Kabir Jhala

Kabir Jhala is an Associate Editor at The Art Newspaper

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UK's 'largest immersive arts experience'—showing huge digital images of Cezanne and Klimt—planned for London

Frameless, which will open in Marble Arch this autumn, hopes to tap into a booming industry for multi-sensory and interactive art attractions

Dealer Inigo Philbrick sentenced to seven years in prison

Philbrick pleaded guilty to an $86m fraud in November in one of the art world's highest-profile criminal lawsuits in decades

NFTnews

NFTs ruled as digital assets after Singapore court freezes blockchain sale of Bored Ape

Collector has won a court injunction to stop the sale of an NFT that was used as collateral against a loan

Best shows for… discovering the hot new name

From the smell of Blackness to Tamil folklore-inspired ceramics—we pick out four exhibitions by the most exciting emerging artists

NFTnews

Tezos blockchain's foundation launches £1m fund to collect NFTs by African and Asian artists

Misan Harriman, the first Black photographer to shoot a British Vogue cover, has been entrusted with the collection—which launches as cryptocurrency markets plummet in value

Happy Dalí Day! Hawaiian gallery announces discovery of long-lost wax sculpture on anniversary of Surrealist’s birth

Lost Wax, now valued between $10m and $20m, was stored in a private vault for four decades

Four Indian galleries take over Sadie Coles for London Gallery Weekend

The gallerist's Mayfair space will host a group of dealers from South Asia, who have staged a show likened to a "mini biennial"

Night at the museum? Norwegian architecture exhibition invites members of public to sleep over

Show at Kode Museums in Bergen address questions around communal living, hoping to prove that living together can make us happier and healthier

Not one but two LGBTQ cultural spaces to open in London this spring

Queer Britain museum and Queercircle art space, both opening as the UK marks 50 years of Gay Pride marches, will offer free-entry exhibitions and public workshops

Israel Museum in Jerusalem sued by Jewish heirs of Holocaust victim over valuable manuscript

The case of the Birds' Head Haggadah is the first time a museum in Israel has faced a restitution lawsuit for an object allegedly lost in the Holocaust

With a $20m estimate, this Louise Bourgeois spider is the most expensive sculpture offered at auction in Asia

Spider IV will be offered at Sotheby's Hong Kong contemporary evening sale later this month

Stolen Charles Darwin notebooks worth millions are mysteriously returned to Cambridge library

The two manuscripts were returned in a pink gift bag with a message that read: "Happy Easter X"

Shipping costs are skyrocketing—and galleries are expected to be hit hard

Oil price increases and the inability to fly over Russian airspace has made sending art abroad, especially between East Asia and Europe, much more expensive

One giant leap for Jeff Koons: artist to send his sculptures to the moon

Corresponding digital renderings of the lunar-bound works will be sold as NFTs, obviously

How to get the next generation in India's youngest state to visit museums? Give schools money

The $17.4m scheme in Bihar has resulted in 33,000 young visitors to its main museum in Patna in a year

Art Basel reveals directors and name for new Paris fair in October

Paris+, by Art Basel is due to run until at least 2028

The original NFT? Sotheby's to offer a receipt for an invisible work by Yves Klein for €500,000

The French conceptual artist made nine "empty zones" in the last three years of his life, which could be purchased only with pure gold

Stolen Nepalese temple artefacts found at London gallery returned in embassy ceremony

The artefacts, from the 16th and 18th centuries, were discovered in Barakat Gallery and were voluntarily handed over to police

A Canova statue—lost in an English garden for decades and bought for £5,200—will be sold at Christie's London for £8m

The 19th-century work, executed just before the sculptor's death, has been rediscovered after languishing outside for more than 50 years

Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance found off Antarctic coast, more than a century after it sank

An expedition team has located the famed shipwreck in what has been described as a "milestone in polar history"

Ukraine museum reportedly burns down in Russian invasion, destroying 25 works by folk artist Maria Prymachenko

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the Museum of Local History in Ivankiv had been set on fire by Russian forces

From naked protests to blockchain fundraising: how artists are protesting Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Russia has warned of "legal repercussions" for taking part in anti-war demonstrations

Art fairsanalysis

Arco Madrid opens to decent sales, few Latin American collectors and a Peruvian artist getting her vagina sewn shut

The first full edition of Spain's leading art fair since the start of the pandemic saw a near-return to form with strong institutional presence