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Public art

Phallic-shaped sculpture erected in Reykjavik

“Little mer-sausage”, part of the Icelandic capital’s Cycle festival of music and art, has divided opinion

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Exhibitions

Artists invited to respond to current events as public news bureau opens in Liverpool

The Rapid Response Unit aims to challenge the fake news culture and give people a say in breaking stories

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Conservation

Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn in Lake District up for sale

Chinese collector may step in to save the barn, after Arts Council rejects funding bid

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Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson’s new work will see popular Italian song being played repeatedly for five weeks

The durational performance will take place at National Museum of Cardiff next year

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Conservation

Portrait believed to be Mary, Queen of Scots discovered beneath 16th-century painting

Figure found using X-ray photography during research by National Galleries of Scotland and the Courtauld

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Exhibitions

Tracey Emin’s bed joined by Turner’s turbulent seascapes in Margate

New show at Turner Contemporary brings together artists who both once lived in seaside town

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Prizes

Marco Miehling wins inaugural ACS Studio Prize

Non-profit Artists’ Collection Society takes on high UK studio rental costs with £6,000 award to London-based artist

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Biennials & festivals

Human rights at the heart of Gothenburg biennial

Swedish festival looks at orthodoxy’s chains from mixed race asylum seekers to a film about a plan to set up a separatist gay community in California in 1970

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Prizes

Shortlist for Artes Mundi 8—the largest art prize in the UK—announced

Artists in the running for the £40,000 prize include Trevor Paglen and Otobong Nkanga

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Biennials & festivals

Five works to see at the Lofoten Islands International Art Festival

The remote fishing village of Henningsvær hosts this year's edition of the peripatetic event

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British art comes under the spotlight at Cheltenham Literature Festival

Martin Parr and David Mach will be among speakers at the prestigious event

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Biennials & festivals

Northern exposure: artists explore theme of alienation for Nordic biennial

Geographic, political and social alienation all part of mix in event's ninth edition

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Julia Stoschek Collection celebrates 10 years with generation spanning video show

Exhibition curated by Ed Atkins includes work by Bruce Nauman, Jordan Wolfson and Lucy Raven

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Exhibitions

What Malevich and Judd had in common

Exhibition at Galerie Gmurzynska in Zurich reunites the artists' works for first time since 1994

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Another barn storm over Schwitters

The site of the artist’s last great project is once again under threat

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Exhibitions

Fake news! Photographers’ project explores the media in the post-truth era

Fake Newsroom reimagines the 1980s Newsroom project by Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel