The Art Newspaper's 300th issue—from big scoops to influential campaigns
Plus: the best letters and the art market then and now
'Issue one came out in less degraded times: more idealistic, less puffed up by PR machines'
Anna Somers Cocks, founding editor and chairman, looks back
Letters of note | Featuring Zaha Hadid, Picasso's biographer, a prison warden and many more
Selected correspondence from down the years
Then & Now: boom, bust and rebirth of Damien Hirst
How The Art Newspaper has covered the artist's bullish decadence
Then & Now: how The Art Newspaper shaped UK restitution law
Featuring a 900-year-old missal looted during the Second World War
Then & Now: the V&A and Queen Woyzaro Terunesh's wedding dress
The story behind the garment
From the archives: take a look at six of the best front pages published by The Art Newspaper
Stop the press!
The Art Newspaper 300th Issue Commemorative Prize Draw
Subscribers stand a chance to win one of 18 prints by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov