Contemporary art

Missed it in Venice? See it in Margate: Sonia Boyce’s Golden Lion exhibition tours to two UK venues

The award-winning installation will be shown next year at Turner Contemporary before travelling to Leeds Art Gallery and will also be explored in the BBC art series Imagine

Mimosa Echard wins France’s most prestigious contemporary art prize

The multi-disciplinary Paris-based artist wins the €35,000 Prix Duchamp award for mixed-media waterfall installation

Tracey Emin donates brain sculpture for Parkinson’s UK auction

An exhibition open to the public in London's Piccadilly will bring together the art from top UK artists before the works go under the hammer at Christie's

Ultra-contemporary art boom defies economic downturn at Frieze London

New works by young artists are in high demand at the fair, reflecting a surge in prices at auction

Frieze London acquisitions: Norwich Castle bags Ibrahim Mahama photo series and Tate buys works by seven international artists

The purchases come courtesy of the Contemporary Art Society Collections Fund and the Frieze Tate Fund

Hit painter Issy Wood drops pop music career after remix

The fast-rising artist, who recently released a solo album, is focused on her paintings, including a new exhibition in New York

A brush with... John Akomfrah

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Jackson Pollock to Virginia Woolf

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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 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