The importance of being a director-curator

Nicholas Serota and Udo Kittelmann reveal why they still want to organise exhibitions

Published online: 16 April 2014

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The 18th-century gets is lustre back at the Louvre

Closed since 2005, the museum’s period rooms reopen in June after a €26m renovation

Published online: 16 April 2014

Mass exposure: why museums are focusing on photography

Image-sharing social media has fuelled a boom in audiences for photography exhibitions

Published online: 14 April 2014

Timeline set for demolishing folk art museum's former home

Scaffolding and protective netting to go up on Monday as MoMA prepares to tear down the building for its expansion

Published online: 12 April 2014

Billboard work taken down after Guggenheim Bilbao complains

The piece is part of an exhibition in Frankfurt by the artists Paul McCarthy and Mike Bouchet, but the Spanish museum considers it a commercial banner

Published online: 11 April 2014

Torched government headquarters to be returned to Egyptian Museum

National Democratic Party’s home to be demolished and land turned into gardens

Published online: 11 April 2014


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