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The Week in Art podcast | The Mona Lisa’s endless, and problematic, allure; Judy Chicago; and New Objectivity

We speak to the Leonardo da Vinci scholar, Martin Kemp, about the famous painting's potential move and the latest research on its background, to the US artist about her show at Serpentine North and to the director of the Leopold Museum in Vienna about Christian Schad’s 'Self-Portrait with Model' (1927)

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On process: Refik Anadol seeks to demystify AI art by showing how it is put together

The media artist's "Echoes of the Earth: Living Archive" at Serpentine Galleries, London, goes for radical clarity on its raw data sources and the make-up of Anadol's artificial intelligence Large Nature Model

London's Serpentine Galleries calls for artists and institutions to become ‘stewards’ of data in face of rising interest in AI

The London gallery's fourth annual Future Arts Ecosystems report addresses a pressing need for bodies to address the use of artificial intelligence, for their own benefit and for the public good

Going big: digital artists who show on a grand scale at immersive institutions

The rise of huge immersive venues, with giant, wraparound programmable LED screens, has provided a new canvas, and potential new audience, for digital artists. We look at four of the main players, from widely varied backgrounds

Serpentine Galleries will bring Barbara Kruger and Judy Chicago to London in 2024

Los Angeles artist Lauren Halsey will also unveil a new work at the Kensington Gardens space

Georg Baselitz: ‘I continue despite an almost complete lack of pressure’

With a new show opening at the Serpentine, the German artist explains how the past continues to inform his work

'As politicians look away, we need artists like Steve McQueen more than ever'

The British artist invited dozens of MPs to view his film about Grenfell Tower at London's Serpentine Galleries, but most only showed up after subsequent guilt-tripping

Tomás Saraceno invites wildlife into London's Serpentine Galleries for sustainable solar-powered show

A gallery wall has been removed to invite creatures from the park outside to roam the space

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Brutal cuts to London arts organisations as national funds are moved away from capital

“We’ve had to make invidious choices”, says Arts Council England’s chair, Nicholas Serota, as funding portfolio for 2023-26 announced

Musicals to motherhood: the Serpentine Galleries' Lucia Pietroiusti on her greatest influences

The curator tell us about her favourite books, television shows and artists

London's Serpentine Galleries finally removes Sackler name from building, replacing it with North

Institution rebranded to Serpentine North last spring, but the controversial family name remained above the gallery entrance

Achim Borchardt-Hume (1965-2021): an appreciation

The untimely death of the distinguished Tate Modern curator, who died last week at the age of 56, "leaves an enormous gap", writes former Tate director Nicholas Serota

Seven ways museums are responding to the climate crisis

We talk to museum innovators around the world who are taking climate action, from the art on the walls to the food on the restaurant menu

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'When painters are old, they do their worst painting': Hervé Télémaque on colonialism, cartoons and a deep love of literature

As a new show on opens at the Serpentine Galleries, the Haitian artist discusses his move away from racist 1960s New York and "decorative" late Abstract Expressionism

‘No duds’: James Barnor’s photographs capture the rapidly changing societies of Ghana and the UK

A new exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries in London spans the two homes of the British-Ghanian photographer during the second half of the 20th century

Serpentine drops Sackler name following ‘rebranding’

The London space formerly named after the now-disgraced family has been rechristened the Serpentine North Gallery

Numbers game: UK cultural emergency funds in the spotlight

Despite a £1.57bn pot, an algorithm-based grant-making process and complex criteria have left some major institutions empty-handed

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What will culture be like in the next decade?

Plus, Simon Schama on J.M.W. Turner. Produced in association with Christie's

Inverleith House reinvents as climate crisis venue in partnership with Serpentine Galleries

Historic Edinburgh gallery will become ‘Climate House’ following £150,000 lifeline funding award from Outset

'Born digital': the stalwart institutions that have been producing online art since long before Covid-19

As museums rush to upload online content during lockdown, we speak to some of the people who have been championing innovative digital work for years