Acquisitions

Disney’s first Christmas film found in Arctic archive

Previously only known through a fragment owned by MoMA, a nearly complete copy of “Empty Socks” is to be screened in Norway next week

Published online: 12 December 2014

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Guggenheim Bilbao acquires Yoko Ono works

While MoMA announces "One Woman Show" on the artist

Published online: 11 December 2014

Putin’s £9m birthday gift to the Hermitage

The Russian President presented the 250-year-old museum with a Fabergé egg and discussed plans for regional outposts

Published online: 10 December 2014

Miami leads the way as museums fill in the gaps

The Pérez Art Museum Miami is collecting more African-American art

Published online: 03 December 2014

Sneak a peek at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s collection

Exhibition opening this week sheds light on the museum's acquisitions and curatorial framework

Published online: 05 November 2014

Getty plans to redisplay the Getty Villa

Acquisitions and long-term loans will expand focus beyond Ancient Greece and Rome

Published online: 03 November 2014

 

All the art that’s print to fit

It has been a good month for 3D printing, which has received endorsements from both the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and the...

Broads bag themselves that creepy dancing robot

One of the most talked-about works of art of 2014 has found a permanent home in Los Angeles. The Broad Art Foundation announced today that...

Funds needed to purchase a very special Virgin of Sorrows

The Fitzwilliam Museum’s campaign to raise the funds to acquire The Virgin of Sorrows (Mater Dolorosa), around 1670-75, is going...

 

Paris Photo 2012: Recent museum acquisitions

We spoke to the head of photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the directors of the Fotomuseum Winterthur and Huis Marseille about their approaches to collecting and the stories behind some of their recent purchases.