Source: The Art Newspaper

Louvre says 'non' to minister's Mona Lisa grand tour

(France)

Vincent Noce (2018). Louvre says 'non' to minister's Mona Lisa grand tour. The Art Newspaper. 27 March.

Christian Jankowski fills Berlin auction house with 'fakes'

(Germany)

Laurie Rojas (2018). Christian Jankowski fills Berlin auction house with 'fakes'. The Art Newspaper. 27 March.

Settlement reached in saga over Chinese buyer's unpaid Richter bill

(United Kingdom; China)

Georgina Adam (2018). Settlement reached in saga over Chinese buyer's unpaid Richter bill. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.

Cranach portrait stolen almost 80 years ago returns to heirs of Jewish banker

(United States of America)

Catherine Hickley (2018). Cranach portrait stolen almost 80 years ago returns to heirs of Jewish banker. The Art Newspaper. 21 March.

Fake Kandinskys, Malevichs, Jawlenskys? Top curators and dealers accuse Ghent museum of showing dud Russian avant-garde works

(Belgium; Russia)

The Art Newspaper (2018). Fake Kandinskys, Malevichs, Jawlenskys? Top curators and dealers accuse Ghent museum of showing dud Russian avant-garde works. The Art Newspaper. 15 January.

Tate cuts ties with Anthony d'Offay amid sexual harassment claims

(United Kingdom)

Gareth Harris (2018). Tate cuts ties with Anthony d'Offay amid sexual harassment claims. The Art Newspaper. 15 January.

New York DA's Antiquities Trafficking Unit starts the new year with double seizures

(United States of America)

Alexandra Bregman (2018). New York DA's Antiquities Trafficking Unit starts the new year with double seizures. The Art Newspaper. 15 January.

Paris's Dapper Foundation stalls talks over Cameroonian sculpture

(Cameroon; France)

Catherine Hickley (2018). Paris's Dapper Foundation stalls talks over Cameroonian sculpture. The Art Newspaper. 12 January.

Twenty Modiglianis seized by police in Genoa are fake, expert confirms

(Italy)

Gareth Harris (2018). Twenty Modiglianis seized by police in Genoa are fake, expert confirms. The Art Newspaper. 11 January.

Should museums display human remains from other cultures?

(Austria)

Catherine Hickley (2018). Should museums display human remains from other cultures?. The Art Newspaper. 8 January.

US university museum announces controversial sell-off

(United States of America)

Gareth Harris (2018). US university museum announces controversial sell-off. The Art Newspaper. 4 January.

Outcry over Polish government's changes to Second World War museum

(Poland)

Julia Michalska (2017). Outcry over Polish government's changes to Second World War museum. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Should street art be protected? New York's 5Pointz lawsuit tests the US Visual Artists Rights Act

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Should street art be protected? New York's 5Pointz lawsuit tests the US Visual Artists Rights Act. The Art Newspaper. 20 December.

Supreme Court hears arguments in claim against Iranian antiquities

(United States of America; Iran)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Supreme Court hears arguments in claim against Iranian antiquities. The Art Newspaper. 6 December.

Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission

(United States of America)

David D'arcy (2017). Washington's new $500m Museum of the Bible claims 'non-sectarian' mission. The Art Newspaper. 17 November.

Düsseldorf abruptly cancels exhibition about Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Düsseldorf abruptly cancels exhibition about Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 15 November.

Painting looted from Hitler to be auctioned in Cologne

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Painting looted from Hitler to be auctioned in Cologne. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.

Malevich painting in Düsseldorf state collection exposed as forgery

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Malevich painting in Düsseldorf state collection exposed as forgery. The Art Newspaper. 10 November.

Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection

(Israel; Russia)

Anny Shaw (2017). Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection. The Art Newspaper. 7 November.

Lord Mayor of London returns Nazi-looted Dutch Old Master

(United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Lord Mayor of London returns Nazi-looted Dutch Old Master. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art

(Norway)

Jose Da Silva (2017). Oslo looks to track down 1,600 missing works of art. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

Collectors tackle rise in fake Modern Middle Eastern art

(Lebanon; United Arab Emirates; United Arab Emirates)

Tim Cornwell (2017). Collectors tackle rise in fake Modern Middle Eastern art. The Art Newspaper. 1 November.

Painting in Gurlitt hoard identified as Nazi loot—thanks to a tiny repair hole

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Painting in Gurlitt hoard identified as Nazi loot—thanks to a tiny repair hole. The Art Newspaper. 26 October.

Victory for Matisse family in $4.5m cut-out battle with dealer

(France)

Vincent Noce (2017). Victory for Matisse family in $4.5m cut-out battle with dealer. The Art Newspaper. 20 October.

Islamic State's looting of antiquities is rising but hard facts remain scarce

(Iraq; Syria)

Vincent Noce (2017). Islamic State's looting of antiquities is rising but hard facts remain scarce. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

How Qatar sidestepped the UK export system again

(United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). How Qatar sidestepped the UK export system again. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

World Monuments Fund recognises sites threatened by conflict, climate change and natural disasters

(General)

Helen Stoilas (2017). World Monuments Fund recognises sites threatened by conflict, climate change and natural disasters. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Donald Trump's 'Renoir' raises questions

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Donald Trump's 'Renoir' raises questions. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sets fire to a bank in Paris

(France; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sets fire to a bank in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria

(United Kingdom; Germany; Nigeria; France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Looted Benin bronzes to be lent back to Nigeria. The Art Newspaper. 16 October.

Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Censored 'sexual' sculpture finds new home at the Centre Pompidou. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

Audrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, to be Unesco's next director-general

(General)

Vincent Noce (2017). Audrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, to be Unesco's next director-general. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

US returns 95 works from money laundering banker's collection to Brazil

(Brazil; United States of America)

James H. Miller (2017). US returns 95 works from money laundering banker's collection to Brazil. The Art Newspaper. 12 October.

Christie's to sell Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi

(United States of America)

Sarah P. Hanson (2017). Christie's to sell Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi. The Art Newspaper. 10 October.

V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident. The Art Newspaper. 9 October.

US court to decide on terror victims' claim on lent artefacts

(Israel; United States of America; Iran)

Martha Lufkin (2017). US court to decide on terror victims' claim on lent artefacts. The Art Newspaper. 2 October.

Matisse's heirs claim two cut-outs worth $4.5m

(France; Hong Kong)

Vincent Noce (2017). Matisse's heirs claim two cut-outs worth $4.5m. The Art Newspaper. 29 September.

Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after 'threats of violence'

(United States of America)

Gareth Harris (2017). Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after 'threats of violence'. The Art Newspaper. 26 September.

Vandals spray swastika on Sculpture Projects Münster exhibit

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Vandals spray swastika on Sculpture Projects Münster exhibit. The Art Newspaper. 25 September.

US museums challenge Trump's immigration ban in court

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). US museums challenge Trump's immigration ban in court. The Art Newspaper. 22 September.

Germany launches internet portal to fight art trafficking

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Germany launches internet portal to fight art trafficking. The Art Newspaper. 19 September.

UK's restitution powers to be extended indefinitely for Nazi-era loot

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). UK's restitution powers to be extended indefinitely for Nazi-era loot. The Art Newspaper. 13 September.

Florida museums assess damage and start repairs in Irma's wake

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Florida museums assess damage and start repairs in Irma's wake. The Art Newspaper. 12 September.

How can museums speed up the return of art looted during the Nazi era?

(United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). How can museums speed up the return of art looted during the Nazi era?. The Art Newspaper. 11 September.

Italy relaxes stringent export laws for post-war art

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern, Anna Brady (2017). Italy relaxes stringent export laws for post-war art. The Art Newspaper. 30 August.

Berkshire Museum board turns down $1m to pause art sale

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Berkshire Museum board turns down $1m to pause art sale. The Art Newspaper. 29 August.

South Africa's first legal auction of rhinoceros horn fails to attract buyers

(South Africa)

Anna Sansom (2017). South Africa's first legal auction of rhinoceros horn fails to attract buyers. The Art Newspaper. 28 August.

Russia and Ukraine's battle over Crimean heritage heats up

(Ukraine; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russia and Ukraine's battle over Crimean heritage heats up. The Art Newspaper. 25 August.

Conservators remove fungus and cobwebs from Gurlitt hoard

(Switzerland; Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Conservators remove fungus and cobwebs from Gurlitt hoard. The Art Newspaper. 15 August.

Thieves damage Koki Tanaka work at Sculpture Projects Münster

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Thieves damage Koki Tanaka work at Sculpture Projects Münster. The Art Newspaper. 1 August.

Stolen Guercino painting will need a year of conservation

(Morocco; Italy)

Hannah McGivern, Stefano Luppi (2017). Stolen Guercino painting will need a year of conservation. The Art Newspaper. 1 August.

Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works

(United States of America)

Gabriella Angeleti, Helen Stoilas (2017). Berkshire Museum courts censure from museums groups with plan to sell 40 works. The Art Newspaper. 24 July.

Motion to dismiss denied in copyright suit against Richard Prince and Gagosian

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Motion to dismiss denied in copyright suit against Richard Prince and Gagosian. The Art Newspaper. 19 July.

Nazi-looted Pissarro case can go ahead, says US appeals court

(United States of America; Spain)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Nazi-looted Pissarro case can go ahead, says US appeals court. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Dusseldorf museum pulls painting from show after Nazi loot claim

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Dusseldorf museum pulls painting from show after Nazi loot claim. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Protesters target Dutch firm involved in removal of 550-year-old tomb from ancient town of Hasankeyf

(Turkey; Netherlands)

Tim Cornwall (2017). Protesters target Dutch firm involved in removal of 550-year-old tomb from ancient town of Hasankeyf. The Art Newspaper. 30 June.

Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West's family in legal battle over estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2017). Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West's family in legal battle over estate. The Art Newspaper. 27 June.

French military funds technology to document heritage in conflict zones

(France)

Emily Sharpe (2017). French military funds technology to document heritage in conflict zones. The Art Newspaper. 23 June.

Ei Arakawa sculpture vandalised at Sculpture Projects Münster

(Germany)

Gareth Harris (2017). Ei Arakawa sculpture vandalised at Sculpture Projects Münster. The Art Newspaper. 21 June.

Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Controversial Italian court ruling ousts five top museum directors. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat

(Australia)

Tim Stone (2017). Tickets cancelled for Nitsch performance in Tasmania due to protest threat. The Art Newspaper. 26 May.

Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted

(Austria; United States of America)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Rare historic coins return to Salzburg Museum 70 years after they were looted. The Art Newspaper. 25 May.

Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2017). Dealer Perry Rubenstein cuts plea bargain, will serve jail time. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove returned to heir of Max Heilbronn

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Pissarro painting in Gurlitt trove returned to heir of Max Heilbronn. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Dr. Oetker compensates Jewish heirs for silver windmill cup in collection. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums

(United States of America)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums. The Art Newspaper. 11 May.

Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker

(United States of America)

The Art Newspaper (2017). Wanted: Lichtenstein's long-lost spinnaker. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France

(Russia; France)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russian performance artist granted political asylum in France. The Art Newspaper. 8 May.

Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2017). Museums show limited interest in borrowing Parthenon Marbles. The Art Newspaper. 5 May.

Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2017). Naked man in a box who crashed the Met gala is arrested. The Art Newspaper. 2 May.

Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters

(General)

Julia Halperin (2017). Nowhere to hide: new tool brings technical firepower to the fight against fraudsters. The Art Newspaper. 21 April.

Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

(Italy; United States of America)

Cristina Ruiz (2017). Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy. The Art Newspaper. 20 April.

Yves Bouvier clears legal hurdle in Singapore

(Singapore; Switzerland)

Vincent Noce (2017). Yves Bouvier clears legal hurdle in Singapore. The Art Newspaper. 19 April.

Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups

(France)

Gareth Harris (2017). Removal of a rare Roman mosaic in southern France enflames local conservation groups. The Art Newspaper. 17 April.

Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant (2017). Trinity Church sued by sculptor over 9/11 work removed from courtyard. The Art Newspaper. 14 April.

Germany to investigate mass plunder of works of art by Stasi in Cold War era

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Germany to investigate mass plunder of works of art by Stasi in Cold War era. The Art Newspaper. 13 April.

Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau

(United States of America; United Kingdom; Switzerland)

David D'arcy (2017). Legal battle over Schiele works owned by Jewish entertainer who died in Dachau. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing. The Art Newspaper. 5 April.

Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq

(Syria; United States of America)

Julia Halperin (2017). Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq. The Art Newspaper. 3 April.

Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Deputy director at Hermitage put under house arrest. The Art Newspaper. 30 March.

Performance artists living in exile in the UK might be forced to return to Poland

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Rob Shap (2017). Performance artists living in exile in the UK might be forced to return to Poland. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Photos of Guercino painting, rolled up like a rug by thieves, reveal extent of damage

(Morocco; Italy)

Emily Sharpe (2017). Photos of Guercino painting, rolled up like a rug by thieves, reveal extent of damage. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.

Terracotta Warriors' museum in battle over copyright with Chinese amusement park

(China)

Lisa Movius (2017). Terracotta Warriors' museum in battle over copyright with Chinese amusement park. The Art Newspaper. 20 March.

Centre Pompidou broke even on Koons retrospective, Paris court decision reveals

(France)

Alexis Fournol (2017). Centre Pompidou broke even on Koons retrospective, Paris court decision reveals. The Art Newspaper. 17 March.

Comment: Scholarly research is flourishing but curators' ability to judge an object's quality is not

(United Kingdom)

Mark Jones (2017). Comment: Scholarly research is flourishing but curators' ability to judge an object's quality is not. The Art Newspaper. 13 March.

Jeff Koons LLC and the Centre Pompidou are both found liable for copyright infringement in Paris court case

(France)

Alexis Fournol (2017). Jeff Koons LLC and the Centre Pompidou are both found liable for copyright infringement in Paris court case. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

Art adviser ordered to pay $1m she made in private sale of Basquiat painting

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). Art adviser ordered to pay $1m she made in private sale of Basquiat painting. The Art Newspaper. 8 March.

Liberty, fraternity, Fossil Free: activists protest oil giant Total's sponsorship at Louvre

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). Liberty, fraternity, Fossil Free: activists protest oil giant Total's sponsorship at Louvre. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

Ancient bronze statuette lost after the Second World War returns to Berlin

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Ancient bronze statuette lost after the Second World War returns to Berlin. The Art Newspaper. 1 March.

Sotheby's catalogue mistakenly includes work forged by Wolfgang Beltracchi

(Germany; United Kingdom)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Sotheby's catalogue mistakenly includes work forged by Wolfgang Beltracchi. The Art Newspaper. 24 February.

Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2017). Row erupts as East London gallery accused of showing 'alt-right' and 'racist' art. The Art Newspaper. 22 February.

Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK

(United Kingdom)

Gareth Harris (2017). Public asked to photograph 'secret collection' of works stored in homes across the UK. The Art Newspaper. 20 February.

Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections

(China)

Georgina Adam (2017). Battle over Kiefer's Beijing show escalates as curator rejects dealers' objections. The Art Newspaper. 14 February.

