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Salvator Mundi

'We want Salvator Mundi' for Leonardo blockbuster, Louvre says

Claims that it had "cancelled plans" to show the work are "fake information", the museum says

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

How a protest poster by David Wojnarowicz may have inspired Basquiat's Defacement

Artist's 1983 depiction of an infamous case of police brutality goes on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in June

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Hammer Museum dishes up a feast for Allen Ruppersberg's first major US show in 30 years

The exhibition includes a major new 13-hour video

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Restitution

Met hands over an Egyptian coffin that it says was looted

Describing itself as a victim of fraud, museum says it cooperated with district attorney's investigation

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Diane Arbus's intimate portraits of street life at the Hayward Gallery to a window into the future at the Whitechapel Gallery

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The Buck stopped here

Patti sings 'Because the night belongs to Annie'

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Frida Kahlo's hidden treasures to a layered look at James Baldwin

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Lucas Blalock gives ‘pathetic’ objects a new lease of life at the ICA LA

More than 20 photographs are included in the artist’s first solo exhibition at a US museum

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Botticelli’s violent stories have a contemporary resonance in #MeToo era

“Spalliera” panels depicting parables are reunited at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for the first time in 500 years

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Rijksmuseum

Interview: the Rijksmuseum's Taco Dibbits on Rembrandt's pulling power

We speak to the general director of the Dutch museum ahead of its exhibition on "all" of the works by the master in its collection

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George Shaw: 'I make no distinction between great painting and great TV'

On The Art Newspaper podcast, the British painter discusses the diverse influences, from Hockney and Rembrandt to the children’s television series Grange Hill, that have informed his paintings of the estate where he grew up

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Salvator Mundi

Simon Fujiwara builds mini museum for Leonardo's Salvator Mundi at the Whitechapel in London

The original painting is never shown, only copies and projections are displayed

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Parkland victims remembered through New-York Historical Society photo show

As part of her residency at the museum, the photographer Bettina von Zwehl made portraits with New York City high school students

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Photography

Novelist Orhan Pamuk unveils photographs of Istanbul he took from his balcony

On show in Turkey this month, the images are an ode to the Nobel Prize-winning author’s hometown

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Edmund de Waal to create exhibition in Jewish Ghetto in Venice

The ceramicist will also unveil library of books by exiled writers at Ateneo Veneto to coincide with the opening of the 58th Biennale

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Monty Python snub 'pretentious' Victoria and Albert Museum

Comedy troupe was planning a show at the institution but clashed over the title

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Diane Arbus's nudists, drag artists, carnival folk and street urchins are laid bare in London show

Exhibition at the Hayward Gallery uses a distinctive layout to encourage visitors to get up close to US photographer’s early 35mm works

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Don McCullin's powerful war photography at Tate Britain to a last chance to see Lorenzo Lotto's insightful portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

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15 must-see Rembrandt shows during the 350th anniversary of his death

Two exhibitions to be held at the Rijksmuseum this year will provide a cohesive overview of Rembrandt’s life and work

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Tracey Emin on mourning and #MeToo; George Shaw on realism and Rembrandt

We talk to Tracey Emin as her new show at White Cube opens. And we speak to George Shaw, whose exhibition has arrived at the Holburne Museum after its stint in the US. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Betye Saar’s washboard works to Shen Fan’s playful abstraction

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Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons says computer technology allowed him to downsize his New York studio

The US artist has laid off the majority of his painting assistants to focus on experimenting with sculpture

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Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the dazzling dresses of Dior at the V&A to the grim reality of how architecture can affect your health at the Wellcome Collection

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Protest

'Exploitation and injustice': London gallery show protests BP sponsorship at British Museum

P21 show, organised by campaign group BP or Not BP, is due to coincide with a “mass takeover” of the British Museum

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Don McCullin on why he is showing at Tate Britain even though he is ‘not an artist’

The photojournalist also reflects on his career and reveals the most important stories he covered

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Theaster Gates on how his new show was inspired by the eviction of 45 people from an island in Maine

