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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

Together again: Gagosian exhibition celebrates Freud's centenary by reuniting the artist with his closest friends

The show will feature works by Freud, Francis Bacon, Frank Auerbach, Michael Andrews and the photographer Bruce Bernard

British artist Tai Shani gets her first UK commercial show at new London gallery for 'less commercially viable practices'

Turner Prize winner will inaugurate Gathering, a space that will support artists whose practices stand outside of the market

Will the Fourth Plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square be reserved for a statue of Queen Elizabeth II?

Questions raised about the fate of the capital’s most prominent platform for contemporary art

Glenn Brown—Gagosian-backed appropriator of Old Masters—to open London museum dedicated to his art

Hoping to increase his visibility, Brown will self-fund a Marylebone space that will combine his work with those of historic artists in his private collection

Play that brought Warhol and Basquiat to the stage in London to be adapted for the silver screen

Paul Bettany and Jeremy Pope will once again play Warhol and Basquiat in the $20m feature, which will be directed by the Young Vic’s Kwame Kwei-Armah

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"

War-ravaged Ukrainian mosaics digitally recreated in London show

Exhibition builds on a project to document Ukraine's monumental and contested public art created during Soviet era

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London foundry redevelopment still ringing alarm bells for heritage campaigners

Question mark over historic Whitechapel site a year after boutique hotel plan approved

London museums close galleries as temperatures reach record high

Staff union claims it pressured the V&A and British Museum to take special measures

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Copies of the Parthenon Marbles—carved by a robot—to go on show in London

Project by Oxford’s Institute for Digital Archaeology fuels debate about restitution of controversial sculptures

Constable painting rehung at National Gallery after protestors glue themselves to frame

The campaign group, Just Stop Oil, has targeted famous works at Kelvingrove, Courtauld and Manchester Art Gallery

Tate announces 2023 programme including exhibition pairing Hilma af Klint with Piet Mondrian

Solo shows dedicated to Isaac Julien and Sarah Lucas, a survey of contemporary African photography and the controversial "Philip Guston Now" are also on the slate

South London galleries join forces and relocate to Fitzrovia as emerging art market matures

Castor and Indigo+Madder are jointly taking a space and will share offices and viewing rooms—though will operate separate exhibition programmes

Activist group’s film projection on Victoria and Albert Museum façade raises concerns about trustees’ politics

The ethics of the South Kensington museum are in question after hosting Conservative Party fundraiser

Moving Michelangelo and hauling Holbein: renovation headache for London's National Gallery

A bicentenary renovation project makes the London museum play a tricky game of musical chairs with its collection

Felt banquet for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is a feast for the eyes

Artist Lucy Sparrow will install her massive felt in picnic spread at Buckingham Palace, while Leo Villareal plans a more contemplative tribute

Seized antiquities sent from Ukraine to go on show at British Museum

Hoard of medieval metalwork had been illegally mailed to the UK, and will be sent to Kyiv museum when safe to do so

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

UK's 'largest immersive arts experience'—showing huge digital images of Cezanne and Klimt—planned for London

Frameless, which will open in Marble Arch this autumn, hopes to tap into a booming industry for multi-sensory and interactive art attractions

Twice-postponed Marina Abramovic show will finally come to London in 2023

The performance artist’s exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts was announced along with shows on Impressionism, Black artists from the American South, and Hispanic art

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London's Elizabeth Line finally opens—we take a look at the ambitious art commissions across the train stations of the £19bn project

Yayoi Kusama, Sonia Boyce and Richard Wright are among the artists who have created works for the 10 brand-new stations

Digitising the Bayeux Tapestry: Victoria and Albert Museum will work with French city to research famous Medieval work

London museum signs memorandum of understanding with Bayeux city officials to develop curatorial and scientific exchange