Ludwig foundation threatens to take back its donation to Cologne

Works by Richter and Oldenburg hang in the balance until the city finds a second venue for the Museum Ludwig

Published online: 23 October 2014

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Pompidou partners with Jumex Collection in Mexico

But the project won’t be a pop-up space, a spokeswoman says

Published online: 23 October 2014

Next Venice Biennale to examine ‘disquiet of our time’

The curator Okwui Enwezor today revealed the theme of the 56th edition

Published online: 22 October 2014

Eleventh-hour settlement all but secures Detroit’s art

The safety of the DIA’s collection is close to hand after a deal is reached with the bankrupt city’s biggest creditor

Published online: 22 October 2014

Buffalo’s jewel-box art museum to grow

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is planning its first expansion in 50 years

Published online: 22 October 2014

Portrait of French king taken from Louvre found at auction

The work, missing since the Second World War, was discovered thanks to an internet search alert

Published online: 20 October 2014


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Jean Paul Gaultier hits the streets in London

As his show opens at London’s Barbican this week, the French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier talks to the curator Thierry-Maxime Loriot about his early work and his love for the UK city. In the 1970s, Gaultier remembers spotting a poster with bright red lips and dripping blood on the Kings Road plugging The Rocky Horror Picture Show—an aesthetic he says you can see in his own clothes.