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Koons at cutting edge with giant stone mills

Artist ramps up production at Pennsylvania workshop where monumental works are carved

Published online: 03 March 2015

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New magazine launched by Russian Orthodox artist association to promote contemporary Christian art

The association is already forging ties with like-minded groups in Italy and the US

Published online: 03 March 2015

Koons and Sherman offer up limited-addition works to US government

The contemporary American artists will each donate 50 bespoke works for display in embassies and consulates

Published online: 03 March 2015

Siamese crown stolen from Château de Fontainebleau

Smash and grab raid of around 15 historic Asian artefacts happened on Sunday morning

Published online: 02 March 2015

Iraq reopens Baghdad museum in response to Islamic State vandalism

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi sends a clear message that the government will not bow down to terrorists

Published online: 02 March 2015

Elmgreen & Dragset train their telescope on New York

Project for High Line coincides with show of V&A installation at Perrotin gallery

Published online: 02 March 2015

 

Robotic reunion?

Has Hans Ulrich Obrist, the co-director of London’s Serpentine Galleries, been missing that dirty dancing android that he brought to the...

Art handpicked by Hitler finds better home in Boston

Fourteen treasures once destined for Adolf Hitler’s unrealised Führermuseum have found a far happier home: the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston....

Not on Will's watch

The BBC's arts editor, Will Gompertz, has cleverly dissected visitor figures for Tate and the National Gallery, pointing out that recent...

 

Tour the Amphipolis tomb

The media frenzy around the discovery of a massive and richly decorated tomb in Amphipolis, near Serres shows now signs of slowing down, especially since a skeleton was found at the site last week that is believe to be on of Alexander the Great’s generals. To appease the insatiable archaeology fans, this weekend, Skai TV and the newspaper Kathimerini released a 3D animated tour of the tomb, showing the treasures archaeologists have uncovered so far: two sphinxes, two caryatids and an intricate floor mosaic.