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Donald Trump

Trump awards National Medal of Arts for the first time since taking office

But not a single visual artist is on the list of honourees, which were reportedly chosen without regard to the nominating council's recommendations

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Shortlist for Hugo Boss Prize is announced

Whoever wins will receive $100,000, an exhibition at the Guggenheim, and a stamp of approval from one of the world's most prestigious awards

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Torkwase Dyson wins Studio Museum’s Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

She is the fourteenth artist to win the award, joining a roster including Simone Leigh, Leslie Hewitt, and Lorna Simpson.

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Sotheby's Prize awarded to two exhibitions exploring indigenous Brazilian cultures

The $250,000 prize money will be shared between several São Paulo organisations

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Doris Salcedo wins world’s largest contemporary art prize of $1m

Nomura Art Award enables Colombian artist to create Acts of Mourning works in remote regions

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Ikon Gallery wins £125,000 grant to put on 'dream' show of overlooked Renaissance master Carlo Crivelli

Birmingham institution is first recipient of new Ampersand Foundation Award that enables UK museums to realise a major project

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Museums & Heritage

St Fagans National Museum of History wins Art Fund Museum of the Year award

The Cardiff museum is the first Welsh winner of the £100,000 prize, beating other finalists including V&A Dundee and Pitt Rivers Museum

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UK New Year’s Honours 2019: artists awarded include Sonia Boyce, Gillian Wearing, Tacita Dean and Alison Wilding

Museum professionals recognised include Ian Blatchford, director of the Science Museum group, who is made a knight

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Cerith Wyn Evans wins 2018 Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

New £30,000 award goes to the established Welsh artist who has “moved into new territory”

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Frieze London 2018

Tate acquires four works at Frieze London’s VIP opening

Contemporary Art Society buys Kehinde Wiley film for The Box in Plymouth, while first Camden Arts Centre Emerging Artist prizewinner is also announced

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In the frame

Unseen photography gongs awarded to Jaakko Kahilaniemi and Alexey Shlyk

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In the frame

New bill shows Aretha Franklin bi-partisan respect

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Freelands Foundation powers UK non-profits with £1.5m cash boost for emerging artists

Founder Elisabeth Murdoch’s appointment to Arts Council England governing body cleared by commissioner

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New Year’s Honours 2018: land art trailblazer Richard Long is made a knight

Other recipients include the gallerists Jane Hamlyn and Victoria Miro