Contemporary art

Mark Wallinger launches digital art project to raise legal funds for London pollution group

The Islington-based campaigners Nocado are fighting to prevent retailers Ocado and Marks & Spencer from setting up a depot adjacent to a primary school

Art Basel's Paris+ fair to show ambitious commissions across city's major landmarks

Public art programme Sites will replace Hors les Murs—the outdoor sculpture event hosted by Fiac—Paris's once-unrivalled contemporary fair

Anti-colonial statue unveiled on London’s Fourth Plinth—while debate continues about giving it to the Queen

Samson Kambalu’s sculpture Antelope, depicting John Chilembwe who died fighting British rule, is due to remain in place until 2024

Why is art at the heart of Italy’s far-right political party?

Plus, Carnegie International, the US's longest-running contemporary art exhibition, and a mystifying egg sculpture

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Investigative artists Forensic Architecture claim to uncover new evidence in shooting of Al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh

Working with human rights organisation Al-Haq, new report says journalists were deliberately targeted by Israeli forces in May

A brush with... Glenn Brown

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Salvador Dalí to Maria Lassnig

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Trio of UK shows place contemporary art among historic collections

Artists Linder, Jadé Fadojutimi and Eileen Cooper exhibit recent work alongside selections from museums holdings around the country, creating new meanings and encouraging visitors to see the older pieces in a new light

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From a Niki de Saint Phalle fountain to a splashy David Hockney print: our pick of the highlights from September's sales

Plus, a Pre-Raphaelite treasure, an iconic James Bond poster and a set of nine intricately inlaid panels

Outspoken Myanmar artist Htein Lin arrested by military government and sent to infamous prison

Artist and his British wife Vicky Bowman are the latest detainees of the brutal junta that has killed thousands of citizens

Community-centred art pavilion to be unveiled at London's Notting Hill Carnival

The artist Alvaro Barrington and architect Sumayya Vally lean into the carnival's place as a robust "site of artistic creation"

A brush with... Adam Pendleton

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences from Joan Jonas to Julius Eastman

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Ten essential artworks to see in in Vatican City

From Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling to a whole room dedicated to Henri Matisse, we round up some of the unmissable artistic treasures in the world's smallest state

New art from the ruins of Pompeii: archaeological site launches digital fellowships

Contemporary initiative also includes new book with contributions from more than 60 artists such as Adrian Villar Rojas, Lara Favaretto and Michael Rakowitz

Sotheby's sales in London fall short—though Francis Bacon brings in £43.4m

Bidding was strong for red-chip artists, but the air is much thinner at the top of the market

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The Venice Biennale has long been known as the world's most discreet art fair—where does Ukraine fit into that?

In the wake of Russia’s invasion, some of the spending power at the exhibition is being directed towards good causes

Artes Mundi hits the road: next edition of contemporary art prize to be shown at venues across Wales

Artists Nguyen Trinh Thi and Mounira Al Solh are on the shortlist for the £40,000 award

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British sculptor Antony Gormley acquires German passport to battle ‘Brexit disaster’

Angel of the North artist now holds dual nationality and is ‘keen to retain links with Europe’

'Not just the outsider show': Exhibition of Norway's overlooked artists to open new National Museum

Curators have chosen 150 contemporary Norwegian artists through an open call, with the aim of getting away from in-built biases

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London visitors invited to go dotty with Yayoi Kusama in her Obliteration Room this summer at Tate

Meanwhile M+ museum in Hong Kong will launch retrospective of 93-year-old Japanese artist

Turin rooftop race track—featured in The Italian Job film—transformed into an art trail

Pinacoteca Agnelli art complex, housed in former Fiat factory, launches with Sylvie Fleury show and Picasso display

Skulls and sequins: book celebrates the art of the Haitian streets 

Recently published catalogue of a touring show from 2018 shows the work of artists who draw inspiration from the urban landscape of the Caribbean nation

St Petersburg artist faces prison after anti-war protest in grocery store

Sasha Skochilenko replaced price tags with news reports about bombings in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol

Venice Biennale 2022: what to do when you get there

Whether it’s your first time or your 50th, Venice is a bewildering city, but one of inexhaustible delights. We asked artists, curators and art world professionals how to get the most out of your visit

Is this year’s Venice Biennale an exhibition shaped by war?

In the wake of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the Russian pavilion looks likely to remain empty, while the organisers of the Ukrainian pavilion battle to realise their project for Venice

Brazilian pavilion: Taking on the country’s recent tragedies

The solo presentation by Jonathas de Andrade is inspired by the educational science fairs he visited as a child

Italian pavilion: ‘What is the future for humans?’ asks artist Gian Maria Tosatti

For the first time at the Venice Biennale, a single artist has been given the entire Italian pavilion to fill. Tosatti’s sprawling post-industrial installation asks the big questions

Finnish pavilion: The artist who became an undercover security guard

The Finnish artist Pilvi Takala assumes identities, from Snow White to a Catholic schoolgirl, to investigate social norms

Estonian pavilion: Baltic country gets its chance to bloom

In order to mix things up, the Netherlands has given its Giardini pavilion over to Estonia this year

Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?

Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery

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