Bonhams executive Alex Fortescue has died aged 55

His death was confirmed by Epiris, the private equity firm that owns the auction house


Man dies after fall from Tate Modern

Police are not treating the event as suspicious

UK museums to temporarily close out of respect for Elizabeth II's funeral

Tate Modern and Southbank Centre will be open overnight to provide toilet facilities to those queueing to see the Queen's coffin

Petition launched to replace Confederate monument in South Carolina with statue of actor Chadwick Boseman

Many say he "opened doors" for black people in the arts and artists like Toyin Ojih Odutola have created works honouring the the 43-year-old Black Panther actor, who died last week


Collector Claude Dray shot dead in Paris

The body of the billionaire hotelier was discovered at his villa in Neuilly-sur-Seine


Murdered Mexican women remembered in portrait show

Artists such as Tracey Emin, Paula Rego and Maggi Hambling have produced campaigning images

Interview with Robert Rauschenberg: Commemorating the artist

We reprint extracts from an interview with one of the most important artists of the post-war era

Rauschenberg gallery to continue lawsuit after artist’s death

Case seeks to punish defendant for selling works found in trash

Rothko’s remains to be moved

The artist's children petition successfully for his disinterment

Vasarely, Arp and Giacometti: The three French foundations plagued by lawsuits

The question of what exactly the artist would have wanted is ultimately unanswerable, and therefore liable to cause friction

Moscow property development threatens site of Malevich grave

Local authorities have not been sympathetic towards Malevich's estate where he was buried

Doris Salcedo at the Tate Gallery: Silent witnesses

The Columbian artist makes stark sculptures which probe the solitude of death

Obituary for Annette Giacometti

Both Giacometti's spouse and favourite subject, Annette's championing of his talent persisted after his passing

Gérard Regnier interviews Francis Bacon on pathos, Picasso, and death

“Pathos means longing; yes, longing and feeling that wonderful things are possible but not really happening”

John Rothenstein, the Tate Gallery’s longest serving director, dies

Douglas Cooper v. the Knight Commander of the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle: round one


Warhol estate claims artist should not have died

A settlement has been reached in the matter

The art of death surveyed at the V&A

An eclectic selection of memento mori