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Magnum photographer defends images of teenage gang rape victim after humanitarian organisation removes them from website

After controversy on social media surrounding Newsha Tavakolian’s photographs of East Congo, Médecins Sans Frontières announces internal review

Stephanie Rosenthal appointed project director for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum

Current director of Gropius Bau will oversee opening of the long-awaited institution in the United Arab Emirates

Saving Ukraine’s heritage: an eyewitness account of relief efforts

Plus, the Cezanne blockbuster at The Art Institute of Chicago and Nicola L.’s Gold Femme Commode at Alison Jacques

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Best shows for… photography fans

Our pick of the five photography exhibitions to see in the city this weekend

Major court battle looms over NFT launch of August Sander photographs

Bold move by German photographer’s descendant to put archive on the blockchain sparks copyright row

Russian artist's new exhibition decries war in Ukraine—and suggests Western art world enabled Putin

Maxim Kantor's "The Rape of Europe" show in Luxembourg explores how contemporary art "participated in the preparation of cannon fodder"

Macron wins: what now for the French art scene?

Plus, Walter Sickert at Tate Britain and Gordon Parks at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

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Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see collateral exhibitions around the city

Writhing bodies in a deconsecrated church, BDE at the Ducale and an entirely improvised pavilion—what to see beyond the Arsenale and Giardini

In the backrooms of a photography studio, a unique modern history of Madagascar is discovered

Ramily founded Antananarivo’s only operational photography studio, chronicling Malagasy society from independence onwards. His images are about to go on show for the first time

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

From a Gauguin impersonation to fire raining from the sky, here are the best exhibitions in the city's former shipyards

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini

From America's African facelift to the scents of hope and fear, here are the exhibitions we loved at the heart of the big event

War in Ukraine delays Kazakhstan Pavilion during Venice Biennale opening

Shipping chaos has derailed plans for the Central Asian nation's inaugural pavilion—but its organisers are improvising solutions

Photographer Edward Burtynsky on his Ukrainian heritage and our 'predator species running amok'

Plus, Winslow Homer at the Met and China's Russia problem

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Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?

Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery

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Tainted gifts: as British Museum and the Met disavow the Sackler name, museums rethink donation deals

Institutions are increasingly including “morals clauses” in gift agreements to protect themselves if donors fall from grace

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Can New York's imminent salary transparency law pierce the art world's smokescreen?

City council's move to enforce wage disclosures in job adverts could usher in a sea change at major US cultural institutions—challenging persistent pay inequality in the sector

British Journal of Photography magazine saved from brink of collapse

An investor has bought the 168-year-old publication for a fraction of its claimed value

Ukraine: the response of the art community and the risks of photojournalism

Plus, Chris Burden's unrealised projects and an in-depth look at F.N. Souza's Mr Sebastian at the Barbican in London

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Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia's richest men, resigns from board of the Guggenheim Museum

New York institution condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine in its statement on the resignation

Eight photographers you need to follow in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched a sophisticated misinformation campaign alongside his invasion of Ukraine. If you want objective visual reporting, here are the best verified photographers on the frontlines of the war

Photo London makes play for China after selling 25% stake

Top photo fair divests shares to World Photography Organisation, which launched Shanghai Photofairs in 2014

Storm Eunice damages UK heritage sites and forces museums and galleries to close

Cultural sites turn away visitors while iconic architecture is “shredded to pieces” by storm

'My blood is my legacy': Joël Andrianomearisoa on representing Madagascar at the 2019 Venice Biennale and opening a museum in his hometown

Ahead of shows in Cape Town and Marrakech, the Malagasy artist reflects on how both his island country and his adoptive home, Paris, have shaped his practice

'We are under the water, but we can dream': Inside Madagascar's first contemporary art centre

Ambitious new gallery Hakanto Contemporary sets out to boost art scene of island nation—but with many of its residents experiencing the effects of devastating floods, is culture really top of their list?

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State of the unions: why US museum workers are mobilising against their employers

With the arts sector increasingly vulnerable in the wake of the pandemic, a new breed of digitally optimised worker is emerging

As a highway looming over a historic Black community in New Orleans faces renewal, artists evoke its history

The hulking Claiborne Expressway that bisects Tremé, a seat of New Orleans culture, has been a source of inspiration and concern—explicitly and implicitly—for generations of artists

New Twitter safety rules banning non-consensual imagery branded 'a declaration of war against photojournalists'

Social media giant will now delete published images and videos that violate a person's privacy—a move that could prove detrimental to news reporting

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Behold the man: forgotten film by artist who lived through Auschwitz will go on show in Tel Aviv

Pioneering film is part of the first major retrospective of Maryan, the Polish-Jewish Holocaust survivor now newly celebrated in death

NFTs IRL: Seattle to be home to first museum dedicated to blockchain art

New institution will include exhibitions about digital art, as well as QR codes for visitors to view NFT works