The Chicago-based artist's exhibition in Paris examines the forced removal in 1911 of the inhabitants of Malaga Island

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From female artists who made their mark on New York to designs for cities of the future

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Leonardo da Vinci

Twelve Leonardo shows to open simultaneously in the UK to mark 500th anniversary of artist’s death

Drawings from the Royal Collection go on show around the country this week before larger surveys in London and Edinburgh later in the year

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Back to basics: Michael Craig-Martin on his new show in Windsor (Florida)

The conceptual artist brings a range of recent works stateside in a presentation co-organised by the Royal Academy of Arts

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Dawoud Bey brings viewers on an evocative journey along the Underground Railroad

The artist’s new series of nocturnal photographs, on show at the Art Institute of Chicago, vividly imagine the kinds of scenes escaping slaves might have seen

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DAU

DAU: giant art installation on Soviet era unveiled in Paris

Highly anticipated event blighted by snags with venues and security

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New London shows lift the lid on Boilly, the prolific painter of Parisian life

Exhibition at the National Gallery and a display at the Wallace Collection focus on artist virtually unknown in the UK

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A careful collector’s gift of African objects and Modern art is celebrated in Detroit

New exhibition is dedicated to Margaret Demant—a passionate booster of the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection

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Madrid's small but perfectly formed Bartolomé Bermejo show is 'art history at its best'

Museo del Prado’s show on the 15th-century Spanish painter is elegant, intellectually incisive and rich in both news and rarely seen art

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#metoo

Student curators bring consent debate to Dartmouth College's renovated Hood Museum of Art

University is facing $70m lawsuit from seven women claiming that it turned a blind eye to sexual abuse and discrimination

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Pierre Bonnard's colours-turned-up-to-11 at Tate Modern to Bill Viola's dust up with Michelangelo at the Royal Academy of Arts

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Two venues of Andy Warhol, and young painter Theodora Allen's ancient symbolism

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When Saharan sands glittered with gold: how the world's largest desert was a major medieval trade route

New exhibition at the Block Museum of Art looks at the artefacts that flowed through the region assisted by the spread of Islam

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Bicentenary events aim to reignite John Ruskin’s radical flame

The work of the influential—but now underappreciated—polymath, whose followers included Gandhi, is the subject of several shows this year

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In the frame

Andrei Molodkin wants to turn your blood into art in new Belgian show

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More to Viennese Modernism than Klimt and Schiele: new show on forgotten female artists

Organisers had to delve deep into the Belvedere archives and visit artist's descendants to assemble the exhibition

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Lucio Fontana survey shows how sculpture sowed seeds for artist's slashing series

Exhibition at the Met Breuer argues that the Italian-Argentinian's early sculptures and decorative pieces inspired his works to come

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Adelita Husni-Bey on traumatised lawyers and undocumented immigrants

The New York-based Italian artist tells us about her new film installation in her New Museum show

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Tate Modern takes a ‘slow look’ at Pierre Bonnard’s fleeting moments

Exhibition aims to reassess French artist’s reputation and revel in depth and detail of his work

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Bill Viola

Kira Perov: the ‘guardian angel’ in Bill Viola’s life and work

As the Royal Academy in London prepares to open a show uniting the US video artist with Michelangelo, his wife and collaborator discusses her pivotal role in his process

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Grace Wales Bonner's group show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery to a last chance to see Christian Marclay's The Clock at Tate Modern

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Sisters are painting it for themselves: meet the female Old Masters finding prominence at last

We speak to curators Letizia Treves and Jordana Pomeroy about the growing trend to bring historical female artists to the fore. Plus, Kate MacGarry tells us about participating in Condo London. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the many sides of Bruce Nauman to the many subjects of Eugene Richards

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The Buck stopped here

Jeremy Deller and Aries make English pre-history sexy as Theresa May suffers Brexit wipeout

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Linda on the loose

Turkish artist Banu Cennetoğlu bears witness in a marathon of moving images at the SculptureCenter

One work represents a kind of career retrospective for this widely respected artist and human rights activist, who appears to have been born with an archival gene

