United Kingdom

UK funding bodies launch public appeal to save Wedgwood Museum

There is still £2.74m left to raise to stop the 80,000-strong collection from being dispersed at auction

Published online: 01 September 2014

Folkestone Triennial opens with gold rush to the beach

The Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer has buried 30 bars of gold in the beach of the town on the south coast of England for an interactive work

Published online: 28 August 2014

Phoenician shipwreck found off the coast of Malta could be the Mediterranean's oldest

But the exact location of the 2,700-year-old underwater ruin is being kept secret until research is finished

Published online: 27 August 2014

When Egypt was a land of three faiths and one god

British Museum and Berlin museums co-organise exhibition about Jewish and early Christian and Muslim communities on the Nile

Published online: 25 August 2014

Geographical society knocks third off price of Australian paintings in controversial sell-off

Will UK museum make a bid after Australian collector haggles successfully?

Published online: 22 August 2014

Snap decision

London’s National Gallery now welcomes personal photography in the galleries, stirring up a media debate

Published online: 20 August 2014

Online auctioneers raise the stakes with no buyer’s premium sales

Paddle8 and Dreweatts & Bloomsbury’s partnership challenges the norms

Published online: 14 August 2014

Cardiff prize show isn’t afraid to talk politics

The sixth edition of Artes Mundi includes work by artists responding to recent conflicts

Published online: 14 August 2014

Mummies lied about their age

New research shows that ancient Egyptians might have started preserving their dead 1,500 years earlier than originally thought

Published online: 13 August 2014

Saudi artist relates the human impact of Mecca’s redevelopment

As part of Sotheby’s Tuesday Talks, Ahmed Mater discussed the modernisation of Islam’s holiest city

Published online: 13 August 2014

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