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.
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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.
MacKinnon leaves the Cardiff-based contemporary art organisation having overseen three editions of the biennial exhibition and international art prize.
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: Germany and France to establish joint culture institutes; Jerwood Arts announces new guidelines for applications plus appointment of Artist Advisors.
The filmmaker who was a central figure in the 1960s New York avant-garde scene and worked with Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono and Allen Ginsberg, has died aged 96.
The Cannes Palme d’Or award winning Thai filmmaker wins £40,000 prize for split screen film which explores the dark side of Thailand’s political past.
French-Moroccan artist Bouchra Khalili is known for her deeply researched film installations that explore discourses of resistance against a legacy of colonialism and imperialism. Fisun Güner discovers what motivates her films and why exhibiting in galleries resonates with the ancient Moroccan tradition of Al-Halqa – storytelling in a public space.
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: ACE research finds ‘deeply rooted’ transparency concerns; recently discovered ‘lost Michelangelo’ goes missing from Belgian church; new art fair dedicated to drawing to launch in London; Jock McFadyen announced as coordinator of Royal Academy’s 251st Summer Exhibition.
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.
More News In Brief: French Moroccan artist Nicola L. dies aged 81; Italy blocks Leonardo loans for Louvre anniversary show; New York court dismisses case against publisher Knight Landesman and Artforum magazine.
More News In Brief: Artist duo Hesselholdt and Mejlvang claim Danish museum failed to pay them; Moscow residents petition Garage Museum of Contemporary Art after it accepts sponsorship from property developer; Liverpool authorities stand by ‘insulting’ logo design competition.
More News In Brief: Róise Goan appointed artistic director of Artsadmin; Manifesta announces artistic team for 13th edition; Strasbourg Biennale postponed following terrorist attack; Dalí lobster telephone purchased by the National Galleries of Scotland.
More News In Brief: Manchester’s £30m School of Digital Arts gets planning go ahead; gender gap dominates ArtsPay 2018 survey; new director appointed at Compton Verney, Warwickshire.
More News In Brief: Lottery funding distribution must be returned to people say campaigners; new London gallery to show work by only artist known to have worked secretly under Islamic State; artist residencies to be created throughout Glasgow.
More News In Brief: £3.4m JMW Turner painting blocked from leaving the UK by ministers; MPs to assess ‘class ceiling’ in the arts; museums and auction houses close as protests rage in Paris.
Other News In Brief: Minimalist artist Robert Morris dies aged 87; Louvre launches free admission night in order to attract low income and younger visitors; young boy in famous photo is not Vincent Van Gogh.
Other News In Brief: Turkish police arrest cultural workers due to their support of 2013 Gezi Park protests; Chris Rawcliffe appointed new artistic director of creative producers Forma.
Other News In Brief: Statue of Van Gogh in Brixton modified to remove smoking pipe, razor and revolver; Belgian theatre company admit to stolen Picasso hoax.
Other News In Brief: David Hockney painting breaks record for a living artist; California wildfires threaten cultural sites; and MoMA curator Quentin Bajac leaves to become director of the French national photography museum Jeu de Paume.
Other news In Brief: Paris court finds Jeff Koons guilty of copyright infringement, Susie Stubbs appointed chair of the Castlefield Gallery board of trustees, and comic writer Stan Lee dies aged 95.