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The Catlin Art Prize Shortlist 2015

Which of these eight recent graduates should take home the £5,000 prize?

3 Mar 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: February 2015

From the first printed bibles to contemporary Inuit sculpture and astrophotography…

1 Mar 2015

Art Outlook: 26 February

Art news: English Heritage to split in two; Romania’s silence over Brancusi statue sale; Cézanne sketches discovered at the Barnes Foundation

26 Feb 2015

Art Outlook: 19 February

Sheila Girling dies aged 90; Centre Pompidou plans pop-ups; Musée Maillol closes unexpectedly, and the Whitworth reopens…

19 Feb 2015

The Whitworth reopens

Great art, thoughtful curation and a snazzy café: Manchester’s £15 million redevelopment project is a great success

17 Feb 2015

Art Outlook: 12 February

A Leonardo is seized from a vault in Switzerland; artists condemn Tania Bruguera’s detention in Cuba; and a Gauguin sells for $300 million

12 Feb 2015

Art Outlook: 5 February

Walter Liedtke killed in train crash; National Gallery staff strike over privatisation plans; two bronzes attributed to Michelangelo

5 Feb 2015

Walter Liedtke: 1945–2015

The curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was killed in the Metro-North Valhalla train crash on Tuesday

5 Feb 2015

Fitzwilliam Museum attributes two bronzes to Michelangelo

David Ekserdjian discusses the recent announcement

2 Feb 2015

Acquisitions of the Month: January

New year, new acquistions: from Jérôme Bonaparte’s chandelier to an entire country cottage

31 Jan 2015

Art Outlook: 29 January

Sponsorship, strikes and self-censorship in London’s top museums; the Smithsonian’s international expansion; Tutankhamun’s broken beard

29 Jan 2015

Art Outlook: 22 January

Gabriele Finaldi is tipped as the next National Gallery director; Italy recovers looted antiquities; and Luc Tuymans is found to be in breach of copyright

22 Jan 2015

Gallery: ‘Self’ at Turner Contemporary

A selection of self-portraits from Turner Contemporary’s latest show

20 Jan 2015

What’s inside the Amphipolis Tomb?

And what does it mean for our understanding of Graeco-Roman art?

16 Jan 2015

Art Outlook: 15 January

Who will restore the Glasgow School of Art? Who’s taking over at TEFAF? How much would you pay for Larry Gagosian’s sushi?

15 Jan 2015

Art Outlook: 8 January

The NPG and Art Basel Asia get new directors; an ancient city is unearthed in Turkey; Turner’s house to be restored; and Labour comes under fire

8 Jan 2015

Art Outlook: 18 December

Nine stolen artworks recovered in LA; India and Pakistan share a pavilion in Venice; and a young-looking ‘Mona Lisa’ in Singapore

18 Dec 2014

Art Outlook: 11 December

The British Museum lends a Parthenon marble to Russia; the Cooper Hewitt reopens in New York; and another art theft in Italy

11 Dec 2014

London’s Italian art invasion

An extraordinary quantity of post-war Italian art has been exhibited, sold and written about this year. What’s behind the rich pickings?

5 Dec 2014

Art Outlook: 4 December

Some of the stories and discussions we’ve spotted online this week: Turner steals the limelight; Christie’s Chief Executive steps down; and the crowds descend on Miami Beach

4 Dec 2014

Art Outlook: 27 November

The Kunstmuseum Bern takes on Gurlitt’s art collection; major art awards; and the world of Minecraft meets the world of art

27 Nov 2014

A Gallery of Mysteries: Phoenix Art Museum’s unidentified artists

Nobody knows who did them, but why should that stop us appreciating these works?

25 Nov 2014

Anri Sala wins the Vincent Award 2014

The artist was announced the winner at a ceremony at the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

24 Nov 2014

Art Outlook: 20 November

News from the art world: art awards, auction records, and a royal stamp of approval

20 Nov 2014