Public art

Banksy shares behind-the-scenes video of his Ukraine interventions

The secretive artist has dropped a short making-of documentary chronicling his guerilla interventions in war-torn Horenka

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Future of ArtPrize, the biggest contemporary art contest in the US, uncertain after board disbands

The hugely popular contest also awarded major monies, with the winning artist taking home $250,000 most years

Banksy creates mural on bombed out building in Ukraine

The secretive artist apparently created a stencil of a gymnast amid the wreckage of a building in a city northwest of Kyiv

Ukrainian artists’ monumental projection takes over Chicago riverfront

A projection by Kyiv-based studio PHOTINUS and based on composer Mykola Leontovych's work is taking over a building in Chicago, which is home to a large Ukrainian diaspora community

A giant inflatable Koons, a desert mirror illusion and a giant football goal: seven of the best new sculptures in Qatar

On display from the airport to the desert, the public art commissions have been installed in time for the World Cup this month

Eight must-see sculptures from Paris+ par Art Basel's Jardin des Tuileries show

The public programme, Sites, brings together contemporary works artists including Niki de Saint Phalle, Otobong Nkanga and Franz West

Yayoi Kusama and Kiki Smith to create giant mosaics for new Manhattan train station

The 700,000 sq. ft Grand Central Madison, being built beneath Grand Central Terminal, will be home to permanent installations by the renowned artists

UK court of appeal rules Colston statue toppling a 'violent' act—but protestors still 'not guilty'

Case was escalated after some Conservative MPs criticised the acquittal of the four protestors who removed the public monument

Shezad Dawood’s psychedelic spaceship unveiled at London's St Pancras Station

Public work HMS Alice Liddell—named after the women’s rights campaigner—envisions the capital as a site of "speculative fiction"

Out of the frying pan and into the future: new Alison Saar limited edition work hints at both the domestic and the celestial

A new work by the artist will be on offer for the first time at Socrates Sculpture Park’s annual benefit, with proceeds going to the park.

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

Jenny Holzer projection takes over Rockefeller Center in support of freedom of expression

The renowned conceptual artist’s latest public art piece, a collaboration with PEN America, comes after after shocking attacks on authors and journalists in the US

Hew Locke covers Met Museum with golden trophies inspired by colonial looting

The suite of sculptures is inspired by works in the museum’s collection with convoluted histories

Rachel Whiteread and Roger Hiorns shortlisted for major new UK land art project

The Deep Time initiative on West Cumbria coastline also includes works by Susan Philipsz and Ryan Gander

Canadian city’s decision to cancel statue of bison and fur trader is ‘authoritarian’, artist says

Ken Lum’s bronze statue, completed years ago but never installed, was deaccessioned by Edmonton for fear that it “may cause harm”

Banksy mural, and the Los Angeles building he painted it on, head to auction

The iconic mural of a girl on a swing, and the storied building on which it was painted, are expected to bring between $16m and $30m

Report on Chicago's monuments urges removal of Columbus statues, creation of markers that tell city's 'true and complete history'

The city’s department of cultural affairs is also giving $50,000 grants to eight projects to create new temporary or permanent monuments

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"

Outcry over Mexico City’s plan to replace guerrilla ‘anti-monument’ to victims of gender violence with replica of pre-hispanic statue

After an earlier plan for a new sculpture by artist Pedro Reyes was roundly rejected, the municipal government said it had received activists’ blessing to replace the protest monument that stood in its place

Russian artist Dmitry Vrubel, who created famous Brezhnev-Honecker kiss mural on Berlin Wall, has died aged 62

The dissident painter suffered heart failure while being treated for Covid-19 in Germany

Hélio Oiticica’s unrealised Tropicália environment erected in New York

The Brazilian artist developed the installation and several other iterations of architectural environments on a Guggenheim grant in the 1970s but never secured funding to build the work

Maya Lin to create sculptural fountain for the Obama Presidential Center

The sculpture, “Seeing Through the Universe”, will be installed on the centre’s grounds in an area honouring Barack Obama’s mother

‘Three-metre phallus’: Antony Gormley sculpture with ‘ambiguous anatomy’ falls foul of university students

Imperial College Union has released a motion to prevent the work's installation saying it could be considered "exclusionary"

Chicago’s ten-ton Jean Dubuffet sculpture will be relocated after Google buys building where it has long stood

The tech giant is moving into the Thompson Center, forcing its biggest and oldest tenant—a 29ft-tall Dubuffet—to go elsewhere

Charles Gaines unearths America’s deep colonial roots in an expansive serial public art project

The conceptual artist’s first public project will unfold across three locations over the next two years—beginning in Times Square in New York

Artists fail to win lawsuit over erased murals at San Francisco queer bar

The property owner has been cleared of whitewashing LGBTQ art works at the Stud Bar

Uproar as Philadelphia excludes Black artists from commission process for statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman

The $500,000 commission was awarded to a white artist whose work had previously been installed near the same site earlier this year

Roadside sculpture in Georgia—which some believed to be a satanic monument—demolished following early-morning bombing

The 16ft-tall structure, sometimes referred to as "America’s Stonehenge", was built in 1980 and inscribed with a ten-part message that may have been meant to help survivors of an apocalyptic event rebuild society

New research reveals that just 2% of named public statues in Britain commemorate people of colour

Major project by Art UK involving 500 volunteers sees 13,500 sculptures from across the UK posted online