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Othoniel makes a splash in his hometown of Saint-Etienne

For its 30th anniversary, the Musée d’art moderne et contemporain invited the artist to show his monumental sculpture The Big Wave as part of a major retrospective

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Three to see: New York

From William Eggleston's America to Lynda Benglis's homecoming

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The Met unpacks its Souls Grown Deep gift

An excellent show add new strands to our understanding of what makes American art uniquely American

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gun control

Bay Area commissions turn dismantled guns into art

The Robby Poblete Foundation, started by the mother of an aspiring artist and gun violence victim, aims to take guns off the street and draw attention to daily shootings in minority neighbourhoods

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The futuristic architecture that emerged from Mobutu’s Kinshasa comes to MoMA

First US survey of Bodys Isek Kingelez shows how his sculptures addressed urban, social and economic concerns in Congo

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Giuseppe Penone

Giuseppe Penone on Arte Povera, Cézanne’s best work and never tiring of trees

The Italian artist speaks to The Art Newspaper ahead of his major show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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Conservation

British Museum positions itself as a European expert on Korean art with major conservation project

It is the first Western institution to launch a long-term project to study and conserve pictorial art from the country

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Venice Biennale 2019

From Eva Rothschild to Laure Prouvost: women to make their mark at Venice Biennale 2019

Female artists are set to represent Austria, France, Ireland and the UK at the 58th edition of the exhibition

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Jackson Pollock and Thornton Dial given equal billing in Met exhibition

Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation acquisition go on show among New York museum's collection

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Building projects

Ingleby Gallery’s new Edinburgh home was once the HQ of a religious sect

A show of new works by the Scottish artist Callum Innes opens the refurbished venue

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From Cleopatra to Banksy: satirist Ian Hislop to co-organise British Museum show on subversion

Private Eye editor will select 100 objects highlighting dissent down the ages

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Three to see: London

From rejuvenated “killed negatives” to a new lease of life for the UK’s only Michelangelo marble

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‘How can we judge a work of art that was inspired by a person’s faith?’

The Reverend James Martin, a Jesuit priest and author, on what Catholics can take away from the Met’s Heavenly Bodies exhibition

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Three to see: New York

From Georgia O’Keeffe in Hawaii to paintings from New Spain

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Linda on the loose

Arthur Jafa mines American ‘Blacknuss’ in Harlem

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Blood, sweat, tears, piss and vinegar: Adrian Piper at MoMA

The retrospective shows how the artist has reckoned with structures of racial, gender and sexual oppression through her 50-year career

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What René Magritte did when Surrealism was trumped by ‘Nazi idiots’

Exhibition at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art explores Belgium artist's lesser-known late period

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The Buck stopped here

John Walter puts on a viral extravaganza at CGP London

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Is nothing sacred? The Metropolitan Museum should apologise to the Vatican for Heavenly Bodies show

Curator Andrew Bolton’s Costume Institute blockbuster is pointlessly offensive to believers

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The Buck stopped here

‘A primal, erotically-charged mud fest’: Florence Peake’s rite at De La Warr Pavilion

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From a glimpse of the future at the V&A to a Charles II blast from the past at the Queen's Gallery

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Three to see: New York

From earthly bodies to Ellsworth Kelly in black and white

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Douglas Coupland’s work in plastic is fantastic

The writer and artist unveils an ecological work inspired by the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and a 3D-printed national portrait of Canada

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Spark your wanderlust with a wander through Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie

New exhibition looks at how love of travel was a prominent feature of 19th-century German Romanticism

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Mary Corse

Quantum leap for Mary Corse as clutch of shows brings overdue recognition

Light and Space artist has exhibitions in London and Beacon, followed by New York retrospective

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Three to see: New York

From paths towards enlightenment to Kanye's rants

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Elmgreen & Dragset get first major UK survey at Whitechapel Gallery

Exhibition during Frieze week spans 20 years of the artists' career and will include a major new commission

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Artists

Modernist artist Paul Feiler’s legacy reassessed in new shows and publications

The German-born artist was a key member of the St Ives artistic community—but why does his work matter?

