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Extract | Surrealism’s tricky global transformation

The art historian Partha Mitter looks at Surrealism’s uneasy relationship with colonialism and primitivism in this extract from a catalogue accompanying a new Tate show about the movement’s worldwide impact

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The Art Newspaper is looking for an art market editor (maternity cover)

We are looking for an experienced journalist to step in while our current art market editor is on maternity leave

How US museums are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, from coast to coast

The 27th anniversary of the federal holiday honouring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is being celebrated nationwide through a dynamic series of online and in-person events

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Extract | What should we do about paintings with racist titles?

In a new book of cultural essays, the Canadian novelist Esi Edugyan ponders whether we should change offensive names given to art—and what that might say about us

The top art fairs for 2022

Despite the ongoing restrictions due to the pandemic, many art fairs hope to go ahead this year. Here's our pick of the key ones to visit

The most exciting exhibitions around the world

We take a look at the must-see exhibitions in 2022, including the return of the Venice Biennale and Documenta, blockbuster shows of Donatello and Cézanne, and a sculpture festival for the Qatar World Cup

A brush withinterview

'My work rejects the linear time developed in conventional films': Isaac Julien on Lina Bo Bardi, displaying art and the Italian Renaissance

The British artist and filmmaker on his favourite poets, music and artists on the A brush with… podcast

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Crypto crochet: digital replica of cardigan worn by pop star Harry Styles auctioned as NFT

The Watermelon Sugar star's knitted garment, designed by JW Anderson, became an internet sensation last year

'Queer art is about pretence, working through shadows, living mainstream culture through a side glance': Pablo Bronstein on architecture, irony and phallic sugar casters

The Argentinian artist tells us about his favourite books, music and artists on the A brush with… podcast

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Confessions of a dealer: Sibylle Friche

We talk to the Chicago-based dealer and director of Document about what keeps her up at night, the spa at the Standard Hotel and dream jobs in the south of France

Confessions of a dealer: Stefan von Bartha

We talk to the Swiss dealer about his love of Argentinian art movements, a culinary catastrophe and why he wants the world to know about Felipe Mujica

Ellie Goulding and Snoop Dogg mix it up in Miami: the latest gossip from Art Basel

Plus, street artist makes works out of Cheetos Puffs and Keith Haring's art pieces for babies

'The power of whiteness rests in its ability to deny its existence': Candice Breitz on placenta, Marcel Broodthaers and Apartheid

The South African artist tells us about her favourite books, music and artists on the A brush with… podcast

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'I depict mundane images because the life of a Black woman is just like any other': Billie Zangewa on anatomy, Kusama and celebrating imperfections

The South African artist tells us about her favourite books, music and artists on the A brush with… podcast

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