Why auctioneers are buying into forensics

(General)

Melanie Gerlis (2017). Why auctioneers are buying into forensics. The Art Newspaper. 13 February.

Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage storage centre searched by FSB agents. The Art Newspaper. 4 February.

Prosecution seeks jail time and heavy fines for Paris museum thieves

(France)

Vincent Noce (2017). Prosecution seeks jail time and heavy fines for Paris museum thieves. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

It's time the art market got tough on fakes

(General)

Laura Gilbert (2017). It's time the art market got tough on fakes. The Art Newspaper. 2 February.

No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2017). No further jail time for Glafira Rosales for her role in $80m Knoedler forgery scandal. The Art Newspaper. 31 January.

Cuban collector's heirs settle over Wifredo Lam painting that resurfaced in Miami

(Cuba; United States of America)

David D'arcy (2017). Cuban collector's heirs settle over Wifredo Lam painting that resurfaced in Miami. The Art Newspaper. 19 January.

Nazi-loot panel asks Sprengel Museum to return Schmidt-Rottluff work to heirs

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2017). Nazi-loot panel asks Sprengel Museum to return Schmidt-Rottluff work to heirs. The Art Newspaper. 10 January.

How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act

(Thailand)

Helen Stoilas (2017). How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act. The Art Newspaper. 9 January.

Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris

(France)

Javier Pes (2017). Louvre attendance falls as tourists stay away from Paris. The Art Newspaper. 5 January.

Owner of Zoffany painting destroyed in fire could receive £4m from UK government

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Owner of Zoffany painting destroyed in fire could receive £4m from UK government. The Art Newspaper. 29 December.

Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, 'gentleman collector' of ethnographic art, has died aged 86

(Switzerland)

The Art Newspaper (2016). Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller, 'gentleman collector' of ethnographic art, has died aged 86. The Art Newspaper. 26 December.

Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona

(Italy; Ukraine)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Stolen Old Master paintings head back to Verona. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return

(Poland; United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2016). Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return. The Art Newspaper. 14 December.

Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate

(United States of America)

Sophia Kishkovsky Helen Stoilas (2016). Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate. The Art Newspaper. 13 December.

Two Dutch Old Masters returned to estate of Jewish dealer Max Stern

(Canada)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Two Dutch Old Masters returned to estate of Jewish dealer Max Stern. The Art Newspaper. 12 December.

Lawsuit over Cady Noland's Log Cabin dismissed

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Lawsuit over Cady Noland's Log Cabin dismissed. The Art Newspaper. 12 December.

Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2016). Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock. The Art Newspaper. 9 December.

Kader Attia accuses Universal Music of plagiarism over French rap video

(France)

Anny Shaw (2016). Kader Attia accuses Universal Music of plagiarism over French rap video. The Art Newspaper. 8 December.

Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return

(United States of America)

Annette Cary (2016). Kennewick Man skeleton closer to tribal return. The Art Newspaper. 5 December.

Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives. The Art Newspaper. 4 December.

Berlin returns Nazi-looted sculpture to Jewish publisher's family

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Berlin returns Nazi-looted sculpture to Jewish publisher's family. The Art Newspaper. 2 December.

Modern-day Monuments Men wanted by the British Army

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Modern-day Monuments Men wanted by the British Army. The Art Newspaper. 29 November.

Forgery scandal surrounding Lee Ufan's work grows in Korea with three arrests

(South Korea)

Victoria Stapley-Brown Nathalie Eggs (2016). Forgery scandal surrounding Lee Ufan's work grows in Korea with three arrests. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Germany to fund research into Nazis' 'degenerate art'. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest

(China)

Lisa Movius (2016). Beijing museum says Anselm Kiefer exhibition will go ahead despite artist's protest. The Art Newspaper. 18 November.

Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic

(Czech Republic)

Julia Michalska (2016). Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.

Germany appoints first Jewish members to Nazi-loot art panel

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Germany appoints first Jewish members to Nazi-loot art panel. The Art Newspaper. 11 November.

Looted Constable returned by Tate heads to auction at Christie's

(United Kingdom; Hungary)

Martin Bailey (2016). Looted Constable returned by Tate heads to auction at Christie's. The Art Newspaper. 10 November.

Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction

(United States of America; Egypt; Cyprus)

Aimee Dawson (2016). Outcry after Toledo Museum of Art sells ancient Greek and Egyptian objects at auction. The Art Newspaper. 5 November.

China cracks down on illegal trade of cultural artefacts

(China)

Anny Shaw (2016). China cracks down on illegal trade of cultural artefacts. The Art Newspaper. 4 November.

Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas

(France)

Anny Shaw (2016). Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas. The Art Newspaper. 4 November.

Picasso's electrician admits he lied in court

(France)

Vince Noce (2016). Picasso's electrician admits he lied in court. The Art Newspaper. 1 November.

Photographer Steve McCurry speaks out against arrest of Sharbat Gula, the 'Afghan girl with green eyes'

(Afghanistan; Pakistan)

Gareth Harris (2016). Photographer Steve McCurry speaks out against arrest of Sharbat Gula, the 'Afghan girl with green eyes'. The Art Newspaper. 27 October.

