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Folk art museum to open space in Queens

Planned annexe in Long Island City will be in the same neighbourhood as MoMA QNS (Together again? The American Folk Art Museum and MoMA could soon be neighbours once more) Published online: 23 April 2014
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'Pop-up' Pompidou coming to Mexico?

French culture minister reveals plans for a temporary outpost of the Paris museum

Published online: 23 April 2014

Jordan’s first ‘heritage village’ to be completed this year

Historic houses in Dana have been restored to encourage eco-tourism

Published online: 23 April 2014

Klimt’s mystery woman unveiled

Experts support later dating after recent conservation work—and little-known portrait will go on show in Vienna for the first time

Published online: 23 April 2014

New tech, new art

Silicon Valley’s success stories are applying their non-corporate ethos to art investment, finding innovative ways of building their collections

Published online: 23 April 2014

Liverpool gallery swaps staff for volunteers

FACT accused of laying off paid staff while recruiting for 70 volunteers

Published online: 22 April 2014

Country house to sell painting by Strozzi

Deaccession of Genoese Old Master work, worth around £2.5m, cleared by museum bodies

Published online: 22 April 2014

 

Partner of Glafira Rosales arrested amid ongoing forgery case

US authorities have reportedly requested the extradition of the alleged accomplice, who was arrested in Spain

Published online: 21 April 2014

Turkish artists condemn Erdogan re-election

Artistic community expresses concern at censorship and crackdown on personal freedom

Published online: 21 April 2014

Mount Sinai monks threatened with deportation

An Egyptian ex-army general wants to tear down Saint Catherine’s monastery and expel its mostly Greek monks as a threat to national security

Published online: 21 April 2014

Paris museum holds on to stolen statues

Musée Guimet negotiating with the Nepalese government over two stelae that have been off display for more than a decade

Published online: 21 April 2014

 
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An artistic turn of mind

Do artists really think differently? Yes, it turns out. A study recently published in the journal NeuroImage reveals structural differences in the brains of art students and “non-artists” in areas dealing with visual imagery, fine motor performance and procedural memory. Brain scans of 21 >>>

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Video: The travails of Ai Weiwei

In 2011, the artist Ai Weiwei was arrested by Chinese authorities on charges of posing a threat to national security. He was released 81 days later, but the harassment did not end there. A new documentary looks at Ai’s life following his release and the troubles he has faced since. “I have a difficult life,” he says in the film. “It doesn’t make me weaker or stronger. I just have to face it.”

Provenance research in Germany is not completely dire—but a happy solution is still a way off

Much has been done to return art looted by Nazis to owners' heirs but the momentum has slowed

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Julian Schnabel: Every Angel has a Dark Side, from Friday, 25 April in London

London's Dairy Art Centre is the London contributor to a month of Julian Schnabel exhibitions with “Julian Schnabel: Every Angel has a Dark Side” (25 April-27 July). The artist’s first major solo show in the UK focuses on his paintings from 2000 to the present and is centred around the themes of...