Scotland

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David Roberts

Collector David Roberts—who closed London gallery to bring art to the regions—will focus 2020 programme on Scotland

Artists Lina Lapelytė, Paul Maheke and Nina Beier will present new live performance works at Glasgow International contemporary art festival

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Museums

'Don’t panic': Glasgow City Council calms fears over proposal to close city's Modern art museum

Popular gallery was on the chopping block in latest budget option review

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Museums

Edinburgh's Fruitmarket Gallery to transform nightclub into new art venue

Karla Black survey will fill both spaces, including former fruit and veg warehouse next door

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Diary of an art historian

When Britain divides, custody of its art must be shared fairly

If Scottish independence follows Brexit, what will happen to the national collection?

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Conservation & Preservation

Going undercover: Scotland's leaky Mackintosh treasure shielded by 197-tonne chainmail box

Hill House in Helensburgh has been covered to protect it from the rain while National Trust makes conservation plans

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Controversies

Tory peer involved in controversial sale of Iraqi antiquities

Reliefs from Ashurnasirpal II’s Nimrud palace, fixed to the walls of a Scottish mansion, have been removed, stripped and sold abroad

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Diary of an art historian

Scotland has just four per cent of the Royal Collection—it's time it got a fairer share

The Queen has seven Rembrandts, 29 Van Dycks and 52 Canalettos, yet not one is on long-term display in Scotland