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Cuban street artist back in police custody

Plus: Brussels museums shut down following terrorist attacks | Secrets of the Herculaneum scrolls revealed | and Sex Pistols graffiti recommended for listed status

22 Mar 2016

Fire destroys parts of Wythenshawe Hall

Plus: Trial begins for ‘cols rouges’ accused of theft at Drouot | Hiker discovers ultra rare ‘nostalgic coin’ | Inaugural Lahore Biennale announced | Anita Brookner (1928–2016)

15 Mar 2016

Francis Bacon paintings worth €30 million stolen in Madrid

Plus: Hauser Wirth & Schimmel opens in LA | National Portrait Gallery to show Leon Golub’s political portraits | Ed Vaizey to meet local MPs over Bradford museum debate | and the weekend’s best reviews & comment

14 Mar 2016

BP & Tate to part ways after nearly three decades

Plus: Aegean Airlines will sponsor Documenta 14 | Krist Gruijthuijsen named as director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art | Rubens’ Lot and His Daughters up for auction at Christie’s

11 Mar 2016

David Altmejd

Giants The exhibition “Giants” of Canadian artist David Altmejd opens on 18th March 2016 in the Forum of the Royal…

Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels

Sydney Biennale

The Biennale of Sydney is a non-profit organisation that presents Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts festival. Held…


What’s the point of rebuilding Germany’s palaces?

The construction of Berlin’s Humboldt Forum on the site of the former Stadtschloss raises challenging questions

10 Mar 2016

Cambridge college considers repatriating its Benin Bronze

Plus: UK Culture Secretary will not intervene with Royal Photographic Society collection | Shots fired at Berlin LGBT museum | and three men jailed in connection with former art thief’s murder

9 Mar 2016

Monika Grütters confirms continued funding for Gurlitt research

Plus: Cranach’s Venus seized by authorities | Trouble brews at the Musée d’Orsay | Researcher claims to have found the only photograph of Van Gogh as an adult

3 Mar 2016

Why Facebook’s art censorship has landed it in court

Censoring a 19th-century painting has come back to bite the social networking site

26 Feb 2016

What would ‘Brexit’ mean for UK museums?

Eighth century Islamic Tombs Discovered in Nȋmes | Artists ‘Steal’ Bust of Nefertiti | FIAC Satellite Postponed | Winners Named for Anderson Ranch Awards

25 Feb 2016
The homepage of Art UK, which was launched today (24 February 2016)

With Art UK, Britain’s public collections are more accessible than ever before

A new website revolutionises how we can view publicly owned art

24 Feb 2016

Art UK launches in London

BADA to Spearhead Campaign against Quarterly Tax Returns | Fondazione Cini Unveils Fastest Scanner to Date | Serpentine Reveals Designs for 2016 Pavilion & Summer Houses | Uli Sigg on Uli Sigg | Thomas Schütte to Open Museum | Harmony Korine Attacks the Canvas | Art Thief Returns Stolen Painting

24 Feb 2016

Tate announces major Hockney retrospective

Cass Sells London HQ | Will Jesus College Repatriate its Bronze Cockerel? | Philipp Rühr & Henning Fehr Win BMW Art Journey Award | The Weekend’s Best Comment and Reviews

22 Feb 2016

Museum of Fascism planned for Mussolini’s birthplace

Dennis Morris Accuses Elizabeth Peyton of Copyright Infringement | Recommended Reading: Robert Hewison on the UK Government’s Culture White Paper | Rumours of Cairo’s Townhouse Gallery Reopening Scotched | Richard Wilson to Curate RA Summer Exhibition

18 Feb 2016

Francis Towne’s watercolours of Rome

Light, time, legacy British artist Francis Towne (1739–1816) made a remarkable group of watercolours during a visit to Rome in…

British Museum, London

Boris Johnson under fire over Norton Folgate decision

Bjarke Ingels to Design Serpentine Pavilion | Appointment of new Culture Minister Divides Croatia | Huge Roman Arcade to Go on Show in Colchester

11 Feb 2016

National museum in Yemen hit by shellfire

Wentworth Woodhouse Sold to Conservation Group for £7 million | Italy to Create 10 New Museums | Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Arrested in Connection with Fakes | The Fitzwilliam at 200 | Britain’s Worst Public Art

4 Feb 2016

Death sentence overturned for Ashraf Fayadh

TEFAF Maastricht Expands to New York | Rothko’s Son Insists he Never Authenticated Work Sold by Knoedler | Bouvier: What Really Happened? | Philippe Parreno Commissioned for Tate Modern Turbine Hall

3 Feb 2016

Post-war public art listed in the UK

Art News Daily : 22 January

22 Jan 2016

Tokyo stadium row rumbles on

Art News Daily : 19 January

19 Jan 2016

Light, Time, Legacy

Francis Towne’s Watercolours of Rome British artist Francis Towne (1739–1816) made a remarkable group of watercolours during a visit to…

British Museum, London

Cuts present worrying outlook for UK museums

Art News Daily : 13 January

13 Jan 2016

The US museums that will let you carry a gun – no joke, alas

The Denver Museum of Nature & Sciences has reversed its anti-gun policy. But it’s not the only shooting gallery in the US

8 Jan 2016