United Kingdom

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

Film about Ruskin and ‘Effie’ provides backing for new lecture series

Art critic’s love affair with Venice and fight to help save it will be the subject of inaugural talk

Published online: 11 August 2014

Napoleonic cabinet secured by V&A

The rare display for ceremonial medals was saved from export through a £534,000 fundraising campaign

Published online: 11 August 2014

Young Syrian artists respond to conflict

A thought-provoking summer group exhibition opens in London

Published online: 07 August 2014

Royal Geographical Society paintings may not go to Australian magnate after all

If the private buyer negotiates a lower price, a UK museum could step in to match it

Published online: 06 August 2014

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