Art gallery criticised over neo-Nazi artwork and hosting racist speakers An anti-fascist campaign group is calling for the closure of LD50 gallery in London, accusing it of promoting hate speech, with a protest planned this weekend.

Bath faces 100% cut to small projects arts grants Bath and the North East Somerset Council calculates that halting its small projects grants for the arts will save £433,000 by 2020. Equity, the trade union for actors and other creative professionals, has asked minister of culture Karen Bradley to intervene in the decision.

Protesters demand MoMA drop Trump advisor from its board Protesters are demanding MoMA remove the CEO of BlackRock, Larry Fink, from its board because of his ties to the Trump administration.

Arte Povera pioneer Jannis Kounellis dies aged 80 The influential artist made his name in the 1960s as part of the Italian Arte Povera movement and in recent years had seen renewed interest in his work.

Public asked to photograph ‘secret collection’ of works stored in homes across the UK Open Inheritance Art project aims to uncover items that should be publicly available through tax-relief arrangements. The initiative is urging people to locate and photograph 36,000 works in UK collections, which are publicly accessible as part of a tax-relief scheme.

Edinburgh Fringe venue ditches controversial digital event The founders of the Assembly Rooms will be back staging traditional shows there for the first time since 2010, after attempting to run it as a venue without any live performers last year.

French artist to entomb himself in rock for a week, then use body to hatch eggs For his performance called Egg, Abraham Poincheval will be inside a 12-tonne boulder and then sit on a dozen hen eggs until the chicks arrive. Holes have been bored in the rock for air and cables for a heart monitor and emergency telephone line, although it is unclear how he will go to the toilet.

Iraq’s looted treasures to be displayed at Venice Biennale The Iraq Museum of Baghdad is to display 40 ancient artefacts at the Venice Biennale this year, including several that were recently returned after its looting in 2003. The exhibition will be the first time all the objects have been legally allowed out of the country.

Art dealer sentenced to more than three years in prison for selling forged modern art Michigan-based art dealer Eric Spoutz has been sentenced to 41 months in prison, and three years supervised release, for wire-fraud charges related to his scheme to sell forged artworks purportedly by modern artists.

Turkish publisher shuts down magazine for printing Moses cartoon After the office of president Erdoğan condemned the cartoon, the publisher of Gırgır closed the magazine and threatened to file criminal complaints against staffers.

1. The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh. Photo: Simon Johnston. Licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons

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