Preservation

Centre of Marfa, Texas, including 11 buildings repurposed by Donald Judd, added to US National Register of Historic Places

The designation will aid the Chinati and Judd foundations in preserving their buildings in the West Texas town

Federal agency approves disputed redesign of Hirshhorn Museum’s Modernist sculpture garden

National Capital Planning Commission welcomes revisions to Hiroshi Sugimoto’s proposal for an expanded reflecting pool and stacked stone walls

Artist transforms Gilded Age pool house into an atmospheric soundscape

To evoke a watershed moment in society, Jorge Otero-Pailos has filled an abandoned natatorium with sounds recorded from bodies of water in New York State

Almost 70% of smuggled objects seized in Syria and Lebanon are fakes, antiquities chief says

In a wide-ranging interview, Maamoun Abdulkarim discussed the realities of illegal trafficking, restoration efforts in Palmyra and his concerns over destruction in Aleppo

Art360 initiative lets artists take the long view

Three-year archive programme will focus on Modern British and contemporary artists, starting with three women

Step inside conceptual artist David Ireland’s greatest masterpiece—his home

House on 500 Capp Street in San Francisco will become an arts space, archive and study centre

British Museum’s ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

The US Fish and Wildlife Service blocked the importation of the Byzantine objects before they ever left the UK

High Line co-founder to lead World Monuments Fund

Joshua David will replace long-time president Bonnie Burnham in November

Paris mayor gives city’s decaying churches a Hail Mary—to the tune of €80m

But heritage groups say the funds fall far short of the real cost of restoration

Florida archaeologists launch legal fight against US Department of Transportation

<p> High-speed rail line threatens prehistoric sites of cultural importance, according to group </p>