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Unknown sketch of Van Gogh to be unveiled

Rare depiction by Emile Bernard will go on show at Kunsthalle Bremen (Bernard’s work places the Dutch artist between “the ‘temptations’ of two ladies and two bottles”) Published online: 30 January 2015
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Outsider Art Fair’s success begs the question: who is left outside?

Works in this flexible category are still relatively affordable, but the threat of the contemporary art market looms

Published online: 30 January 2015

Battle royale: Fontainebleau aims to rival Versailles after €115m funding boost

The French stately home Bonaparte called “the true abode of kings” is about to get a 12-year overhaul

Published online: 29 January 2015

Israeli soldier’s war memories revived at ICA London

The anonymous artist who was drafted to serve in the 1973 Yom Kippur War stopped painting for 15 years because of post-traumatic stress disorder

Published online: 29 January 2015

After 500 years, a solo show at last for the Surrealists’ favourite Old Master

Piero di Cosimo’s idiosyncratic paintings are given a long-overdue major show and catalogue which belie Vasari’s claim in Lives of the Artists that he was “more animal than human”

Published online: 29 January 2015

Tut-tut: Cairo museum relocates head of restoration after ‘botched’ Tutankhamun repair

Illham Abdel Rahman moved to museum in Bulaq

Published online: 28 January 2015

Scholars meet in Mali to save Timbuktu’s remaining manuscripts

Three-day symposium is supported by the UK government

Published online: 28 January 2015

 

MP leads campaign to stop Islamic State funding terror through trafficking

UK and US collaborate to cut off one of group’s top revenue streams

Published online: 28 January 2015

‘No one group has done more to put our heritage at risk than Islamic State’

International cooperation is key to shrinking the market for looted art from the Middle East

Published online: 28 January 2015

Wanted: a new generation of Monuments Men for US army

Curators, art historians and museum directors sought to provide expert advice in combat zones

Published online: 28 January 2015

French artist withdraws prayer rug installation from show after threats from Muslim group

Curators ask Clichy’s mayor to support the display of Zoulikha Bouabdellah’s Silence or shut the exhibition down entirely

Published online: 28 January 2015

 
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London mayor is a man of many tongues

When the Victoria and Albert Museum director Martin Roth introduced Boris Johnson at a lecture on Olympicopolis last night (29 January), he recalled one of their first encounters to discuss the planned cultural quarter in east London. Johnson politely told Roth how much he had enjoyed the museum’s >>>

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Video: Adjaye's form, Adjaye's content

At the Haus der Kunst in Munich, the British architect David Adjaye is the subject of an exhibition looking at his varied use of materials and how those materials engage his audiences (“David Adjaye: Form, Heft, Material,” 30 January-31 May). The architect, who turns 49 this year, has completed around 50 buildings around the world, and is currently at work on a range of projects including the home for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. In this clip, he talks about his practice.

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‘No one group has done more to put our heritage at risk than Islamic State’

International cooperation is key to shrinking the market for looted art from the Middle East

 

Doris Salcedo, from Saturday, 21 February in Chicago

The timing of the first retrospective of the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo is tragically apposite in view of recent terrorist atrocities. For 30 years, she has been responding to political violence and oppression in her work, which she makes from everyday materials such as furniture and clothing....

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