Racism in the art world
Why are so many African art fairs dominated by non-African dealers?
Comparing the homegrown Art X Lagos to more global events like 1-54 brings up tough questions about race that the art world still struggles to answer
Artists take to Instagram to criticise Gilbert & George’s claims that museums are now ‘woke’ and only focus on Black and women artists
Candice Breitz, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Ghada Amer and Athi-Patra Ruga all spoke out against the duo on social media
What now? Lessons for the art world in the BLM and #MeToo era
In a new book Farah Nayeri says that “cancel culture” is nothing new, politics and art have always been intertwined—but now it is citizens, not kings and popes, who call the shots
Museums seeking to address their racial imbalances could learn from London's Institute of Contemporary Arts
The ICA's exhibition on the police killing of Mark Duggan was unflinching and shows how an institution should handle such a fraught issue
London's Barbican shakes up staff following racism allegations published in tell-all book
Former BBC culture editor Will Gompertz steps into joint managing director role with Sandeep Dwesar
What will Biden-Harris do for the visual arts?
Meet the experts who root out racism and exclusion in the arts
Racial equity consultants are helping to roll out strategies and training for museum staff and executives
Paint names like 'Flesh Tint' are racially biased says UK fine art supplier
Jackson’s says it is campaigning to help dismantle “exclusionary culture” that privileges caucasian skin tones as the "default"
‘Racist’ gallery in Liverpool museum to be overhauled in light of Black Lives Matter
World Cultures Gallery at the World Museum ‘privileges the actions of white colonial collectors’, says curator
How the art industry is grappling with its systemic race inequality
Galleries, fairs and auction houses are issuing solidarity statements and re-evaluating the diversity of their staffs. But "performative wokeness” will not fix the market’s whiteness
Royal College of Art leadership loses vote of no confidence over racism row
University has now “paused” its hiring of a new head of inclusion after it was blasted for appointing a white man, but could still face strike action this autumn
Can the art market be an ally in the fight for racial equality?
The industry remains subtly discriminatory and must abandon some obsolete ways if it is to truly change for the better