How the Townley Venus's thumb was knocked off at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). How the Townley Venus's thumb was knocked off at the British Museum. The Art Newspaper. 26 October.

Looters exploit the political chaos in Libya

(Libya)

Tim Cornwell (2016). Looters exploit the political chaos in Libya. The Art Newspaper. 20 October.

EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). EWS Former Knoedler director settles lawsuit with casino billionaire over fake Rothko. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Saint Jerome once owned by controversial collector Giulano Ruffini sent for technical tests. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Burrell's world tour struggles to get beyond Glasgow

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Burrell's world tour struggles to get beyond Glasgow. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.

Prosecutor recommends four-year prison sentence and €250m fine for Guy Wildenstein in Paris trial

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Prosecutor recommends four-year prison sentence and €250m fine for Guy Wildenstein in Paris trial. The Art Newspaper. 14 October.

Lawsuit shows difficulties of authentication and repair

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Lawsuit shows difficulties of authentication and repair. The Art Newspaper. 13 October.

The Caravaggio work at the centre of the Wildenstein money-laundering trial

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). The Caravaggio work at the centre of the Wildenstein money-laundering trial. The Art Newspaper. 12 October.

Beleaguered Yves Bouvier defends himself and freeport system

(Switzerland)

Vincent Noce (2016). Beleaguered Yves Bouvier defends himself and freeport system. The Art Newspaper. 10 October.

To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art

(Belgium; France)

Garry Shaw (2016). To recover history from peril: on the dealer Paul Rosenberg and the Nazi seizure of Modern art. The Art Newspaper. 7 October.

Police in Greece arrest 26 in bust of alleged antiquities smuggling ring

(Greece)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Police in Greece arrest 26 in bust of alleged antiquities smuggling ring. The Art Newspaper. 5 October.

Russian collector repatriates 17th-century icon to Yaroslavl church

(Russia; Italy)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian collector repatriates 17th-century icon to Yaroslavl church. The Art Newspaper. 30 September.

Vandalism of Dirty Corner sculpture at Versailles an 'inside job', claims Kapoor

(France)

Cristina Ruiz (2016). Vandalism of Dirty Corner sculpture at Versailles an 'inside job', claims Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 28 September.

Anita Halpin among beneficiaries of Neue Galerie restitution

(Germany)

Dan Duray (2016). Anita Halpin among beneficiaries of Neue Galerie restitution. The Art Newspaper. 28 September.

Cologne to return Menzel drawing sold in 1939 to Hildebrand Gurlitt

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Cologne to return Menzel drawing sold in 1939 to Hildebrand Gurlitt. The Art Newspaper. 27 September.

Antiques dealers arrested and $4.5m worth of ivory seized in New York

(United States of America)

Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Antiques dealers arrested and $4.5m worth of ivory seized in New York. The Art Newspaper. 23 September.

Egypt's Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored

(Egypt)

Garry Shaw (2016). Egypt's Mallawi Museum reopens with looted collection mostly restored. The Art Newspaper. 23 September.

François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East

(France)

David D'Arcy (2016). François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East. The Art Newspaper. 21 September.

New twist in fake antique furniture scandal overshadows opening of Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris

(France)

Vincent Noce (2016). New twist in fake antique furniture scandal overshadows opening of Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 8 September.

Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector

(General)

Julia Halpern (2016). Why a growing number of museum veterans are crossing over to the commercial sector. The Art Newspaper. 7 September.

What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). What we learned from the Knoedler fakes scandal. The Art Newspaper. 29 August.

Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy. The Art Newspaper. 24 August.

Almost 70%of smuggled objects seized in Syria and Lebanon are fakes, antiquities chief says

(Syria)

Tim Cornwell (2016). Almost 70%of smuggled objects seized in Syria and Lebanon are fakes, antiquities chief says. The Art Newspaper. 24 August.

Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show

(Russia; Ukraine)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery under fire over Crimean loans in blockbuster show. The Art Newspaper. 19 August.

Former French culture minister calls for halt to restoration of Galerie Vivienne

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Former French culture minister calls for halt to restoration of Galerie Vivienne. The Art Newspaper. 18 August.

Norton Simon Museum can keep Cranachs, California judge decides

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2016). Norton Simon Museum can keep Cranachs, California judge decides. The Art Newspaper. 17 August.

Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought

(French Polynesia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought. The Art Newspaper. 15 August.

Pioneering war photographer Gerda Taro's images vandalised in Leipzig

(Germany)

Julia Michalska (2016). Pioneering war photographer Gerda Taro's images vandalised in Leipzig. The Art Newspaper. 12 August.

German culture minister promises to reform Limbach Commission after mounting criticism

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German culture minister promises to reform Limbach Commission after mounting criticism. The Art Newspaper. 5 August.

Magnus app founder hits back at critics

(Germany)

Melanie Gerlis (2016). Magnus app founder hits back at critics. The Art Newspaper. 4 August.

Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts

(Brazil)

Gabriella Angeleti (2016). Public art cancelled in Rio due to cultural budget cuts. The Art Newspaper. 3 August.

Turkish painter and journalist Zehra Doğan arrested

(Turkey)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Turkish painter and journalist Zehra Doğan arrested. The Art Newspaper. 29 July.

