Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs

Plus, Glasgow International festival and Cézanne at MoMA

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Guerrilla Girls on a site visit at Somerset House, London, in January 2020 for Art Night Photo: Cathy Buckmaster; courtesy of the artists and Art Night

Guerrilla Girls on a site visit at Somerset House, London, in January 2020 for Art Night Photo: Cathy Buckmaster; courtesy of the artists and Art Night

The Week in Art

From breaking news and insider insights to exhibitions and events around the world, the team at The Art Newspaper picks apart the art world’s big stories with the help of special guests. An award-winning podcast hosted by Ben Luke, The Week in Art is sponsored by Christie’s.

This week: two festivals of art. Aimee Dawson talks to Frida Kahlo and Kathe Kollwitz of the Guerrilla Girls about their ongoing activism and their new billboards for Art Night.

An installation view of Nep Sidhu: an Immeasurable Melody, Medicine for a Nightmare at the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow, part of the Glasgow International Festival Courtesy of Glasgow International Festival

Plus, Ben Luke discusses Glasgow International with its director, Richard Parry, and then reviews the work in the festival with The Art Newspaper’s contemporary art correspondent Louisa Buck. Read Louisa's full review of the festival here.

Paul Cézanne's Page of Studies, Including a Portrait of Goya (recto) (1877-80) Private collection, New York

And in this week’s Work of the Week, Ben talks to Samantha Friedman, co-curator of the Museum of Modern Art in New York’s Cézanne Drawing show, about a study sheet of pencil sketches by the French artist, with an apple, a self-portrait, a bather and a portrait of Francisco Goya.

The Week in Art podcast by The Art Newspaper is available every Friday on our website and all the usual places where you find podcasts. This podcast is sponsored by Christie's.

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