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New book celebrates collector Eileen Harris Norton’s role in shaping Los Angeles's art scene

Norton, who is also the co-founder of the non-profit Art + Practice, has championed the work of women artists and artists of colour in the city

Black museums face greater peril in the climate crisis

The Association of African American Museums outlines heightened issues facing Black cultural centres, including old infrastructure, coastal locations and lack of access to funds and resources

Cauleen Smith exhibition mines the damage done by mineral extraction

Artist says she wants visitors to imagine a world where caves ares seen as places of shelter, rather than places of mineral extraction

Anne Duk Hee Jordan: ‘We live on a very old, grumpy, fragile planet’

At The Bass, the interdisciplinary artist explores weather and technology in her first US solo show

Twelve must-see exhibitions in South Florida during Miami Art Week

From major solo shows of Sasha Gordon, Nam June Paik and Juan Francisco Elso to exhibitions around themes of food, magic and mystical animals

Maya used aquatic plants in sustainable water purification system, study suggests

New research has revealed the clean-water secret of Classic Maya reservoirs

Swim-through underwater sculptures in the Caribbean aim to draw attention to perilous state of the oceans

Doug Aitken is creating a series of large-scale works will be moored off the coast of St Barts

International organisations form charter for a sustainable visual art sector

The new Art Charter for Climate Action unites over 1,000 global members committed to system-wide change

South African gallery Southern Guild opening a permanent space in Los Angeles

The Cape Town-based art and design gallery will inaugurate its Los Angeles location in February of 2024

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Indigenous collective’s ‘World’s UnFair’ in New York imagines a decolonised future

New Red Order’s Long Island City project turns the models of past World’s Fairs on their heads

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Doug Aitken video about consequences of human and animal migration greets travellers at New Jersey train station

Presented by the Princeton University Art Museum, “migration (empire)” speaks to the rising risks of climate change and displacement

Excavations for Magazzino Italian Art’s expansion allowed the centre to finally create a rare Michelangelo Pistoletto Land Art piece

The outdoor installation, conceived in 2003 but never executed until now, was unveiled on the Italian artist’s 90th birthday

David Adjaye creates his first permanent public sculpture at St Louis museum

The rammed earth sculpture at the Griot Museum of Black History was commissioned as part of Counterpublic triennial

A maritime museum shifts its focus to ocean health

The Mystic Seaport Museum in Connecticut is foregrounding ocean ecology in its first contemporary art exhibition, with new commissions by American painter Alexis Rockman

Sculptural symbol of mourning by Jim Hodges unveiled at New York’s Aids Memorial Park

The work, “Craig’s closet”, honours the more than 100,000 New Yorkers who have died of Aids

'New York is so influential in our industry': the Gallery Climate Coalition sees its newest chapter as essential

The international sustainability group now has six branches working toward a greener art industry

St Louis’s Counterpublic triennial puts action and land repatriation at the fore

The triennial considers the city’s history of displacement with public works by New Red Order, Anita Fields and Jordan Weber, among others

Is The Art Show the first green fair?

A new roadmap developed by US dealers offers a practical guide to improving sustainability

The museum bees pollinating Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum maintains two rooftop beehives, and several more New York museums are joining the apiculture craze

Two recent initiatives seek to turn art world sustainability pledges into action

Climate Action 8x8 and the Gallery Climate Coalition’s active membership initiative aim to support system-wide change

The environmental toll of the art world: how are fairs contending with Miami's fragile environment?

As the climate crisis worsens, some art fairs are starting to take responsibility for the impact of their operations

Roaming climate change museum pops up in New York—and sets sights on a permanent space

Climate Museum’s pop-up exhibition in Manhattan hopes to spur visitors to action, and raise money for a long-term venue

Cincinnati’s FotoFocus Biennial traces global issues, from climate change to discrimination

The 2022 edition of the largest photography biennial in the US includes over 100 projects that explore the theme of “world record”

New Brooklyn art space launches with exhibition celebrating birthdays of people of colour killed by police violence

Worthlessstudios is expanding upon the digital project 1-800 Happy Birthday, debuted in a physical form at Nada New York in May

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Cara Despain explores the shrouded history of US nuclear weapons development

The exhibition offers a lens through which to view the current threat of nuclear war

Phone booth installation at Nada New York fair plays birthday wishes for people of colour killed by police

The popup installation gives physical form to the digital project ‘1-800 Happy Birthday’ and comes ahead of an exhibition opening this autumn

Art world organisations, galleries and artists helped fund conservation of a Peruvian cloud forest

Over 40 donors supported the climate action led by Galleries Commit and Art to Acres, which will see nearly 200,000 acres preserved

Artist-led campaign urges climate action across California

The initiative A Cool Million, launched by three artist-led collectives, features climate-themed public artworks and aims to preserve one million acres

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Five New York shows explore the pandemic’s effects two years after the city's first Covid-19 lockdowns

From Renate Aller’s touching photos of sidewalk gatherings to Uuriintuya Dagvasambuu’s vaccine-inspired Mongol Zurag paintings, artists are reflecting on the darkest days of the initial outbreak

New resource-sharing website seeks to cut art industry waste and give new life to reusable materials

Debuted in a beta phase over a year ago, Barder.art officially launched during Frieze Los Angeles