Environmentalism

Not quite land, not quite sea, but all fearsome beauty: how Florida's Everglades has inspired artists

Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Everglades National Park is something of a guest of honour at this year’s Art Basel in Miami Beach. But the region’s conservation was hard-fought—and is still far from guaranteed

'Museums are allies': at Cop27, Icom speaks out about climate change protestors attacking art

Choosing museums as a backdrop to protests is "a testament of their symbolic power and relevance in the discussions around the climate emergency,” International Council of Museums says

'In 100 years, all these antiquities will be gone': as Cop27 opens in Egypt, climate crisis is still taboo subject at art and heritage institutions

As the latest UN Climate Change Conference opens in Egypt, art institutions have yet to take the climate lessons to heart

In response to energy crisis, Berlin museum turns off its Dan Flavin neon for first time in 26 years

The work normally lights up the facade of contemporary art gallery Hamburger Bahnhof

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Crisis in the Amazon: Richard Mosse on his monumental video tracking the destruction of the rainforest

The Irish artist’s latest work, on show in London and Melbourne, is the culmination of a three-year project

Why I believe utopian climate art can turn environmental apathy into action

Artist John Munro on his pursuit of the Romantic picturesque in depictions of the climate catastrophe

Art collectors listen up—here's how you can actually reduce your carbon footprint (while continuing to buy work)

As the art market’s prime players, collectors' choices are of utmost importance in improving our industry

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In with the cuffs, out with the glue: Italian climate change protestors chain themselves to chapel banister

The Scrovegni Chapel in Padua is home to masterpieces by the Italian Medieval painter Giotto

Carbon offsetting is just another form of greenwashing—and the art world must stop pretending otherwise

Rather than hoping for a magic fix to neutralise our emissions, it is more realistic to fund projects that involve direct and strategic impact

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Climate activists glue themselves to Botticelli masterpiece in Italy

Officials at the Gallerie degli Uffizi in Florence say that the 15th-century painting was not damaged thanks to protective glass cover

The art industry needs a genuine sea change—in the shipping sense

Transporting an artwork by ship can reduce its carbon impact by up to 95% compared to air freight

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Building with rubbish and fighting fish farming: How artists are leading the charge to combat the climate crisis

In matters environmental, artists have long been the driving force to reforming the sector

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In Edinburgh, an urn containing dust older than the sun provides an elegy to our disappearing world

Katie Paterson has ground materials from fossils to Iraq War ephemera as a comment on widespread ecological collapse

Art world organisations, galleries and artists helped fund conservation of a Peruvian cloud forest

Over 40 donors supported the climate action led by Galleries Commit and Art to Acres, which will see nearly 200,000 acres preserved

New resource-sharing website seeks to cut art industry waste and give new life to reusable materials

Debuted in a beta phase over a year ago, Barder.art officially launched during Frieze Los Angeles

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Climate crisis warnings—including from Greta Thunberg—beamed onto Tate Modern's tower by artist Jenny Holzer

The travelling installation will head to Scotland for Cop26, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, which starts this weekend

The Big Review: Terrible Beauty: Elephant—Human—Ivory at Humboldt Forum

The first exhibition at the controversial new museum complex in Berlin unflinchingly confronts a controversial subject

Helen Frankenthaler Foundation announces its first round of climate grants to art institutions

Stipends, ranging from around $7,000 to $100,000, will help museums jump-start clean energy, climate disaster protection and sustainability projects

Architect Emilio Ambasz’s foundation donates $10m to MoMA to create a green architecture institute

New entity will spur research on the relationship between architecture and nature and work toward “environmental justice”, the New York museum says