Cristina Ruiz

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Frieze 2017

Marina Abramovic abandons plans for New York institute

Performance artist unable to raise $31m required for Koolhaas design

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Features

Encore! Tate’s New Performance plan

Artists like Marvin Gaye Chetwynd have prompted a rethink in the Tate’s approach to live art

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Frieze 2017

The market boom for Basquiat

A year after his death, MoMA turned down an offer of the artist’s work. Today, the appetite for his paintings has never been greater

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Podcast

Podcast episode two: Zeitz Mocaa and London autumn preview

The lowdown on the new Thomas Heatherwick-designed museum in Cape Town. Plus: London's most enticing shows this autumn

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Zeitz MoCAA

Inside Zeitz Mocaa: our guide to Cape Town’s new mega-museum

From spectacular architecture to an army of curators, what you need to know about Africa’s landmark contemporary art institution

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Iñárritu's VR project brings terrifying experiences of migrants and refugees to life

Oscar-winning director, whose work opens at Milan's Fondazione Prada this week, says it's reductive to call it anti-Trump

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The road to the Venice Biennale is paved with good intentions

Curator Christine Macel’s worthy aims of saving the planet and helping refugees has seriously backfired

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Venice Biennale 2017

Kenya works a miracle to bring its exhibition to the Venice Biennale

Pavilion organisers put on a show despite receiving no government money

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Damien Hirst turns film-maker for Venice show

Artist's new documentary tells story of his underwater exhibition at Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana

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Nitsch performance using slaughtered bull to go ahead in Tasmania

A petition launched by an animal rights group to block the work has attracted 20,000 signatures

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Peggy Guggenheim's great-grandchildren say New York exhibition violates her legacy

Row follows long-running legal dispute between the Guggenheim Foundation and the collector's descendants

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Exhibitions

Storm erupts over Nitsch’s bull slaughter at Tasmanian museum

Campaigners demand axing of performance by Actionist at MONA's Dark Mofo festival

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Kentridge opens Johannesburg space for artists to learn by failing

The independent Centre for the Less Good Idea aims to stay small and be creative

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Damien Hirst launches shipwreck spectacle in Venice

British artist's monumental sculptures fill François Pinault’s museums

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Museums

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi should be postponed or downsized, says the man who launched the project

Thomas Krens doubts the time is right for an American museum "with a Jewish name" to be built in the Gulf

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Museums

‘We want to bring the world to Hong Kong’

Suhanya Raffel, who took over as head of M+ late last year, pledges to champion the museum’s curatorial independence

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Former Met curator speaks candidly about the New York museum's current challenges

George Goldner, who led the museum’s department of prints and drawings for two decades, says it needs to reassess its priorities

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Exhibitions

Ibrahim Mahama presents a portrait of Ghana told through its objects

Ghanaian artist’s first exhibition at White Cube in London opens tonight

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Museums

Three African artists will take centre stage at new Zeitz MoCAA

Major contemporary art museum will open in Cape Town in September with three exhibitions

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Museums

New M+ director brings Asia-Pacific vision to West Kowloon flagship

Rooted in Hong Kong, Suhanya Raffel is reaching out to MoMA and the Tate