Amah-Rose Abrams

Art fairsanalysis

At a trying time for London fairs, Eye of the Collector returns for its third edition

The boutique event brings together around 150 works from more than 20 exhibitors in the striking Neo-Gothic mansion Two Temple Place

Joana Vasconcelos's towering tree sculpture springs into life at French château

"Tree of Life" is made of 110,000 fabric pieces crafted during lockdown from materials that were already in the artist's studio

Otobong Nkanga—who shows at biennials from Venice to Sharjah—joins Lisson Gallery

The Nigerian-born multidisciplinary artist will have a solo show at the London gallery next year


Amoako Boafo opens artist residency in Accra

Dot.ateliers resembles the types of cultural spaces the Ghanaian artist says he wishes existed when he was younger

Paris+ par Art Basel's VIP opening: galleries report good sales, the right people and a clear step up from Fiac

Seventeen Gallery—who were presenting a solo show of work by Patrick Goddard at the fair—sold their entire booth to a single US collector by 2pm

UK’s controversial new police bill poses major threat to the art world

Proposed legislation aimed at cracking down on unruly protests may criminalise protest art


Huge historic tobacco factory in Athens to be renovated into cultural space by 2021

Arts organisation Neon are working on the project with the Greek government to mark 200 years since the country’s liberation from the Ottoman Empire


So we’re bringing down statues—but what kind of monuments would we like to see instead?

Perhaps the time has come to remove the plinth and stop celebrating individual heroes

Transvangarde pioneer October Gallery turns 40

The London space champions emerging artists from across the globe

'Not good enough': Oscar Murillo criticises Tate over Frank Bowling exhibition

Turner Prize nominee says the retrospective should be bigger and more comprehensive


'Allo 'Allo? Artist to install Brexit phone booth on English beach

In the run-up to leaving the EU, callers will be able to leave messages “for Europe”

Reykjavik's Little Mer-Sausage destroyed and discarded

Phallic-shaped sculpture has both shocked and endeared itself to the public

In Liverpool, Lubaina Himid’s show questions the Guardian’s portrayal of black people

The Turner Prize winner examines how editorial decisions at the newspaper affect the representation of black people in its pages–with alarming results

Phallic-shaped sculpture erected in Reykjavik

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

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

Huge neighbourhood of artists' studios set for neglected part of south-east London

Plans led by V22 art collective part of a wider £3.5bn regeneration scheme

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

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 Courtauld Institute of Art

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


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

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


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

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

British art comes under the spotlight at Cheltenham Literature Festival

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

Northern exposure: artists explore theme of alienation for Nordic biennial

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

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

What Malevich and Judd had in common

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

Another barn storm over Schwitters

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

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