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Heritage

Opposition flares as Peru’s government makes way for airport near Machu Picchu

A petition has been launched to prevent the Peruvian government from continuing the project

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Refugees

Marc Quinn will display the blood of refugees and celebrities

The art project, involving frozen blood drawn from refugees and stars, is not a “spectacle”, says the artist

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Museums & Heritage

Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum requests emergency funding for recovery efforts after fire

As pieces of its ancient Egyptian collection are salvaged, the museum’s director says it can no longer afford storage facilities

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Winogrand's little-known colour photographs to Miró's mammoth canvas

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Exhibitions

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Alicja Kwade's rooftop solar system to Joe Minter's commanding sculptures

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Obituaries

Philanthropist Henry Wollman Bloch has died aged 96

Bloch was an avid collector who made important contributions to the Nelson-Atkins Museum

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Art market

On the Bard’s birthday, Sotheby’s announces it will offer Edward Hopper’s ode to Shakespeare

Estimated to fetch $7-$10m, the New York cityscape, depicts the iconic Central Park statue of the playwright

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Brazil

Archaeological trove discovered beneath zoo heads to Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum

More than 30,000 imperial artefacts were found in the nearby RioZoo last week

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Havana Biennial

Activist artist arrested on eve of Havana Biennial

As the cultural event gets under way, a Cuban-American artist is also blocked from entering Cuba

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Restitution

FBI launches campaign to return haul of Native and South American works

Thousands of illegally removed items—including human bones—were discovered on collector’s farm

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Museums & Heritage

São Paulo's new millionaire governor João Doria proposes massive cuts to culture budget

Museums and cultural institutions in the Brazilian state prepare for closures and cancelled programmes

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Museums & Heritage

Cause of Rio de Janeiro’s National Museum fire revealed

An overheated air conditioning unit was the starting point of the inferno that destroyed the building last year

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in New York this week

From Lucio Fontana's punctured canvases to an intimate look at Frida Kahlo's personal objects

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Public art

Touch the sky: Doug Aitken’s hot air balloon work to lift off in Massachusetts

The multi-media artist is taking to the clouds with a new roaming project starting in Martha’s Vineyard

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Exhibitions

The Confederate flag of surrender rises in Philadelphia

The artist Sonya Clark aims to make the symbol of truce better known than the more pervasive battle flag

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Museums & Heritage

A national treasure of Native American art in Los Angeles is looking for a new owner

The historic Southwest Museum, operated by the Autry Museum of the American West, is seeking proposals for reuse

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Exhibitions

Masp retrospective to explore Lina Bo Bardi's legacy and influence on Brazilian art

The Italian architect, who made Brazil her "adopted home", designed the eclectic São Paulo museum in the late 1940s

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the "computer cowgirl" Gretchen Bender to Girault de Prangey's haunting snapshots of the past

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Exhibitions

Emma Kunz and the art of healing: drawings used in rituals come to London

Serpentine Gallery presents the first major UK exhibition of the mystical Swiss artist’s work

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a meditation on power to female sexual awakening

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Art market

Asia Week’s 10th anniversary brings classic and contemporary offerings

Our picks of highlights from commercial galleries participating in the event

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Censorship

Protests against Cuba’s censorship law continue as Havana Bienal opening nears

A new report by the non-profit organisation Pen America calls for the repeal of Decree 349 while Cuban artists ask for solidarity from biennial participants

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Disasters & destruction

Inhotim arts centre reopens in wake of deadly Brazilian dam collapse

As one of the biggest employers in the area, the vast open-air culture complex wants to support victims

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a view of the West from China, to Carol Rama's weird works made with dolls eyes

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Frieze Los Angeles

What to buy at Frieze Los Angeles? Lisa Anne Auerbach offers psychic art advice

Artist's performance for the fair's projects programme aims to unshroud doubts around collecting and the art market

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Frida Kahlo's hidden treasures to a layered look at James Baldwin

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Controversies

Nan Goldin’s anti-opioid activist group storms New York museums

Pain held demonstrations at the Guggenheim and the Met over the weekend

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Restoration

New York Botanical Garden’s landmark glass conservatory to close for renovation

$17.7m effort includes refurbishment of “palm dome” and two galleries

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Exhibitions

Have Brooklyn and Boston bagged Frida Kahlo blockbusters?

