Sunlight will be filtered through the building’s perforated façade on to a vast internal garden that changes with the seasons. Photo: Ateliers Jean Nouvel & BIAD Museums

Designs for Beijing mega-museum unveiled

Jean Nouvel’s plans for the expanded National Art Museum of China include an internal garden and sprawling open-air roof terrace (Sunlight will be filtered through the building’s perforated façade on to a vast internal garden that changes with the seasons. Photo: Ateliers Jean Nouvel & BIAD ) Published online: 20 September 2014
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Berlin Art Week builds on its strengths

The city's annual art festival has expanded beyond its commercial roots—but still keeps its mind on the local market

Published online: 20 September 2014

The Louvre’s director Jean-Luc Martinez reveals revolutionary changes ahead

Work begins this month on improving the Pyramid entrance

Published online: 19 September 2014

Art plays key role in Chicago mayor's re-election hopes

As Expo Chicago opens, Rahm Emanuel's record on culture comes under scrutiny

Published online: 18 September 2014

A piece of Ferguson protests come to Chicago

Glenn Kaino has been collecting stones from conflict zone over the past two years for a work to be shown at Kavi Gupta Gallery

Published online: 18 September 2014

Too hot to handle

As the People’s Climate March launches this weekend, scientists team with artists to urge museums to drop sponsors who deny man-made climate change

Published online: 18 September 2014

To catch an art forger

The documentary “Art and Craft” pits the troubled character who copied art to donate to museums, and the obsessed registrar who tracked him down

Published online: 18 September 2014

 

Iranian photographer returns €50,000 prize

Newsha Tavakolian says the founder of the Paris-based Fondation Carmignac interfered with her work

Published online: 18 September 2014

Mexico’s $105m Baroque Museum denied environmental permit

Construction on the Toyo Ito-designed building is stalled less than a month after the groundbreaking ceremony

Published online: 18 September 2014

The Wallace unveils its Great Gallery rehang

Director says revamping rooms of arms and armour will be next

Published online: 18 September 2014

Charges made against two men in Russian avant-garde forgery case

The suspects allegedly offers fakes for sale as genuine works by Malevich, Rodchenko and Goncharova

Published online: 18 September 2014

 
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Video all-nighter in London

Nightowls roaming the streets of London this evening (20 September) will spot video art dotted around the capital, in the windows of galleries, hotels and auction houses. "Nuit Blanche Video" takes place from 7PM to 7AM, with works on show by Tracey Emin at Lanvin boutique in Mount Street, and >>>

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Video: Baselitz's fascination with Munch

The Haus der Kunst in Munich is opening a show of new work by the German artist Georg Baselitz on 19 September. The show includes selections from his Remix series and from his Black Paintings series, as well as a group of black bronze sculptures. In this video, Baselitz discusses the influence of the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch on his art.

Confronting art world sexism

 

Muslims’ Worlds, from Saturday, 12 November in Berlin

berlin. “Muslims’ Worlds” is due to open in Berlin’s Ethnological Museum in Dahlem this month, exploring the theme of gender segregation in traditional Islamic societies and Muslim diversity, from orthodoxy to Sufism. In four rooms, measuring 850 sq. m, about 300 objects mainly from Pakistan,...

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