Robert Mapplethorpe

In further news: collector joins Mapplethorpe censorship row; new space for Bronx Museum of the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts is safe for now; Vito Acconci has passed away aged 77

From the 'crisis of care' to René Magritte on left-wing luxury: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

Race, sexuality and portraiture

By Evan Moffitt

Manifesta announces its line-up and Bobby Miller brings charges against the Mapplethorpe Foundation: the latest news from the art world

Dietrich Lubs designed Braun BNC002 travel alarm clock, 2010, first issued in 1987. Courtesy: Braun

New technology and endangered objects

By Alice Rawsthorn