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The Year in Review 2019

From a Paris inferno to the Leonardo tussle: the art world's top stories of 2019

We look back at the major events that made the headlines this year

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Art market

'Outrageous coup': art world shocked as Boris Johnson suspends parliament

Trade condemns the move and prepares for mayhem of no-deal Brexit

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Exhibitions

Stedelijk explores design solutions created in response to the refugee crisis

Solution or Utopia? is the first of five exhibitions planned by the museum to tackle issues of immigration

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Exhibitions

UK-Russia Bacon show goes on…

…but British government officially pulls out of joint Year of Culture

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Bernard Arnault

Would French tax hike hit Arnault’s Paris museum?

President Hollande plans to implement 75% tax rate on income above €1m a year

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Censorship

After censorship row, what next in Hungary?

Brussels shows and Budapest appointment overshadowed by government’s hands-on cultural policy

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Restitution

Books: The view from eastern Europe on restitution

These essays emanate from a series of Polish conferences

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Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academy and Tate exhibitions heading for top attendance

“Turks: A journey of a thousand years 600-1600” and “Turner, Whistler, Monet” have been wildly successful