The importance of being a director-curator

Nicholas Serota and Udo Kittelmann reveal why they still want to organise exhibitions

Published online: 16 April 2014

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Mass exposure: why museums are focusing on photography

Image-sharing social media has fuelled a boom in audiences for photography exhibitions

Published online: 14 April 2014

Dalí heads to Brazil and looks set to break records

Rio de Janeiro host expects huge exhibition attendance during football's World Cup

Published online: 27 March 2014

Sochi’s art museum gets visitor boost from Olympic Games

But extra attendance and extended opening hours have also strained limited staff resources

Published online: 21 February 2014

Dip in attendance for the Louvre

But the Paris museum still leads its peers by around three million visitors

Published online: 08 January 2014

Dalí puts Picasso in the shade in Madrid

Reina Sofía celebrates record attendance for Salvador Dalí show

Published online: 03 September 2013


It's an old-fashioned religious revival

Let’s face it: museum-goers are swayed by the promise of big names and a masterpiece or two on an exhibition poster. Artists such as Van...

Saatchi Gallery likes its online numbers

The Saatchi Gallery cheekily sent out a press release in January that proclaims the gallery is Britain’s Most “Liked” Museum. It earned the...