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Facing the World

Self-Portraits Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei Ever since the Renaissance, and in some cases even earlier, artists have self-consciously created images…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
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The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

An unsightly selfie statue, Lego gets taken to pieces, and trouble at the Jack the Ripper Museum

6 Jun 2016

Stonehenge among sites threatened by climate change, warns UN report

Plus: Christie’s to lead 250th anniversary sale with Constable ‘masterpiece’ | Russia’s National Centre for Contemporary Arts absorbed into State Museum and Exhibition Center | Ai Weiwei studio member detained by Greek police | UC San Diego to convert university art gallery into classroom | Yuri Pattison wins 2016 Frieze Artist award | and Patrick George (1923-2016)

26 May 2016

Sadiq Khan gives conditional backing to Garden Bridge

Plus: Climate change protests force temporary closure of British Museum | Ai Weiwei: EU’s refugee deal with Turkey is ‘immoral’ | Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art signs deal with Louvre | Pratt Institute president to step down | Brooklyn Museum offers staff buyouts | Milwaukee Art Museum names new director | and recommended reading

19 May 2016

Museum of the Year shortlist announced

Plus: Ai Weiwei to make documentary about refugee crisis | Labour protests continue at Guggenheim | Wim Delvoye plans museum in Iran | Matteo Del Fante announced as new president of Palazzo Strozzi | Armory Show to merge contemporary and modern sections | Recommended reading

29 Apr 2016

Architect Zaha Hadid has died at the age of 65

Plus: Taipei triumphs with visitor figures | Further comment on Palmyra | Elisabeth Murdoch launches £100,000 art prize for women | Increased security for Italy’s cultural attractions | and the Getty awards $8.45 million for new edition of Pacific Standard Time

31 Mar 2016

Megacities Asia

Eleven artists sculpt urban reality in a new show at the MFA Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Chinese Whispers

Recent Art from the Sigg and M+ Sigg Collections “Chinese Whispers” provides a deeper insight into China’s art scene of…

Kunst Museum, Bern
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The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Not-so-radical street art and the Cerne Abbas giant censored at the Palace of Westminster

7 Feb 2016

‘Paddington Shard’ scrapped…for the time being

Art News Daily : 1 February

1 Feb 2016

Cuts present worrying outlook for UK museums

Art News Daily : 13 January

13 Jan 2016

Greco-Roman Sites in Libya Threatened by ISIS

Art News Daily : 11 December

11 Dec 2015

François Pinault Denies Paris Museum Rumours

Art News Daily : 2 December

2 Dec 2015

Can art exist on social media?

Can artists and the wider art world use social media for more than self-promotion? Some certainly think so…

30 Nov 2015

Paris Museums Reopen After Terrorist Atrocity

Art News Daily : 16 November

16 Nov 2015

Science Museum to End Association with Shell?

Art News Daily : 13 November

13 Nov 2015

Van Gogh Action Man: Officially Better than Game of Thrones

Ever wondered what Rodin’s The Thinker would look like in a sexy pose? Find out with the help of an art-historical action figure.

6 Nov 2015

Preview: Asian Art In London

Highlights from this year’s city-wide event: from painted scrolls to Chinese jade

29 Oct 2015

Martin Wong

Martin Wong: Human Instamatic will be the first museum retrospective of the work of Chinese-American painter Martin Wong (1946-1999) since…

Bronx Museum, New York
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Arts Council Issues Heightened Alert Warning for UK Museums

Art News Daily : 22 October

22 Oct 2015

CERAMIX

Art and ceramics from Rodin to Schütte Under the title CERAMIX, the Bonnefantenmuseum (Maastricht – NL), Cité de la céramique…

Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
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Risk

What happens when art and risk collide? This autumn, see artists leap into the void, abandon control and push art to…

Turner Contemporary, Margate
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Palmyra : ISIS Blows up Triumphal Arch

Art News Daily: 5 October

5 Oct 2015

Baltic Diary: Art and Politics

‘Contemporary art is a very elitist sphere,’ admitted Frame’s head of programmes Taru Elfving, ‘and it could be so much more’

30 Sep 2015