Undermined by silence: lack of provenance is devastating flaw of al-Sabah collection catalogue

(Kuwait)

Jane Jakeman (2016). Undermined by silence: lack of provenance is devastating flaw of al-Sabah collection catalogue. The Art Newspaper. 26 July.

Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist

(Iran)

Gareth Harris (2016). Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist. The Art Newspaper. 19 July.

Experts shed light on Modigliani's murky market with new research project

(France)

Georgina Adam (2016). Experts shed light on Modigliani's murky market with new research project. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace

(Iran)

Gareth Harris (2016). Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace. The Art Newspaper. 11 July.

German Parliament passes controversial law to protect cultural heritage

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German Parliament passes controversial law to protect cultural heritage. The Art Newspaper. 9 July.

The Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Islam's second holiest site, attacked

(Saudi Arabia)

Gareth Harris (2016). The Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Islam's second holiest site, attacked. The Art Newspaper. 5 July.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism

(United Arab Emirates)

Vincent Noce (2016). Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism. The Art Newspaper. 5 July.

What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market. The Art Newspaper. 27 June.

Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery

(United States of America)

Vincent Noce (2016). Meet the man at the centre of the Cranach mystery. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Slot machine mobster's confiscated collection goes on show in Reggio. The Art Newspaper. 14 June.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey (2016). British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky released from custody with $15,000 fine

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky released from custody with $15,000 fine. The Art Newspaper. 8 June.

US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service

(United States of America)

Julia Halpern (2016). US Senate committee submits private museum findings to Internal Revenue Service. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all

(United States of America)

James Cuno (2016). Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

Russian art historian cleared of fraud over forgery sale

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian art historian cleared of fraud over forgery sale. The Art Newspaper. 27 May.

Millions of dollars and dozens of works diverted in Ace Gallery bankruptcy case, accountant finds

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2016). Millions of dollars and dozens of works diverted in Ace Gallery bankruptcy case, accountant finds. The Art Newspaper. 20 May.

KGB prison doors given questionable cultural heritage status

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). KGB prison doors given questionable cultural heritage status. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum

(Russia; Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Berlin's lost Renaissance sculptures rediscovered in the Pushkin Museum. The Art Newspaper. 19 May.

Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Legal battle between graffiti artist and fashion label back on. The Art Newspaper. 17 May.

La Bella Principessa: Still and Enigma

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce (2016). La Bella Principessa: Still and Enigma. The Art Newspaper. 15 May.

Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Former director of scandal-beset Knoedler Gallery breaks her silence. The Art Newspaper. 18 April.

Belgium eliminates federal taskforce to fight trafficking in cultural property

(Belgium)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Belgium eliminates federal taskforce to fight trafficking in cultural property. The Art Newspaper. 15 April.

Storm clouds gather over German art market

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Storm clouds gather over German art market. The Art Newspaper. 14 April.

Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?

(Israel)

David D'Arcy (2016). Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal

(Russia)

Cristina Ruiz (2016). Panama Papers: Dmitry Rybolovlev used offshore company to hide art from wife, leaked documents reveal. The Art Newspaper. 4 April.

Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes

(United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Egypt)

Martin Bailey (2016). Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art

(United States of America; Germany)

David D'Arcy (2016). Blind, 90-year-old son of Holocaust victims sues to find his family's art. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Former managing director of the Centre Pompidou pleads guilty to misuse of public funds. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations

(France)

Elenore Thery (2016). Paris art handlers testify to taking '€220,000 in a plastic bag' among other revelations. The Art Newspaper. 25 March.

Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish

(India)

Jawhar Sircar (2016). Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach

(Liechtenstein; France)

Vincent Noce (2016). Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein's Cranach. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks

(Belgium)

Anny Shaw (2016). Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.

Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Centre Pompidou's stolen Picasso goes back on show after 15 years. The Art Newspaper. 18 March.

German museum seeks funding to purchase looted Kirchner

(Germany)

Catherine Hickley (2016). German museum seeks funding to purchase looted Kirchner. The Art Newspaper. 18 March.

France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey (2016). France and Britain prepare for battle over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 16 March.

'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). 'Cols rouges' lawyers push for dismissal as long-awaited trial opens in Paris. The Art Newspaper. 16 March.

Russian deputy culture minister detained on embezzlement charges

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian deputy culture minister detained on embezzlement charges. The Art Newspaper. 15 March.

Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Yves Bouvier pushes to have New York art consultant's dealings revealed in US court. The Art Newspaper. 14 March.

Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions

(United States of America; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Landmark Fabergé loan show scuppered by rising political tensions. The Art Newspaper. 10 March.

Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book

(France)

Gareth Harris (2016). Picasso's dealer Paul Rosenberg celebrated in show based on granddaughter's book. The Art Newspaper. 9 March.

Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue

(United Kingdom; Russia; Greece)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Secret flight path of the Parthenon statue. The Art Newspaper. 9 March.

Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Egyptian ambassador proposes plan to share Sekhemka. The Art Newspaper. 8 March.

'This is living antiquity': the director of the Hermitage wants to rebuild Palmyra

(Syria; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). 'This is living antiquity': the director of the Hermitage wants to rebuild Palmyra. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.

