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Laura Poitras documentary on Nan Goldin’s campaign against the Sacklers to show at New York Film Festival

The film, “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed”, chronicles Goldin’s life, career and activism around the opioid crisis

Maya Lin to create sculptural fountain for the Obama Presidential Center

The sculpture, “Seeing Through the Universe”, will be installed on the centre’s grounds in an area honouring Barack Obama’s mother

Expo Chicago picks Americas Society and Macba curators to organise fair's special sections in 2023

Museu d'art contemporani de Barcelona curator Claudia Segura and Americas Society director Aimé Iglesias Lukin will oversee the fair’s large-scale art and emerging gallery programmes, respectively

Chicago’s ten-ton Jean Dubuffet sculpture will be relocated after Google buys building where it has long stood

The tech giant is moving into the Thompson Center, forcing its biggest and oldest tenant—a 29ft-tall Dubuffet—to go elsewhere

From Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s doomed Colorado projects to Precious Okoyomon’s utopian garden, Aspen Art Week's must-see exhibitions

The event coincides with the second edition of the Intersect Aspen art fair and the Aspen Art Museum’s annual ArtCrush benefit auction

Museum devoted to Jean-Paul Riopelle planned for remote Quebec island

The museum, proposed by the artist’s widow, would cost $3.3m and is to be situated on scenic island in the St. Lawrence river

Audubon Society chapter drops John James Audubon’s name due to the artist’s racist actions and beliefs

The Seattle chapter of the environmental organisation is the first to do away with Audubon’s name entirely amid a nationwide reckoning with his legacy

Some of the must-see exhibitions during Upstate Art Weekend in New York

The third annual iteration of the Hudson Valley arts festival features its biggest roster yet, with nearly 150 events and exhibitions

Facing mounting financial losses, Santa Barbara’s Museum of Contemporary Art will close permanently

The museum’s longstanding struggles to balance its books were exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic

Basquiat expert denies she authenticated disputed paintings the FBI seized from Florida museum

Jordana Moore Saggese, a professor at the University of Maryland, wrote in a statement that her evaluation of the discredited works mischaracterised by the Orlando Museum of Art exhibition organisers

Hito Steyerl withdraws from Documenta 15 amid antisemitism scandal

The influential German artist cited the handling of antisemitism charges and staff working conditions among the reasons for her decision

Artists and writers call on Joe Biden to denounce Saudi Arabia's human rights abuses in meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed

The US president will travel to the oil-rich nation he once labelled a “pariah” and meet with its leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Orlando Museum of Art director fired after FBI raids Basquiat exhibition

The museum’s board removed Aaron De Groft amid a widening scandal over issues of authenticity and reports of ‘inappropriate correspondence’

Former Trump lawyer's contemporary art collection makes star turn in 6 January committee hearings

Eric Herschmann, a former senior advisor to Donald Trump who represented him in his first impeachment trial, displays works by Rob Pruitt and others during committee testimony

More than 100 artists will feature in the 2022 edition of the Carnegie International, America’s longest-running recurring exhibition

The exhibition, titled ‘Is it morning for you yet’ and curated by Sohrab Mohebbi, opens in Pittsburgh on 24 September

Plans for $70m National Juneteenth Museum in Texas come into full view

The museum will be housed in a 50,000 sq. ft timber structure on Fort Worth's Southside designed by Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group

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‘I am the universe, looking out from my tower’: Marina Abramović narrates latest album by New York pop music duo Sound of Ceres

The elaborate concept record Emerald Sea, on which Abramović plays the role of the universe, makes effective use of the performance art legend’s distinctive timbre

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The politics of luxury: Tourmaline on her powerful new photographs Art Basel

The artist and activist draws inspiration from stories of discrimination against Black and LGBT people in the US

Stanley Whitney, revered painter of lyrical colour grids, goes to Gagosian

The abstract painter will have a solo show with the gallery at one of its London spaces in 2023

The best art destinations for day trips near New York City this summer

Our picks of the must-see seasonal outdoor and indoor exhibitions, from Wangechi Mutu and Brandon Ndife at the Storm King Art Center to Frank Stella at The Ranch

New York non-profit The Kitchen will have an Armory Show stand as the fair expands its institutional partnerships

The 51-year-old experimental art space will fill its complimentary space with rare selections from its archive

Co-organiser of Anna Sorokin exhibition claims she is owed thousands of dollars for putting on show

A California-based artist says she put expenses totaling $8,000 on her credit card to help stage Sorokin’s solo show in March

Frieze Week in New York: mammoth auction sales and a shifting art fair landscape

Plus, the Albers Foundation plans a Senegal space, and a golden Indian manuscript at the British Library

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Powerhouse Los Angeles gallery David Kordansky lands in Chelsea

The gallery opened its Chelsea showroom with an exhibition by one of its rising stars, Lauren Halsey, who will transform the Met’s rooftop next summer

A mushroom cloud rises over Times Square in latest iteration of anti-nukes art project

Artist Pedro Reyes is turning heads with an installation that evokes a nuclear explosion at the centre of Manhattan, and serving as a backdrop for talks and performances

Macklowe trove becomes most valuable collection ever sold at auction after second Sotheby's sale tallies $246.1m

Combined with the $676.1m take from the first sale in November 2021, the 65 works from the Macklowe collection brought in a staggering $922.2m

Six must-see shows during Frieze New York

From Genesis P-Orridge at Pioneer Works to Louise Bourgeois at the Met, our pick of the best exhibitions in the city this week

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Ouattara Watts at Karma to Lydia Ourahmane at the SculptureCenter

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Clear winner: British glass-art star crosses the pond

Artist who won second series of Netflix Blown Away competition begins residency at Corning Museum of Glass in upstate New York

At New York’s Independent art fair, an older generation of photographers takes the spotlight

The fair, always a destination for discovering artists—be they young and emerging or older and overlooked—features several presentations foregrounding underappreciated photographers