Acquisitions

"La Psyché": London's National Gallery acquires its first painting by the Impressionist Eva Gonzalès

Acquisition a month before museum's 200th anniversary makes Gonzalès just the 20th woman artist to be represented in the collection

Gavin Brown donates gallery archive to Bard College

Bard's Center for Curatorial Studies will receive artist files, catalogues and more from the more than 25 years the dealer operated Gavin Brown's Enterprise

Acquisitions round-up: Cleveland museum buys a sumptuous 16th-century wooden carving, once part of an altarpiece

Plus, the UK’s first permanent public sculpture by a Black female artist goes to Warwick University, and National Gallery of Art lands a collection of 20 shadow boxes by Joseph Cornell

Laurene Powell Jobs's non-profit buys San Francisco Art Institute and its $50m Diego Rivera mural

After years of financial problems, the troubled institution will enter its next chapter with help from the Apple dynasty

Acquisitions round-up: the Städel Museum in Frankfurt shows off its Honoré Daumier bequest

Plus, Olmec statuette becomes Kimbell Art Museum’s “most significant work of ancient American art” and Madrid’s Museo del Romanticismo buys an early Goya

Rothschild foundation acquires lost Guercino masterpiece

The portrait of Moses surfaced in Paris in 2022 and will form part of a loan exhibition at Waddesdon Manor in March

Baltimore Museum of Art acquires its first piece of performance art

The performance by Jefferson Pinder is one of more than 100 new acquisitions recently announced by the institution

Acquisitions round-up: stained glass window by Tiffany’s greatest female designer finds new home at the Met

Plus, last Donatello in private hands is sold to Bargello and Courtauld’s Claudette Johnson purchase helps demarginalise Black women

UK museums acquire works by Damien Hirst and Claude Monet under tax relief schemes

More than 40 items worth over £52m allocated to galleries nationwide including a £10.5m miniature Renaissance bronze

Kimbell Art Museum acquires important cultural touchstone of Olmec art

The jade statuette of an Olmec ruler holding a baby were-jaguar will be exhibited as the centrepiece of the Texas museum's ancient American collection

Dutch artist Anneke Eussen’s border-questioning sculpture acquired by the city of Miami Beach

The purchase is part of the city’s annual programme to acquire a work from Art Basel in Miami Beach

Design Miami’s digital future looms large after acquisition by Basic.Space

The online platform's involvement signals a push to attract younger collectors to the fair

Works from Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz’s collection will go on view at the Brooklyn Museum

The couple will also donate select (as yet unspecified) pieces from their personal holdings to the museum

The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum acquired more than 80 works over the past year

Ranging from painting to installation and beyond, the latest additions to the museum's holdings include contemporary voices as well as legends like Nam June Paik and Robert Irwin

Brooklyn Museum reveals details of more than 300 acquisitions made over the past year

Additions to the museum’s collection span contemporary, decorative and Modern art, as well as Korean calligraphy and works on paper by John Singer Sargent’s sister Emily

Cimabue ‘kitchen’ painting placed under export ban ends up at the Louvre

The culture ministry had been given 30 months to raise the funds to purchase the work after its sale at auction in 2019 was halted

Tate, Fitzwilliam and Arts Council scoop up works at Frieze

Plus, the winners of prominent young and emerging artist prizes have been revealed

Acquisitions round-up: Paula Rego abortion etchings acquired by New York's MoMA and Metropolitan Museum of Art

Plus, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco gain a major collection of American art and the Rijksmuseum acquires recently restituted silver salt cellars

Canadian Museum of History acquires artist’s memorial to victims of the country’s residential schools

Stanley C. Hunt’s memorial monument features carvings of 130 faces, representing Indigenous children whose remains were found in unmarked graves near a school site

Getty acquires artist Maren Hassinger’s archive

The septuagenarian artist, best known for her large-scale wire rope installations, has experienced a resurgence of attention from institutions and curators in recent years

Tibetan Buddhist shrine with more than 200 artefacts donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art

The shrine comes from Alice S. Kandell, who amassed one of the most significant private collections of Tibetan Buddhist art in North America

SFMoMA acquires architectural capsule from Tokyo's famed Metabolist tower

Architect Kisho Kurokawa's Nakagin Capsule Tower was demolished last year, but 23 of its distinctive pods were preserved

186 Roy Lichtenstein works donated to museums in honour of the artist’s 100th birthday

Gifts will go to five institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Museum of Modern Art acquires more than 200 works by experimental film-maker Ken Jacobs

The museum has also restored Jacobs’s first film, “Orchard Street” (1955), which will be displayed in a gallery in November

Dallas Museum of Art acquires 12 works at Dallas Art Fair with annual gift

The museum spent $100,000 to bolster its collection thanks to funding from the Dallas Art Fair Foundation

Florida’s Norton Museum acquires John Singer Sargent portrait of socialite who sponsored Amelia Earhart

Sargent’s painting of Amy Phipps Guest, made at the peak of his success as a society portraitist, was gifted to the West Palm Beach museum by her grandson and his family