Long battle rages over Franz West's estate

(Austria)

Rachel Corbett (2016). Long battle rages over Franz West's estate. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates

(Germany)

Anny Shaw (2016). How to handle fakes, copyright and catalogues raisonnés: Berlin institute offers tips for artists' estates. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein

(France; Liechtenstein)

Vincent Noce (2016). French police seize painting attributed to Cranach, owned by the Prince of Liechtenstein. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Scholarly debate will be stifled after Knoedler. The Art Newspaper. 4 March.

Swiss under pressure over art that Jews were forced to sell

(Switzerland)

Catherine Hickley (2016). Swiss under pressure over art that Jews were forced to sell. The Art Newspaper. 3 March.

What do we really know about Islamic State's role in illicit antiquities trade?

(Iraq; Syria)

Christina Ruiz (2016). What do we really know about Islamic State's role in illicit antiquities trade?. The Art Newspaper. 1 March.

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2016). Met clarifies 'pay what you wish' entry after legal settlement. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned

(Italy; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Statue stolen from Mussolini's Roman villa to be returned. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Chelmsford Museum gold coin theft linked to national security alert

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Chelmsford Museum gold coin theft linked to national security alert. The Art Newspaper. 24 February.

Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). Sex Pistols photographer accuses artist Elizabeth Peyton of copyright infringement. The Art Newspaper. 18 February.

American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2016). American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

Stolen mosque lamps to return to Egypt as Cairo museum houses new database

(Egypt; United Kingdom)

Tim Cornwell (2016). Stolen mosque lamps to return to Egypt as Cairo museum houses new database. The Art Newspaper. 11 February.

Cheikhmous Ali: the Syrian archaeologist who doesn't take sides

(Syria)

Vincent Noce (2016). Cheikhmous Ali: the Syrian archaeologist who doesn't take sides. The Art Newspaper. 10 February.

Chinese artist retracts forgery claims about disputed Hairdressing paintings

(China)

Lisa Movius (2016). Chinese artist retracts forgery claims about disputed Hairdressing paintings. The Art Newspaper. 7 February.

Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler asked forensic conservator to revise 'negative' report. The Art Newspaper. 5 February.

Tate director backs Art Fund's call for UK export licence reform after Rembrandt fiasco

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Tate director backs Art Fund's call for UK export licence reform after Rembrandt fiasco. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.

Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.

Van Gogh's Garden at Auvers, once labelled a fake, gets its day in the sun at Royal Academy

(United Kingdom)

Vincent Noce (2016). Van Gogh's Garden at Auvers, once labelled a fake, gets its day in the sun at Royal Academy. The Art Newspaper. 30 January.

Jackie Chan's bronzes draw critics and vandals to new Taipei museum

(Taiwan; China)

Alexandra Seno (2016). Jackie Chan's bronzes draw critics and vandals to new Taipei museum. The Art Newspaper. 30 January.

Art Loss Register faces competition complaint from Art Recovery Group

(United Kingdom)

Melanie Gerlis (2016). Art Loss Register faces competition complaint from Art Recovery Group. The Art Newspaper. 26 January.

Getty displays Medieval illuminated pages after legal battle finally ends

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2016). Getty displays Medieval illuminated pages after legal battle finally ends. The Art Newspaper. 26 January.

Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2016). Knoedler fakes trial could be a game-changer for the art market. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal

(Lebanon)

Gareth Harris (2016). Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Lords put pressure on UK government to sign Hague Convention this year

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw (2016). Lords put pressure on UK government to sign Hague Convention this year. The Art Newspaper. 21 January.

Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum

(Tunisia)

David Robert (2016). Five questions for the director of the Bardo Museum. The Art Newspaper. 16 January.

Suspected arson at Fontainebleau church

(France)

Margot Boutges (2016). Suspected arson at Fontainebleau church. The Art Newspaper. 13 January.

Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being

(United Kingdom)

Javier Pes (2016). Local councils resist temptation to cash-in on their art—for the time being. The Art Newspaper. 13 January.

Widespread forgery of avant-garde artist exposed at Russian Art Week

(Russia)

Claudia Barbieri Childs (2016). Widespread forgery of avant-garde artist exposed at Russian Art Week. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court

(France)

Georgina Adam (2016). Owner of purported Monet loses case in French court. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online

(Israel)

Anny Shaw (2016). Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling

(Egypt)

Anny Shaw (2016). Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

New foundation takes over research into Gurlitt hoard

(Germany)

Flavia Foradini (2016). New foundation takes over research into Gurlitt hoard. The Art Newspaper. 4 January.

France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage

(Syria; Iraq; France)

Vincent Noce (2015). France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage. The Art Newspaper. 29 December.

Africa's top collector returns ancestral works to Angola

(Angola)

Cristina Ruiz (2015). Africa's top collector returns ancestral works to Angola. The Art Newspaper. 22 December.

Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks

(France)

Gareth Harris (2015). Museum attendance in Paris plummets after terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Lawyers battle to tip balance of evidence before Knoedler trial. The Art Newspaper. 21 December.

Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum

(Spain)

Gareth Harris (2015). Madrid's Royal Collections settles dispute with Prado museum. The Art Newspaper. 17 December.

