Musée des Confluences opens in Lyons, a tribute to city’s great collector

Loans from Paris's Louvre and Musée Guimet on show in vast new museum

Published online: 18 December 2014

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Venice's Accademia doubles down for next year’s Venice Biennale

Samsung and Venetian Heritage’s €600,000 deal allows the museum to complete renovation project

Published online: 15 December 2014

Beyond the Bauhaus: in search of new design icons

Amid a flurry of museum openings and moves, curators are widening their scope

Published online: 05 December 2014

Van Gogh Museum gets multicoloured make-over

Redisplay puts more emphasis on what draws visitors to the Amsterdam institution—the artist’s tortured life

Published online: 27 November 2014

V&A casts new light on plaster casts

Refurbished gallery reopens after conservators clean 19th-century plasters and uncover their makers’ pioneering techniques

Published online: 27 November 2014

At Harvard, three become one

The college’s art is united under Renzo Piano’s roof

Published online: 13 November 2014


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