Islamic State burns libraries in Iraq

Historic collections on science, culture, poetry and even children’s books are reportedly destroyed in Mosul

Published online: 04 February 2015

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The uglification of Italy is a moral failing

The problems of Venice are a paradigm for other historic cities, says a former Getty chief

Published online: 21 January 2015

Prado partners with Botín foundation to research Goya’s drawings

The €1.7m collaboration is to result in a five-volume catalogue raisonné and two exhibitions

Published online: 16 December 2014

All those new museums? Now, the facts…

A detailed analysis of more than 650 new institutions over the past 17 years

Published online: 12 November 2014

Chillida’s sculptures catalogued

The first part of a five-volume set documenting the Basque artist’s sculptures has been published

Published online: 11 November 2014

Double trouble in New York

Two new books examine the city’s activist art culture

Published online: 17 October 2014


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