Gareth Harris

Gareth Harris is the Chief Contributing Editor of The Art Newspaper

Previously declared at risk, the UK's ‘Stonehenge of the North’ is now open to the public

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak welcomes the project which tells ‘the story of ancient Britain’

Rijksmuseum's groundbreaking slavery exhibition heads to United Nations headquarters in New York

Speakers from around the world have been invited to a two-day talks programme centred around the display

Musée d’Orsay acquires Caillebotte masterpiece thanks to €43m donation from LVMH

“Boating Party” painting will tour France next year to mark Impressionism milestone

From a marble toilet roll to a giant Lego structure: Ai Weiwei's new London show looks at the value of objects

Exhibition at the Design Museum will include the artist's works drawing on the Covid-19 pandemic

Swiss dealers and collectors make their mark at artgenève—with optimistic advice for Brexit Britain

Local galleries at the Geneva fair welcome strong showing from Swiss-French and German buyers

Historic statues of Black Brits go back on show at Brixton Station—with a familiar new friend

After 36 years, artist Kevin Atherton unveils a new work modelled on one of his original muses, local resident Joy Battick

Canada chooses Kapwani Kiwanga for its 2024 Venice Biennale pavilion

The Paris-based multi-disciplinary artist received the Frieze Artist Award in 2018 and the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2020

John Akomfrah to represent Britain at 2024 Venice Biennale

The British-Ghanaian artist is well known for searing video installations examining issues ranging from climate change to colonialism

Irannews

Iranian artists submit work anonymously for online exhibition on death of Mahsa Amini

More than 500 works were submitted last year after protests swept the country

Art marketinterview

Photofairs New York will be 'cutting edge' new director Helen Toomer says

Newly appointed head of fair shares her plans ahead of inaugural edition in 2023

Art Davos 2023: culture programme includes works focused on the patriarchy and climate change

New data sculpture by Refik Anadol and a vast mural designed by refugees to be unveiled at the annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland this week

Mixed reviews for Hank Willis Thomas's new Boston memorial honouring Martin Luther King Jr

The public sculpture is based on a photograph of the assassinated civil rights leader hugging his wife Coretta Scott King—but some say it looks offensive from certain angles

‘It’s not about wokeness, it’s about doing the right thing’: MoMA director Glenn Lowry on the new political landscape

Culture figurehead says that in the post-pandemic climate, museums should not be places that provide answers

Art Night contemporary art festival moves out of London to the Scottish city of Dundee

The Turner Prize-winning artist Tai Shani has been confirmed for a new commission

Vast Pompeii residence unveiled with panel depicting a giant penis

Newly-refurbished home belonged to former slaves who made their wealth in the wine business

Tracey Emin, Frank Bowling and NFT artists create works in aid of Parkinson's research

Fourth edition of Cure3 selling exhibition trials "a new format of charitable giving in the crypto world"

Influential Düsseldorf dealer Hans Mayer—the first to show Warhol in Germany—dies aged 82

The gallerist is credited with introducing European audiences to post-war US artists

From Sharjah to São Paulo: 2023's most interesting biennials

From Okwui Enwezor’s final project to an Indigenous-inspired Liverpool Biennial, here are some key dates for your exhibition calendars

Brazilnews

Arts figures draw a line under Bolsonaro as Lula is sworn in as Brazil's new president

Leftist leader has appointed a culture minister but faces challenges from fundamentalism to funding

Awardsnews

Tate Modern chief Frances Morris and artist John Akomfrah recognised in UK New Year Honours list

Grayson Perry is made a knight while Turner prize nominee Ingrid Pollard gets an MBE

Salamanders at Gloucester Road station and a new mural at Brixton tube—Art on the Underground 2023 programme revealed

Monster Chetwynd, Jem Perucchini and Zadie Xa will all unveil works around London’s transport hubs

Petranews

Unesco World Heritage site Petra reopens to tourists after flash flooding

Regional authority takes steps to prevent further damage to the ancient desert city

The artist Dorothy Iannone, hailed as a ‘freedom fighter’, dies aged 89

She confronted censorship issues including a legal battle over Henry Miller novel

Take four—Naples exhibition curators attribute a new quartet of works to Artemisia Gentileschi

Organisers of Gallerie d’Italia show have given full attributions to four works on loan from public and private collections in the US and UK