Acquisitions

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

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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

Outset: curators pick four, Frieze donates two more

Tate director convinces Frieze to help round up acquisition figures

Published online: 15 October 2014

Studio of coal miner and artist acquired by County Durham museum

Beamish plans to recreate Norman Cornish’s studio

Published online: 07 October 2014

How the Wedgwood Collection was saved

As fundraising appeal hits its target, there are lessons to be learned for other collections held in trust

Published online: 03 October 2014

Reina Sofía museum announces major loan from Spanish gallerist

Soledad Lorenzo plans to leave 385 works with the Madrid institution

Published online: 18 September 2014

 

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...

Come fly with me

What’s better than taking a private plane to the art-filled desert town of Marfa, Texas? Travelling with a companion who also happens to be...

 

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.