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Grayson Perry and Cornelia Parker donate works to Freedom from Torture charity auctions

Ai Weiwei’s taxi window crank sculptures will also go on the block at the Sotheby's live sale

Art world figures publish statement criticising Artforum letter for omission of Hamas massacre and hostages

Signatories of the new letter state “there should be no contradiction between staunchly opposing the Israeli occupation and the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, and unequivocally condemning brutal acts of violence against innocent civilians in Israel”

Park Seo-Bo, one of South Korea's leading artists, has died aged 91

The father of the Dansaekhwa movement was known for monochrome works with roots in Buddhist philosophy

For a new generation of artists, sex is back in fashion

At Frieze London this year, you are never far from naked bodies and erotic scenes, with young artists demonstrating a new confidence in expressing sexuality and desire

Step inside the green and complicated world of Frank Walter at London's Garden Museum

Immersive elements of the show re-create the personal paradise of one of Antigua’s most influential and enigmatic cultural figures

Jewellery house Repossi partners with The Art Newspaper to unveil new ceramic collection

UK-based artist Martha Freud was commissioned to create a series marking ten years since the release of Repossi's popular Antifer line

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Marisol, the once popular Pop artist, is back in the spotlight in major travelling show

A retrospective opening at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts gives overdue attention to the work of the Venezuelan American who graced fashion magazine covers in the 1960s before fading away from the limelight

Marina Abramović: the artist on her ‘best ever show’

Plus, Frans Hals at London's National Gallery and a Peter Paul Rubens painting inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses

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Awardsnews

Nominees announced for annual Freelands Award dedicated to overlooked UK women artists

The top prize of £110,000 will go to an exhibition that will take place in the next three years, with £30,000 awarded directly to the winning artist

London takes action to help hard-pressed artists

As studios disappear or become unaffordable, two housing schemes in the UK capital provide low-cost spaces—but are they ambitious enough to make a difference?

France suspends cultural cooperation with three West African countries

France's culture minister said the country “never boycotts artists”, but artists and performers from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso will no longer be granted visas

The Week in Art | Special 250th episode: what’s next for the visual arts?

We ask leading art world figures about their hopes and concerns, and discuss what the future has in store for museums, the art market and artists with our long-term contributors Cristina Ruiz, Georgina Adam and Louisa Buck

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Cuban artists call for boycotts in light of government's 'persistent human rights violations'

Open letter also says that the regime is ‘using art to salvage its public image’

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Remembering Jamie Reid, a protest artist to the end and the man behind the shocking visual impact of the Sex Pistols

The artist's gallerist recalls a visionary who built creative communities in London and Liverpool and had a profound effect on British popular culture

Jamie Reid, graphic designer who defined the visual character of the punk movement, has died aged 76

The artist's subversive collage work for the Sex Pistols' single 'God Save The Queen' was a defining image of 1970s protest

Artists set sail for Marshall Islands on climate crisis expedition

Lisa Reihana is among the artists embarking on the odyssey, which will be followed by a film, book and exhibition

Art marketinterview

'Bruton has been better for business than London ever was': Bo Lee and Workman founders on opening a gallery in Somerset

Jemma Hickman and Alice Workman have pooled their talents and launched a gallery just off the trendy town of Bruton's high street

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Seven artists win lifeline Loewe Foundation/Studio Voltaire Award during cost-of-living crisis

Maz Murray and Emily Pope are among new cohort given rent-free studio space in London and a £5,000 bursary

A brush with... Larry Achiampong

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Adrian Piper to The Legend of Zelda video game

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Aimee Dawson and David Clack
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Claude Lévêque charged with rape and sexual assault of minors

The French neon artist was previously under investigation for allegations dating back to the 1980s

Art stars of tomorrow? Four of my favourite artists from the Slade School degree show in London

Unburdened by lengthy texts, gushing profiles and auction prices, graduate exhibitions are a reminder of the subjective nature of art

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He is now heralded by Tate Britain, but the Windrush artist Aubrey Williams was never recognised in life

The artist, who left Guyana in exile, was an early pioneer of Abstract Expressionism infused with a unique insight into the ancient histories of indigenous art

Henry Moore Institute rediscovers the German artist Egon Altdorf, who 'detested the commercial art world'

Many of the works to be exhibited have never been shown before and were salvaged by his son from Altdorf’s studio

Cindy Shermaninterview

Cindy Sherman on AI experiments, lockdown pottery and being a woman in today's art market

Artist has created new body of work for solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in Zurich

Feeling the burn: artist hits the gym as mercury rises in Basel

Augustas Serapinas creates the ultimate Art Basel workout using plaster cast pieces

Artistsinterview

Reverend Joyce McDonald: 'From the shooting gallery to the art gallery'

She spent decades hooked on heroin until a religious experience changed her life. Now, the reverend of a Brooklyn church has been discovered by the art world

London Gallery Weekend: our critics pick their top shows

From post-human smart cities to the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Ben Luke and Louisa Buck choose their must-see exhibitions from the third edition of the city-wide event

'The real departure will occur on its own, in its own time': pioneering artist Ilya Kabakov has died, aged 89

The chronicler of life in the Soviet Union was known for his "total installations", including a devastated room in a Communist apartment

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Hong Kong: artists carve out a space for themselves in public

From giant rubber ducks to thinly veiled protest art, outdoor sculpture is having a moment in the city

Turkish artists fear crackdown after Erdoğan wins election

Artists, filmmakers and other cultural figures have faced intimidation under Turkey's president, who won five more years on Sunday