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Chilean architects win competition to design Qatar’s huge Art Mill gallery

Elemental will convert the waterfront flour mill into an 80,000 sq. m space for exhibitions and storage

Activism is top of Venice Biennale’s agenda

Mark Bradford is among artists using the event to spread humanitarian message

Artists strike a chord as music fills the Venice Biennale

Audio installations and sound sculptures take centre-stage at the 57th International Art Exhibition

'Reinventing the world': Venice Biennale gives older and lesser-known artists their due

Christine Macel’s Viva Arte Viva raises reputations and social awareness

State of the nations: our pick of the Venice Biennale pavilions

Highlights from the Giardini and Arsenale as the art world's biggest event gets underway

Steve McQueen gets up close and personal with Lady Liberty in MoMA and Milan

Every fold of fabric and rusty porthole is visible in a film of the American statue

Carsten Höller will play with visitors’ perceptions of new Centro Botín

Other works include Cristina Iglesias’s sculptural piece that flows through Santander park towards Renzo Piano’s building

China show signals Met’s expanding global role

Outgoing director Thomas Campbell built bridges with museums in Asia and Latin America

In pictures: Zaha Hadid's show in Hong Kong

Exhibition at ArtisTree features designs for leisure club that launched Zaha Hadid’s career

Olafur Eliasson’s Green lights to welcome refugees in Venice and Houston

Proceeds from the sale of the €300 lights, made from recycled materials during the artistic workshops, will help support the project

Best shows during Art Basel in Hong Kong

Prowl around with Adrian Wong's tiger before singing in a choir at Spring Workshop

Artists rally to help fight Parkinson’s disease

Sale of works by Peter Doig, Sarah Lucas and Damien Hirst among others will to help fund research into the degenerative condition

How a design for Hong Kong launched Zaha Hadid's career

Drawing on Chinese and Russian art, the late architect’s dramatic images for the Peak, a deluxe leisure club, brought her to international attention

Let it pour: Rain Room to stay in Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired the popular interactive installation

In her own words: Maria Balshaw, new director of Tate

Incoming director picks the art that impressed her the most in 2016

Politician and historian Tristram Hunt named V&A director

Labour MP makes surprise career change to leave Westminster for top job at South Kensington museum

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris

In wake of terrorist attacks the number of visitors drops to 7.3 million<br>

Three to see: London

From the feminist avant-garde works collected by an Austrian electrical company to the Aussie Impressionists inspired by Monet<br> <br>

Zaha Hadid’s dynamic paintings go on show in London

Serpentine Galleries show visionary designs and drawings along with virtual reality experience


Top art stories from a memorable 2016

What's next for culture after a seismic year?


Young artist and architect picked for Antarctic voyage

The interdisciplinary biennial is due to set sail in March 2017

MoMA to celebrate East Village’s Club 57

An exhibition on the former nightclub-cum-alternative space in the basement of a Polish church is planned for October 2017


Sales Points: Art Basel in Miami Beach

A look at what has sold at the fair so far