ICOM releases red list of Libyan antiquities at risk

(Libya)

Martin Bailey (2015). ICOM releases red list of Libyan antiquities at risk. The Art Newspaper. 15 December.

Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas (2015). Christie's to sell 2,000 photographs seized by US government in biodiesel fraud. The Art Newspaper. 10 December.

Danh Vo and Dutch collector settle legal battle

(Netherlands)

Hannah McGivern (2015). Danh Vo and Dutch collector settle legal battle. The Art Newspaper. 2 December.

Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?

(United States of America)

Dan Duray (2015). Can polar bear hair authenticate contested Pollock painting?. The Art Newspaper. 1 December.

Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends

(Spain)

Gareth Harris (2015). Spanish museum squabble over Old Masters ends. The Art Newspaper. 26 November.

Tale behind Schiele watercolours is a tragedy—but is it a theft?

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2015). Tale behind Schiele watercolours is a tragedy—but is it a theft?. The Art Newspaper. 21 November.

Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?

(Saudi Arabia)

Edek Osser (2015). Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.

Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Gareth Harris (2015). Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.

Sotheby's offers voluntary redundancies to cut costs

(United Kingdom; United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2015). Sotheby's offers voluntary redundancies to cut costs. The Art Newspaper. 17 November.

Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw (2015). Experts question the authenticity of a group of works by Jackson Pollock. The Art Newspaper. 9 November.

News Matisse portrait claim rejected by National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2015). News Matisse portrait claim rejected by National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 7 November.

Looted marble bust returned to Poland

(Poland; Austria)

Julia Michalska (2015). Looted marble bust returned to Poland. The Art Newspaper. 2 November.

Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor

(General)

Gabriella Angeleti (2015). Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 21 October.

Dispute over Venetian painting seized by Vichy regime resolved after more than 70 years

(France; United Kingdom; Italy)

Anny Shaw (2015). Dispute over Venetian painting seized by Vichy regime resolved after more than 70 years. The Art Newspaper. 19 October.

Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection

(Syria; United States of America)

Emily Sharpe (2015). Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection. The Art Newspaper. 2 October.

Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works

(Czech Republic)

Simon Hewitt (2015). Prague's Titian loan show delayed after insurers refuse to ship works. The Art Newspaper. 18 September.

German culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill

(Germany)

Julia Michalska (2015). German culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill. The Art Newspaper. 15 September.

Swiss dealer faces charges as judge investigates €36m Picasso sales

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Swiss dealer faces charges as judge investigates €36m Picasso sales. The Art Newspaper. 14 September.

Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Senior arts appointments nothing short of a French farce. The Art Newspaper. 21 August.

Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Knoedler gallery and former director quietly settle three claims over fake paintings. The Art Newspaper. 11 August.

Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry's graffitied Met gala gown

(United States of America)

Laura Gilbert (2015). Brooklyn street artist sues over Katy Perry's graffitied Met gala gown. The Art Newspaper. 6 August.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2015). British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show. The Art Newspaper. 1 July.

Christie's sale of Russborough paintings postponed

(Ireland)

Martin Bailey (2015). Christie's sale of Russborough paintings postponed. The Art Newspaper. 25 June.

Museum officials on hunt for lost Cranach

(Germany)

Martin Bailey (2015). Museum officials on hunt for lost Cranach. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure

(General)

Charlotte Burns (2015). Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts

(United States of America)

Jason Felch (2015). Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Calls to open looted-art archives grow louder

(General)

Melanie Gerlis (2015). Calls to open looted-art archives grow louder. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Plot thickens in alleged Picasso theft case

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Plot thickens in alleged Picasso theft case. The Art Newspaper. 23 May.

First work from Gurlitt hoard goes under the hammer

(Germany; United States of America)

Julia Michalska (2015). First work from Gurlitt hoard goes under the hammer. The Art Newspaper. 22 May.

Russian billionaire's family trust joins Picasso heir in accusations against leading art dealer

(France)

Vincent Noce (2015). Russian billionaire's family trust joins Picasso heir in accusations against leading art dealer. The Art Newspaper. 18 May.

French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet

(France; China)

Vincent Noce (2015). French collectors hand back gold to China they had given to Musée Guimet. The Art Newspaper. 12 May.

Chinese police arrest feng shui master and 174 others for looting antiquities

(China)

Richelle Simon (2015). Chinese police arrest feng shui master and 174 others for looting antiquities. The Art Newspaper. 27 March.

Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police

(Italy)

Anna Summers Cocks (2015). Why Italy should sell the 5,000 antiquities recovered by the police. The Art Newspaper. 25 March.

Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2015). Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival. The Art Newspaper. 2 February.

UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2015). UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction. The Art Newspaper. 4 January.

St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities

(United States of America)

Garry Shaw (2014). St Louis society attempts second sale of antiquities. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

Getty plans to redisplay the Getty Villa

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel (2014). Getty plans to redisplay the Getty Villa. The Art Newspaper. 3 November.

Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria

(Algeria)

Garry Shaw (2014). Looted marble Mask of Gorgon returned to Algeria. The Art Newspaper. 11 April.