Organisations to receive recognition from the charity include an NHS Trust, and a housing company
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Tuesday 24 July 2012
On the surface, Herbert Vogel and his wife, Dorothy, lived an ordinary life in New York. Mr Vogel, who died on Sunday, aged 89, used to work nights sorting mail at the city's post offices, and his wife was a reference librarian in Brooklyn. But over the years, the couple built up one of the world's most unlikely – and most significant – collections of modern art, and bequeathed much of it to the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
How Herbert and Dorothy Vogel turned a one-bedroom flat into a treasure house
Monday 23 July 2012
They look like a zombie army, shuffling in sequence up the Tate Modern ramp. A girl approaches from the pack and says conspiratorially: “Recently I have taken control of my life by learning to say ‘no’”. Then the walkers suddenly break out into a sprint, forcing startled museum visitors to duck out of their path or be flattened.
Monday 23 July 2012
Visitors to London's Tate Modern gallery this Summer may find themselves holding a conversation with a complete stranger in a cavernous hall as part of a piece of art.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
A profligate philanthropist goes bust, loses all his fawning fair-weather friends and bolts to the opposite extreme, becoming an even more fanatical misanthrope who rages at mankind in his self-imposed exile.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
The British Museum is set to loan out valuable treasures, including a Roman bronze of Herakles, to sites around the country as part of what it has dubbed the “Spotlight Tours” to bring them to as many people as possible. This is expected to pave the way to more local partnerships with major galleries and museums.
Saturday 19 May 2012
In a move certain to leave art traditionalists apoplectic with rage, one of the country's leading galleries is to charge £8 for entry to a summer exhibition of works which cannot be seen.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The fate of Sir Walter Raleigh's famed "lost colony" in the New World – and the disappearance without trace of more than 100 English settlers – has been an unsolved mystery for 400 years.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
What my local gallery has got wrong; and the real problem for News Corp's lobbyist
Tuesday 17 April 2012
The ten finalists of the Google Photography Prize, chosen from among 20,000 entries by students from 146 countries, were announced this week.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Until now, anyone who aspired to be well versed in the artistic highlights of the world's great galleries required time, money and a penchant for air travel. Soon, they will need just a laptop.
Thursday 12 January 2012
The woman in charge of filling the Tate Modern's turbine hall has been poached by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Monday 09 January 2012
A fascinating exhibition in Leeds recalls the vitality and exuberance of British sculpture in the Sixties and Seventies, says Adrian Hamilton
Sunday 01 January 2012
It's a good year for British landscapes, but Munch and Mondrian lead the Continental challenge
Monday 12 December 2011
Judd Trump, snooker's latest exciting prospect, toasted sweet success last night when he was crowned the new UK Championship winner in York. The 22-year-old from Bristol bravely fought back from 3-1 down to clinch an impressive 10-8 victory over Mark Allen in a gripping best-of-19 frame final.
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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