Francisco de la Torre and Alain Seban, at the entrance of the Pompidou Málaga. © MC/Sur Museums

Málaga’s mayor wins race to open Russian museum and pop-up Pompidou

Politician was determined to launch satellite of Paris and St Petersburg museums by end of month (Francisco de la Torre and Alain Seban, at the entrance of the Pompidou Málaga. © MC/Sur) Published online: 26 March 2015
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One of the accused pleads guilty to thefts of Chinese artefacts and rhinoceros horn from museums and an auction house in 2012

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British Museum unveils long-lost bronze sculpture in ancient Greek art show

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Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police

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Kiev biennial venue withdraws support citing war-time conditions

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Ruskin’s flirtation with photography

An auction sleeper lot of 188 daguerreotypes estimated at £80-£100 has turned out to have belonged to John Ruskin, making the collection potentially worth millions of pounds. They were either taken by, or under the guidance of, the art critic in the years around 1850. Two sets of dealers spotted >>>

Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police

Improperly excavated artefacts could be auctioned to help cash-strapped museums