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Broken Logic: vandalism, Ai Weiwei and Caminero

Now here’s a thorny discussion around art, value and vandalism…

21 Feb 2014

Florida artist destroys Ai Weiwei vase

A Florida artist has been charged with destroying a vase by Ai Weiwei in an apparently deliberate attack

18 Feb 2014
View from the Louvre Abu Dhabi, designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel and completed in 2017, photo: Mohamed Somji; © Louvre Abu Dhabi

Does the Louvre Abu Dhabi live up to its aims?

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is undeniably impressive, but can it succeed in becoming the universal museum it wants to be?

2 Jan 2018

David Hockney breaks visitor records at Tate Britain

Art News Daily : 31 May

31 May 2017
Untitled (Boy asleep)

Summer art fair highlights

From Italian art in Monaco to unusual tribal objects in London, this summer’s art fairs have rich offerings

18 Jul 2016

Where’s Weiwei?

Camera phones at the ready

16 Sep 2015

The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Andy Murray picks up the paintbrush, truth and lies with Ai Weiwei, and the dawn of the Museum of Pizza

1 May 2018

The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Celebs at Art Basel Miami Beach, Ai Weiwei’s problem with German, and Peter Hitchens pans his portrait

13 Dec 2017
Anish Kapoor’s Descension in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York. Photo: James Ewing, Public Art Fund, NY © Anish Kapoor, 2017

Anish Kapoor causes a stir in New York

New York’s Public Art Fund celebrates its 40th birthday with commissions by Ai Weiwei and Anish Kapoor

5 Jul 2017

The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Halloween horrors hit museum’s social media accounts, Ai Weiwei gets sweary, and Grayson Perry takes aim at Rafael Vinoly

31 Oct 2016

The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Marina Abramovic is apologetic, a very loose definition of ’Persian’, and Berlin’s pedestrians scandalise Ai Weiwei

24 Aug 2016

London Diary

Be won over by Ai Weiwei, blown away by Bridget Riley, and get lost in the National Theatre’s concrete corridors this week

29 Sep 2015

Art Outlook

Tate Britain appoints its next director; Ai Weiwei denied a six-month visa by UK government; Paolozzi’s London Underground murals relocate to Edinburgh; and the National Gallery makes an unusual painting purchase

30 Jul 2015
Ai Weiwei shows the world his passport via Instagram.

Art Outlook

York Art Gallery reintroduces entrance charges; Ai Weiwei gets his passport back; The Hermitage will open an outpost in Moscow; Baselitz and Richter throw their cultural weight around.

23 Jul 2015

Art Outlook

Art news: Ai Weiwei shows in Beijing; Gwangju Biennial and New Museum Triennial curators announced; stolen Rodin sculpture found; MFA Boston in racism row

10 Jul 2015

The HR crisis hobbling Italian museums

While the appointment or dismissal of directors makes headlines, chronic understaffing is a much more fundamental problem

2 Feb 2024

Under the influence – can social media stars also be market makers?

Cause and effect is hard to pin down, but a certain type of celebrity association does seem to affect the value of a work of art

20 Nov 2023

Jeffrey Deitch

Founder of Jeffrey Deitch galleries, New York and Los Angeles

11 Sep 2023

February 2022

Ai Weiwei | Jacques-Louis David | Madame de Pompadour’s porcelain
The M+ Museum in Hong Kong.

Is the M+ Museum still a good idea?

In Hong Kong’s increasingly repressive political climate, can the M+ Museum sustain the cultural optimism it once promised?

22 Nov 2021

Mami Kataoka

Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

26 Aug 2021