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Tate hits 12.5 million social media followers: what is behind its success?

Senior social media manager Nell Burnham reports that the @tate account, which serves both Tate Modern and Tate Britain, doubled its video views to 65 million in 2023

A TikTok expert's predictions for the art world in 2024

Think TikTok is just silly videos for kids? Think again—the platform now has seriously useful features and content

Why all museums need an in-house TikToker

Keen to capitalise on the social media channel's rising profile in the art world, the Peabody Essex Museum hired two dedicated creators in residence

How Arab artists revolutionised Paris’s Modern art scene in the 20th century

Major new show at Musée d'Art Moderne will look at decolonisation and include more than 200 works

How does art survive a hurricane? Behind the measures Florida museums are taking to withstand extreme weather

With Florida’s rising sea levels and increasingly severe storms, the art world is waking up to the need to plan for the worst

Technologyfeature

Can digital technologies help to resolve debates on restitution?

Many believe new applications—from AI and NFTs to 3D scanning—are game changing in returning objects to source communities. Lawyers say they can make the process harder

How TikTok coaches art world institutions to go viral

The social media platform's lifestyle and education team has been offering services to companies like Sotheby's to help improve content and grow followings

From a prehistoric ivory head to a painting once owned by Barbara Walters: our pick of November’s auctions and fairs

Plus, an expressive Fragonard and an Ed Ruscha text work from the Emily Fisher Landau collection

Does coverage of Sotheby's Freddie Mercury sales show that auctions are perfect TikTok fodder?

Videos of bidding battles for the Queen frontman's possessions resulted in the auction house doubling its TikTok followers in less than a week

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PAD London fair celebrates 15th edition as contemporary design market matures

The art and design fair opens in London's Mayfair a day before Frieze London

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Barbenheimer has lessons for us all

Could museums replicate the unlikely film pairing that became a massive hit?

Cairo art centre faces demolition as new roads threaten heritage sites

Darb 1718, 'a really significant space', hosts contemporary art exhibitions, concerts, events and workshops

Pulling at loose Threads: should the art world sign up to the latest social media app?

Art world figures are forging new personalities on the new 'Twitter clone' from Meta

New women artist-only fair to launch in London during Frieze week

The Women in Art Fair aims to "redress the gender imbalance in the art industry" by exclusively selling work made by female-identifying artists

Wildfires tear through Maui, Hawaii, with more than 271 structures damaged

Authorities have reported 36 fatalities while heritage sites, including museums, have been destroyed

A brush with... Larry Achiampong

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Adrian Piper to The Legend of Zelda video game

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Aimee Dawson and David Clack
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How will the art market cope with stagflation?

Plus, Spain’s historical memory and a Dürer plate remade by Goldin + Senneby

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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London's National Portrait Gallery's revamp: the review

Plus, William Edmondson in Philadelphia and Zinzi Minott's Windrush 75 film in London

Ben Luke. With guest speakers Alison Cole and Martin Bailey. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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A brush with... Jeremy Deller

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Francis Bacon to Mike Kelley

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Aimee Dawson and David Clack
Sponsored byBloomberg Connects

Africa rising: the TV show capturing a continent of creativity

Plus, the Liverpool Biennial, and Basquiat in Basel with Jeffrey Deitch

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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Faces of refugees and locals to be pasted on Geneva building as part of JR photography project

As number of displaced people reaches record high, French artist's Inside Out initiative aims to bring Geneva community together

A brush with... Jacqueline Humphries

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Caravaggio to early-2000s video games

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack and Aimee Dawson
Sponsored byBloomberg Connects

A Radiohead special: we speak to Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood about their upcoming art show

Plus, choreographer Wayne McGregor performance piece at London's Royal Opera House and Whistler's Mother returns to Philadelphia

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
Sponsored byChristie's

A brush with... Gary Simmons

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from David Hammons to 1980s punk rock

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack and Aimee Dawson
Sponsored byBloomberg Connects

Picasso—questioned, but not cancelled: we speak to the curators of the Brooklyn Museum show

Plus, the damage to heritage in Italy following the devastating floods and Ellsworth Kelly's Spectrum work

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
Sponsored byChristie's

A brush with… Phyllida Barlow

We sat down with the late artist earlier this year to discuss her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Louise Nevelson to Fyodor Dostoevsky

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack and Aimee Dawson
Sponsored byBloomberg Connects

Keith Haring's first time in Los Angeles: we talk to the curator of the Broad's landmark show

Plus, Tate Britain rehangs its collection and Work of the Week is a Joan Brown painting

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
Sponsored byChristie's

New York's Spring art bonanza: the shows, the sales, the fairs

Plus, the Richard Prince copyright case and Sarah Sze in London

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. With guest speakers Anny Shaw and Laura Gilbert. Produced by David. Clack and Julia Michalska
Sponsored byChristie's

Looting, arrests and violence: an artist's perspective on the Sudan crisis

The Marquis de Sade's legacy explored in Barcelona show and Gwen John's self portrait in a Parisian interior

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
Sponsored byChristie's