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Chinese art

Did somebody order Chinese (art)? Qiu Anxiong partners with New York restaurant

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Public art

Laure Prouvost to bring Brexit song to London underground passengers as part of 2019 commissions

Ahead of UK leaving the European Union, Art on the Underground programme looks at what it means to be "on edge"

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Protest

Why I made a cemetery for hundreds of banned books in Kuwait

Kuwaiti artist Mohammad Sharaf hopes to provoke the general public as well as the authorities

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Bridge

Multi-million pound donation gives Illuminated River project the green light for next year

Ambitious public art commission to makeover London's bridges is supported by the Blavatnik Family Foundation

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Commissions

Rachel Whiteread turns a Nissen Hut inside out for her first UK permanent piece

The concrete cast—a 14-18 Now commission—is sited in a secluded spot in Dalby Forest

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Commissions

Tania Bruguera renames Tate Modern after local London activist as part of Turbine Hall commission

Heat-sensitive floor work and crying room part of “stealth” piece pushing positive aspects of migration

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Sculpture

Huma Bhabha’s unsettling sculpture will be centrepiece of 2019 Yorkshire Sculpture International festival

Commission is lined up for Wakefield city centre

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The Buck stopped here

Football fans and Pride paraders mingle with art crowds for South London's Art Night

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Commissions

Random International’s new permanent commission on London’s embankment to be unveiled on Art Night

Sixty projects will punctuate the contemporary art trail winding through South Bank, Vauxhall and Nine Elms

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Art Basel 2018

Basilea: Turn on, tune in and chill at the Messeplatz

Creative Time’s Art Basel project abounds with everything from gravel deposits to DJ-led meditations

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Commissions

Selfridges department store gets its own Fourth Plinth designed by architect David Chipperfield

Partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture Park is shop's latest investment in contemporary art

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Public art

Massive Kickstarter campaign launched for 'largest-ever public art project in US' with billboards across all 50 states

Non-partisan platform For Freedoms has signed up over 200 institutions for the initiative, which aims to make art part of the public discourse

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Public art

'Courage calls to courage everywhere': Suffragist sculpture unveiled in London

Gillian Wearing talks about creating the first statue of a woman—and by a female artist—in Parliament Square

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Commissions

Emerging Arab artists to get international shows through new commissioning initiative

Six partner institutions including the Hammer Museum are behind collaborative art production model

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Commissions

Lift off: UK artist buries planes at three sites as part of growing global network

Roger Hiorns has placed decommissioned aircraft underground in the UK, Czech Republic and Holland—Nigeria could be next

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Commissions

New Armory installation invites you to just let go and dance

Artist Nick Cave will transform Park Avenue venue into a carnivalesque dance hall this summer

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Sexual harassment

Tracey Emin reveals she was sexually assaulted by high-profile female artist

UK artist describes attack as her new anti-Brexit neon work is unveiled in London

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Venice Biennale

Cathy Wilkes—known for her unsettling sculptural installations—to represent UK at 2019 Venice Biennale

The artist was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2008 and has just closed her first major retrospective at MoMA PS1

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Commissions

Trainspotting: Yayoi Kusama's polka dot sculpture is latest London Crossrail commission

Conrad Shawcross will also produce a work for Liverpool Street site

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The Buck stopped here

Valeria Napoleone spreads the love in support of Alexandra Bircken and London art space Studio Voltaire

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Commissions

Kuwaiti artists awarded inaugural Art Jameel commission for new Dubai culture complex

Alia Farid and Aseel AlYacoub will create a light-up botanical garden linking both wings of the Jameel Arts Centre

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The Buck stopped here

Books, trees and live birds: Mark Dion's new exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery

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The Buck stopped here

Cornelia Parker: from Westminster Hall to Cambridge’s Kettle's Yard

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Commissions

Cornelia Parker captures dystopian political era in new works for UK’s snap election

First female Election Artist unveils two new videos and a series of photographs using drones and Instagram

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Commissions

Ai Weiwei and Antony Gormley in the running for Treasure Island commissions

The $50m San Francisco Bay redevelopment plan includes several large-scale public sculptures

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Carsten Höller

Carsten Höller to build slide for Bonn Bundeskunsthalle

Installation will form part of an exhibition on playgrounds

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Tate Britain

Anthea Hamilton becomes first black woman to be awarded Tate Britain commission

The London-born artist follows Cerith Wyn Evans and Pablo Bronstein taking up the Duveen Galleries commission

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Guggenheim commissions new works from five Chinese artists

Leading artists will produce site-specific works for permanent collection

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Artists

Cai Guo-Qiang’s pyrotechnic mushroom cloud successfully erupts over Chicago

Multi-coloured explosive commission marks the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear reaction

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Commissions

Superflex to sail across the Pacific for eco-art initiative

Danish collective will board the Dardanella ship as part of latest environmental project led by TBA21-Academy

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Commissions

New Bloomberg HQ brings together Roman artefacts and contemporary art

Financial giant’s new London base includes sprawling commissions by Olafur Eliasson and Michael Craig-Martin

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Monuments

David Adjaye and Ron Arad unanimously selected to design UK Holocaust and Memorial Centre

Rachel Whiteread and Anish Kapoor also competed for the prestigious commission honouring victims of Nazi persecution

Video, film & new media

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Cornelia Parker

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

Video, film & new media

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Marcus Coates

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

Frieze 2017

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Georgina Starr

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

Frieze 2017

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Seth Price

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

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Frieze 2017

Vinyl Factory’s first site-specific commission comes to the Strand

Ryoji Ikeda's work is going on show at Store Studios

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Performance art

New York’s Performa festival announces new commissions by Barbara Kruger

The artist will also design marketing materials for the biennial of performance art

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First public art works for Battersea Power Station site selected

Jesse Wine and Haffendi Anuar awarded the inaugural Powerhouse Commission by Cass Sculpture Foundation

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Shortlist for UK National Holocaust Memorial goes on show at V&A

Rachel Whiteread, Michal Rovner and Anish Kapoor in the running to create new structure honouring victims of Nazi persecution

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Commissions

German parliament approves plan for unification memorial in Berlin

“Unity seesaw” is to be unveiled in 2019 in front of the city palace

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Museums

A totem sculpture, Physical Energy, to rise up in the woods south of London

The Watts Gallery Trust has authorised a cast of this masterpiece by George Frederick Watts to celebrate his bicentenary

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Exhibitions

Broomberg & Chanarin to bring their politically-engaged art to the London Underground

New film at Canary Wharf will focus on refugee crisis in Europe, while current show in Milan includes topical works from past ten years