Disasters & destruction

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Getty Center

Getty reopens as California wildfires rage on

Fire-resistant museum was closed for three days

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Miami fairs raise funds for hurricane-hit artists

Art Center/South Florida has matched Art Basel donation

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

The Puerto Rican artists Allora & Calzadilla reflect on Hurricane Maria and its aftermath

Landscapes of shock, circuits of solidarity

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Museums

Post-Harvey, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston moves Glassell School of Art opening to May 2018

The first phase of the campus expansion master plan has been delayed and there will be an estimated $1m to $2m in hurricane-related expenses, but storm preparations saved the museum from more costly damage

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War

Letter from Yemen: artist speaks out about his country’s 'forgotten war'

Ahmed Jahaf describes what it is like to live through catastrophic conflict

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Art market

Mexico’s galleries pull together after earthquake

The city’s art dealers are sharing their spaces and helping rebuild the cultural economy

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Museums

Puerto Rico’s museums on the mend

The island’s cultural institutions have begun to reopen and are helping with relief efforts

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In the frame

New York galleries contribute to disaster relief

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Disasters & destruction

Mexican artists pitch in to aid earthquake victims

The well known Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo, is working with others to collect food and supplies and open community kitchens

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Museums

Florida museums assess damage and start repairs in Irma’s wake

The region’s arts institutions survived the storm largely intact, with some planning to reopen this week

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Museums

Miami museums hunker down ahead of Hurricane Irma

Florida declares a state of emergency and Miami Beach residents are urged to evacuate

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Disasters & destruction

Museums in Houston reopen after Hurricane Harvey

The Museum of Fine Arts will offer three days of free admission

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Conservation

World Monuments Fund launches Instagram campaign to save Modern buildings

The initiative comes days after three key structures in India were demolished

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Global fund to protect cultural heritage launches with $75m and board led by US billionaire Thomas Kaplan

On Friday, France will propose a new resolution to UN Security Council to safeguard sites in conflict zones around the world

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US mini-satellite could help to monitor destruction in Palmyra

As Isil retreats from ancient Syrian city US non-profit hopes to raise funds to launch "cubesat"

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Exhibitions

Kiev exhibition that questioned the results of Maidan revolution vandalised

Video shows attackers beating a gallery guard and tearing posters, and walls spray-painted with graffiti stating Mouthpiece of Moscow and Glory to Ukraine