Acquisitions

Thomas Wolsey's angels are a heavenly gift for the nation

V&A raises fund to acquire four bronzes originally commissioned to decorate the cardinal's tomb

Published online: 13 February 2015

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Click here to enlarge: Paris’s Modern art museum to grow its photo holdings

The Musée d’art moderne is the first in France to establish a patrons group for the medium

Published online: 22 January 2015

Corning’s glass museum acquires contemporary works for new wing

Fred Wilson’s Othello-inspired chandelier among pieces to go on show

Published online: 19 January 2015

Disney’s first Christmas film found in Arctic archive

Previously only known through a fragment owned by MoMA, a nearly complete copy of “Empty Socks” is to be screened in Norway next week

Published online: 12 December 2014

Guggenheim Bilbao acquires Yoko Ono works

While MoMA announces "One Woman Show" on the artist

Published online: 11 December 2014

Putin’s £9m birthday gift to the Hermitage

The Russian President presented the 250-year-old museum with a Fabergé egg and discussed plans for regional outposts

Published online: 10 December 2014

 

Cumming our way

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has unveiled a racy new portrait of the actor Alan Cumming by the artist Christian Hook. The...

All the art that’s print to fit

It has been a good month for 3D printing, which has received endorsements from both the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and the...

Broads bag themselves that creepy dancing robot

One of the most talked-about works of art of 2014 has found a permanent home in Los Angeles. The Broad Art Foundation announced today that...

 

Paris Photo 2012: Recent museum acquisitions

We spoke to the head of photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the directors of the Fotomuseum Winterthur and Huis Marseille about their approaches to collecting and the stories behind some of their recent purchases.