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Building projects

'Intelligent design': Frank Gehry's surprisingly subtle $233m makeover of Philadelphia Museum of Art revealed

Architect's Core Project expansion creates 90,000 sq. ft of new galleries and reimagined public spaces at heart of 1928 landmark

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Frieze New York

'It's on': Frieze New York gets ready to be the first fair to return to the city

Scaled-back event will relocate from far-flung Randall's Island to The Shed in Manhattan

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Activism

Art world: pay attention to anti-Asian abuse, activists urge

The alarming rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans is just part of a long history of discrimination in the US and elsewhere

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Climate Change

Launch of Artists Commit intensifies the push to act on climate change

Organisation aims to put pressure on galleries to adopt sustainable practices

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Restitution

Cambodia’s Khmer heritage is finally returning home

Collector Douglas Latchford’s daughter has turned over his entire collection—as well as records that could lead to further recoveries from US institutions

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Antiquities trafficking

Accord between US and Turkey to counter illicit trade in artefacts divides historians and preservationists

Critics say Turkish government polices give short shrift to religious minorities’ cultural heritage