Rain, storms, drought: a new project is saving Europe’s ancient heritage from climate change

EU project aims to find ways to arrest damage at numerous archaeological sites, from a 12th-century BC city in Greece eroded by rising sea levels to submerged prehistoric villages in a Swiss lake at risk from falling water levels

President Macron appoints Rima Abdul Malak as France’s new minister of culture

Culture pass, restitution issues and metaverse will be on her agenda

Digitising the Bayeux Tapestry: Victoria and Albert Museum will work with French city to research famous Medieval work

London museum signs memorandum of understanding with Bayeux city officials to develop curatorial and scientific exchange


Huge fee hikes for EU students who want to study art in the UK come into force from September

Visa issues and increased red tape could also deter European Union applicants, warn university leaders

European auction houses weather crisis as customers spend millions on art online

Expecting the worst, French, German and Austrian auction houses have been surprised by how well sales have held up through the pandemic

Europe's 12 most endangered heritage sites announced

From a steam cog railway to the baroque Venetian palazzo abandoned by the Armenians , Europa Nostra chooses candidates for its 2021 Seven Most Endangered Sites list


Despite its 'hybrid' approach, the Met's catalogue on French painting lacks detailed analysis

When used together, the New York museum’s print catalogue and supplementary website on their 18th-century French works make an excellent initial resource but offer little new information

Olafur Eliasson will create 'pan-European' work of art for Germany's EU presidency next year

The project, which is to be designed with participation from children and young people, will be supported by the Goethe Institute

French exhibition aims to reveal naked truth about 'nude Mona Lisa'

New research suggests work could be a prototype of an idealised “Venus” portrait designed by Leonardo himself

‘Stay of execution’ for art shippers as EU extends deadline for permits

A shortage of ECMT permits poses “huge concerns” for British art handlers in Europe


Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger launches no-Brexit poster campaign

Posters featuring Prime Minister Theresa May will be cropping up on billboards across Britain


Art world scrambles to ship art before Brexit deadline

Pavilion commissioners among those to allow extra transport time for Venice Biennale as “huge ramifications” dawn


A monumental study of the heyday of Historicist painting

This comprehensive volume looks at a genre popular in 19th-century Europe but long scorned in the art world

Surrealist Dorothea Tanning finally gets long-merited major survey

Show of artist whose work “undermines old idea of Surrealism being about the objectification of women” opens in Madrid before travelling to London

Death triumphs: Museo del Prado completes challenging two-year-long Bruegel restoration

Newly conserved danse macabre work travels to Vienna for major exhibition marking 450 years since the artist's death

Hard, soft or no-deal: how the UK art market is preparing for Brexit

Costs, paperwork and shipping delays are among gallery concerns, but experts say there are solutions

Leaked document on EU import licensing proposals is deeply concerning, say dealer associations

IADAA and CINOA argue that compromise amendments to contentious new cultural goods regulations are still too stringent and ill-defined


House of Lords warns Brexit may starve UK museums of skilled workers

New report says a more restrictive migration system for EU citizens “could threaten the international status of the UK’s world-class institutions”


Thinking with pictures: how images were used for philosophical thinking in the Early Modern period

A rich and fascinating book on what can rightly be called the art of philosophy

The Irishman who painted—and brawled—beside Gauguin

Roderic O’Conor and the Moderns: Between Paris and Pont-Aven opens at National Gallery of Ireland

Art dealers slam proposed European Union licence regulations

Revising import controls on cultural goods could impact negatively on trade, dealer organisations say

Martin Bailey. , with additional reporting by Anna Brady

Martin-Gropius-Bau show to mark 30 years since fall of the Berlin Wall

Exhibition next autumn will explore German unification in a global context


Käthe Kollwitz Museum finds new home in west Berlin

Its current venue will be leased to the new Museum of Exile from the end of 2019

Spark your wanderlust with a wander through Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie

New exhibition looks at how love of travel was a prominent feature of 19th-century German Romanticism

Frieze Artist Award winner Kapwani Kiwanga takes on colonialism

Imposing open-air work made of African farming fabric opens at New York fair this week

Escher’s love affair with landscape explored in home town show

Exhibition of graphic artist and master of illusion takes place at Fries Museum in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden

Four must-see shows at Berlin's gallery weekend

From a gallery floor-turned-treadmill at Alexander Levy to Aztec inspiration at Barbara Wien


East German ‘arseholes’ are reappraised

The painter Georg Baselitz once profanely dismissed artists behind the Iron Curtain—but their work is now experiencing a long-overdue rediscovery