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Miroslaw Balka: what “Shoah” means to me

The Polish artist on the influence of Claude Lanzmann’s epic Holocaust documentary

Published online: 27 January 2015

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From failed preacher to struggling artist, exhibition traces Van Gogh’s time in Belgian mining towns

Some of the few surviving examples of the Dutch painter’s earliest creative efforts are on view in Mons

Published online: 26 January 2015

Antiquities next to contemporary in Prada Foundation’s new home

Rem Koolhaas-designed space in Milan to open in May with Roman sculpture and 21st-century art

Published online: 23 January 2015

Oscar nominated ‘Leviathan’ may fall foul of Kremlin cultural decree

Document signed by Vladimir Putin refers to “false ideas about Russia’s historic backwardness”

Published online: 23 January 2015

Prospect New Orleans goes off the beaten track with new artistic director

Trevor Schoonmaker says he aims to show work “beyond what’s trending and top ten lists”

Published online: 23 January 2015

Cleopatra show to open Pinacothèque de Paris’s new Singapore outpost

For-profit museum to put on populist ticketed exhibitions, as well as free heritage displays, in redeveloped Fort Canning building

Published online: 22 January 2015

 

Controversial Maggie statue is on the move

The controversial marble statue of Margaret Thatcher by Neil Simmons has been banished from its prominent spot near the entrance to...

Obama and Cameron confirm special relationship with cool gifts

British Prime Minister David Cameron gave US President Barack Obama a print of Stonehenge by Henry Moore when they got pally during talks...

Thousands turn out for punk ballerina show in New Jersey

“There is no other space in the New York area where you could do this,” said Jeffrey Deitch on a frigid Sunday afternoon, when more than...

 

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.