Sexual harassment


Chinese government investigates sexual assault claims in art institutions

Enquiry prompted over wave of accusations at a major Beijing arts school


More artists leave König gallery amid 'sexual misconduct' allegations against its founder Johann König

Monica Bonvicini's departure from the gallery's roster is one of many in recent months

German dealer Johann König responds to allegations of ‘sexual misconduct’ from ten women

Claims were first published by Die Zeit newspaper, but König says the report is “false and misleading”


Artist Jan Fabre given 18-month suspended sentence for bullying and violence against five women—and will pay €1 symbolic compensation

Belgian court also charged the dance choreographer and director with indecent assault on one of the individuals


Trial date set for Belgian artist Jan Fabre following three-year #MeToo investigation

Choreographer faces charges of sexual harassment and indecent assault

How Magnum Photos is cleaning up its act

Agency acts after 11 women allege in magazine article they were harassed by veteran photographer David Alan Harvey

Gagosian director Sam Orlofsky let go following allegations of ‘unacceptable and repugnant’ misconduct against women

Gallery brought in outside counsel to investigate claims against the senior New York-based digital-focused director, who was suspended without pay last month


Museums halt Jon Rafman shows after allegations are made online

Several women have accused the artist of misconduct, but Rafman disagrees with how their interactions have been represented

Director is out at Erie Art Museum

Departure follows New York Times article describing objectionable behaviour with female employees

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Interview: Andrea Bowers discusses power dynamics post #MeToo

The artist, whose work is causing a stir at Art Basel, aims to keep alive conversations on the toxic nature of power that sparked the feminist social movement

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Tefaf chairman Nanne Dekking speaks out about sexual abuse at Amsterdam 'cult'

Opening up about his traumatic experiences as a young man, he says the industry must act to improve transparency and diversity

Artists protest Tate decision to resume ties with Anthony d’Offay

Over 35 artists and curators have signed an open letter to the institution asking it to reveal details of its investigations into allegations of sexual harassment made against the retired dealer

New York court dismisses case against Knight Landesman and Artforum magazine

Former publisher had been accused of sexual harassment by a former employee and several other women

Head of Sotheby’s India takes 'indefinite leave' following #MeToo allegations

Gaurav Bhatia is co-operating in "formal enquiry" ahead of auction house’s inaugural sale in Mumbai today


Riyas Komu, co-founder of Kerala's Kochi-Muziris Biennale, steps down after #MeToo allegations

Accusations were posted on an Instagram account that claims to uncover abuses of power in the Indian art world

Belgian culture minister investigates Jan Fabre following allegations of sexual harassment

Twenty dancers sign letter saying that “humiliation” is rife in the artist's Troubleyn troupe


Museums too: what should institutions do when artists are accused of abuse?

As the #MeToo movement grows, US museums find themselves embroiled in ethical dilemmas


Egon Schiele was not a sex offender

The 100th anniversary of Austrian artist’s death has arrived just in time for the #MeToo movement

Photographer accused of sexual harassment closes show at ICA Boston

The institution initially planned to keep Nicholas Nixon's show open after allegations sparked calls for removal

Tracey Emin reveals she was sexually assaulted by high-profile female artist

UK artist describes attack as her new anti-Brexit neon work is unveiled in London

Artforum still in 'lockstep' with disgraced former publisher, lawyers say

Magazine has faced calls for its boycott after Knight Landesman accused of sexual harassment

Billionaire casino owner and collector Steve Wynn accused of pervasive sexual misconduct

A report in the Wall Street Journal, based on statements from dozens of employees, describes a pattern of harassment, but Wynn calls assault allegations “preposterous”


Jewish Museum severs ties with curator Jens Hoffmann over sexual harassment allegations

While the former Artforum publisher Knight Landesman moves to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him

Sex still sells—but scandal-hit artists may not

Galleries forced to decide whether to work with artists accused of sexual harassment

Arts in broadcasting and television: Is controversy old hat?

Tracey Emin’s new film aroused much excitement in the papers because of scenes of rape and suicide, but not much on screen