Provenance research in Germany is not completely dire—but a happy solution is still a way off

Much has been done to return art looted by Nazis to owners' heirs but the momentum has slowed

Published online: 06 March 2014

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As the Whitney Biennial opens in New York, Jori Finkel examines how such exhibitions try to keep their distance from commercial fairs

Published online: 03 March 2014

Import ban on Chinese art creates an uneven playing field

Until China holds up its end of the agreement, trade restrictions will unfairly harm US museums, collectors and art dealers

Published online: 01 March 2014

America’s agreement with China creates opportunities as well as challenges

If the US leaves the bargaining table, it could lose leverage in the cultural policy arena

Published online: 01 March 2014

Will the Scots sack the British Museum?

If Scotland votes for independence later this year, some very important native artefacts in UK institutions could be heading north

Published online: 17 February 2014

Great art needs an audience

Art dealers who believe galleries are no longer necessary have forgotten an essential reason why works are valued

Published online: 13 February 2014