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Canada’s National Gallery reopens after Ottawa shootings

A return to normal business after gunman’s rampage put the capital on lockdown

Published online: 23 October 2014

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Tullio’s Adam returns to view at the Met

The marble nude that smashed to pieces 12 years ago has finally been restored

Published online: 23 October 2014

Ludwig foundation threatens to take back its donation to Cologne

Works by Richter and Oldenburg hang in the balance until the city finds a second venue for the Museum Ludwig

Published online: 23 October 2014

Pompidou partners with Jumex Collection in Mexico

But the project won’t be a pop-up space, a spokeswoman says

Published online: 23 October 2014

Next Venice Biennale to examine ‘disquiet of our time’

The curator Okwui Enwezor today revealed the theme of the 56th edition

Published online: 22 October 2014

Eleventh-hour settlement all but secures Detroit’s art

The safety of the DIA’s collection is close to hand after a deal is reached with the bankrupt city’s biggest creditor

Published online: 22 October 2014

 

The cold never bothered Olafur anyway

Olafur Eliasson is everywhere these days, with spectacular pieces on show in biennials, at art fairs and in major museum exhibitions. But...

Holy smoke!

The news that a health-conscious commission is urging Mayor Boris Johnson to ban smoking in London’s outdoor public spaces has already sent...

Marina’s ready for her close-up, Mr von Trier

Odd couple or match made in heaven? The performance artist Marina Abramovic has sent out a personal plea to the Danish director Lars von...

 

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.