Sea change: how a trip to the Riviera with Renoir changed Monet's painting

A summer blockbuster at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum will examine a pivotal moment in the Impressionist's career

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Art world moves in on the laid-back Balearic islands

With Hauser & Wirth's outpost on Menorca, new Ibiza gallery Can Garita and CAN Art Ibiza fair, the bohemian location is attracting art buyers

Island hopping: exhibition finds connections between ancient cultures of the Mediterranean

Show at Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum of more than 200 artefacts from Sardinia, Cyprus and Crete considers the connections between lost island civilisations

Ottoman perspectives

This original and brilliant book describes how Western archaeology and archaeologists appeared to Turkish eyes.

Draft Unesco Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage would extend controls 200 miles out from the coast

If the draft is approved by two-thirds of member countries at the General Conference next month it will be sent out for ratification. US and Russian support unlikely.

Harnessing the tourist industry to help Mediterranean historical sites

The Getty's floating conference on the conservation of archaeological sites.