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    1. June 23, 2016

      Stick to a single page CV

      Thirty years separate the two groups of women I met last week. But to both, my career advice was surprisingly similar....

    2. June 22, 2016

      Collectors who want the public to enjoy their treasures

      Most collectors keep their hoards hidden in their homes, in bank vaults or in storage. Not Christian Levett, a British...

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    1. May 20, 2016

      The British Museum should take BP’s cash

      Many public bodies in Britain have faced acute funding pressure in the years since the financial crisis. The UK’s...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      May 19, 2016

      Greenpeace protesters climb the British Museum

      Greenpeace protesters climb the British Museum in London, in protest against BP’s sponsorship of the museum’s Sunken...

    3. May 19, 2016

      BP protest forces closure of British Museum

      The British Museum was forced to close by protesters on Thursday, leaving thousands of visitors standing outside the...

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      May 9, 2016

      Cameron rallies EU support with security warning

      David Cameron, the prime minister, recalled the battles of Blenheim, Trafalgar and Waterloo as he warned of the dangers...

    5. April 29, 2016

      Notes on . . . the London Library

      Isn’t the book that changes your life, or at any rate your mind, the one sitting on the library shelf next to the one...

    6. April 10, 2016

      Why cultural institutions should accept oil money

      Should oil companies fund cultural institutions? That was the question raised last week by a group of celebrities and...

    7. April 8, 2016

      Edgar Degas’ monotypes at the MoMA

      In 1855, while Edgar Degas was still in law school, he met the elder statesman of French painting,...

    8. April 6, 2016

      Why the British Museum should accept BP’s money

      It is tempting to laugh off this week’s letter to the Guardian, signed by, among others, Emma Thompson, Bianca Jagger...

    9. April 1, 2016

      British Museum Reading Room, by Helen Simpson

      If the heart of Bloomsbury is the British Museum, then the British Museum Reading Room was until recently at the very...

    10. March 17, 2016

      A history of money in a thousand objects

      Have you ever felt the need to rein in your spending? One suggestion: take your credit card, drop it into a glass of...

    11. February 12, 2016

      Openings: Judgment is not set in stone

      When the German art historian Dr Hartwig Fischer takes up his new role as director of the British Museum this spring,...

    12. December 18, 2015

      Migrants cross marks MacGregor’s exit from the British Museum

      Neil MacGregor has marked his last day as director of the British Museum with the acquisition of a bare wooden cross...

    13. November 30, 2015

      British Museum throws light on Egypt’s lost worlds

      Ancient Egyptian objects lost for centuries beneath the waves of the Mediterranean will be revealed next year in the...

    14. November 25, 2015

      Arts world spared from cuts

      Arts bodies and museums expressed relief after George Osborne appeared to spare them the axe, with a pledge to increase...

    15. November 12, 2015

      Google creates virtual British Museum display

      Google engineers have come a step closer to realising the Enlightenment fantasy of a universally accessible collection...

    16. October 9, 2015

      Objects with attitude

      It’s bottomless, like music, like literature. You can never know enough. There are discoveries to be made everywhere.”...

    17. September 25, 2015

      German art historian takes over at British Museum

      Hartwig Fischer, a German art historian, is to become the first foreign director of the British Museum since 1827,...

    18. September 13, 2015

      A well of black gold beneath the surface of pop

      The cream of London’s agitprop groups descended on the British Museum in London on Sunday. Sixteen arts-based campaign...

    19. August 28, 2015

      UK museums step up exotic events as budgets squeezed

      Lovers of modern art are used to having their expectations confounded, but being invited to step on to a nightclub...

    20. June 13, 2015

      Cross-collecting in Chelsea

      Masterpiece Royal Hospital Chelsea, LondonJune 25-July 1 masterpiecefair.com Masterpiece returns for its sixth edition...

    21. June 12, 2015

      Chorus of fossil fuel disapproval targets BP at the opera

      Some of Britain’s biggest arts organisations and museums can expect a summer of disruption as the popular movement for...

    22. May 7, 2015

      Election celebrations and lamentations ready to kick off

      Election parties: Thursday night fever It’s finally E-Day. When the exit poll results start rolling in shortly after...

    23. April 24, 2015

      Tate Modern director follows Tate Britain director out of door

      Chris Dercon is to step down as director of Tate Modern, the second director to announce a departure from the Tate...

    24. April 8, 2015

      Neil MacGregor to step down as head of British Museum

      Neil MacGregor is to step down as director of the British Museum after 13 years at the head of the UK’s most popular...

    25. March 27, 2015

      ‘Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art’ at the British Museum

      When a young Greek man was divested of his clothes in ancient times, he acquired something many times more meaningful...

    26. March 6, 2015

      A fistful of dollars — 20 billion of them

      Ever wondered what it would be like to hold $20bn in your hands? Some who have done so report feelings of vertiginous...

    27. February 27, 2015

      The Armory rings in the changes

      Art fairs are becoming increasingly similar: the same galleries presenting the same works can often be seen in Hong...

    28. January 20, 2015

      Prado’s Gabriele Finaldi in the frame for National Gallery chief

      Gabriele Finaldi, co-director of the Prado in Madrid, will be named as the next director of the UK’s National Gallery,...

    29. January 9, 2015

      The British Museum’s new conservation centre

      British Museum’s new conservation centre Never again will the British Museum’s conservation and scientific research...

    30. January 7, 2015

      British Museum tribute to Germany catches Merkel’s eye

      It is little surprise that Angela Merkel expressed her desire to visit the British Museum’s exhibition “Germany:...

    31. December 18, 2014

      Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb — film review

      Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is a sequel to the sequel and as sorry as that sounds. The funny historical...

    32. December 12, 2014

      Display Ilissos on a ledge, the better to show off his sculptor’s skill

      Sir, May I protest about the display of Ilissos in St Petersburg — not because he is on loan from the British Museum...

    33. December 5, 2014

      Greece attacks British Museum loan of Elgin statue to Russia

      It was a moment many thought would never come to pass. After many decades of dispute over its ownership of the Elgin...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      October 16, 2014

      Losing the Marbles

      Dylan Martinez/Reuters A woman looks at the Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      October 15, 2014

      Amal in Athens

      Petros Giannakouris/AP Lawyer Amal Clooney arrives for a meeting with Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras in Athens....

    36. FT Photo Diary

      October 3, 2014

      Hovering Angel

      Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Guy Howard-Evans inspects the final installation of Barlach’s ‘Hovering Angel’ sculpture...

    37. September 19, 2014

      ‘Ming: 50 Years that changed China’, British Museum, London

      Most westerners know a little about the tea and porcelain trade, Jesuit missions, the Dragon Empress and the opium...

    38. September 19, 2014

      Who funds the arts and why we should care

      Anyone passing through Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall one recent Saturday might have witnessed an unscheduled performance...

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