In the rescued Johnson archive, poignant images from black American history

How four institutions swooped in to acquire four million images

Collector's Eye: Ulla Dreyfus-Best

The Basel-based collector Ulla Dreyfus-Best on her "Wunderkammer", which mixes 11th-century Italian bronzes with pieces by Jeff Koons

Louvre’s global role expands under Jean-Luc Martinez

Director is determined to see the French museum’s expertise and collections shared around the world—and safeguarded at home

In pictures: Frieze Sculpture Park

Clare Lilley, the director of programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the curator of this year’s Frieze Sculpture Park, picks her favourite works from the three month long show

Wim Pijbes on why he left the Rijksmuseum for a ‘start-up’

The director of the Netherlands’ newest private museum, Museum Voorlinden, tells us about his 'dream job'

‘It’s a bigger story’: Frances Morris outlines her global vision for Tate Modern

A monumental extension and a shake-up of the museum’s displays will see more international names, live art and female artists

Meet the birdman of Brooklyn

Duke Riley has trained 2,000 pigeons to perform for Creative Time—and they took flight this weekend

Martin Creed brings ‘peace memorial’ to the shores of New York this week

British artist installs huge rotating neon—and his next plan is to turn the Armory inside out


Genius at work: New York celebrates its MacArthur winner

Nicole Eisenman, who is showing new works this week, on the “weird and wonderful” inspiration the city provides

Creating value around women artists: the chief curator’s view

Moca’s Helen Molesworth explains why the gender imbalance in museums persists and what can be done to remove it

An interview with Connie Butler: curator and advocate for the overlooked and under-known

As the Hammer Museum secures a donation of important collection of street photography by the Japanese artist Daido Moriyama, its chief curator speaks to us about how she’s working to build the collection and exhibition programme


Farah Diba Pahlavi: an exile from a collection

As the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art’s enviable collection prepares to travel to Germany next year, the former empress of Iran reflects on the turbulence her country has faced in recent years—and her contribution to its cultural life


Seven tips from the top: essential job advice from US museum directors

In a new book out this month, industry leaders open up about role models, wrong turns and hard-won lessons


Top Sydney gallerist launches blistering attack on the art world

Evan Hughes, son of founder Ray, is closing the Hughes Gallery and running for office

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum

Moncef Ben Moussa describes the museum's efforts to rebuild after a terrorist attack at the museum killed 23 people last year

Paula Cooper: still driving the New York scene, 50 years on

The pioneering dealer says her gallery is just a mom-and-pop shop—and that’s exactly how she wants it

Art-world experts on their highs and lows of 2015—and their top tips for next year

Figures including Sarah McCrory and Serge Lasvignes reveal their highlights and biggest disappointments


Paying homage to YSL: partner’s sale of rare books will fund two new museums

The late Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, Pierre Bergé, is auctioning his world-class personal library over two years to help build spaces in Paris and Marrakech

Bonhams boss adds dramatic twist to the auction theatre

Under Matthew Girling, the auction house is running an advertising campaign that makes devious dukes and ravishing brides central characters in the backstory of items listed for sale

Off the beaten track

Bonhams has big plans to break into the contemporary Asian art market—next year

Murakami reveals surprise debt to Anselm Kiefer

Superstar artist provides exclusive insight into vast and eclectic collection before his Yokohama show—just don’t call him the Japanese Andy Warhol

Thessaloniki Biennale addresses crisis in the Mediterranean

Curator of the Greek biennial's fifth edition, Katerina Gregos, is not afraid to tackle thorny issues

Richard Armstrong interview: Guggenheim's director on its projects in Helsinki, Abu Dhabi and back home in New York

Foundation and Finnish partners seek best architect for proposed Nordic satellite while Frank Gehry refines plans for Saadiyat Island museum&nbsp; <br>

‘Commerce is in. If real estate is booming, art is booming’

Property tycoon Aby Rosen, promoting his new Manhattan skyscraper, talks about art-world fatigue and giving something back to society

Meet Woking’s answer to Roman Abramovich

Football club owner has built large collection, with more than 150 Modern British works on public display

Okwui Enwezor, this year's Venice director, on making sense of 'a global landscape that again lies shattered and in disarray'

The Nigerian curator's exhibtions in the Giardini and Arsenale promise to be the most topical Venice show of recent years


Interview: Why Mike Leigh turned to art

The British director on his acclaimed big-screen portrait of Turner—and the artist’s “box of tricks”

Wolfgang Tillmans at the Venice Architecture Biennale: Journeys into space

Wolfgang Tillmans’s Venice work explores architectural details, grand and humble, from 37 countries


The best that was and will be: Curator interviews

Curators and scholars on their key exhibitions of 2013, 2014 and beyond.

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Artist Interview: Gary Hume opens the doors of perception at the Tate

A pair of Hume’s swing doors mark the start of his Tate Britain show. But what lies beyond?