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coronavirus

UK government 'failing' to support its freelancers, leading arts body says

Finance minister Rishi Sunak has attracted criticism for his emergency bailout plan over claims that it discriminates against gig workers

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Art market

As Art Basel in Hong Kong launches online, we look at how the art market is using cyberspace to combat coronavirus

From VIP virtual viewing rooms to grassroots digital action

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Venice Biennale 2021

Anish Kapoor to unveil world's 'blackest' sculptures during 2021 Venice Biennale

Exhibition at Galléria dell'Academia will be first time public can see artist's works using the controversial Vantablack material

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Berlin Gallery Weekend

Berlin Gallery Weekend downsizes for now—but launches second edition in September

The collaborative event is also planning to launch an event to replace the recently cancelled Art Berlin fair

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Opening Bite

Opening bite: the tastiest private views in London

Reporting on food and figures at Annely Juda, Waddington Custot and Soft Opening

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the Hayward Gallery's expansive group show about trees to the erotic underbelly of the Victorian era at Tate Britain

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From David Hockney's portraits to a photography show radically rethinking masculinity

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Alina Szapocznikow's haunting sculptures to Shirin Neshat's first London show in 20 years

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Frieze Los Angeles 2020

Turrell's Roden Crater gets some starry support

Proceeds from sales of colour-shifting works by the artist will go toward a fundraising and awareness-raising initiative for the crater

Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From today's finest figurative painters to British Baroque in the post-Brexit age

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India Art Fair

Delhi police shut down protest-inspired work at India Art Fair

The work, which was painted live at the event, featured Urdu calligraphy and images of women in hijabs

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Exhibitions

Largest collection of contemporary Indian art heads to Moscow

Several Indian private museums are lending works for an exhibition due to open at the State Tretyakov Gallery

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Art fairs

India Art Fair opens with a strong national spirit amid ongoing protests

Director Jagdip Jagpal says the fair is "proud" to remain regional while dealers double down on "Indian taste"

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Commercial galleries

Mumbai Gallery Weekend and India Art Fair go on despite continuing protests

Dealers and fair organisers advocate for "freedom of expression" though many worry dissent could prompt retaliation from the government

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Ruth Asawa's delicate structures to a revelatory show of Picasso's paper works

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#metoo

'Whistleblower' in Subodh Gupta #MeToo defamation case makes first statement in Delhi court

The Instagram account @herdsceneand is being sued for posting sexual harassment allegations against the artist

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Commissions

Korean wave hits the art world: K-pop stars collaborate on major artist projects

Connect BTS will take place across five cities and involve commissions by artists such as Antony Gormley and Tomás Saraceno

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see during Mumbai Gallery Weekend

From how Uber drivers visualise their company’s headquarters to the rediscovery of an Indian Modernist pioneer

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Elizabeth Peyton's historically contextualised portraits to a jarring installation on queer existence

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Bomberg's love of the Renaissance to Bruce Conner's sexy music video

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the UK's hottest graduates to forgotten Indian masterpieces

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Museums

'Xavier Bray, end low pay!': Wallace Collection staff fight for London Living Wage

Museum is in discussion with trade union after 'final offer' 1.5% salary increase was deemed too low

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Exhibitions

Rare outing for East India Company art at London's Wallace Collection

Exhibition curated by the historian William Dalrymple celebrates the artists behind the works of flora, fauna and daily Indian scenes

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Feliciano Centurión's blankets to a recreation of Valie Export's show at the 1980 Venice Biennale

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Art fairs

Art Basel cancels $15,000 per ticket Abu Dhabi conference

The first Art Basel Inside was due to take place in February 2020, over the same dates as Frieze Los Angeles

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Jockum Nordström's childlike collages to Leo Villareal's mesmerising light displays

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Commercial galleries

Cheap rents and larger spaces: Barcelona suburb tries to entice dealers out of the city

Some galleries have moved to the industrial warehouse L’Hospitalet but others say it is too far out of the commercial centre

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Roy Oxlade's energetic canvases to Nan Goldin's first UK show in almost two decades

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Diary

Taking the piss? London gallery attendees asked to take pregnancy tests for private view performance piece

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Exhibitions

South Asian group show brings post-partition politics to Cambridge

Exhibition at Kettle’s Yard brings together 11 artists from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to explore issues of borders and migration

