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Syria and Iraq’s neighbours can help contain the looting

Securing the borders of the two war-torn countries could hamper the antiquities smugglers

Published online: 18 December 2014

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Did Marcel Duchamp steal Elsa’s urinal?

The founding object of conceptualism was probably “by a German baroness”, but this debate is rarely aired

Published online: 03 November 2014

The importance of mud to Venice

The Italian government decides on 17 October what to do about the cruise ships

Published online: 02 October 2014

Cambridge scientist challenges the Italian government to show that the cruise ship solution is safe

“A simple question: show us the evidence”, says Tom Spencer

Published online: 20 August 2014

The legacy of 'Les Magiciens de la Terre'

Alfredo Jaar says the Pompidou's landmark show was "the first crack in the Western art bunker"

Published online: 24 July 2014

The case for old-fashioned connoisseurship

The stifling of expert opinions is like having fully trained doctors who can’t make a diagnosis, says the art historian Bendor Grosvenor

Published online: 05 June 2014