News

Yorkshire Sculpture Park named Art Fund’s Museum of the Year

‘A perfect fusion of art and landscape’ the YSP has been named Museum of the Year 2014

10 Jul 2014

John Moores Painting Prize shortlist announced

Congratulations to the five artists who have been shortlisted for this year’s £25,000 prize

4 Jul 2014

Brown’s London Art Weekend

Susan Moore and Emma Crichton-Miller will lead tours of Mayfair and St James’s galleries as part of the first London Art Weekend

4 Jul 2014

Art Outlook: 3 July

Funding, Manifesta and internet memes… a round-up of recent news and discussion

3 Jul 2014

Arts Council Funding: Winners and Losers

Which visual arts organisations have seen the biggest changes?

2 Jul 2014

Reopening the jewel box: the Mauritshuis opens its doors

The Mauritshuis masterpieces are back in place in The Hague, and the newly-restored and extended building has opened its doors

27 Jun 2014

Art Outlook: 26 June

Top jobs, major refurbishments, and big blockbuster shows: a round-up of news and discussion this week

26 Jun 2014

Drawing in space: the 3D printing pen

Will the public get behind the 3D printing pen, which lets you draw in mid air?

26 Jun 2014

Decorated and Replicated: the Cave of Pont-d’Arc

The Decorated Cave of Pont-d’Arc is 36,000 years old and the oldest cultural property on UNESCO’s lists. Its new replica is set to open in 2015.

24 Jun 2014

Nicholas Penny, director of the National Gallery, will retire in 2015

The National Gallery has announced Nicholas Penny’s intention to retire from his role as director

23 Jun 2014

Art Outlook: 19 June

The V&A in China; Brad Pitt in Glasgow; Manifesta in Russia; and the Chapman Brothers at home in Hastings…

19 Jun 2014
St Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum is to step up security in the wake of an attack on the city's metro system earlier this week.

Art Outlook: 12 June

News and comment from the art world this week

12 Jun 2014

Postage paid: Sotheby’s stamp estimated at $10–20million

The British Guiana One-Cent Magenta is the only stamp of its kind in the world, and by far the most expensive

11 Jun 2014

Gallery: De Morgan Foundation’s Painting Conservation Campaign

A number of paintings in the De Morgan Foundation collection are urgently in need of conservation

10 Jun 2014

The De Morgan Centre in Wandsworth will close on 28 June

The De Morgan Foundation is seeking a new home for its collection

10 Jun 2014

All eyes on the Panthéon: JR’s latest installation

The Panthéon in Paris has been taken over by a sea of faces…

7 Jun 2014

Art Outlook: 5 June

News from the art world this week

5 Jun 2014

Art Outlook: 29 May

News from the art world this week

29 May 2014

The most famous bed in art? Tracey Emin’s ‘My Bed’ is up for sale

Tracey Emin isn’t the only artist to turn her attention to the humble bed

28 May 2014

Priced out of the Piscine: the Piscine Molitor reopens in Paris

The newly-renovated Piscine Molitor has finally reopened, but concerns have been raised over its high entrance fees

27 May 2014

German photographer Michael Schmidt has died

The news comes just days after the photographer was awarded the fifth Prix Pictet

25 May 2014

Salvage efforts continue at the Glasgow School of Art

70% of the contents of the Glasgow School of Art have been salvaged by firefighters after a major blaze

24 May 2014

Major blaze at the Glasgow School of Art

Fire crews are tackling a major blaze at the iconic Charles Rennie Mackintosh building on Renfrew Street

23 May 2014

Art Outlook: 22 May

Some of the stories, debates and discussions we’ve spotted this week

22 May 2014