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Prizes

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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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From an unflinching look at childbirth to sound performances on the Strand

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Art market

Chilean art fair suspends its 2019 edition as artists and galleries mobilise to support protesters

After more than a week of violent uprising in Santiago, the director of Chaco calls on art to “become the meeting space that Chile needs”

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Bridget Riley's trippy canvases to Eduardo Paolozzi's war-wearied sculptures

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Art fairs

'Revitalised' Paris gets its mojo back for Fiac art fair

Yayoi Kusama will display her largest ever public work for the French fair opening this week

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see during Barcelona Gallery Weekend

From an expansive exhibition on colonial legacy to a torn apart racing car channelling Tiepolo and Top Gear

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Subodh Gupta

Judge orders Facebook and Google to remove #MeToo posts against artist Subodh Gupta

The court also ruled that Instagram must reveal the identity behind an account that published allegations of sexual harassment in the Indian art world

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Exhibitions

Pet sounds on the Strand: immersive installation transports Londoners to the animal kingdom

The Vinyl Factory exhibition features the UK debut of the Great Animal Orchestra, a collaboration between US musician Bernie Krause and United Visual Artists

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Grayson Perry's piss-take pots to Dayanita Singh's mobile museums

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Exhibitions

Thoroughly Modern Maharaja: how an Indian prince amassed one of the world’s greatest interwar design collections

Paris exhibition includes furniture by Eileen Gray, sculptures by Constantin Brancusi and photographs by Man Ray

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In the frame

New installation tosses up courtroom outfits of fake heiress Anna Delvey

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Helen Beard's sexually fluid paintings to Helene Schjerfbeck's unique Nordic Modernism

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India Art Fair

MCH Group sells India Art Fair to Angus Montgomery Arts

Swiss-based owner of Art Basel sells majority stake in Delhi event as part of wider withdrawal from regional art fairs programme

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British Museum

British Museum to display hundreds of thousands of archived artefacts in new storage facility

BM Arc will provide the institution with 15,628 sq.m to show its objects in greater context and increase public access

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Kashmir

Kashmir lockdown traps artists headed for Kochi residency

Two students from the University of Kashmir are unable to leave the state following government imposed restrictions on movement and communication

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Smuggling

Stolen artefacts from 'prolific art smuggler' returned to India

Objects are reportedly linked to antiquities dealer Subhash Kapoor who is facing criminal charges in the US

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Looting

Over 18,000 cultural goods seized and 59 arrested in trafficking sting

Multi-national operation organised by Europol involved police forces from 29 countries

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Art the Arms Fair

Trigger warning: Guerrilla Girls among artists protesting against London arms fair with parallel show

Art the Arms Fair's inaugural 2017 exhibition saw a work by Banksy sell for £205,000 to benefit anti-war campaigns

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V&A

Extinction Rebellion designs go on show at Victoria and Albert Museum

Flags, pamphlets and logos by the climate activists were acquired for museum's Rapid Response Collecting gallery, which also includes Pussyhats and emojis

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Leo Villareal

It’s lit: Leo Villareal illuminates four London bridges for world’s longest work of art

Cannon, Millennium, Southwark and London bridges have been fitted with LED lighting as part of a £45m public art project

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Art market

Protestors gather outside Christie's as ancient head of Tutankhamen sells for £4.7m

Egyptian authorities had tried to stop the sale claiming that the 3,000 year old quartzite sculpture should be repatriated

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Exhibitions

Electromagnetic man: Tate Modern attracts largest UK exhibition of Takis

The experimental Greek artist will show works from the 1950s to the early 2000s, including a rarely seen kinetic pendulum sculpture

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Félix Vallotton's psychologically charged interiors at the Royal Academy of Arts to the many many faces of Cindy Sherman at the National Portrait Gallery

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Theaster Gates

Tamir Rice memorial rebuilt at Chicago art space

The gazebo in which the 12 year-old-boy was fatally shot by police has been reconstructed on the lawn of Theaster Gates's Stony Island Arts Bank

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From the little-known Renaissance painter Bartolomé Bermejo at the National Gallery to the Hayward Gallery's huge group show exploring gender fluidity

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Basel this weekend

From the towering ambitions of a young Picasso to Rebecca Horn's Body Fantasies