Guggenheim plans New York expansion… again

The Collection Center will have a “dynamic public-programming component”

Published online: 30 September 2014

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Christie's takes another 2%

New premium from sellers if auction house beats estimates

Published online: 26 September 2014

Artists see red over cadmium ban

A Europe-wide restriction on the use of the chemical pigment is under consideration

Published online: 25 September 2014

Islamic State advance halts archaeological research in Iraqi Kurdistan

As air strikes begin, archaeologists are turning to safer countries of Turkmenistan and Georgia

Published online: 25 September 2014

Crowdfunding campaign aims to redefine Arab performance art

London’s Delfina Foundation is planning a thematic residency programme for next year

Published online: 25 September 2014

US Secretary of State denounces IS’s destruction of heritage in Syria and Iraq

As the UN General Assembly runs in New York, John Kerry speaks out about war looting at a programme hosted at the Metropolitan Museum

Published online: 23 September 2014


Poignant WWI poem at BM sees the light

The most memorable poem of the First World War, ‘‘They shall not grow old...’’, was written by the British Museum’s curator of oriental...

Art book bonanza in the East End

Attention bookish art lovers: the sixth London Art Book Fair will be the biggest yet, with over 90 exhibitors decamping at the Whitechapel...

King Penguin

The artist Harland Miller has built an entire career on his sardonic, painterly adaptations of iconic Penguin book covers. The publishing...


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.