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Three to see

Three arty things to do at home this weekend

From the Getty's challenge to re-create masterpieces using three items to Firstsite’s activity pack with Antony Gormley and Gillian Wearing

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Frieze Los Angeles 2020

Ten must-see shows during Frieze Los Angeles

From Paul McCarthy's monkey self-portrait to a New York apartment made of polyester, our picks of the city's top exhibitions

Podcast

The story of a fake Gauguin at the Getty

Plus, Canadian First Nations artist Kent Monkman on his Met paintings and the art of food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

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Obituaries

The Getty Museum curator who hired the Rolling Stones for 15 shillings a head

Self-taught Gillian Wilson put together the 20th century’s best collection of French decorative arts

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Acquisitions

Getty acquires Bronzino’s Madonna and Child with Saints, a twin of National Gallery in London’s

The brightly coloured painting, depicting the same family scene, has been in private hands for decades, most recently the Chilean Alana Collection

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Museums & Heritage

Lack of space at the British Museum sees major loan of Assyrian collection to Getty

Since the closure of a basement gallery in 2006 there is little room to store the whole collection

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Marion True

Has peace broken out after the trial of Marion True?

One writer says the pressure on American museums has eased, but another insists Italian prosecutors remain combative

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Marion True

The Marion True case has concluded, but how does the former antiquities curator of the Getty Museum feel about the outcome?

“Neither condemned nor vindicated”: Marion True on why it is hard to accept the lack of verdict after her five-year trial

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Marion True

Marion True case set for final hearing?

After more than 5 years of hearings, the case is finally closing

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Marion True

Marion True, former Getty curator, trial collapses

Victims include prime minister’s father-in-law and an old master art dealer

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Restitution

Judge decides Getty knew its Greek bronze was illegal

Italian minister asks for restitution of the Fano Athlete

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Marion True

Marion True defence continues

“Stolen” antiquities put under microscope in Getty trial

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Marion True

Marion True trial: Expert archaeologist Rizzo ends prosecution testimony

As the testimony of the expert witness comes to a close, we look at what the next hearing will entail

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Marion True

Further documents link key defendants in Marion True trial

Hearings drag on into fifth year

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Marion True

Getty letters analysed in Marion True trial

The letters aid claims that the Getty Museum were aware of the origin of the illegally excavated artefacts

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Marion True

“The Fleischmann Collection was just a front” - updates on the Marion True trial

The latest hearing in the Marion True trial links Getty to convicted dealer, again

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Marion True

Trial of Marion True and Robert Hecht over illegally excavated antiquities from Rome continues

Complications over reputation, paperwork, and repatriation

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: troubles in the courtroom

The hearings heated up when one of the defence lawyers threatened to abandon the trial if the prosecution continued its aggressive stance

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: investigation continues

The trial of former Getty antiquities curator continues with prosecutor Daniela Rizzo offering witness evidence

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Unesco

Getty revises its guidelines for acquiring antiquities—again

Artefacts must have left their countries of origin by 1970, the year of the Unesco Convention, or have proper export documentation to be considered for purchase

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Marion True

November update on Marion True trial

The Art Newspaper reports

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Marion True

Marion True trial delayed by lawyers’ strike

This is in response to Italy's new liberalisation measures

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: continued struggle in the courtroom

Specific artefacts are called into question

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Marion True

The Marion True Trial: information from the courtroom; Sergeant of Carabinieri cross-examined

More evidence is scrutinised

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Getty Museum

Trial of Getty Museum director is a moment of truth for all in the antiquities field

Recent trials forecast shift in collecting policies

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Marion True

The Marion True trial continues: is there any progression in the courtroom?

The Art Newspaper reports on the events of the continuing trial

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Marion True

The Marion True trial continues: more information from the courtroom

However, both True and co-defendant Robert Hecht were absent

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Marion True

The Marion True trial: information from the courtroom

Evidence is discussed and documents are scoured

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Marion True

Ex-Getty antiquities curator appears in Italian court

Marion True made a surprise appearance on the first day of the trial

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Marion True

Now former Getty antiquities curator Marion True goes on trial this month

Marion True has resigned from the museum and the institution is to return three artefacts to Italy

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Marion True

Italian case against Marion True postponed to November

The case, which is the result of a decade-long investigation by Italian police, has been delayed because crucial documents had to be translated

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Museums

The National Gallery purchases Raphael’s Madonna of the pinks: What we know

The Raphael was bought by the National Gallery for £22 million in February 2004

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News

The National Gallery secures Raphael

The Getty Museum loses out on “Madonna of the pinks”

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Marion True

Marion True hearing postponed to March

Postponement is due to document translation troubles

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Museums

National Gallery and Getty fight over Raphael

The California museum has bought the Duke of Northumberland’s “Madonna of the pinks” for $50 million

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Getty Museum

Getty returns three stolen works to Italy

Curator voluntarily collaborates with Italy in accordance with museum’s policy

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Art & Technology

Suffocation is the new non-toxic way of eliminating insect pests

Getty conservators research new methods of protecting museum works from pests

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Museum acquisitions

With the Castle Howard Guercino, Timothy Clifford has saved from export one more in a long line of masterpieces. Is he the last of Britain’s great acquirers?

The successes and (rare) failures of a passionate collector

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The Getty Museum retreats from the antiquities market

In a radical change of policy, the Getty now favours archaeological conservation, research and education over collection building

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Exhibitions

Over 50 Renaissance works from the Arundel Collection on display at the Getty

Great collectors at the Getty