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Openings

Eduardo Chillida’s Basque museum and sculpture park announces full reopening

Hauser & Wirth has helped to develop “sustainable model” for Chillida Leku, which partially closed amidst Spanish economic crisis

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Private Museums

Grand opening of Russian billionaire’s power-plant museum is postponed to 2020

GES-2 will be part of Moscow's Museum Mile, linked to Garage, the Tretyakov and the Pushkin

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Beirut

Beirut Museum of Art vows to carry on as honorary chairman Carlos Ghosn remains in jail

Museum board says fundraising campaign to build delayed private museum is not dependent on the scandal-hit auto executive

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Collectors

Taiwanese mega-collector Pierre Chen reveals plans for new space

The electronics magnate owns ten works by Gerhard Richter, seven Picassos and two works by Francis Bacon

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Openings

Polish collector Grazyna Kulczyk unveils ‘off-grid’ private museum in Swiss Alps

Muzeum Susch aims to bring a “disruptive outlook” to the historic Engadin valley pilgrimage site

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Architecture

Hala Wardé dismissed as architect of planned Beirut Museum of Art

Difficulties began when the museum asked HW Architecture to work pro bono

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Museums

Zeitz Mocaa: Africa’s private ‘Tate Modern’ must do more for its public

More than a year after opening, the Cape Town museum’s curatorial and educational record has yet to live up to its promise

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Private Museums

Iraqi artist Dia Azzawi designs new Lebanese private museum

The Nabu Museum collection combines antiquities with Modern and contemporary art

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Openings

'Pioneering' private museum reveals troubled history of Romania’s post-war art

Bucharest’s new Muzeul de Arta Recenta emphasises artists who worked outside the structures of the Communist regime

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MO good news for the Baltic art scene

New private museum in Vilnius flies the flag for contemporary Lithuanian artists

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Museums

Garage Museum helps new Kazakh venue to get started

Collaboration in Almaty is expected to be long-term, but no money is changing hands

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Private Museums

Glenstone’s giant $200m expansion is ready, but will visitors come?

Collectors’ private museum, scrutinised by US Senate for limited access, could draw 100,000 people a year

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Linda on the loose

What’s wrong with creating an art mega-complex in Arles?

Maja Hoffmann is spearheading a vast multidisciplinary arts complex spread over 15 acres of an industrial site

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Exhibitions

Surrealism in the digital age: Beirut exhibition looks at new wave of 20th-century art movement

Show at Lebanon's Aishti Foundation is last in a trilogy exploring its vast private collection before its first solo presentation of Albert Oehlen

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Private Museums

Glenstone Museum reveals the art in store for vast Pavilions expansion

Long-awaited showcase spaces for collection founded by Mitchell and Emily Rales to open in October

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Private Museums

Moscow's Garage Museum still going strong at ten, despite co-founders’ split

Roman Abramovich and Dasha Zhukova will continue to fund their contemporary art museum

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Politics

Founder of Museum of Russian Impressionism flees for the UK

Boris Mints’s institution says that exhibitions are continuing to run

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Openings

'A privileged space, remote from it all': Fondation Carmignac opens on island off the southern coast of France

New home for the Paris-based corporate collection, established by billionaire financier, is inaugurated after years of delays

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Museums

Polish collector Grazyna Kulczyk to launch sprawling contemporary art complex in secluded Swiss valley town

Works from the entrepreneur’s extensive holdings will go on show in Muzeum Susch

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Openings

Lafayette Paris art hub is first ‘multidisciplinary centre of its kind in France’, says chief

Guillaume Houzé says that his new Marais venue will be less corporate and more creative

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Openings

New Art Jameel space for contemporary art to launch in Saudi Arabia in 2019

The Hayy: Creative Hub centre in Jeddah is latest cultural offering announced in the rebranded Kingdom

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Museums

Masterplan revealed for Nelahozeves castle restoration

London-based firm Wright & Wright Architects to redevelop 16th-century home for Czech private collection

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Exhibitions

UK’s first permanent Virtual Reality space in an arts institution to open in London

Zabludowicz Collection’s project 360—dedicated to VR, film and video—opens next year

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The Year In Review

The year in Museums

Private money makes its mark

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Rubell museum move to Allapattah delayed

Miami foundation to open new space in December 2019

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Private Museums

Pioneers of Lebanese painting star in private museum near the Syrian border

Collector Emile Hannouche has opened his family mansion in the Bekaa Valley to the public

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Museums

Marrakech bids to become hub for contemporary African art as museum plans relaunch alongside 1:54 fair

Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden will hold "international opening" in February

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Openings

Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission

Private institution is funded by evangelical Hobby Lobby chairman, Steve Green

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In the frame

Let New York’s new spy museum bring out the James Bond in you

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Private Museums

Rem Koolhaas transforms Paris building into moving gallery for French retail giant’s cultural foundation

Mobile floors in Lafayette Anticipations's central exhibition space will operate as ‘curatorial machine’, say organisers

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Exhibitions

Turin exhibition dwells on contemporary art's futile obsession with the new

OGR's first show remixes the city's collections from antiquity to present, reflecting on the over production of contemporary art and the fact nothing is new

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Openings

Indonesia's grassroots scene gains major private museum

Collector founds Museum Macan to fill gap in country's cultural infrastructure

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Museums

New US museum to tell story of Palestine in ‘non-political, non-religious way’

Businessman Faisal Saleh says his institution will present untold turbulent history to American audiences

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New contemporary art complex to open in Catalonia with vast Juan Munoz installation

Planta project is situated in a working open-cast mine

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Museums

Yves Saint Laurent museum unveiled in Paris

Museum's Marrakech counterpart is due to open later this month

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Museums

Chinese hotelier-collector opens Shanghai's newest private museum

Zheng Hao's How Art Museum shares works with his 'art hotel'

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Zeitz MoCAA

Inside Zeitz Mocaa: our guide to Cape Town’s new mega-museum

From spectacular architecture to an army of curators, what you need to know about Africa’s landmark contemporary art institution

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Museums

'Warehouse' of Italian art comes to Hudson Valley

Magazzino's opening displays pay tribute to the dealer who championed Arte Povera

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Collectors

Marciano Foundation unveiled to the Los Angeles public

The private museum is lodged in a former Masonic temple

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Ashley Bickerton gets retrospective break from Damien Hirst

Newport Street Gallery to present survey of Bali-based US artist