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Gender politics to the fore at Basel satellite fairs Liste and Volta

“The personal is political—this is a clear and present undercurrent,” says Volta artistic director Amanda Coulson

Three to see: New York

From an artist's urban dreams to a country in mourning

Dallas Museum of Art acquires Derick Baegert panel, a first for a US museum

The Descent from the Cross is the museum's first acquisition backed by the Marguerite and Robert Hoffman Fund, a hefty $17m endowment

Philippe Vergne to step down as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles

The announcement that he and the board “mutually elected” not to renew his contract comes on the heels of the chief curator Helen Molesworth’s surprise departure

Bay Area commissions turn dismantled guns into art

The Robby Poblete Foundation, started by the mother of an aspiring artist and gun violence victim, aims to take guns off the street and draw attention to daily shootings in minority neighbourhoods

The futuristic architecture that emerged from Mobutu’s Kinshasa comes to MoMA

First US survey of Bodys Isek Kingelez shows how his sculptures addressed urban, social and economic concerns in Congo

LOVE artist Robert Indiana has died, aged 89

The artist’s death came the day after a lawsuit was filed over his legacy

‘Believing is seeing’: Tom Wolfe on Modern art

The novelist and journalist was also an outspoken art critic


Art consultant pleads guilty to filing false tax return

Lacy Doyle hid millions of dollars in inheritance in a Swiss bank account, US Attorney says

Danish artist Per Kirkeby has died, aged 79

The painter was well known for his opaque, semi-abstract canvases inspired by natural history

San Francisco promotes pro-immigrant projects

The programming series comes as Trump’s administration is fighting California over its "sanctuary state" laws


New York art dealer pleads guilty to multimillion-dollar fraud

The court has ordered that Ezra Chowaiki forfeit over $16.6m as well as works by Picasso, Calder, Chagall and Degas

Three to see: New York

From paths towards enlightenment to Kanye's rants

Artists Olafur Eliasson and Susan Philipsz to star in Art21's new season

Episodes of the TV programme will centre on three artistic hubs: Berlin, San Francisco and Johannesburg

Private View: our pick of May gallery shows

New shows at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talent

Nan Goldin supports opioid treatment bill worth $100bn

The photographer calls on Elizabeth Sackler to support proposed law amid family members’ denials of responsibility for health crisis

Three to see: New York

Different approaches to place, cities and landscape, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Met


MCA Chicago launches Dunya Contemporary Art Prize and names first winner, Sophia Al-Maria

The $100,000 award recognises mid-career artists from the Middle East and its diaspora


Collector sues Jeff Koons and Gagosian Gallery over years-long delivery delays

Steven Tananbaum has paid $13m for three sculptures over a five-year period but still has not received any of the works

Three to see: New York

From a flooded Times Square to hopeful aliens

Controversial 'hip-hop version' of the Virgin Mary given to MoMA

Chris Ofili's work—donated by hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen—was once at the centre of a New York culture war

Private view: our pick of April gallery shows

New shows at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talents

Alabama memorial confronts America’s racist history

A site dedicated to the 4,400 victims of lynching and a museum about the country’s legacy of inequality opens

Three to see: New York

From a shameful period in US history to a bright new monument for the 21st century

Special counsel investigates Victor Pinchuk’s $150,000 gift to Trump Foundation

The payment came early on in the US presidential campaign in exchange for a 20-minute video appearance

Dallas Art Fair marries the regional and global

This year marks the tenth edition of the fair

Mel Chin ‘floods’ Times Square for New York show

Interventions are being co-ordinated across the city as part of the Queens Museum’s exhibition