Julia Halperin

Writing is definitely not on the wall for drawings

Collectors are learning to love wall drawings as a new generation of artists embraces them

US museums accept gifts with collectors’ strings attached

Institutions agree to donors’ restrictions when the prize is worth it

Experts identify top six scandals amid boom in art crime

As new challenges emerge, tighter regulation is needed, they tell New York conference

Digital romance blooms between art and technology

Computer animation, 3D printing and aerospace software are fast becoming tools of the trade for artists


Calder’s great-grandson creates desert exhibition

The musician is organising an exhibition that melds sculpture, performance and sound in Marfa, Texas


Crowdfunding for art is a burgeoning business

Digital-based schemes launched to encourage the production of new art

Sculptures made at Art Basel with Swiss machine precision

Swiss artist Raphael Hefti borrowed state-of-the-art milling machine to carve works


Artists do their bit to help US museums’ bottom line

Los Angeles institution gained $22.5m last month as endowments grow thanks to sale of artists’ gifts

Tobacco chandelier lights up Salon 94 at Art Basel

The hanging sculpture was previously owned by the New York-based patron Agnes Gund

US arts funding by the numbers

Washington, DC, leads the nation in arts spending per capita, but which state spends the least?

As a generation of directors reaches retirement, fresh faces prepare to take over US museums

The competition to find the right director grows as US museum boards look beyond the usual suspects

MoMA struggles to fulfil sculptor’s last wishes

Scott Burton left his estate to the New York museum—but prices for his work have tumbled

Jasper Johns behind new Manhattan project space

The artist’s foundation has launched a studio apartment-sized venue for exhibitions in the Meatpacking District

Three-year, $2.8m grant programme to rescue artists in conflict zones

Following similar fund for scholars, Institute of International Education with funding from Mellon Foundation launch project to aid persecuted artists and performers

Sony leaks shed light on Gursky’s licensing battle over super heroes

Gagosian Gallery and six Hollywood execs in months of negotiations to use images of Superman, Iron Man and Spiderman <br>


Oklahoma politicians scold university museum over possible Nazi loot

State’s House of Representatives urges Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art to step up its provenance research

Invitations are in the mail: Anne Pasternak outlines her welcoming vision for Brooklyn

The newly appointed museum director plans to promote site-specific and politically engaged projects

‘If you’re looking for me, you’ll probably find me in the galleries’

Matthew Teitelbaum—who starts his new job as the director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in August—on what it takes to run an encyclopaedic museum today

Anne Pasternak to lead the Brooklyn Museum

The longtime leader of the public arts non-profit Creative Time will succeed outgoing director Arnold Lehman

Artists take residence in Times Square

Four local artists have been invited to work for three months each in the heart of one of the world’s most famous tourist attractions

Shirin Neshat: cast against type

As a major retrospective opens in Washington, DC, the artist reflects on 20 years of challenging Western stereotypes of Iran

Mapplethorpe’s 'obscene' exhibition revisited 25 years on

Symposium will examine the 1989 show that led to trial of museum director

See in Venice, buy in New York?

Dealers stand to benefit because the Biennale opened early this year

Inside Chris Burden's briefcase

Curator Massimiliano Gioni remembers artist who never failed to surprise

Chris Burden, the US sculptor and performance artist, has died, aged 69

Los Angeles-based artist who pushed performances and sculpture to extreme limits and illuminated Lacma

Will California collectors take their secondary market business out of state?

Panel of federal judges say 5% resale royalty law can only apply to works sold within California