More news in brief: Louvre decides against including Salvator Mundi painting in da Vinci show due to authenticity doubts; and painter and Northumbria University tutor Duncan Newton dies.
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More news in brief: Conceptual artist Lutz Bacher dies, Iranian sculptor Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian passes away, Parliament’s art collection to include more women, plus Janet Robertson appointed interim CEO of Action for Children’s Arts.
More news in brief: Carl Freedman set to open new space in Margate as gallery relocates from London; curator Klaus Littmann to plant 299 trees in Austrian football stadium in statement against climate change; plus Saatchi Gallery covers up artworks following complaints by Muslim visitors.
More news in brief: Trevor Paglen’s Orbital Reflector sculpture fails to deploy due to ‘government shutdown’, Photo London cancels partnership with Brunei’s Dorchester Collection after protests, plus Nigel Prince appointed director and chief curator of Artes Mundi.
More News In Brief: Coco Fusco refused entry to Cuba ahead of Havana Biennial, Tate and National Galleries of Scotland resume contact with Anthony D’Offay, London-based artist Wendy Saunders passes away.
More News In Brief: Film-maker Agnes Varda dies aged 90; Berlin’s Jewish Museum refuses Sackler Trust donations; research reveals increase in number of visitors to Liverpool Biennial.
More News In Brief: Emilija Škarnulytė announced as winner of the Future Generation Art Prize 2019, plus Van Gogh exhibition opens after Tate gives assurances to Dutch galleries that loaned works would not get stuck in chaotic post-Brexit UK.
More News In Brief: Tate Modern revealed as the UK’s most visited museum in 2018; Jerwood Gallery to relaunch as Hastings Contemporary in July; works by artists including Manet, Picasso and Cézanne temporarily renamed after black subjects for Paris exhibition.
More News In Brief: Venice launches first permanent art district on Giudecca island; study finds museums in US still failing with artist diversity; Nomura Art Award to offer US$1m prize to ‘nurture creativity in contemporary art’.
More News In Brief: National Portrait Gallery rejects £1m grant from Sackler Trust; Donald Trump makes another attempt to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
More News in Brief: New £150,000 grant to ‘embolden’ museums goes to Manchester’s Whitworth and Van Abbemuseum; Sheela Gowda awarded 2019 Maria Lassnig Prize; Culture ministers from 16 German states agree to repatriate artefacts looted in colonial era.
More News in Brief: All of Leicester’s museum curators made redundant; Activists demand New York’s MoMA divest from private prisons and weapons manufacturers; plus Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum rethinks famed display of shrunken heads.
More News In Brief: Italy performs u-turn and agrees to lend France its Leonardos for major exhibition, plus artist accuses Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art of selling off works without his permission.
More News In Brief: Maryland Institute College of Art apologises for racist past; Hertfordshire County Council reveals plans to auction 90% of the works in its collection.
More News in Brief: Artist and journalist Zehra Doğan released from Turkish jail after nearly three years; Mary Boone’s Manhattan galleries to close following jail sentence; all UK’s 150,000 public sculptures to be catalogued online.
More News In Brief: New study claims 85% of artists shown in US museums are white; Ai Weiwei cut from film with producer citing ‘fear of China’; plus Skye-based art producer and commissioner Atlas announces international appointments in research and development year.
More News In Brief: Tetra Pak heirs donate £10m to Royal Academy art school; Metropolitan Museum of Art gives coffin back to Egypt after discovering it had been looted.
More News In Brief: Axel Rüger appointed new secretary and chief executive of Royal Academy; Tate Modern wins privacy case brought by owners of £4m flats; New York art dealer Mary Boone sentenced to 30 months in prison for tax fraud.
More News In Brief: New York’s Guggenheim Museum targeted by opioid crisis protesters over Sackler family links; Tracey Emin’s Margate studio to be turned into a museum for her work when she dies.
Other News In Brief: Budget U-turns in Birmingham see arts funding cuts scaled back; Venice to move forward with $11 tourist tax in time for this year’s Biennale.
More News In Brief: The Watercolour World aims to capture how the world looked before photography; Glasgow School of Art issues new response to fire safety criticism; James Turrell’s skyspace work temporarily closed due to encroaching scaffolding; New York galleries face lawsuits over the accessibility of their websites; plus Ai Weiwei criticises US for ‘complicity’ in China’s arrest of two Canadian citizens.
More News In Brief: Melissa McGill’s blood red regattas aim to remind Venice Biennale visitors of environmental threat to city; artists and designers from north-east Scotland selected for Aberdeen’s Look Again Art Weekender 2019; plus Trump temporarily reopens government but impact on cultural institutions remains unclear.
More News In Brief: National Portrait Gallery launches appeal to raise funds for major refurbishment and re-display; Art Fund expands young persons’ discount scheme after study shows under-30s use museums and galleries to ‘de-stress’.
More News In Brief: UK government pledges £20m culture fund to boost arts and heritage sector following local authority cuts: museum group calls for release of detained Turkish arts patron and philanthropist Osman Kavala.
More News In Brief: Munich’s Haus der Kunst cancels exhibitions due to a “difficult financial situation stemming from management errors of the past”, plus Lawyers for New York gallerist Mary Boone ask for leniency in tax evasion case.