Sculpture of Black woman—spray painted white by vandals—cleaned up by UK seaside community
Work by Tschabalala Self will have to undergo professional restoration
'Public sculptures are tricky to get right: would making them temporary help?'
Public art is often lauded for bringing art out of hallowed gallery spaces and inviting everyone to see and opine on it. But it’s also fiendishly difficult to do well
Artist hits back at Internet troll's 'unholy' comparison to pop star Madonna
Historic statues of Black Brits go back on show at Brixton Station—with a familiar new friend
After 36 years, artist Kevin Atherton unveils a new work modelled on one of his original muses, local resident Joy Battick
Mixed reviews for Hank Willis Thomas's new Boston memorial honouring Martin Luther King Jr
The public sculpture is based on a photograph of the assassinated civil rights leader hugging his wife Coretta Scott King—but some say it looks offensive from certain angles
Moving the needle: San Francisco to unveil Hiroshi Sugimoto's towering sundial monument
The 70ft-high public art commission expresses "humanity's yearning for the infinite"
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
Typhoon-battered Yayoi Kusama pumpkin goes back on display in Japan
Artist’s huge sculpture at Benesse Art Site Naoshima has been restored after being severely damaged last year
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"
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
Koons, Kusama, KAWS: Qatar installs 40 more sculptures in time for the Fifa World Cup
Public works by some of the art world’s biggest names will pop up across Doha
Antony Gormley’s memorial to Enigma code-breaker Alan Turing gets the green light
Historic England initially said that the steel sculpture would "harm" King’s College but note the council have taken their concerns into consideration
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
More than 100 sculptures on slave trade to be unveiled across seven UK cities
Artists including Lakwena Maciver and Godfried Donkor will create work examining colonial history in Britain
Windrush generation honoured with two new public works in London
Sculptures are unveiled on Windrush Day, which remembers the generation of workers who came by ship to the UK from the Caribbean after the Second World War
Artist Hew Locke to re-work historic statue of Queen Victoria in Birmingham city centre
As debate over controversial monuments rages on, new project will be part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival culture programme linked to the Commonwealth Games
Power to the people: London’s new public art gives a glimmer of hope in gloomy times
A colourful playground, giant vegetable sculptures and an elegant etched glass installation have all brightened up the capital this year
Colston: Four BLM protestors found not guilty of criminal damage after toppling Bristol slave trader statue
Trial reignited the debate about the value of colonial-era contested monuments and statues
Psychedelic sculpture—an ode to Alice in Wonderland, steampunk and Gothic Revival architecture—to be installed at St Pancras in London next year
Shezad Dawood is the eighth artist to be selected for the Terrace Wires public commission, following in the footsteps of Tracey Emin
Letter | Would you keep public monuments honouring the late Jimmy Savile?
No one would argue that removing statues of the sex criminal is “cancelling culture”, yet this logic is routinely used to defend monuments of slavers, argues one of The Art Newspaper's readers
London museum wants to move controversial slaver statue to 'less prominent space'
Museum of the Home trustees vote to relocate the sculpture after UK government pressured them to keep it
'Humour runs through my work to cope with everything else': Thomas J Price on opera, bleeding tongues and the politics of public statues
The British artist tells us about his favourite books, music and artists on the A brush with… podcast
City of London U-turn on historic statues means slave trader sculptures will stay in place
William Beckford and John Cass figures will be "retained and explained", as recommended by the UK government
Queen Victoria statue defrocked after ex-politician Nigel Farage blasts public art project addressing UK’s slavery history
Right-wing commentator says he is "tired of this endless conversation about the UK's complicity with slavery"
A ghost forest and a predator: New York public art grows a conscience
New sculptures in the city by Maya Lin and Sam Durant are not just pretty
Despite widespread opposition, 'sexist' Marilyn Monroe statue installed next to Palm Springs Art Museum
A number of activist groups are still fighting to relocate the statue, considered to be exploitative and sexist, from outside the museum
Imperialist statue must go: defying college's decision, more than 350 Oxford University academics demand Cecil Rhodes be removed
Oriel College's plan to keep the sculpture of "racist" 19th-century British mining magnate "does not reflect the Oxford we represent", say staff in a letter
Viking-age treasure: new insights into life 1,000 years ago
Plus, new proposals for the Fourth Plinth in London and Nike Air Force 1s