The fight for droit de suite in the US to be reawakened next year with new draft of legislation and fresh Senate sponsors
A bronze sculpture by Adel Abdessemed was taken down in Qatar late last month after Zinedine Zidane complained, a curator reveals
Italian artist’s plans to rebuild a 19th-century church at MoMA PS1 are scuppered this week after local residents object to its removal
Court decides this week that the two men who pulled off one of the world’s biggest museum heists could go to prison for more than six years
More in news in the print issue:
- What next for the Gurlitt treasures found in Munich?
- Research uncovers lost African school of painting
A long-running court case, and one of Austria’s biggest culture scandals, is put to rest this week
Chicago’s Modern masters grace the Fort Worth museum’s Louis Kahn-designed Modernist gem
State authority announces this week that Sheikha Amna bint Abdulaziz bin Jassim Al-Thani will head the Jean Nouvel-designed museum, due to be completed in 2014
More in museums in the print issue:
- Would you like to supersize those exhibition tickets?
- Did the Met really make $742m for New York?
As thieves are sentenced this week, we reveal that art crime is a low priority for police forces
New York dealer sues Canadian businessman for contract breaches this month, including no sales to Muhammad Ali
Yesterday's controversial auction of works from a UK museum collection failed to reach its low estimate
More in market in the print issue:
- Sotheby’s performs under pressure from Loeb letter
- Trade let down by German court ruling over fakes
Museum’s treatment of Isenheim Altarpiece exposes rifts in French attitudes towards the care of the country’s cultural treasures
More in conservation in the print issue:
- Work on tsarist monument needles historians
- Texas goes big on conservation
This month’s auctions were carefully choreographed to secure big prices and even bigger headlines
More in comment in the print issue:
- Angels needed in LA to support city's museums
- We’re all poorer when art is locked up
It is almost impossible to view Eva Hesse’s work without the shadow of her life story. The German artist died of a brain tumour at the age of 34 and it was only in her last few years, when she turned to sculpture, that museums and magazines began to pay attention. “Eva Hesse: One More than One”, opening at the Hamburger Kunsthalle tomorrow (29 November-2 March 2014), focuses on her Düsseldorf period. Meanwhile, on the upper level of the institution, visitors can see the parallel exhibition “Gego: Line as Object”, by another Hamburg-born woman, Gertrud Goldschmidt, known as Gego. Like Hesse, Gego also fled Nazi Germany, settling in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1939. “Although she is not well known in Europe, she became an important South American artist in the 1950s and 60s,” says Petra Roettig, one of the curators of the exhibition… READ MORE
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