National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC apologises to visitor with a disability who was forcibly removed

Celeste Tooth, a student and artist, was escorted off the museum premises following a disagreement with a guard over their backpack

The college disgrace: School of the Art Institute of Chicago rescinds Kanye West’s doctorate

The artist now known as Ye was awarded a degree by his hometown art school in 2015, but his sustained antisemitic rhetoric caused the school to revoke it

July 1998archive

The Van Gogh fakes scandal: the tally one year later

Last July, The Art Newspaper broke the news that at least 45 Van Gogh paintings were suspect. This is what has happened since

May 1994archive

Mastermind behind Wedgwood fakes was at work for 20 years

Scotland Yard launches investigation into highly skilful counterfeits of antique Jasper and Black Basalt ware


Former Greek premier caught red-handed with illegal antiquities

Almost all Minoan antiquities assembled by former premier, Mr Mitsotakis, appear to have an illegal provenance.

Following the Rodin fakes scandal French bronze founders act to protect their good name

The Syndicat concluded that French legislation is incomplete in its definitions of reproductions and forgery