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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.
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.
Paul Moss was the co-founder of Gateshead’s Workplace Gallery and also co-director of the Workplace Foundation, a charity set up to support emerging and under-represented artists based outside of London.
The London-based, Tallahasse-born artist who explored language and the paranormal in her art has passed away after a short illness.
The filmmaker who was a central figure in the 1960s New York avant-garde scene and worked with Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono and Allen Ginsberg, has died aged 96.
The Glasgow-based painter, who studied and later taught at Glasgow School of Art and was an early member of the committee at the artist-run gallery Transmission, has died of motor neurone disease aged 59.
A much-loved and admired member of the a-n team, digital manager Eleonora Schinella died on 5 August after suffering from a rare bone tumour. She will be greatly missed.
The artist has died aged 88, Alan Cristea Gallery has announced.
The founder and lead singer of the hugely influential post-punk band the Fall died on Wednesday 24 January.
News briefing with national and international stories, including: American artist Jack Whitten dies aged 78; French artists call for Jeff Koons sculpture to be scrapped; Zuza Golińska wins inaugural ArtePrize 2017.
The American art historian and author of the groundbreaking 1971 essay, Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?, died on 29 October aged 86. Fisun Güner considers her writing’s influence and continued significance today.
The pioneer of pop art, known for his boldly scaled painted montages of commercial imagery, died on Friday in New York City.
The renowned American dancer and choreographer, who collaborated with many visual artists included Robert Rauschenberg and Donald Judd, has died.
The artist, who has been a central figure in contemporary art for more than 50 years, has died aged 84.
Gustav Metzger, the German-born artist best known for his work as part of the 1960s auto-destructive art movement, has died at his home in London.
The art critic and Booker Prize-winning author, who became widely known due to his 1972 BBC TV series, Ways of Seeing, has died.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Photographer files $1 billion suit against Getty and Alamy, Orlan loses plagiarism suit against Lady Gaga, and Creative Scotland warns Brexit may limit RFO funding.
The London-based artist Gillian Best Powell, founder of Cor Blimey Arts and Core Gallery in Deptford, has died aged 60.
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.
The Glasgow artist Kevin Hutcheson died unexpectedly prior to April’s Glasgow International as he was preparing to open a solo show as part of the festival. Friends and colleagues remember this unassuming master of collage and stalwart of the city’s art scene.
The London-based artist Ben Cove, whose work explored art and design history with particular reference to modernism, has died unexpectedly after a short illness. Artist Emily Speed pays tribute to her friend and his work, while also collecting the thoughts of other artists and curators.
The death of David Bowie is a loss to both music and visual culture.
A 2012 podcast with the American abstract painter Ellsworth Kelly, who died on 27 December 2015 aged 92, is a fitting tribute to this 20th century giant.
Co-artistic director of British Ceramics Biennial and former senior visual arts officer for Arts Council England dies aged 66.