Kabir Jhala

Kabir Jhala is an Associate Editor at The Art Newspaper

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Summer of Seoul: why the South Korean capital is a new art world hub

Plus, the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize winner: a basket made with horsehair

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A basket woven from horsehair wins the 2022 Loewe Foundation Craft Prize in Seoul

The world's most lucrative craft prize was awarded to Korean weaver Dahye Jeong, who was selected by a jury including ceramicist Magdalene Odundo

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Frieze reveals the 118 galleries taking part in its inaugural Seoul fair

The global fair brand will bring an international flavour to the Korean capital when it debuts this September, but exact terms of its partnership with the Kiaf fair remain unclear

Documenta will now come under greater government control in light of fresh antisemitism accusations, Germany's culture minister says

Jewish groups call for the exhibition director's dismissal following removal of controversial banner work by Indonesian collective Taring Padi

Documenta 15: why is the show so scandalous?

Plus, the Warhol-Prince copyright dispute, and Juan Muñoz at Spain’s Centro Botin

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Documenta drama: the six most controversial (and confusing) things we saw at the Kassel exhibition

The opening of the quinquennial, curated by Indonesian collective ruangrupa, featured overworked employees and a BDSM party with a provocative entry policy

Sylvie Fleury picks her five favourite works at Art Basel

UBS, the fair's lead partner, has this year dedicated its VIP lounge to the Swiss artist

‘I find myself attracted to art with a violent component’: art adviser Sibylle Rochat on what she collects and why

Former gallerist says that works that can seem unattractive and complex at first can eventually give the most pleasure

Art fairs have become a lifeline for Ukrainian galleries—even in Basel

Stands offered for free at Liste, while some gallery workers are living on the art fair circuit, unable to return home

Kabir Jhala. With additional reporting by Tom Seymour

What is in the largest ever Documenta exhibition? No one is quite sure

The 15th edition of Documenta will be a sprawling show with around 1,500 participants—and it is already embroiled in a scandal before it has even started

Ukrainian bride performance erupts onto Art Basel's Messeplatz

Russia-Ukraine war enters the spotlight at the Swiss fair with Isagus Toche's Chernobyl Bride work

‘Artists first, trust your team, be open to what you do not know’: art foundation founder Julia Stoschek on what she collects and why

The German collector, who has one of the world's largest collections of video and time-based art, still has a yearning for an Old Master

Body politic: transgender artist brings her urgent work to the streets of Basel

A public sculpture depicting a nude, openly trans woman by US artist Puppies Puppies is on show as part of Art Basel's Parcours section

C’est officiel: Hauser & Wirth will open a space in Paris next year

Located in a townhouse near the Champs-Élysées, this will be the mega gallery’s 16th location worldwide

As Documenta's antisemitism row 'spirals out of control', vandals attack exhibition space of pro-Palestine artist group

A building in Kassel was graffitied with threatening words in what is being considered a politically motivated incident

Mona Lisa smeared with cake by man ‘dressed as old lady in wheelchair’

"There are people who are destroying the planet, that's why I did it," the vandal said

UK's 'largest immersive arts experience'—showing huge digital images of Cezanne and Klimt—planned for London

Frameless, which will open in Marble Arch this autumn, hopes to tap into a booming industry for multi-sensory and interactive art attractions

Dealer Inigo Philbrick sentenced to seven years in prison

Philbrick pleaded guilty to an $86m fraud in November in one of the art world's highest-profile criminal lawsuits in decades

NFTnews

NFTs ruled as digital assets after Singapore court freezes blockchain sale of Bored Ape

Collector has won a court injunction to stop the sale of an NFT that was used as collateral against a loan

Best shows for… discovering the hot new name

From the smell of Blackness to Tamil folklore-inspired ceramics—we pick out four exhibitions by the most exciting emerging artists

NFTnews

Tezos blockchain's foundation launches £1m fund to collect NFTs by African and Asian artists

Misan Harriman, the first Black photographer to shoot a British Vogue cover, has been entrusted with the collection—which launches as cryptocurrency markets plummet in value

Happy Dalí Day! Hawaiian gallery announces discovery of long-lost wax sculpture on anniversary of Surrealist’s birth

Lost Wax, now valued between $10m and $20m, was stored in a private vault for four decades

Four Indian galleries take over Sadie Coles for London Gallery Weekend

The gallerist's Mayfair space will host a group of dealers from South Asia, who have staged a show likened to a "mini biennial"

Night at the museum? Norwegian architecture exhibition invites members of public to sleep over

Show at Kode Museums in Bergen address questions around communal living, hoping to prove that living together can make us happier and healthier

Not one but two LGBTQ cultural spaces to open in London this spring

Queer Britain museum and Queercircle art space, both opening as the UK marks 50 years of Gay Pride marches, will offer free-entry exhibitions and public workshops

Israel Museum in Jerusalem sued by Jewish heirs of Holocaust victim over valuable manuscript

The case of the Birds' Head Haggadah is the first time a museum in Israel has faced a restitution lawsuit for an object allegedly lost in the Holocaust