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Málaga’s mayor wins race to open Russian museum and pop-up Pompidou

Politician was determined to launch satellite of Paris and St Petersburg museums by end of month

Published online: 26 March 2015

Barcelona museum director steps down over controversial sculpture

Ines Doujak’s work shows a former Spanish king in a sexual act with a dog

Published online: 24 March 2015

Programmes for the royal hunting lodge

A study of the paintings made for Philip IV’s Torre de la Parada

Published online: 11 March 2015

Who bought what at Arco?

International collectors were out in force, but Spanish institutions also shopped hard

Published online: 04 March 2015

Arco Madrid adds more Latin flavour to the mix

Colombian galleries will make a strong showing at the Spanish fair this year

Published online: 23 February 2015

Thyssen-Bornemisza keeps Spain in suspense over loan

The collector has until May to decide the future of 429 works

Published online: 02 February 2015

Barcelona’s ethnographic collections united with opening of World Culture Museum

New space takes over former home of design and pre-Columbian art institutions

Published online: 02 February 2015

Navarra’s new museum gets the royal treatment

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain open region’s first Modern art space

Published online: 27 January 2015

Spain says art submitted in lieu of tax last year not good enough

Taxpayers will have to cough up the cash since the state declined to acquire the works for public collections

Published online: 22 January 2015

Trial of Medieval manuscript theft due to start next week

More than 60 witnesses, including senior clergy, are schedule to testify in the case of the Codex Calixtinus

Published online: 16 January 2015

As connoisseurship becomes easier, it has never been less fashionable

Bendor Grosvenor goes behind the scenes of the reattribution of Rubens’ Clara Serena portrait

Published online: 24 March 2015

Rubenshuis director says Clara Serena portrait ‘is by Rubens’

Work deaccessioned by Met fetched almost 20 times its auction estimate in 2013

Published online: 24 March 2015

At Tefaf Maastricht, art dealers mix old and new more than ever

Contemporary works fresh from the studio hang alongside Renaissance masterpieces

Published online: 16 March 2015

Rotterdam museum wants to rent out storage space to private collectors

Without an endowment, the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen says it is finding “creative” ways to support itself

Published online: 13 March 2015

China now the biggest market for Modern art

China surpasses US on Modern art spend

Published online: 13 March 2015

Nearly half of the €51bn spent on art last year was on a handful of high-end works

According to the economist Clare McAndrew’s annual report for Tefaf, there are fewer sales happening at higher prices

Published online: 11 March 2015

Conservators prove an unlikely gateway to more museum loans

Institutions are lending more works than ever, exploding the myth that preserving art means denying access to it

Published online: 10 March 2015

Spare us the so-called experts and call for the connoisseurs

Inherited moral rights, over-ambitious academics and discredited catalogues raisonnés have led to a crisis in attribution

Published online: 10 March 2015

Old Master dealers feel the pressure

Currency crises, shrinking supply and online price databases are making for a difficult market

Published online: 10 March 2015

Bright young things who want to sell you older art

The fast and fashionable contemporary scene is not for everyone

Published online: 10 March 2015


Businessman to finance Kochi-Muziris biennial

T.V. Narayanan Kutty, chairman of IAL Group, pledges annual funding of $165,000

Published online: 04 November 2014

Indian artists talk politics

Works on view in Delhi address gender, identity and class issues

Published online: 05 February 2014

Kolkata museum’s 2,000-year-old lion sculpture damaged during renovation

Incident draws attention to the lack of professional care for India’s monuments

Published online: 14 January 2014

Little man with huge potential

Ancient figure could provide clue to the development of writing

Published online: 13 November 2013

What now for India’s contemporary art scene?

A no-show at this year’s Venice Biennale has prompted questions about the country’s cultural ambitions

Published online: 12 September 2013

Fairs without dealers could make sense

Director explains why this month’s United Art Fair is moving away from the ‘boxy booth’ model

Published online: 12 September 2013

New Dehli show and symposium will focus on India’s rapid growth

Local artists’ group Raqs Media Collective to organise the programming for events in 2014

Published online: 20 December 2012

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Artist-curators of Kochi-Muziris Biennale overcome fundraising set back

Published online: 20 December 2012

Japanese architect Maki chosen for Patna Museum, despite jury’s recommendation

Published online: 28 February 2012

Indian museum jury picks Foster design

Published online: 14 February 2012

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