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Restitution

Canadians withdraw from Düsseldorf show about Jewish dealer Max Stern

Max Stern Foundation seeks reimbursement of costs from the German city

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art hopes to ‘change American perceptions of Iran’ with new show

Artists based in Iran were absent at the opening of exhibition of historical and contemporary Iranian art this week due to Trump's travel ban

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Frieze New York

New Museum to send greatest hits to London during Frieze Week in October

The US institution is planning film and video show with The Store X The Vinyl Factory

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Paris celebrates 50th anniversary of May ‘68 protests with shows and new commissions

Institutions remember the turbulent period and consider its legacy

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Commercial galleries

New territory for Glenn Ligon with first solo show in Italy

US artist tries new techniques and tackles immigration in Naples exhibition

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Museums

How San Antonio snagged masterpieces from Madrid for its 300th anniversary

Exhibition that looks at the city's Spanish links will include 25 works never shown in the US

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Controversial animal works pulled from Guggenheim New York will go on show in Bilbao

Contemporary Chinese installations drew 'threats of violence' from animal rights activists last year

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'It's not about rain, it's about robots': first permanent Rain Room opens in the UAE

Random International's popular installation has taken five years to develop for display in Sharjah

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Escher’s love affair with landscape explored in home town show

Exhibition of graphic artist and master of illusion takes place at Fries Museum in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden

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Art market

Private View: our pick of May gallery shows

New shows at commercial galleries, from emerging names to rediscovered talent

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Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

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Cross-border collaboration brings Mexican miracles to the Met

Works in new show range from altarpieces to holy effigies believed to perform miracles

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The power couples who shaped Modern art

New show explores 40 romantic and artistic partnerships of the 20th century

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Bacon and Giacometti go head to head in show at Fondation Beyeler

Swiss museum hosts first major comparative exhibition of the two artists

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Biennials & festivals

Biennale bonanza: artist line-ups revealed for Riga, Berlin and São Paulo shows

Curtain also lifts on Manifesta 12 and the 2019 Sharjah Biennial

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Three to see

Three to see: London

Rodin takes on the Parthenon sculptures at the British Museum while James Cook sets sail for the British Library

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Three to see: New York

Different approaches to place, cities and landscape, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Met

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Largest show of contemporary African art in Brazil opens latest leg of tour

Exhibition at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil mixes "traditional and modern, colonial and post-colonial, local and global"

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How Winslow Homer's long-lost camera changed the way scholars see his paintings

After four years of research into the recently discovered camera, Maine's Bowdoin College Museum of Art reassesses the American artist’s creative practice

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From royal blue to Yves Klein blue: Blenheim Palace to host show of Modern master

Body paintings and sponge sculptures in artist’s signature ultramarine blue will fill rooms of stately home this summer

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Turkmenistan sends treasures to Berlin in diplomatic move

Bronze Age artefacts from Margiana go on show at the Neues Museum

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Jack Whitten: once mistaken for Gerhard Richter, now subject of major US survey shows

Curators share their stories about the late artist, whose sculptures are show at the Baltimore Museum of Art

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Syria’s war-ravaged heritage to be the focus of new Qatar show

Museum of Islamic Art exhibition looks at historic sites destroyed by years of civil war

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The Buck stopped here

Review: Glasgow International permeates city with its distinctively dystopian tentacles

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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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Rodin’s debt to Parthenon sculptures explored in British Museum exhibition

Eighty marble, bronze and plaster works by French artist are put in dialogue with ancient Greek art

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From the high emotions of Taryn Simon’s professional mourners to photography galore at Somerset House and the Hayward Gallery

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The many faces of Australia’s colonial legacy unveiled across two shows

National Gallery of Victoria’s mega-shows range from art by convicts to contemporary indigenous work

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Three to see: New York

From a flooded Times Square to hopeful aliens

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Museums

Carsten Höller puts plant life to the test—with slides—at Palazzo Strozzi

The Belgian-born artist has devised experiment with Italian scientist Stefano Mancuso

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In the frame

Freud Museum goes DIY with masturbation show

Spunky works by artists including Chantal Faust, Antony Gormley and Annie Sprinkle

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Huma Bhabha’s alien visitors land on the Met’s roof

The Pakistani-born, New York-based artist point toward a dream of peaceful communication

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Museums

Antiquity gets a fresh twist at revamped Getty Villa

New displays draw out connections between Graeco-Roman world and ancient Middle East

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Ukrainian artists tackle country’s political turmoil head on in Budapest show

Exhibition at Ludwig Museum aims to uncover work that remains "a blind-spot in the European cultural arena"

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Three to see: London

Monet takes on the city at the National Gallery and it is the final week of the once-in-a-lifetime Charles I show at the Royal Academy

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Three to see: New York

From a shameful period in US history to a bright new monument for the 21st century

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How Delacroix went from lycée dropout to establishment favourite

Exhibition at the Musée du Louvre is first major survey of the painter’s work in more than 50 years

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Linda on the loose

Jumex Museum show looks at the fall of the Utopian ideal in Latin America

Mexico City museum is becoming a private institution that actually serves the public interest

