Benjamin Sutton

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

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Carlito Carvalhosa at Galeria Nara Roesler to Haley Josephs at Jack Barrett

New York gallerists say landlord shut down their space to censor exhibition

A show at Brooklyn’s Haul Gallery by Peter Clough featuring explicit imagery provoked a visit from a man claiming to represent the building’s landlord

National Asian Pacific American Museum one step closer to reality as US House of Representatives approves bill

The measure, which was approved by the lower house of Congress unanimously, now heads to the Senate

Chippewa Abstract Expressionist artist George Morrison honoured with new set of US stamps

Morrison, whose work remained rooted in the landscape even as it evolved from figurative to quasi-Fauvist to Abstract Expressionist, was a pioneering figure in Native American modernism

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Deana Lawson at MoMA PS1 to Kyle Staver at Half Gallery

Crystal Bridges Museum partners with producers of White House Easter Egg Roll who are launching art and music festival

The new festival will open in September with a musical performance by the War on Drugs and a hot air balloon launch by Doug Aitken

Artists for the next Sharjah Biennial, initiated by late curator Okwui Enwezor, revealed

The biennial’s 2023 edition will feature more than 140 artists including Kader Attia, Hassan Hajjaj, Mona Hatoum, Lubaina Himid and Carrie Mae Weems

‘The egg is my weapon’: the Ukrainian-American artist collecting pysanky for Ukraine’s post-war rebirth

Sofika Zielyk, a scholar and pysanky artist, is gathering ornate eggs from across the world at the Ukrainian Institute of America with an eye to send them to Ukraine when the war ends

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Kathy Ruttenberg at Lyles & King to the treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

Imperial appointment: former Japanese princess lands job at the Metropolitan Museum

Mako Komuro, a former member of Japan’s imperial family, is reportedly volunteering her time to help with a forthcoming exhibition of hanging scroll paintings

Works rescued from dumpster lead to rediscovery of star artist of 1970s New York scene

Francis Hines was a well-known artist most famous for wrapping the Washington Square Park arch in fabric, but after he died in relative obscurity, in 2016, his work was nearly lost forever