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Matthew Barney to make solo debut in Australia on an epic scale

US artist will incorporate pieces from David Walsh's antiquities collection

Published online: 01 August 2014

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Slaughter that followed Archduke's assassination in Sarajevo

Sampson Tchernoff's images portray Serbia's suffering during First World War

Published online: 01 August 2014

Suspect in Jewish museum shootings charged by Belgian authorities

France extradites Mehdi Nemmouche who is accused of “murder in a terrorist context”

Published online: 30 July 2014

Artist will light up the billboards of Times Square

Chilean-born Alfredo Jaar's installation questions US cultural dominance

Published online: 29 July 2014

Leading museum directors and celebrities call on Italian government to ban giant ships from Venice

Petition signed by actors Rob Lowe, Cate Blanchett and Michael Caine as well as Richard Armstrong and Nicholas Penny

Published online: 23 July 2014

Art Basel's director in Hong Kong to lead Bonhams in Asia

Magnus Renfrew returns to auction house as Swiss fair seeks replacement

Published online: 22 July 2014

 

A helping hand for Hepworth from London's dockers

A strike by London dockers in 1954 proved a blessing in disguise for the artist Barbara Hepworth, an exhibition of whose work will be a...

Hirst's seaside housing scheme gets green light

Damien Hirst's ambitious plans to build an entire town—with 750 homes, a school, playgrounds, shops, offices and a health centre—just...

Bill's Italian buddy

Despite grumblings in New York about the length of Bill de Blasio's family vacation in Italy (eight days), the city mayor has not been...

 

Jean Paul Gaultier hits the streets in London

As his show opens at London’s Barbican this week, the French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier talks to the curator Thierry-Maxime Loriot about his early work and his love for the UK city. In the 1970s, Gaultier remembers spotting a poster with bright red lips and dripping blood on the Kings Road plugging The Rocky Horror Picture Show—an aesthetic he says you can see in his own clothes.