Missing Picasso painting resurfaces during Philippines president-elect's celebratory visit with his mother, Imelda Marcos
Picasso’s ‘Reclining Woman VI’ was one of the many works Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos Sr bought with billions siphoned off from the state
Philippines election: artist explores Marcos family’s ill-gotten art and jewels as son Ferdinand Jr leads presidential polls
As the country elects new leader, Pio Abad tells us about the Marcoses’ misinformation and cynical use of mythology, which is the focus of his new show
UK art market: too little, too late?
Britain’s share of the global market is at its lowest in a decade and art imports have plummeted. Without government action, experts say, the fallout from Brexit could devastate the industry
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will reshape Eastern Europe’s cultural scene
Amid the death and devastation caused by the war, it has strengthened cultural connections and collaborations between Ukraine and the rest of the world
Museum ethics body blasts dismissal of Polish museum director
Jaroslaw Suchan will be replaced at Łodz Museum of Art by the artist Andrzej Biernacki
Macron wins: what now for the French art scene?
Plus, Walter Sickert at Tate Britain and Gordon Parks at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
French elections: what's at stake for culture and the arts?
As Macron and Le Pen face off in the second round of the presidential battle, cultural policy is likely to continue taking a back seat
The G7 countries have banned art exports to Russia—we asked legal experts what this really means
While it is still legal to sell art to a Russian individual, conducting business with anyone on a sanctions list could result in fines or a prison sentence
Pro-arts but pro-sexism? New South Korean president ushers in a contentious era after 'incel election'
Against a backdrop of misogynistic rhetoric, President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol promises to create half a million jobs in the Korean cultural industry
France launches €1m fund to help Ukrainian and ‘dissident Russian’ artists fleeing war
Culture ministry initiative will offer three-month residencies and an emergency telephone service
Biggest-ever Art Dubai fair offers smoke machines, escapism and, of course, NFTs: here’s what sold so far
The event's 15th edition dedicated a whole building to the "rapidly expanding digital arts space"
Russia-Ukraine war seeps into Art Dubai fair
Georgian gallery lays down Ukrainian flag in its booth while fair says it will donate 25% of ticket sales to Ukrainian refugees
Hong Kong's last British governor on how Beijing's crackdown is corroding the city's vibrant cultural scene
The Chinese government is demolishing the freedoms that once made the special administrative region special, says Chris Patten
Museum ethics organisation criticises ‘forced resignation’ of Manchester gallery director
Cimam is demanding "greater clarity" over the reasons for Alistair Hudson’s proposed removal
Ukraine urges sanctions against Russian art sector
Statement from leading art world figures calls for a ban on Russian participants in international exhibitions such as the Venice Biennale and Documenta
Former Russian culture minister Vladimir Medinsky is leading peace talks with Ukraine
Controversial political figure was in post for eight years from 2012
Oscar Murillo among slew of artists to pull out of Manchester show in protest at treatment of reportedly ousted director
More than 20 artists have withdrawn from British Art Show 9 in support of "political freedom, and artistic expression in cultural institutions and universities across the UK"
Manchester gallery director forced out over Palestine statement in exhibition
Alistair Hudson, head of the Whitworth, leaves over text in Forensic Architecture's show last year
A brush with... Ai Weiwei
An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Marcel Duchamp to ancient Chinese ceramics—and why Romanticism is not for him
Top Croatian government official sentenced for corruption involving art
Nadan Vidosevic, former head of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, was found guilty in December of buying art for himself with public money
UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries signs arts agreement with Saudi Arabia
Ceremony signing a memorandum of understanding took place at the Diriyah Biennale in Riyadh
Why Macron's radical promise to return African treasures has stalled
Four years after a landmark pledge to hand back colonial loot, French government has opposed a new restitution bill backed by the Senate
Boris Johnson becomes an NFT: artists react to scandal of leader attending parties during Covid lockdowns
Cold War Steve depicts UK prime minister hiding in a fridge in his interpretation of "Partygate" while David Shrigley labels him an "arsehole"
The ugly pursuit of beauty: how traditional architecture has become a battleground for right-wing politicians
With the culture wars in full swing, reactionary ideas on city-making are again in the ascendant, argues architecture and heritage critic Robert Bevan
Russia's oldest human rights society Memorial ordered to close as dissent clampdown continues
International Memorial documented the crimes committed under Stalin's Great Terror and its sister organisation Memorial Human Rights Centre chronicled today's abuses
Belgium plans to hand back colonial loot to DR Congo
New law will set up expert commission to sift through thousands of objects at the Royal Museum for Central Africa
Pussy Riot members jailed over social media posts
Masha Alekhina and Lucy Shteyn, who have previously served prison terms, were sentenced to 15 days following charges of "propaganda of Nazi symbolism"
Macron's Gulf tour: UAE's Louvre Abu Dhabi contract extended to 2047 and more French-Saudi culture deals
Renewal of Abu Dhabi deal means the Louvre can partner with the network of museums planned for Saudi Arabia's AlUla region
Right-wing takeover of Poland's museums continues as Museum of Art in Łodz is latest cultural institution facing change of leadership
Jaroslaw Suchan's contract has not been extended by the country's minister of culture
'Jobless, futureless, in constant fear': Afghan artists sign open letter to world leaders asking for help to escape the Taliban
Non-profit Artists at Risk issue letter to Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and other senior figures urging for better systems for those seeking asylum