More News In Brief: Coco Fusco refused entry to Cuba ahead of Havana Biennial, Tate and National Galleries of Scotland resume contact with Anthony D’Offay, London-based artist Wendy Saunders passes away.
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More News In Brief: Manchester’s £30m School of Digital Arts gets planning go ahead; gender gap dominates ArtsPay 2018 survey; new director appointed at Compton Verney, Warwickshire.
Other News In Brief: Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts now set to reopen on 22 October; vandals deface San Francisco murals with Trump slogans; calls for museums and cultural institutions to re-assess ties with Saudi Arabia; Documenta 14 obelisk to continue to be displayed in Kassel despite being removed from original site.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: MoMA reaches contract agreement with staff following union protests; Okwui Enwezor criticises Haus der Kunst after museum blames him for its financial difficulties; cultural visits continue to fall due to terrorism fears; plus man requires hospital treatment after falling in Anish Kapoor ‘depthless void’ installation.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Sculptor Martin Puryear to represent US at Venice Biennale; Banksy expresses frustration over unauthorised Russian exhibition; Sotheby’s to auction world’s first film poster.
In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Montreal Museum of Fine Art ad featuring nude Picasso painting censored by Facebook; NN Contemporary appoints new interim director; Glasgow School of Art stabilisation work reaches half way; and visas refused for a dozen authors invited to Edinburgh International Book Festival.
The British Council has been criticised over its decision to remove its logo from the catalogue for the show ‘We Suffer To Remain’, which features work by local artists and Graham Fagen’s Venice Biennale 2015 work, The Slave’s Lament, due to ‘political content’.
I’ve been thinking for months about Thérèse Dreaming, Balthus- 1938. Specifically, about the Met Museum’s description of the painting. The first line reads: “With closed eyes, Balthus’s pubescent model is lost in thought. Thérèse Blanchard, who was about twelve or […]
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Iran opens its first museum dedicated to a solo female artist; New York’s Jewish Museum ends its relationship with curator Jens Hoffman.
Nearly 80 artist and architect members of America’s National Academy of the Arts have expressed their support for the ICA Boston show by Dana Schutz who earlier this year attracted protests over the inclusion of her painting, Open Casket, in the Whitney Biennial.
The controversy over the Dana Schutz painting, Open Casket, has prompted protests, a call for the work to be destroyed and much anger and debate. Chris Sharratt reports.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news. This week includes the latest on Tate/BP sponsorship secrecy, the Japanese artist charged with obscenity, and censorship of the arts in Egypt and Turkey.
Originally published on The Conversation, Russell Williams of University of London Institute in Paris explores France’s paradoxical relationship with controversial artworks, following the recent vandalism of Anish Kapoor’s installation at Versailles.
Iranian artist Atena Farghadani has been sentenced by a court in Tehran for a cartoon depicting the country’s politicians as monkeys, cows and goats – Amnesty International is calling for her release.
ACE does a U-turn on measures to protect its reputation following a storm of concerns over freedom of expression. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.
As the controversy around the staging of Brett Bailey’s Exhibit B at The Barbican reaches a climax, with the London run now cancelled due to protests from anti-racism campaigners, Index on Censorship’s associate arts producer Julia Farrington explores the issues around the presentation of this live installation.
South African artist Brett Bailey’s controversial performance involving caged black performers has been shut down following protests and accusations of racism.
Arts organisations and those connected to them must be sure not to do anything that could damage Arts Council England’s reputation as a government-sponsored body, else their grants could be at risk. Arts Professional’s Liz Hill reports.