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Paintings honour dead Afghan soldier

Jenny's Holzer's new series is based on US government and intelligence reports

Published online: 12 September 2014

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Hungarian finance minister named as European cultural commissioner

Tibor Navracsics’s mission takes a more economic view of culture

Published online: 12 September 2014

Klimt foundation promises a 'fair and just agreement' for portrait sitter’s heir

Move comes after an independent legal team found the painting to be Nazi loot

Published online: 11 September 2014

Room for reflection

The New York State Museum in Albany recreates families’ memorials to 9/11 victims

Published online: 11 September 2014

Rauschenberg Foundation launches artist-activist grants

Philanthropy continues despite long-running legal dispute with three trustees

Published online: 11 September 2014

An independent Scotland could lose some of its greatest Old Masters

Long-terms loans to national collections were agreed under UK tax rules

Published online: 11 September 2014

 

Artists not wanted

Well artists, you had a good run. It’s not easy working in today’s art world, as the artist Bob and Roberta Smith knows. Perhaps that’s why...

Scotland vs England: battle of the blockbusters

Edinburgh’s National Museum of Scotland has pre-empted London’s British Museum twice, by getting in first with exhibitions on the same...

Jeff Koons plugs in with Jimmy Page

Jeff Koons will get a chance to interview one of his longstanding heroes, Led Zeppelin’s guitarist Jimmy Page, at a

 

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.