Spain says art submitted in lieu of tax last year not good enough

Taxpayers will have to cough up the cash since the state declined to acquire the works for public collections

Published online: 22 January 2015

Trial of Medieval manuscript theft due to start next week

More than 60 witnesses, including senior clergy, are schedule to testify in the case of the Codex Calixtinus

Published online: 16 January 2015

St Petersburg’s treasures travel to Spain

Opening of State Russian Museum outpost in Malaga and Diaghilev show depends on the schedules of visiting dignitaries

Published online: 14 January 2015

Barcelona elevates design to a new level

Museu del Disseny brings together city's historic collections

Published online: 17 December 2014

Prado partners with Botín foundation to research Goya’s drawings

The €1.7m collaboration is to result in a five-volume catalogue raisonné and two exhibitions

Published online: 16 December 2014

Guggenheim Bilbao acquires Yoko Ono works

While MoMA announces "One Woman Show" on the artist

Published online: 11 December 2014

Spanish Duchess of Alba dies at age 88

The Duchess was an ardent defender of Spanish culture and a collector of old masters

Published online: 21 November 2014

Artists reject €30,000 prizes to protest Spain’s ‘embarrassing’ cultural policies

The photographer Colita and the musician Jordi Savall both turned down national awards this month

Published online: 13 November 2014

Chillida’s sculptures catalogued

The first part of a five-volume set documenting the Basque artist’s sculptures has been published

Published online: 11 November 2014

Spain’s Reina Sofia museum expands north

The institution will take over a space in Santander to house the archive of José María Lafuente

Published online: 23 October 2014

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