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New online safety laws aim to protect children—but will they harm artists?

As the UK’s troubled Online Safety Bill finally looks set to become law, there are still concerns about whether it will get the balance between online safety and censorship right

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Bookforum, Artforum’s literary sister magazine, ceases publication

The publication’s sudden closure comes just days after Penske Media Corporation acquired Artforum

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‘Artists have a lot in common with sex workers’: OnlyFans becoming popular platform for artists censored elsewhere

Censorship by more mainstream social media platforms has artists turning to OnlyFans to promote their work

Penske Media expands art publishing empire with acquisition of Artforum

New York journal joins ARTnews and Art in America under same corporate umbrella

Is it time to #Twexit? How Elon Musk’s Twitter shake-up has divided creatives

With the platform's new owner firing moderators, some artists are hoping for an end to censorship while others fear discrimination

Fleeing Twitter? Sick of Instagram? Eight lesser-known social media sites for the art world to try

More than a million users have left Twitter since business magnate took over the platform

Hilma af Klint goes multimedia: NFTs launched on Pharrell Williams's Goda platform are latest digital offering of Abstract artist's work

The pioneering Swedish artist is having a moment, with a newly-released biopic, new VR and AR experiences and NFT editions

Changing of the guard: why it’s time for the art world to take a step back from Instagram

The "Insta' gratification" column will now explore the full spectrum of social media and its uses in the art world

Can this ‘art world outsider’ draw in an art-curious YouTube crowd?

Hosted by a science writer and actor, the Getty’s "Becoming Artsy" video series ditches the traditional documentary delivery of art history in favour of emotion, drama and fun

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Playing with history: how heritage and archaeology are transforming video games

Gaming offers educational and licensing opportunities for historic sites and cultural institutions

How can live art be held in museum collections? Tate conference to share its conclusions

An online conference backed by a research project will explore how institutions can care for time-based, live and organic art

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New documentary sheds light on artist Eric Ravilious, a romantic visionary lost in war

Ravilious was the first artist to be killed on active service during the Second World War

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Why virtual reality is a medium still in need of ‘cradling’

Artists and developers using VR have made huge leaps, but a better user experience is long overdue

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Making (air)waves: how artists are finding inspiration through, and on, radio

Radio offers an opportunity for artists to experiment in new ways, invigorate their practices and find different forms of community

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When makers take the mic: the rise of the artist-hosted podcast

Carrie Mae Weems and Emma Cousin are behind two of the latest podcasts to feature artists in conversation with artists

Raphael Cartoons at Victoria and Albert Museum serenaded by live orchestral performance

The London museum’s newly refurbished Raphael Court plays host to a “visual album” of classical pieces on film

Art world: pay attention to anti-Asian abuse, activists urge

The alarming rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans is just part of a long history of discrimination in the US and elsewhere

Manipulated images of smiling Khmer Rouge victims prompt Cambodia to threaten Vice media with legal action

Irish artist Matt Loughrey’s reworked pictures of people murdered in Cambodia’s Killing Fields, published by Vice, may have broken country’s Archives Act

K-punk parties on: new online film commission at ICA in London remembers late cultural theorist Mark Fisher

Five new films delve into Fisher's last lecture series, where he began tracing a beguiling escape route out of capitalism

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Mapping the pandemic’s digital deluge: one academic is trying to collate the online projects of every single museum

Chiara Zuanni wants to capture the outpouring of online art offerings both as an archive of the Covid-19 era and as a source of inspiration for art organisations all over the world

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How an artist-led newspaper in Delhi is helping to organise the 'world's biggest protest'

The Trolley Times combines activist strategy with hidden voices from the Indian farmers' protest

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Belgian artist Wim Delvoye’s ‘human canvas’ piece inspired new body tattoo movie

‘The Man Who Sold His Skin’ is about a Syrian refugee who gets inked and exhibited in a Brussels museum

The top five YouTube channels for an art fix this Christmas season

While many museums across the globe remain closed, you can still get through the virtual doors via video—from artist interviews to archival gems

Criminal claims 13 works from legendary Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist are hidden in a Dublin house

BBC4 documentary—released today—unpicks theory that the stolen art was shipped to Ireland

Marina Abramovic TV: five-hour takeover will teach you everything you need to know about performance art

As well as her new Sky Arts programme, the artist's mixed reality work The Life will be sold at Christie’s this month, with an estimate of £400,000-£800,000

Sky Arts goes free and encourages artists to use the television channel 'as your canvas'

Announcement of move to the UK's Freeview network comes with a call out to artists for programming ideas

Wunderkammer: this augmented reality app is the giftshop postcard of Olafur Eliasson's work

Our expert XR panel review the smartphone app that enables you to view the first AR artwork by the Icelandic artist

Our friend Keith Haring: in new BBC documentary buddies of the late artist draw back the curtain

Street Art Boy debuted recently on BBC2 and uses unheard interviews to document Haring's upbringing and work