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Gilbert and George announce details of planned foundation

Plus: David Geffen pledges $150m to LACMA building project | Frieze announces stand prize winner and Tate acquisitions | and conservative activists protest nude performance at São Paulo’s MAM

5 Oct 2017

Lincoln Center puts $500m concert hall renovation on ice

Plus: Participating artists announced for 2018 Liverpool Biennial | National Museum of Scotland receives £1m grant for refurbishment plans | and David Shrigley to guest direct 2018 Brighton Festival

4 Oct 2017
The Colosseum Seen from the Southeast, (c. 1700), Gaspar van Wittel, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Photo: Imaging department; Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum. Photo: Imaging department; © President and Fellows of Harvard College

Will the reform of Rome’s ruins be an improvement?

Will the new Colosseum archaeological park improve the upkeep of Rome’s most important ruins?

3 Oct 2017
Julia Gonnella

Julia Gonnella appointed new director of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha

Plus: Deborah de Robertis to be prosecuted for ‘flashing’ Mona Lisa | The Jewish Museum in New York increases security after ISIS threat | Susanne Pfeffer named director of Frankfurt’s Museum für Moderne Kunst | Sexually explicit sculpture pulled from FIAC | and recommended reading

2 Oct 2017
Exterior vew from 125th Street Plaza. Courtesy Adjaye Associates and Studio Museum, Harlem

Designs revealed for Studio Museum redevelopment

Plus: Thomas Sokolowski named director of Zimmerli Art Museum | Gus Casely-Hayford named director of the National Museum of African Art | Pompeii to build contemporary art collection | and Kathy Halbreich named executive director of Rauschenberg Foundation

28 Sep 2017

Concerns grow over sale of Yeats Family Collection

Plus: Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo announces new foundation in Madrid | Puerto Rico museums remain closed after Hurricane Maria | Jean Nouvel defends treatment of construction workers at Louvre Abu Dhabi | Nicole Eisenman’s sculpture defaced with swastika in Münster | and recommended reading

25 Sep 2017

Howard Hodgkin’s art collection will be auctioned

Plus: Gwangju Biennale announces theme for 2018 edition | Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky to step down | Historic England would not have listed destroyed Jacobean ceiling | and recommended reading

11 Sep 2017

Pierre Bergé (1930–2017)

Plus: David Ross to be new chair of the National Portrait Gallery, London | Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art is to change its name | Report into Ebacc warns of cutting ‘pipeline’ from UK schools to the creative industries | and recommended reading

8 Sep 2017
María Paz Gaviria | Apollo 40 Under 40 Global | The Business

María Paz Gaviria

Director, ArtBo, Bogotà, Colombia

7 Sep 2017
Eike Schmidt on April 4, 2017 in Florence, at the Gucci Cruise 2018 press conference. Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images for Gucci

Eike Schmidt to lead Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum

Plus: Houston museums begin to reopen | Rashid Rana steps down as director of inaugural Lahore Biennale | Report on national monuments recommends reductions to protected land | and recommended reading

1 Sep 2017
Hurricane Harvey. NOAA/NASA GOES Project

Texas museums close in effort to prevent hurricane damage

Plus: Singapore Art Museum suspends search for new director and CEO | and Newark Museum to expand American art galleries

29 Aug 2017
Do museums need to be more socially engaged? Illustration by Graham Roumieu/Dutch Uncle

Do museums need to be more socially engaged?

Alistair Hudson and Elisabeth Callihan ask whether today’s museums could be more useful

28 Aug 2017

Decline in numbers taking GCSE art and design courses

Plus: New appointments at MoMA | President of Pennsylvania College of Art & Design to retire | and recommended reading

25 Aug 2017
An archaeologist works on part of a 1,500-year-old mosaic discovered near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate, on 23 August 2017. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images

Byzantine mosaic discovered in Jerusalem

Plus: New York mayor orders review of ‘symbols of hate on city property’ | University of Arkansas establishes state’s first art school | New York City’s first poster museum to open in 2018 | and Ghana’s Gallery 1957 announces second venue in Accra

24 Aug 2017

£4m funding boost for Glasgow tea room

Plus: Elmhurst Art Museum appoints John McKinnon as executive director | Works missing from Air India’s £200m art collection | Christie’s sues Delta Airlines for Gerhard Richter painting damage | and French Academy in Rome removes upper age limit for Villa Medici fellows

10 Aug 2017

Archaeologists unearth ‘little Pompeii’ in southeastern France

Plus: LACMA names Mark Bradford and George Lucas as Art+Film Gala honourees | Last-minute donation saves Victoria’s Castlemaine Art Museum from closure | and Concetto Pozzati (1935–2017)

3 Aug 2017
The Whitney Museum of American Art in 2014. Photo: Timothy Schenck

Edward Hopper archive goes to Whitney Museum

Plus: The Art Newspaper editor to step down | Art Gallery of New South Wales announces prize winners | Staff changes at the Met | Miami Beach ArtCenter appoints new director Dennis Scholl | and recommended reading

31 Jul 2017

How Native Americans are reclaiming their history

This book is inevitably partial, but offers the best single account to date of repatriation claims in the US

29 Jul 2017

Controversial Markus Lüpertz mural gets green light

Plus: Banksy work named UK’s favourite work of art | Activists demand that Boston’s ICA cancel Dana Schutz show | and Condo fair to launch in Mexico City and Shanghai in 2018

26 Jul 2017

Proposed monument at Flint Castle branded ‘distasteful’

Plus: Kunstmuseum Bern launches provenance research into Gurlitt Collection | Berkshire Museum criticised for plans to sell off works from its collection | Fire at Tatihou’s Maritime Museum destroys three paintings from the Louvre | and Christina Olsen appointed director of University of Michigan Museum of Art

25 Jul 2017
The Getty Center.

Getty announces major acquisition of Old Master drawings

Plus: Stolen Francis Bacon paintings recovered | Nicole Eisenman sculpture vandalised in Münster | London’s Breese Little gallery to close | and recommended reading

21 Jul 2017

Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Plus: New York City Cultural Plan focuses on underserved communities | Neil MacGregor to remain at Humboldt Forum until it opens | artworks vandalised at Domme contemporary exhibition

20 Jul 2017

Norway abandons artist’s plans for Utøya massacre memorial

Plus: UNESCO report recommends bypass around Stonehenge | Artist issues formal complaint over fundraising investigation | Man crashes car into monument in Little Rock | and Avery Singer wins Prix Jean-François Prat

29 Jun 2017
Arts Council England

Arts Council England boosts funding to regional organisations

Plus: Rome metro construction unearths 3rd-century ruins | Julia Joern to leave David Zwirner gallery | Stolen Belfast painting recovered in Chicago | and Merryn Schriever appointed director of Bonhams Australia

27 Jun 2017