National Galleries of Scotland

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Museums

Scottish museum joins Tate in cutting ties with dealer Anthony d’Offay

Hundreds of works will be returned following harassment allegations dating back to 1997

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Exhibitions

Must London always win? National Gallery of Scotland cancels Titian show for all the wrong reasons

By bowing out of the Renaissance blockbuster tour, the Edinburgh museum has not only let down the Scottish public but shown its priorities are misplaced

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coronavirus

More than 40 UK museums and conservators donate personal protective equipment to help NHS fight coronavirus

Conservation departments are sending gloves, masks and Tyvek suits to hospitals and ambulance services

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Titian

Titian’s ‘remarkable’ poesie paintings reunited for first time in 440 years

The masterpieces produced for Philip II will go on show at London's National Gallery before touring to Edinburgh, Madrid and Boston

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Museums

National Galleries of Scotland to no longer host BP Portrait Award

Museums officials say that the association with the oil company is at odds with a "responsibility to do all we can to address the climate emergency"

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Tate Modern

Tate resumes contact with Anthony d’Offay after sexual harassment allegations investigated

National Galleries of Scotland trustees also rally round former dealer and Artist Rooms creator

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Joseph Beuys

Beuys multiples acquired by National Galleries of Scotland

This important addition to Scottish collections includes nearly all of his best multiples

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Rembrandt

The National Gallery of Scotland explores Rembrandt’s real women

The exhibition on the Dutch master's female subjects will then travel to the Royal Academy

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Museum acquisitions

With the Castle Howard Guercino, Timothy Clifford has saved from export one more in a long line of masterpieces. Is he the last of Britain’s great acquirers?

The successes and (rare) failures of a passionate collector

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Alberto Giacometti

Giacometti exhibition prepares to open as the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art secures loans despite doubts that sculptures would survive transportation

Private lenders unwilling to part with sculptures due to their fragility

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Leonardo da Vinci

Rival Buccleuch and Montreal “Madonnas of the Yarnwinder” to be judged side by side in Edinburgh

Leonardo da Vinci showdown comes to the National Gallery of Scotland

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Leonardo da Vinci

National Galleries of Scotland buy a Leonardo and Picasso on a purchase grant of just £1.65 million p.a.

They are also improving their Surrealism holdings