Racism in the art world

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?

Plus, QAnon's origins in Italian conceptual art and Alphonse Mucha's Slav Epic

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

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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

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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

Reform or reset? How cultural institutions are facing a reckoning over racism

US and UK museums have been accused of tokenism, hypocrisy and fake solidarity for rushing to declare support for Black Lives Matter. Where do they go from here?