‘Peeping Toms’ on Tate Modern observation deck lead neighbours to threaten legal action Residents of London’s Neo Bankside luxury apartment complex, next to the Tate Modern, have been dismayed to find photographs of their living rooms and bedrooms popping up on strangers’ Instagram feeds.
Hackney Wick artists forced out of Vittoria Wharf Artists have been evicted from the studio space by London Legacy Development Corporation, despite a major campaign and petition to halt the building’s demolition.
Egyptian artist forced to modify sculpture honoring the military A public sculpture in the Egyptian town of el-Belina has upset a number of locals who claim work, which depicts a soldier with his arms wrapped around a peasant woman’s waist, is actually a depiction of sexual assault.
Artist removed from Paris’s Musée Guimet after provocative performance Luxembourg artist Deborah De Robertis held a watermelon between her thighs and groaned as she ate the fruit with her hands, with a number of museum visitors believing her performance was part of exhibition.
Thousands of cultural producers detained in Turkey after failed military coup in July Newspaper cartoonists, artists, and writers are among the 35,000 people being detained by Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Paris’s Slick art fair slips away ahead of 11th edition The Fiac satellite event has been cancelled with organisers citing the economic situation in France.
London embassies open their doors to reveal art treasures The National Trust is offering behind-the-scenes tours of three European embassies housing a wealth of art.
Artist-in-residence who makes performances and videos based on ‘comedic situations’ stranded at sea on bankrupt container ship Hanjin Shipping Company, the world’s seventh-largest container line, has filed for $900 million in debt and has been barred from all international ports.
Nobuyoshi Araki nude photos censored in Mexico City After a local bar was forced to remove images of nude women from its walls, the gallery Kurimanzutto plans to restage the show.
The Archers: Court artist Julia Quenzler sketches Helen’s trial BBC Radio 4 enlists one of the UK’s leading court artists to sketch the fictional trial in The Archers.
1. Switch House, Tate Modern. Copyright: Iwan Baan
2. Sophia Schorr-Kon, Room in the French Ambassador’s Residence. Photo: National Trust