Julia Halperin


Why do US museum workers want to quit?

Employees in the sector increasingly find their jobs exhausting and unfulfilling—but how can they avoid burnout at work?

Does the search for US museum leaders lack transparency?

Julia Halperin examines the often mysterious recruitment procedure for new museum directors in the US, which has come under increased scrutiny

JTT, a closely watched New York gallery unafraid to take risks, will close permanently

The gallery, which moved to Tribeca in 2022, will shutter when its current show comes down on 11 August

Minneapolis Institute of Art unveils new-look period rooms

Curators uncover alternative histories of colonial America through new research

Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters

Proprietary screening software will trawl the dark web for fakes and unauthorised copies sold online

Texas oil town is enjoying another boom—and this time it’s for art

Since the arrival of a contemporary fair jolted its local collecting scene, Dallas has gone from outpost to hot spot

Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq

Exhibition features ancient objects and Medieval manuscripts, along with contemporary commissions by a Syrian-born artist

Contemporary art dominates US museums, our visitor surveys confirm

Decisive shift away from historic art exhibitions began in mid-2000s

More shows, fewer problems

New research reveals that increasing the number of exhibitions pays off for museums

Teresita Fernandez wants to change the way you think about American landscapes

The artist’s installation at the home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church reminds visitors that stunning painted vistas were also homes to real people

Former Met curator speaks candidly about the New York museum's current challenges

George Goldner, who led the museum’s department of prints and drawings for two decades, says it needs to reassess its priorities

Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists

Institutional leaders say such restrictions would have grave consequences on exhibitions, research and the future of cultural exchange

Metropolitan Museum director Thomas Campbell resigns

The news comes as the New York museum tackles financial problems, sheds staff, cuts down on shows and postpones a $600m project

Why auctioneers are buying into forensics

Scientific analysis comes to the fore as Sotheby's establishes new department, but some remain doubtful about technology's reliability

Artists, curators and gallerists sign letter calling for repeal of Trump’s immigration order

“The ban affects all of us” say signatories from across the art world

MoMA responds to Trump’s immigration ban through its collection

The museum installs works by artists from Muslim nations in its permanent galleries

Art consultants Arisohn + Murphy offer pop-up project management

New York firm finds niche helping artists and galleries

Signs of the times: museums and libraries preserve placards from the Women’s Marches

Archives in the US and the UK are collecting the wittiest and sharpest signs from the protests over the election of US president Trump

Tide rises on Robert Rauschenberg's island retreat

Captiva, the late artist's Florida compound, is "at high risk of storm surge flooding”

Is the Ringling Museum's Velázquez the real deal?

Scans reveal the Florida institution's portrait of Philip IV had a fashion-forward makeover

US collectors send Dutch Old Masters on world tour

Leiden Collection due to open at the Louvre next year before travelling to Shanghai, Beijing and Abu Dhabi through 2018

The future is now: mobile phone photos are coming to the Met

Museum invites 24 artists to exchange images through their phones “in a game of visual ping-pong”

Islamic art takes centre stage in Dallas

Keir collection of 2,000 works is one of the world's largest

‘Letting colour loose’: Kenneth Noland’s final paintings come to Pace New York

The series of 15 never-before-shown works have remained in the artist’s Maine studio since he started them in 2006, four years before his death

'Poetry arises out of pragmatism’

The US artist Jill Magid on making art about bureaucracy


Climate change is the hot topic

As waters rise, Miami is on the front line of global warming

The Florida island that revived Rauschenberg

Artist’s refuge in tiny Captiva has been transformed into a retreat


Artist to disappear into Puerto Rican rainforest

Papo Colo will live off the land in silence for 400 days as part of a new performance

President Trump: the knowns and unknowns

First reactions to property tycoon’s election to the White House and what it could mean for the arts