IN BRIEF: News briefing with national and international stories, including: Collector sues Gagosian and Jeff Koons non-delivery of sculptures; UK arts councils launch cultural cities enquiry; Chris Ofili painting, once called “Degenerate” by Donald Trump, gifted to MoMA by Trump supporter.
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News briefing with national and international stories, including: archive of Black Panther Party photographer Stephen Shames enters Briscoe Center Collection; artists take legal action against Artist Pension Trust; Edinburgh Art Festival announces partner programme; Arts Council of Wales to deepen links between NHS and arts.
A research trip for a forthcoming show Good and Bad Government throws up issues ancient and modern.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Not Surprised call for boycott of Artforum over handling of Knight Landesman harassment allegations; artists sign letter objecting to prototypes of Trump’s border wall being called art; temporary export ban placed on works by Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: Arts Alive Wales to be rebranded as Peak; Guggenheim curator offered Trump White House loan of Maurizio Cattelan’s solid gold functioning toilet.
Sculptor Laura Ford’s new commission for Brighton’s House Biennial draws on the history of town’s Royal Pavilion and in particular that of its early 19th century commissioner King George IV, who lived there as Prince Regent prior to taking the throne. Dany Louise talks to the artist about her work and finds out why Donald Trump has a starring role in her installation, A King’s Appetite.
The members of the Committee, including the artist Chuck Close, have resigned en masse in a letter that condemns Donald Trump’s support of “hate groups and terrorists”.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international news, including: Baltimore removes all its Confederate monuments; London garden bridge project abandoned; new gallery and events space opens in Aberdeen.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: light projections saying ‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’ appear on president’s DC hotel; Basquiat painting sells for $110m at auction; late actor and comedian Victoria Wood to be honoured with life-size bronze statue in her home town of Bury.
For her Venice Biennale film, Spite Your Face, Scottish artist Rachel Maclean has created a re-working of the Pinnocchio story that explores power, political lies and the rise of populism. Moira Jeffrey talks to her about the themes and form of the work.
LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner’s anti-Trump artwork, HeWillNotDivide.Us, has been closed down after just one day in Liverpool, its fourth site since launching in New York on Donald Trump’s inauguration day. Laura Harris argues that the controversial work’s fate embodies the struggle facing left-wing political artists.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: squatters turn Manchester’s former Cornerhouse cinema into arts space, plus artists and critics demand Whitney Biennial removes Dana Schutz painting.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Court rules Jeff Koons plagiarised French photographer for Naked sculpture, and street artist Plastic Jesus installs works across the US in response to Trump’s revised executive order on immigration.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: high-profile artists support charity art auction for children in hospices, plus artist and curator Ingrid LaFleur to run for mayor of Detroit.
More than 200 artists, musicians, writers and art professionals including Anish Kapoor, Yinka Shonibare, Mark Titchner and Iwona Blazwick have pledged to take part in exhibitions and art projects around the world confronting the rise of right wing populism in the US, Europe and elsewhere.
The seventh edition of Fermynwoods’ annual online exhibition features two UK-based American artists whose work has resonances with the current political situation in the US. Jack Hutchinson speaks to Anna Brownsted and Jessica Harby about the anger, despair and anxiety fuelling their approach.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Alasdair Gray to exhibit at Glasgow Library, Christo cancels project in protest against Trump, and Saatchi gallery to exhibit selfies.
As Washington DC prepares for the 20 January presidential inauguration and the rest of the world is gripped/appalled by the latest predictably narcissistic Donald Trump Twitter outburst, London-based artist Sonya Dyer – who was on a residency in Nebraska during the election – reflects on her US experience and considers what the new era means for art and artists.
This week’s selection includes Bloomberg New Contemporaries in London, a retrospective of renowned political artist Gee Vaucher and art in the environment at the Jerwood Space.
As the news of Donald Trump’s US election victory sinks in, artists and those working in the visual arts have been sharing their thoughts on his surprise win.