Cuban artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara released, but then placed under house arrest as protests in Havana continue
Support for the San Isidro Movement is growing, while Cuba’s government continues to retaliate against demonstrators calling for the release of jailed rapper Denis Solís González
As constitutional showdown nears, 'artivism' abounds in Chile
The country's artists and galleries are using their platforms to press for social change and support protestors
Nicaraguan government moves to tighten its grip on free expression
A trio of pending laws has human rights groups raising the alarm that artists and institutions critical of President Ortega could be forcefully silenced
Museum of Memory dedicated to victims of state violence wins prize in Nicaragua
While its physical location was closed by the combined impact of government reprisals and the global pandemic, the museum lives on as a digital space
The 2019 Havana Biennial is a smokescreen for government censorship
Art fares poorly when parroting official narratives, especially when that messaging is opposed to the values of free speech and an open society
Art Basel in Miami Beach has become Latin American art’s El Dorado
Just as the fair has transformed the city’s image and economy, it has also had a big influence on the neighbouring region's flourishing art trade
Artist builds memorial to the 448 killed in Nicaragua’s civil strife
But because of the continuing unrest in his home country, the work was shown in Guatemala instead
Podcast episode 19: celebrating Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele on the centenary of their deaths
A look at the life and art of the two Austrian greats as shows open marking their 100th anniversary. And the New Museum Triennial is reviewed.
Richard Mosse arrested at anti-refugee rally on Greek island
Prix Pictet winner describes growing tensions over rising number of migrants in Chios
What happens when the identity politics of the Left meet up with the racial isolation of the Right
The controversy over Dana Schutz's Open Casket is like a scene depicted in another of her paintings: a fight in an elevator with worn cables
Ethics and aesthetics: the increasing prominence of socially engaged art
Away from the glitz of record-breaking auction prices and extravagant art parties, austerity has given strength to a new movement of socially engaged artists
Interview with dealer Sean Kelly: Marina Abramovic, art fairs, and expanding off the beaten path
The British-born dealer may be a reluctant power-player, but his new, larger space reflects his place in the pecking order
Two museums promised a third of one of the great collections of modern American art
Which poses the question: will the late Hannelore Schulhof’s heirs sell major works?
How are start-up commercial galleries faring in the age of the mega-gallery?
The Lower East Side houses New York’s more avant-garde spaces, but can it compete with Gagosian et al?