Javier Pes

Leading Australian activist accuses British Museum of downgrading provenance of Aboriginal shield to prevent restitution

New text accompanying object removes mention that it was collected by Captain James Cook but museum says it doesn't alter its significance

Police search for Benin Bronze protestor—found guilty of 'threatening behaviour'

Isaiah Ogundele, who demonstrated outside the Museum of London, Docklands for the objects' repatriation, failed to appear at his court hearing earlier this month

Man arrested after protesting against Benin Bronzes display at London museum

Defendant was charged with using “threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause harassment, alarm or distress” during incident in January

Exhibitions during Covid-19: museums turn to 'virtual couriers' to protect unchaperoned art

To overcome travel restrictions, registrars are using Zoom and other technologies to monitor works on loan remotely

England's museums look to Arts Council to secure £250m government bailout

Cultural institutions bracing for a fall in visitors and shrinking revenue will need huge increase in public funding to recover after reopening

Curator reveals how a Jewish collector snuck a medieval tapestry out of Nazi Germany

Victoria Reed, the provenance curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has been sharing the history about a work from the collection each day on Twitter while the museum remains locked down

UK museums put £500m projects on pause during the lockdown but plan to carry on

Enforced delay due to Covid-19 could add to millions of pounds of lost income in the sector

Three to see: New York

From abstract photographs of pre-Columbian monuments to a fairy-tale forest

Judd down home on the ranch

Artist’s foundation hopes to create print museum in Marfa

John Ruskin’s love of the natural world to be explored in shows scheduled for 2018 and 2019

Pairing with US artist Andrew Wyeth will be followed by exhibitions marking the Victorian polymath’s bicentenary

Martin Parr to open centre of documentary photographer in Bristol

Tate’s part purchase of Magnum photographer’s photobook collection allows Parr to emulate Cartier-Bresson

Robert Longo takes aim at enemies of free speech

Drawing of aftermath of Copenhagen attack post-Charlie Hebdo goes on show in London

Richard Long to create epic mud painting for Lisson in the Strand

Gallery's anniversary show in London to include Dan Graham's largest pavilion so far

Yayoi Kusama’s critical friend, Donald Judd

The Japanese artist's Infinity Net paintings to go on show at US artist's Soho home, 101 Spring Street

Why Olafur Eliasson’s yellow room is coming to London's National Gallery

Visitors will experience monochrome world like the one Medieval monks wanted in “minimalist monasteries”

Abramovic and Ulay reunite at Louisiana Museum

Performance artists tell Louisiana Channel that they are friends again after epic break-up on Great Wall of China

Can graphic design save lives?

Wellcome Collection show will focus on designers’ work during times of war and plague

Richard Deacon fills the Royal Academy’s ‘sculpture ledge’

Works by more than 20 Academicians installed in Sackler Galleries in time for Matisse show


Hepworth Wakefield wins Art Fund UK Museum of the Year prize

Magnum photographer Martin Parr among leading artists whose solo shows help Yorkshire gallery scoop £100,000 award

Thomas Campbell on why he stepped down from the Met

Former director says the museum’s plan to rebuild its Modern and contemporary art wing means his successor can attract donations of $50m-plus works 

Memorial appeals launched to remember Khadija Saye

Donations made to create paid internship plus general fund in memory of Venice Biennale artist who died in London’s Grenfell Tower fire

Creative workshop is just the job for Venice Biennale

Project helping migrants and refugees would be diminished if it was a sideshow

In pictures: Christmas comes early to Art Basel

Gianni Jetzer, the curator of Art Basel’s Unlimited sector, picks six highlights among the large-scale works

Doug Aitken’s pavilions are Maldives-bound

Visitors to Unlimited can get a sense of the artist's geometric, mirrored sculptures that shine a light on the ocean

Shout out on social media enables Syrian refugee artist’s bronze to reach London

Alice Al Khatib’s work arrives from Beirut for group show while artist exiled in France

Artist Eileen Cooper to step down as Keeper of Royal Academy Schools

Chief hanger of the Summer Exhibition, which opens next week, will be succeeded by Rebecca Salter

Hard Brexit could damage UK’s world-class museums

Leading directors concerned about uncertain status of colleagues who are EU nationals

Cornelia Parker wants children to tweet Trump about climate change

Artists, designers, technocrats and fellow starchitects gather to launch Norman Foster’s foundation in Madrid

Norman Foster unites his archives and art under one roof

Cristina Iglesias’s sculptural canopy joins Henry Moore reclining figure in Madrid

Magnum Photos: how it all began 70 years ago

Influential photography co-operative was not founded over a MoMA lunch, curator reveals ahead of series of exhibitions