Grace Kelly’s Irish library: a collection of classic reads … in Monaco

The film star’s roots prompted her to collect Irish literature, including rare editions of Joyce, Beckett and Shaw. The 9,000 volumes are now housed in a lovely, and free, library in the principality.

National Portrait Gallery acquires Wellington painting after £1.3m plea

NPG raises funds to buy Sir Thomas Lawrence’s unfinished Duke of Wellington portrait to plug 161-year gap in its collection

V&A to open new galleries for photos acquired from Bradford museum

Museum’s expansion was prompted by controversial procurement of famous Royal Photographic Society collection

From Belém to a new Brasília: Brazil’s cities in the 1950s – in pictures

As a young man, Marcel Gautherot abandoned his architecture studies in Paris to travel the world as a photographer. He became best known for his documentation of the construction of Brazil’s new capital city, Brasília, which can be found in a collection of his work, The Monograph