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New evidence of art theft in Cairo

Photographs show Mausoleum of Salar and Sanjar stripped of wooden frieze

Published online: 26 November 2014

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Alberto Burri sculpture to be rebuilt in Milan

Reconstruction of Teatro Continuo, dismantled in 1989, will mark centenary of artist’s birth

Published online: 26 November 2014

Study centre to celebrate the women of New York

The New-York Historical Society plans to opens a space dedicated to women’s achievements next year

Published online: 25 November 2014

Josef Albers's Manhattan mural could return to New York

World Trade Center Transit Hub among possible sites being considered

Published online: 25 November 2014

Award leaves Matera facing funding battle

Italy’s 2019 European Capital of Culture is €20m short of target

Published online: 24 November 2014

‘The Gurlitt collection should be sold to benefit Jewish organisations’

Alfred Weidinger, deputy director of the Belvedere in Vienna, is calling on the Kunstmuseum Bern to make the right choice

Published online: 20 November 2014

 

9/11 sculpture still destined for Olympic Park

Questions have been asked about a piece of public sculpture commemorating the victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York that was due to be...

Beyond the selfie

The Magnum photographer Michael Christopher Brown, known for taking most of his on-the-ground images using his iPhone, spent a week last...

Get your specs on

For all those lovers of literature out there, the artist and Yale professor Sam Messer will debut several new collaborations with novelists...

 

Tour the Amphipolis tomb

The media frenzy around the discovery of a massive and richly decorated tomb in Amphipolis, near Serres shows now signs of slowing down, especially since a skeleton was found at the site last week that is believe to be on of Alexander the Great’s generals. To appease the insatiable archaeology fans, this weekend, Skai TV and the newspaper Kathimerini released a 3D animated tour of the tomb, showing the treasures archaeologists have uncovered so far: two sphinxes, two caryatids and an intricate floor mosaic.