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Diana Campbell Betancourt: 'How I put together the Dhaka Art Summit'

Chief curator of biennial south Asian art platform discusses her gruelling schedule, rediscovered art work stores, and how art world friends can help with insurance

Diaryblog

Dispatch from Dhaka: five highlights from the fourth Art Summit

The gathering—dubbed the Davos of the art world—kicks off in Bangladesh

ADAA Art Show moves to February

The fair opens one week before the Armory Show

UK government places export bar on Turner’s Ehrenbreitstein

Arts minister Michael Ellis has stepped in to prevent the painting from being exported

British invasion: Royal Academy teams up with Florida art space

Grayson Perry kicks off a series of three solo shows by RA artists at the Gallery at Windsor

Parisians turn noses up at Jeff Koons' Bouquet of Tulips—an homage to victims of terrorist attacks

There are mixed feelings to installing sculpture outside major museums in French capital

French collector’s offshore sculpture park finally sees the light

Carmignac Foundation will launch a culture hub on the island of Porquerolles near St Tropez this summer

The future may be virtual, but who is running the show?

With VR going mainstream, legal questions about copyright and authorship are coming to the fore

Private View, December 2017

Noteworthy exhibitions at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talents

Sex still sells—but scandal-hit artists may not

Galleries forced to decide whether to work with artists accused of sexual harassment

'Culture of fear' around reporting sexual harassment in UK arts organisations, survey says

Three quarters of known incidents go unchallenged according to Arts Professional study

P.P.O.W defies tough odds for mid-sized galleries

With the spotlight on issues of race and gender, one gallery that grew out of 1980s New York has again found its moment in the market

This is no way to solve the cruise ship issue in Venice

The Italian government’s latest decision is in hock to the port’s own interests

New online auction site connects collectors with art-school graduates

AucArt offers platform upon which its pick of British art-school graduates can sell directly to buyers

Middle East anti-fake drive triggers refund

Bonhams returns £176,500 for piece attributed to Egyptian sculptor

Lawnews

Judge orders Mana Fine Arts to release Mugrabis’ ‘hostage’ art collection

The family plans to relocate all 1,400-objects to Crozier’s storage facility in New Jersey

New chief executive joins The Art Newspaper

Julie Sherborn brings extensive experience of developing titles and brands in Asia

Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art

Works are from City of Oslo Art Collection, which has pieces displayed in around 1,000 locations throughout the Norwegian capital

Lawnews

Artforum’s publisher resigns following sexual harassment complaint

A former employee filed a lawsuit against the magazine after she says it tried to silence her and smear her name

Lawnews

Court orders release of Mugrabi family’s art being held 'hostage' by storage firm

Mana Contemporary must deliver five works in exchange for $1m—or turn over the entire collection within 24 hours

Lawnews

British art dealer Timothy Sammons denied bail by New York judge

The former Sotheby’s specialist was extradited to the US to face charges of art theft and fraud

Mosaic floor from Caligula’s ship returned to Italy

New York authorities tracked down the object, which was being used as a coffee table by a Manhattan couple, after a photograph appeared in a book on porphyry

Speaking with The Enemy: VR show at MIT brings people face-to-face with fighters

Visitors to war photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa’s project experience the humanity in people on both sides of conflicts

MoMA expansion is boon for Paris and Melbourne

Major loans from New York will be shown in both cities while the US institution adds one-third more exhibition space in Manhattan

Judd down home on the ranch

Artist’s foundation hopes to create print museum in Marfa

Three to see: New York

From Kara Walker's violence to the Morgan Library's opulence

Kathy Halbreich to lead Rauschenberg Foundation

The current associate director of MoMA plans to put her relationships with artists "to very good use"

Sotheby’s organises selling exhibition to commemorate a century of De Stijl

It is the only exhibition dedicated to De Stijl to be organised outside of Europe this year

Canada’s first national Holocaust memorial opens in Ottawa

Daniel Libeskind-designed monument in concrete and metal has the shape of a distorted Star of David