The national appetite for art and art spaces seems insatiable. When Tate Modern was unveiled in 2000, two million annual visits were expected; today more than five million visitors a year pour through its Thames-side doors.
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Sunday 04 March 2012
Friday 02 March 2012
A Titian masterpiece was yesterday rescued for the nation – for £45m. But should we have just let it go?
Thursday 01 March 2012
Titian's masterpiece Diana and Callisto has been saved for the nation in a £45 million deal.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Environmental campaigners climbed to the roof of the National Gallery today to stage a protest against energy giant Shell.
Monday 16 January 2012
Thousands of workers will go on strike this week in three separate disputes over jobs and pensions affecting consumer goods giant Unilever, tax offices and a leading gallery.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
The Leonardo exhibition deserves better than the National Gallery's basement, says Simon Tait
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Leonardo da Vinci deserves better than the National Gallery’s basement,
Wednesday 09 November 2011
The National Gallery regards its Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, which opens to the public today, as the blockbuster of the year – even the decade. And quite rightly. It's a wonderful show displaying no less than half the paintings of the great Italian Renaissance master.
Tuesday 08 November 2011
Owner says ego and expediency are behind the rejection of his 'genuine' Leonardo
Thursday 29 September 2011
Britain's leading galleries are losing hundreds of thousands of child visitors every year, raising concerns about the artistic education of the nation's children.
Thursday 29 September 2011
The decline is exacerbated by the fact that four out of 10 secondary schools have cut key artistic subjects
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