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Arthur Jafa’s searing chronicle of Black America comes to Tate Liverpool

The artist's radical video sparked debate about race relations in the US

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Grace Wales Bonner explores black spirituality for London show

Mystical rituals lie at the heart of the fashion designer’s first major exhibition taking place at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Pakistani-American painter Ambreen Butt imbues traditional miniatures with timely social criticism

Her show Mark My Words is at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC—one of the museums still open during the shutdown

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Essential viewing: Warhol from A to B and Back Again at New York’s Whitney Museum

The sprawling show is a needed revisit for those who remember Warhol as a living, brilliant savant, taste-maker and oddball

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Brexit

Leave campaigners call for Photographers' Gallery to be stripped of charitable status over Jonas Lund's project to 'reverse Brexit'

Swedish artist created fully functioning office ‘to expose online manipulation tactics’ used in the lead up to the EU referendum

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Protest

Hundreds of Christians protest against McJesus sculpture at Haifa Museum of Art in Israel

Finnish artist Jani Leinonen has asked museum to remove the work—with no response

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British Museum

Looted ‘cannibal’ bowl will not travel to Quai Branly in Paris for Oceania exhibition

Royal Academy says conservation issues—not restitution fears—mean the ceremonial feast trough can not be loaned

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Van Gogh’s most important painting leaves Europe for the first time

National Gallery’s Sunflowers heads to Japan where it is likely to be seen by around a million people

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Art market

Acceptable in your 80s: first monograph and a London show for octogenarian sculptor

Book accompanies Paul de Monchaux's new exhibition, a collaboration between his young dealer Megan Piper and Bowman Sculpture

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Condo’s gathering of 52 galleries to a last chance to take a dip into Elmgreen & Dragset’s world at the Whitechapel Gallery

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Bauhaus

Germany celebrates 100 years of Bauhaus with a bonanza of museum openings and exhibitions

From newly conserved buildings and puppet shows to virtual-reality installations and ballet, across the country the German school is finally getting its due

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2019: art market predictions and the best events

From Brexit worries to emerging trends, we look ahead at what to expect from the art market this year. Plus, our correspondents pick the must-see exhibitions, fairs and festivals. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From cross-cultural pollination in Armenia's Christian art to a pagan awakening

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LGBTQ

Largest exhibition of LGBTQ art in Asia to open in November

The collaboration between Sunpride Foundation and Bangkok Art and Culture Centre explores issues of inclusion in ‘Asia’s Gay Capital’

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Vincent Van Gogh

National Gallery in London to send Van Gogh's Sunflowers to Japan

Exhibition with 60 other loans from the museum will help celebrate the Tokyo Olympics in 2020

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Edvard Munch

British Museum to stage major show of Munch prints

Exhibition in London will be largest in 50 years

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Banksy

German museum to show shredded Banksy work

Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden aims to make the work “accessible to as many people as possible”

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British Museum

British Museum realises 'vase' is in fact an ancient mace-head displayed upside down

Curators discovered old mistake during research for No Man's Land exhibition

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Exhibitions

A pair of golden tyres at the Opéra Garnier in Paris provokes public ire

A new installation by artist Claude Lévêque is proving controversial since its unveiling on 30 December

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Settlement of lawsuit paves way for Derek Jarman painting show

The case began when Jarman’s long-term companion Keith Collins lodged a civil action against the art dealer Richard Salmon

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eL Seed brings his brand of contemporary calligraphy to London for first UK show

French-Tunisian artist’s 'tabula rasa' paintings at Lazinc will challenge “deep-seated preconceptions” about Arabic script

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Overlooked sculptor Elisabeth Frink's legacy reexamined in extensive UK survey

Curators of the Sainsbury Centre exhibition consider her work in relation to darker political concerns

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Skip the art history lesson—experience Picasso ‘intuitively’ at Musée d’Orsay's Blue and Rose blockbuster

The show promises a continuum in Picasso’s work, a gentle slide, rather than rigidly compartmentalised episodes