gun control

Doris Salcedo on her new work, a ghostly reflection on gun violence

The artist produced the work, of gauzy fabric embedded with thousands of needles, after speaking to hundreds of mothers whose children were killed by guns

Hank Willis Thomas builds a memorial to victims of gun violence at the National Building Museum

The project was developed in collaboration with the Mass Design Group and gun violence prevention organisations

Memorialising an American tragedy

Survivors, artists and lawmakers debate if public memorials to mass shootings in the US hurt more than they help


Anish Kapoor sues NRA for copyright infringement

An image of his Chicago sculpture Cloud Gate was used in a video by the gun lobby that the artist says “seeks to whip up fear and hate”


Shooting at New Jersey arts festival injures 22 people

The incident has been attributed to gang violence and one suspect was believed to have been killed by police

Bay Area commissions turn dismantled guns into art

The Robby Poblete Foundation, started by the mother of an aspiring artist and gun violence victim, aims to take guns off the street and draw attention to daily shootings in minority neighbourhoods

Plant from Las Vegas gunman’s garden is at the centre of anti-gun exhibition in New York

The Austrian artist Martin Roth says the aim is to create a space to discuss violence in the US and help visitors, including school children, take action

'Disgusted' Anish Kapoor condemns NRA’s use of his Chicago ‘Bean’ sculpture in advert

The organisation’s “intolerant, divisive vision perverts” the work’s democratic nature