British Council

'An abandonment of culture': artists Anish Kapoor and Jeremy Deller criticise severe cuts at British Council

Government support for the UK's international organisation for cultural relations will be significantly reduced or cease altogether in 20 countries

Amid Taliban insurgency, culture sector fears looting as Kabul descends into chaos

British Council in Afghanistan among international heritage organisations that have suspended operations during the conflict

Radical plan could move UK's national art collections into former IKEA store in Coventry

The five-storey building will house nearly 17,000 works from the Arts Council and British Council collections, under proposed scheme

Yemennews

Museum restoration offers rare glimmer of hope in war-torn Yemen

Yemeni authorities and World Monuments Fund team up to repair ruined National Museum in Taiz

Art world condemns Iran’s ten-year prison sentence for British Council employee Aras Amiri

Curator could be used as a bargaining chip, along with Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Tate Turners on tour: 'J.M.W. Turner' to be exhibited at Beijing's National Art Museum

Having travelled the US and Russia, the Turner exhibition will head to China

The British Council releases its artistic programme for 2004

The international line-up includes projects in Libya, Iran, Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Tehranarchive

Director of Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art on how artistic collaboration can bring Iran and the UK closer

An upcoming show of British contemporary sculpture could be the start of a productive cultural dialogue between Iran and the UK

Hong Kongarchive

Bill Jacklin sells in Hong Kong with his 'Urban Portraits' of the city

The colony’s first artist-in-residence appeals to new local collectors