Julia Halperin

Leading German museum director, Max Hollein, heads to San Francisco

New director of Fine Arts Museums brings experience of running three Frankfurt institutions


Guggenheim ramps up its Chinese art collecting with new commissions

Seven artists and collectives on tight deadline for New York show in November

Wild at art: private art foundation dedicated to adventurer and watercolourist Tony Foster opens in Silicon Valley

The artist’s patron, the renewable energy investor Jane Woodward, has wholly backed the project

Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler

Abstract Expressionism experts forced to watch what they write and say

New books reveal Donald Judd’s words and ideas

Deciphering artist’s scrawl was “no easy task”, says his son<br>

Sneak peek inside the Met Breuer

The New York museum opened to the press on Tuesday with a preview of the opening exhibitions

Three New York artists share their advice for the Met Breuer

Deborah Kass, Natalie Frank and T.J. Wilcox tell us what they would like to see the museum do in the Madison Avenue space

Met Breuer takes the long view of contemporary art

Inaugural exhibitions at new outpost will avoid the usual suspects

No accident: Maria Hassabi falls down gracefully at MoMA

Don’t call 9-1-1 if you spot one of the Cyprus-born choreographer’s dancers tumbled on the ground

New programme aims to train future leaders of artist foundations

Seminar to be held in New York at the offices of influential philanthropic groups, including the Roy Lichtenstein and Joan Mitchell foundations

The really white cube: New York’s culture groups less diverse than they think

Survey conducted by the city’s cultural affairs department finds workforce does not match up with demographics

Long-time curator James Rondeau named director of Art Institute of Chicago

Last year, he secured the much sought-after collection of local patrons Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson for the museum

Doctor Who star Matt Smith to play Mapplethorpe

Production on biopic, which will also feature Girls actress Zosia Mamet, will begin in the summer

Listen up! Gardner Museum plans sound art show

Eight artist present works in the galleries, gardens and nearby train station in Boston

Smithsonian acquires Martin Luther King portrait bust for African American history museum

A similar work sits in President Obama’s Oval Office, next to a sculpture of Abraham Lincoln


Spencer Finch climbs mountain to bring blue skies to cancer hospital

Work is one of eight artist commissions for $276m Cleveland clinic

Swap shop: the stories behind six objects in Pia Camil’s New Museum installation

Find out why visitors brought a glass chicken, a Mardi Gras wig, a vintage hat, a diary page, a quilt and a package of seaweed for the artist’s first solo show

Taxing times: private museums under scrutiny by US government

Who benefits most from tax breaks on private art museums: patrons or the public?

Silicon Valley in Pace’s sights as place to put down roots

Pop-up space in neighbouring Menlo Park is due for demolition

Speed Art Museum asks artists to dig into Kentucky history

Five artists are creating site-specific commissions for Louisville ahead of museum's reopening

Getty brings Latin American artists to Los Angeles

Foundation is providing cash for residencies in the city ahead of 2017 programme of exhibitions and events

MoMA swings into the 1960s with new collection display

The museum will reinstall its fourth floor galleries with international works from the “boundary-crossing” decade

Walk on water with Christo

The artist who once wrapped islands in Biscayne Bay reveals why he is in a hurry to create Floating Piers

Car conundrum

Durham's installation perplexes gallery

Franklin Sirmans reveals major Pamm purchase

Stan Douglas’s epic video, jointly acquired with Lacma, is first step in growing collection

US collectors dash to Cuba

Diplomatic thaw draws collectors and curators to the Caribbean island