Shows at the Brooklyn Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts Boston explore the Mexican artist’s love of fashion and “arte popular”

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Object lessons

Object lessons: from a heart-shaped meteorite to a censored image of Joséphine Baker

Our highlights of works being sold over the next fortnight

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Copyright

Las Vegas-based artist claims that Ariana Grande plagiarised his work

Vladimir Kush is suing the 7 Rings singer for copyright infringement

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Art market

Guggenheim deaccessions work by Zao Wou-Ki as the artist’s market swells

Following a $65m sale of the Chinese modernist’s work in October, Sotheby’s will offer an untitled work this spring to benefit the museum’s acquisition fund

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro's slave wharf museum gains ground

The Unesco-listed site is due to receive a museum of Afro-Brazilian culture

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From female artists who made their mark on New York to designs for cities of the future

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Museums

Forthcoming Las Vegas branch of the Nevada Museum of Art Museum gets underway

The museum has tapped Heather Harmon as its deputy director and needs to raise $12m by October

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US politics

NEA, Smithsonian museums and National Gallery of Art to reopen

A temporary budget deal ended the US government shutdown on Friday, allowing state-funded arts organisations to get back to work

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Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro’s government extinguishes Brazilian ministry of culture

The departments of culture, sports and social development have merged

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Artists

Louise Bourgeois’s Spider crawls across Brazil

The colossal work, one of the first arachnid sculptures the artist made, has embarked on a multi-city tour

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Brazil

Brazil’s National Museum closes the year on a poignant note

With partnerships with the Smithsonian and Google as well as donations, the institution soldiers on

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Brazil

Art collector and Credit Suisse head José Olympio da Veiga Pereira is the new president of São Paulo biennial foundation

The organisation oversees the city’s international exhibition, as well as the country’s representation at the Venice Biennale and other projects

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Art fairs

Behind the scenes: Diary of an art handler

Having to cope with everything from curious koi to melting Vaseline, an art handler’s working days are certainly never dull

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Latin American art

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros plans to take her Latin American art collection worldwide

Works from the 3,000-strong collection have already travelled to Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil and in 2019, Fontanals-Cisneros plans to “cross even more uncharted waters”

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Jorge Pérez

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Artist interview

Pedro Reyes and Carla Fernández: 'death to planned obsolescence'

The Design Miami Visionary award-winners tell us about their projects at the fair

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Protest

'Tania Bruguera's bravery always stands out': art world responds to Cuban artist's arrest

Activist is among several artists detained in Havana on Monday ahead of planned protest

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Exhibitions

Top shows to see in Miami this week

From a tribute to the feminist stalwart Judy Chicago at the ICA to a reunion of the AfriCOBRA artist at MoCA

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Obituaries

Robert Morris, the conceptual sculptor and leading Minimalist, has died, aged 87

We once asked the artist for his thoughts on Minimalism; he called our questions “trivial, superficial, puerile, misdirected, irrelevant, egregious, distracted, dull, feeble, breathless, gossip-mongering, smarmy and lizard-like”

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Ivory

$1.3m worth of ivory seized in California—the largest haul since a ban was adopted in the state

The Carlton Gallery of San Diego and a nearby warehouse had hundreds of pieces

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Museums & Heritage

Rain threatens recovery effort at Brazil’s National Museum

Meanwhile, the museum partners with a Chinese tech firm to digitise its catalogued collection

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Auctions

The highs and lows of New York ‘gigaweek’

Hockney made the headlines, but other artists made waves—or flopped—at November’s auctions

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Art market

Auction house pulls seven objects from American Indian sale amid protests

Native American official calls planned auction of the items “unconscionable”

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Auctions

Phillips and Bonhams see strong sales on smaller lots

The auction houses' bottom lines suffered from unsold lots in their contemporary sales, continuing a trend of top-lot discernment during New York’s fall sales

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Features

Larry Poons: Art isn’t business

The octogenarian painter stars in The Price of Everything, a new film about the machinations of the market airing on HBO

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Auction record

Holy grail of folk ceramics made by 19th-century snake handler breaks auction record

The “snake jug” shattered the previous record for Anna Pottery, a niche favourite of Americana collectors

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Museums & Heritage

Native American group denounces Met’s exhibition of indigenous objects

The Association on American Indian Affairs says the "first mistake was to call these objects art" and that tribal representatives should have been consulted

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Politics

The art world reacts to Brazil’s new far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro

The former army captain's apparent leanings toward authoritarianism and his fundamentalist views have arts professionals feeling wary

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Museums

US museums are too white, and this paid internship programme hopes to change that

Ten museums across America will participate in an inaugural project launched by the Association of Art Museum Directors

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Disasters & destruction

New York cemetery opens its doors to art to honour dead migrants and victims of Hurricane Maria

Artist creates an altar incorporating objects from Puerto Rico and invites visitors to add their own