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Art market

London galleries to accommodate collectors ‘by appointment’ during second coronavirus lockdown

Some dealers say they will continue to hold private viewings for buyers, while opening hours are extended in the West End tonight

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Museums

Museums and galleries to close across England as second coronavirus lockdown announced

Exhibition schedules disrupted and concerns raised over funding after institutions required to shut down until 2 December

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Antiquities & Archaeology

Richard III to move from car park to cathedral

Following DNA testing, confirmed remains of the last Plantagenet King will be moved from original burial site to Leicester Cathedral

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Alberto Giacometti

Norwich's Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts marks 100 years since Giacometti's birth

Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury's personal connection to Giacometti meant the committee had no trouble engaging lenders

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Conservation & Preservation

The Wigmore Castle project represents a radical new approach to conservation and “sustainable tourism"

Holistic archaeology at Wigmore Castle

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April 1999

No UK country has poured as much money as England into art commissions since 1995

The £50m art bonanza has funded everything from Gormley's Angel of the North to a 48km sculpture trail

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Tate

Our island story at the Tate

Dynasties, a big show of Tudor and Jacobean painting, demands considerable intellectual input from the visitor