Perenchio hopes his extraordinary gift will encourage other donors to support LACMA’s expansion
Monet, Picasso, Degas, Magritte…a few highlights from Perenchio’s collection
Which of the 12 shortlisted artists should win the inaugural Hennessy Portrait Prize?
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
The Metropolitan Museum gains a collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts, while Tate takes home some contemporary work from Frieze
Some of the stories and discussions we’ve spotted online this week: Could ‘orphan’ artworks be brought in from the cold?…
Rene Burri dies aged 81; Nicholas Serota takes the Power 100 top spot; and Detroit makes a last-minute deal
Frieze Week; Burrell at Bonhams; Venice at risk; a public art challenge; and the art of slowing down
In the news this week: art law, racism and censorship debates, and the origins of art itself…
Curator Fiona McCarthy discusses Morris’s art and politics, and argues that both are still relevant today
A new owner for The Art Newspaper; seven day weeks for Paris museums; art theft in Cyprus; and another Banksy saga
From 17th-century embroideries to 20th-century photography: some notable recent museum acquisitions
Loved up tourists will have to find another way to say they care…
Racism and censorship rows at the Barbican; hailstorms in Florence; and the end of cadmium red?
Art and books have always gone hand in hand…
It was once nicknamed ‘The Wallace Collection of Ireland’: are efforts being made to save what remains of Bantry’s historic collection?
This is the third in a hat trick of recent changes intended to place public engagement at the heart of the gallery’s operations
The Great Galley at the Wallace Collections reopens after a two year refurbishment
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?
A Turner masterpiece goes up for sale; over 70 paintings are stolen in Vienna; and a Monet shows up in Gurlitt’s suitcase
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
Al Jazeera’s ‘Rebel Architecture’ series challenges the ways in which we view the role of the architect
Ed Vaizey at the inaugural Art Business Conference, London