Giuseppe Penone and Steven Holl among winners of top Japanese art prize

Praemium Imperiale Awards given annually to artists and arts organisations for lifetime achievement

Published online: 18 July 2014

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Investigating the potential of 3D printing in the art world

Published online: 17 July 2014

Artist resale rights gain support in US Congress

Royalty bill could be passed by the end of the year, or become part of copyright bill

Published online: 16 July 2014

Calls to clean up Russian market

As major Malevich show opens in London, claims grow that the avant-garde market is still plagued by fakes

Published online: 16 July 2014

Tsang Kin-wah to represent Hong Kong at next Venice Biennale

Artist's work reflects 'quickly maturing' art scene in the city, says Lars Nittve

Published online: 16 July 2014

Palestinian artist banned from travelling to New York

Khaled Jarrar was due to attend opening of New Museum show

Published online: 15 July 2014


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