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Non-tenured faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago hold rally in support of union push

If successful, they would join staff at the school and its namesake museum who voted overwhelmingly in favour of unionising in January

‘It’s not surprising, but it’s totally shocking’: artists respond to leaked US Supreme Court document threatening abortion access

Artists in the US and beyond expressed outrage, frustration and anger after a leaked draft of a decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade

Mothers with babies denied entry at New York’s Independent art fair

The fair’s Covid-19 policy effectively means that children under five cannot attend

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Staff, faculty and students at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts hold rally amid union vote and negotiations

The rally comes as faculty who have already unionised seek to secure their first contract and staff members undertake a vote to form their own union

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The 2022 Whitney Biennial spotlights video artists who are pushing the medium forward

Works by Alfredo Jaar, Dave McKenzie and the collective Moved by the Motion are among the most powerful in the crowded exhibition

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California College of the Arts and two unions reach agreements on new contracts

The agreements come after many months of negotiations and a strike in February

AI uncovers Warhol’s true voice in Netflix documentary

The Andy Warhol Diaries foregrounds the Pop artist’s personal relationships and struggles—with an artificial intelligence Warhol as narrator

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Workers at Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts move to form union

Staff at the arts centre recently informed the administration of their intention to unionise with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

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California College of the Arts workers go on strike

Staff, faculty and students have joined the picket lines, some over protracted contract negotiations, others in solidarity with their colleagues

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Employees at New York City’s Jewish Museum vote to unionise

The union, if approved, will cover include workers across front-facing, administrative and curatorial departments, among others

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Employees at the Art Institute of Chicago museum and school vote to join union

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees will now represent 266 employees at the museum and another 249 at the school

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Two years after forming union, MOCA Los Angeles employees still negotiating first contract with museum leaders

Negotiations have been delayed, with wages proving a major sticking point and with administrators proposing increases well below union members’ demands

Jeff Koons accused of appropriating sculpture for 1989 series featuring his ex-wife

Michael Hayden has sued the artist for copyright infringement in latest legal battle

Considering Greg Tate’s transformative impact on cultural criticism

The writer, musician and professor, who died earlier this month, wrote some of the most influential and creative art criticism of the past half-century

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MFA Boston workers who unionised go on strike

More than 200 workers at the museum are striking for a day in protest of stalled contract negotiations