Nan Goldin

artist

London's Victoria and Albert museum announces it will 'no longer carry the Sackler name'

Institution cuts ties with the family behind the highly addictive drug Oxycontin

Laura Poitras’s Nan Goldin documentary powerfully balances biography with anti-Sackler activism

In All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, currently showing in Toronto, the Sacklers become a personification of the oppressive social order that cost many of Goldin’s peers their lives

Documentary on Nan Goldin’s campaign against the Sacklers wins the Golden Lion in Venice

Laura Poitras’s All the Beauty and the Bloodshed presents artist's efforts to bring some family members to justice following her own recovery from opioid addiction

Laura Poitras documentary on Nan Goldin’s campaign against the Sacklers to show at New York Film Festival

The film, “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed”, chronicles Goldin’s life, career and activism around the opioid crisis

London's National Gallery drops disgraced Sackler family name from its walls—will the V&A follow suit?

Victoria and Albert Museum is last major UK institution to retain the donors' name on its building, despite settlement agreement allowing its removal

Seasoned radicals but Biennale first-timers: Linda Yablonsky on the women taking Venice by the balls

There are more women than ever in the main show in Venice—and it's both exhilarating and emotional

New $6bn Sackler settlement would let museums remove family’s name from galleries and buildings without consequence

The settlement, if approved, would also place limits on any statements made by museums as they remove the Sackler name

Metropolitan Museum drops Sackler name from its galleries

The announcement comes as museums worldwide sever ties with members of the Sackler family over their role in the opioid crisis

Activists including the artist Nan Goldin protest bankruptcy settlement shielding the Sackler family from prosecution

Demonstrators plant cardboard tombstones outside a New York courthouse to call attention to Purdue Pharma’s role in deaths from the opioid painkiller Oxycontin

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From David Smith at Hauser & Wirth to Katherine Bradford at Canada

Nan Goldin and Pain are helping opioid crisis victims file claims against Sackler-owned Purdue Pharma

The artist says the coronavirus health crisis “has made life even more difficult" for drug users and recovering addicts

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Roy Oxlade's energetic canvases to Nan Goldin's first UK show in almost two decades

Prizesnews

MoMA director Glenn Lowry edges out Nan Goldin to top Art Review's Power 100 list

Banksy makes his debut at number 14 while dealer David Zwirner drops from first place to fifth

Nan Goldin brings Pain to Purdue Pharma bankruptcy hearings in New York

Demonstrators at the White Plains courthouse kept up the pressure to hold Sackler family accountable in opioid crisis, as a $10bn settlement hangs in the balance

Lawnews

‘Completely unacceptable’: Nan Goldin attacks proposed settlement in opioid crisis

Artist says the reported deal is a cynical attempt to avoid significant restitution

Artist Nan Goldin and other activists arrested during opioid protest at New York governor’s office

Campaigners known for museum protests accuse Andrew Cuomo of not doing enough to halt drug deaths

Musée du Louvre removes all mention of Sackler name from its galleries following protests

Activist group Pain says Paris museum has taped over or taken down plaques dedicated to the eponymous family whose pharmaceutical company is accused of fuelling the US opioid crisis

Nan Goldin’s activist group storms the Musée du Louvre

Pain protestors demand that museum officials rename 12 rooms named after the Sackler family

Gareth Harris. with additional reporting by Stéphane Renault

2018: the year in review

Our London and New York teams ponder 2018's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Nan Goldin photograph withdrawn from Norwegian auction after gallery objects to sale

Marian Goodman Gallery says Self-Portrait on the train, Germany, had condition problems but seller's representative says low estimate was the issue

Nan Goldin signs up with Marian Goodman Gallery

The photographer and anti-opioid activist will show works at Frieze and Fiac

Nan Goldin leads anti-opioid protest at the Met's Sackler Wing

In their first direct action, the artist and her activist group PAIN tossed prescription pill bottles labelled OxyContin into the moat surrounding the Temple of Dendur and staged a die-in