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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

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

Ed Vaizey at the inaugural Art Business Conference, London

5 Sep 2014
Photo: Ishbel MacDonald/BBC

Bendor Grosvenor

36. Writer and art consultant, Edinburgh, UK

27 Aug 2014

‘Art Party’: Bob and Roberta Smith’s defense of art in schools

We spoke to the artist at the head of a campaign to keep creativity on the school curriculum

21 Aug 2014

Milking It: Delaware Art Museum will sell two more works of art

Winslow Homer’s ‘Milking Time’ and Alexander Calder’s ‘The Black Crescent’ are next up

11 Aug 2014

Northampton Museums lose Arts Council Accreditation

The Sekhemka sale has quickly become something of a case study in the dangers of deaccessioning

4 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 2 August

40 Under 40; a gallery for Goldsmiths, art in Edinburgh; and a closer look at museum displays

2 Aug 2014

The Apollo Podcast July/August: The Imperial War Museum Reopens

Thomas Marks, Diane Lees and David Boyd Haycock discuss the role of art in commemorating the First World War

1 Aug 2014

The Week’s Muse: 26 July

Are encyclopaedic museums concentrating too much on contemporary art? News and comment from the Muse Room

26 Jul 2014

The model architect: touring Sir John Soane’s Museum

A number of the architect’s prized models are back on prominent display in Sir John Soane’s Museum

17 Jun 2014

The Week’s Muse: 14 June

News, comment and opinion from this week’s Muse Room: arts and crafts, ivory, twitter, public art, hidden stores and a $20 million stamp

14 Jun 2014

Mind the Gap: William Holman Hunt’s ‘Isabella’ should stay in Delaware

Should a museum, purportedly in order to save its head, sell off the jewel in its crown?

22 May 2014

First Look: ‘Mondrian and Colour’ at Turner Contemporary

The exhibition is the first to consider in depth the significance of colour to Piet Mondrian’s early career

19 May 2014

Review: Artists’ Scrapbooks at the ICA, London

The ICA’s Reading Room was put to good use recently with an exhibition of creative scrapbooks

18 May 2014

The Week’s Muse: 26 April

Print collecting, digital catalogues and curator chic… some of the discussions on the blog this week

26 Apr 2014

Building the catalogue: the National Gallery and digital publishing

‘Building the Picture’ is accompanied by the National Gallery’s first fully digital catalogue

26 Apr 2014

Flipping Out: Saltz and Simchowitz clash over the art market

Flipping art is a controversial practice: it was only a matter of time before it resulted in a public spat

1 Apr 2014

Essl Sells: should Austria acquire the Essl Collection?

Entrepreneur Karlheinz Essl hopes to sell his private collection to Austria, to save 4000 jobs at his company

26 Mar 2014

Beyond TEFAF: What’s on around Maastricht

A look at some of the outstanding satellite shows being staged alongside TEFAF

14 Mar 2014

The Week’s Muse: 8 March

Women in art, art at risk, and art history’s bad image… discussions in the Muse Room this week

8 Mar 2014

Why not destroy this fake? A defence of the Chagall Committee

The Chagall Committee are actually doing their work

6 Mar 2014

Flip Charts: Flipping art in contemporary auctions

Trophy works by hot young artists are frequently sold repeatedly in a short space of time. What does it mean for the art market?

24 Feb 2014

Art Outlook: 20 February

Stories from the art world that have caught our eye this week

20 Feb 2014