France

Portrait of French king taken from Louvre found at auction

The work, missing since the Second World War, was discovered thanks to an internet search alert

Published online: 20 October 2014

Fondation Louis Vuitton reveals its secrets

As well as new commissions, Bernard Arnault's private museum plans to borrow works from the Hermitage and Tate

Published online: 20 October 2014

Anything London can do, Paris can do better?

French capital mounts a charm offensive in the battle to win collectors’ hearts and minds

Published online: 17 October 2014

Christie’s boss focuses on Lens

Pinault announces first artists to take up residencies in former rectory in Northern France

Published online: 14 October 2014

New director of Centre Pompidou-Metz chosen

Emma Lavigne’s appointment due to be confirmed later this month

Published online: 10 October 2014

Artistic freedom wins the day

Iranian photographer decides to accept the €50,000 prize she returned last month after organisers adapt rules to safeguard the integrity of the work

Published online: 06 October 2014

Damien Hirst’s take on the wunderkammer

The artist’s installation in a 19th-century taxidermy house will be auctioned to benefit natural science education

Published online: 03 October 2014

Musée Picasso plans big sculpture show with MoMA

Laurent Le Bon reveals new partnerships ahead of Paris museum’s reopening

Published online: 02 October 2014

More than a one-night stand

Works from this year’s Nuit Blanche festival in Paris will become permanent installations

Published online: 01 October 2014

To have and to hold

Paris museum acquires Napoleon and Josephine’s marriage contract for €437,500

Published online: 23 September 2014

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