A new campaign from the International Association of Art is advocating for fair exhibition remuneration for visual artists throughout Europe and calling on galleries to be inspired by best practice examples.
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Kanders, who is vice-chair of the New York art museum’s board of trustees, owns Safariland, a ‘law enforcement products company’ that manufactures tear gas canisters. The open letter follows calls for his removal by Whitney staff and protests organised by the group Decolonize This Place.
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The 58th Venice Biennale runs from 11 May to 24 November 2019. Here we pick out some national presentations you shouldn’t miss.
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This week’s selection includes exhibitions and events in London, Swanscombe, Middlesbrough and Ipswich, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
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The Nigerian-born curator and writer, who curated both Documenta and the Venice Biennale, and was artistic director at Munich’s Haus der Kunst from 2011-2018, has died aged 55.
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Titled ‘May You Live In Interesting Times’, 79 artists will feature in the 58th International Exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale.
The American artist was known for her taboo-busting work around sex, gender and the body, and received a Golden Lion lifetime achievement award at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
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A selection of the week’s best shows, including: A series of four quick-fire exhibitions at KARST, Plymouth, plus Geta Brătescu’s exploration of line at Hauser & Wirth, London.
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The selection of the Indonesian collective was made by Documenta’s eight-member ‘finding committee’, which includes Tate Modern director Frances Morris and Elvira Dyangani Ose, director of London’s Showroom gallery.
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