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The art of cross-dressing: under-the-radar artists surface in Venice exhibition

Works by Marcel Bascoulard and Urs Lüthi explore ideas around gender and identity

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Mel Chin ‘floods’ Times Square for New York show

Interventions are being co-ordinated across the city as part of the Queens Museum’s exhibition

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Romanticism show surveys landscapes of northern Europe

First major exhibition of its kind includes Turner and Friedrich as well as less familiar “Romantics”

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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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Victoria & Albert Museum

Ethiopia calls on British Museum to return Maqdala treasures on loan like the V&A

Ambassador made request at display opening in South Kensington

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Three to see: London

The Brazilian Modernists who helped with the war effort, and the last chance to see Winnie-the-Pooh

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Three to see: New York

Shows to honour the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr on the 50th anniversary of his assassination

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Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas brings acrobatics and improvised sculptures to New York

The artist is creating a new work and performance at The Kitchen and launching Mexican gallery Kurimanzutto’s US outpost this month

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Monet's urban obsession explored in major new London show

National Gallery exhibition, which includes Rouen cathedral paintings, reveals another side of French Impressionist

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What Samson Young did next—the artist will unveil a new sound piece for the Guggenheim New York

The work will feature “impossible” instruments created after intense research carried out at Edinburgh University

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Art market

Patrizia Sandretto's passion for photography

Q+A with the Italian collector on the occasion of a new exhibition at her foundation in Turin

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Three to see: London

From Michael Rakowitz’s winged bull soaring above Trafalgar Square to the last chance to have a swing at Tate Modern

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Sonia Boyce

‘At the heart of all this is the question of power’: Sonia Boyce on the notorious Hylas and the Nymphs takedown

The artist reveals the story behind the headlines and the film she made about the painting's removal

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Adrian Piper, who took conceptualism to Macy’s, gets major New York retrospective

Museum of Modern Art dedicates entire sixth floor to 280-work show—a first for a living artist

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Three to see: New York

From anatomy to Americana

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History repeating itself? Three major US shows look at 1930s art and political climate

Exhibitions of Grant Wood, Precisionism and interwar Europe draw parallels with today

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Secretive Myanmar to host touring Hong Kong contemporary show

The exhibition organised by Para Site will 'challenge preconceived notions about the region'

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Arresting development: a peek at Hong Kong's Central Police Station

Long-awaited heritage and arts centre, Tai Kwun, is expected to open in May

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'Issue one came out in less degraded times: more idealistic, less puffed up by PR machines'

Anna Somers Cocks, founding editor and chairman, looks back

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Then & Now: the V&A and Queen Woyzaro Terunesh's wedding dress

The story behind the garment

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Linda on the loose

In Met Breuer show, the body is often anything but beautiful

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The Buck stopped here

How Tacita Dean 'seduced' her famous subjects to capture their essence

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Exhibitions

J.R.R. Tolkien show reveals Middle-earth mastermind's unseen art

Exhibition at the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries will also include Hobbit and Lord of the Rings manuscripts

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Art's Most Popular

Ranked: the top ten most popular shows in their categories from around the world

Including Old Masters, Asian, Post-Impressionist and Modern

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Art's Most Popular

What is the most cultured city in the US?

Think Grand Rapids, Bentonville or Houston—but not New York

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Art's Most Popular

Infographic: how exhibition titles compare, then and now

Can you spot the difference?

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Exhibitions

Los Angeles’s David Kordansky Gallery gives Betty Woodman her first retrospective in years

The posthumous survey traces the artist’s trajectory, from classic pottery to wildly dramatic forms

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Face to face with a Mesoamerican metropolis—in Los Angeles

Largest city of the ancient Americas brought back to life in show of Mexican treasures at Lacma

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Laid bare: seven centuries of the human body in colour

Sleeping Beauty waxwork joins Donatello and Degas sculptures at Met Breuer

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Canadian artist David Milne's Modernist landscapes to the chains used by suffragettes to secure themselves to the House of Commons

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Gallery Weekend Berlin

From Gerhard Richter to Dürer: Christie’s to showcase German art and collecting during Berlin Gallery Weekend

Exhibition targeted at Old Master collectors will not compete with the contemporary art event, auction house says

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Art Dubai 2018

European tour for Hassan Sharif blockbuster

The show, which opened at the Sharjah Art Foundation, will travel to Italy and Germany

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Art Dubai 2018

Resistance in multiple forms at Sharjah’s March Meeting

Minds from the Middle Eastern art world and beyond discussed topics such as urban planning and art and ecology