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Art Outlook: 13 November

Major gifts, controversial sales and record-breaking auctions

13 Nov 2014

A. Jerrold Perenchio’s $500 million gift to LACMA

Perenchio hopes his extraordinary gift will encourage other donors to support LACMA’s expansion

13 Nov 2014

From Monet to Magritte: Perenchio’s gift to LACMA

Monet, Picasso, Degas, Magritte…a few highlights from Perenchio’s collection

13 Nov 2014

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2014

Which of the 12 shortlisted artists should win the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize?

11 Nov 2014

Art Outlook: 6 November

The J. Paul Getty Museum’s major Manet acquisition; Ronald Lauder’s warning to the Kunstmuseum Bern; and North Korea’s first UK art show

6 Nov 2014

Acquisitions of the Month: October

The Metropolitan Museum gains a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts, while Tate takes home some contemporary work from Frieze

2 Nov 2014

Art Outlook: 30 October

Some of the stories and discussions we’ve spotted online this week: Could ‘orphan’ artworks be brought in from the cold?…

30 Oct 2014

Art Outlook: 23 October

Rene Burri dies aged 81; Nicholas Serota takes the Power 100 top spot; and Detroit makes a last-minute deal

23 Oct 2014
A cruise ship sailing in front of San Giorgio Maggiore in 2010.

Art Outlook: 16 October

Frieze Week; Burrell at Bonhams; Venice at risk; a public art challenge; and the art of slowing down

16 Oct 2014

Art Outlook: 9 October

In the news this week: art law, racism and censorship debates, and the origins of art itself…

9 Oct 2014

Preview: William Morris at the National Portrait Gallery

Curator Fiona McCarthy discusses Morris’s art and politics, and argues that both are still relevant today

9 Oct 2014

Art Outlook: 2 October

A new owner for The Art Newspaper; seven day weeks for Paris museums; art theft in Cyprus; and another Banksy saga

2 Oct 2014

Acquisitions of the Month: September

From 17th-century embroideries to 20th-century photography: some notable recent museum acquisitions

30 Sep 2014

No Love Locks: too much romance on Paris’ Pont des Arts

Loved up tourists will have to find another way to say they care…

29 Sep 2014

Art Outlook: 25 September

Racism and censorship rows at the Barbican; hailstorms in Florence; and the end of cadmium red?

25 Sep 2014

The London Art Book Fair at the Whitechapel Gallery

Art and books have always gone hand in hand…

25 Sep 2014

Bantry House sale postponed

It was once nicknamed ‘The Wallace Collection of Ireland’: are efforts being made to save what remains of Bantry’s historic collection?

24 Sep 2014

National Gallery launches membership scheme

This is the third in a hat trick of recent changes intended to place public engagement at the heart of the gallery’s operations

24 Sep 2014

The Wallace Collection: The Great Gallery reopens

The Great Galley at the Wallace Collections reopens after a two year refurbishment

19 Sep 2014

Art Outlook: 18 September

What would Scottish independence mean for the arts? Is the Wallace Collection’s Great Gallery as good as they say? And who spends $65 million on a new pavement?

18 Sep 2014

Art Outlook: 11 September

A Turner masterpiece goes up for sale; over 70 paintings are stolen in Vienna; and a Monet shows up in Gurlitt’s suitcase

11 Sep 2014

The Week’s Muse: 6 September

Ed Vaizey at the Art Business Conference, hard times for the UK’s regional museums, the potential impact of Scottish independence on its museums, and what you should visit this autumn

6 Sep 2014

Review: Al Jazeera’s Rebel Architecture

Al Jazeera’s ‘Rebel Architecture’ series challenges the ways in which we view the role of the architect

5 Sep 2014

Vaizey promises action on ARR and ivory: The Art Business Conference

Ed Vaizey at the inaugural Art Business Conference, London

5 Sep 2014