama’s challenge to museums
The First Lady called on US museums to widen access at the Whitney’s ribbon-cutting ceremony
Changing of the guard: who will lead the UK’s museums?
Young and international: is a new type of director coming to London?
Cultural sites severely damaged in Nepal; major fire rips through Clandon Park; Museum of Biblical Art forced to close in New York
Major blaze rips through Clandon Park
The great Palladian country house in Surrey has been very badly damaged
How extensive is the cultural damage in Nepal?
Unesco World Heritage sites are severely damaged, but reconstruction might be an option
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
Art Outlook: 24 April
Yet another UK museum director departs; New York goes wild for the Whitney; and the Guggenheim has designs on Helsinki…
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
Packing a Punch: Ten highlights from the London Original Print Fair
Modern and contemporary works steal the show this year
Museums have finally woken up to the potential of 3D printing
3D prints are the new plaster casts
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
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
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
Baltic Diary: April
What is the relationship between art and the city?
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?
How Neil MacGregor saved the British Museum
The retiring director is one of the great museum leaders in history
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
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
The manipulative imagery of the Bali Nine executions
How art has been used as a pawn in the crisis