Public body Arts Council England at risk under new UK government review
Sector professionals raise concerns about minister Jacob Rees-Mogg’s intervention
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron nearly gets into physical fight with artist at London Gallery Weekend
Within hours of its unveiling, controversial Margaret Thatcher statue in Lincolnshire pelted with eggs
The bronze work was initially to be installed at the Houses of Parliament in London
UK art market: too little, too late?
British Council workers strike over planned cuts that could reduce arts team by up to 20%
The UK’s international organisation for cultural relations has been subject to a number of cost-reduction exercises in the past year amid a massive funding shortfall
Scathing UK parliament report deems £120m post-Brexit culture festival Unboxed an 'irresponsible use of public money'
But UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport defends the nationwide initiative, saying that it will help create jobs
British museums including Tate and V&A not part of UK government's new Saudi culture deal
The partnership, signed in February, will focus on collaborations in the film, museum and heritage sectors between the two nations
UK's £120m post-Brexit culture festival launches at last, lighting up Scotland cathedral
Government-funded initiative Unboxed costs £120m and will include an oil rig installation from the North Sea
UK arts 'levelling up' plan—designed to redirect funding outside of London—blasted by city's mayor
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries wants to redress "huge historic imbalance" in regional investment but mayor Sadiq Khan says it is "a devastating blow" to the creative sector
Anish Kapoor: 'A population invested in the arts is the last thing a right-wing government wants'
The UK government's sinister dismantling of its creative sector is slowly but surely unfolding through cuts in funding and increased political control
Tracey Emin demands her work be removed from 10 Downing Street after Boris Johnson’s 'shameful' lying over lockdown party
Artist says 'More Passion' is at odds with the government’s “lack of compassion” for people’s suffering during the pandemic
Art critics hit back at UK government plans to reform the BBC
The national broadcasting company’s funding model will be reviewed by 2027 sparking concerns about its future
Boris Johnson becomes an NFT: artists react to scandal of leader attending parties during Covid lockdowns
Cold War Steve depicts UK prime minister hiding in a fridge in his interpretation of "Partygate" while David Shrigley labels him an "arsehole"
Boris Johnson accused of corruption after backing exhibition proposed by a Conservative party donor
Former Tory Vice Chairman David Brownlow provided funds for a controversial makeover of Johnson's flat at 11 Downing Street
The ugly pursuit of beauty: how traditional architecture has become a battleground for right-wing politicians
With the culture wars in full swing, reactionary ideas on city-making are again in the ascendant, argues architecture and heritage critic Robert Bevan
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
Conservatives scrap arts premium for schools promised in 2019 UK general election manifesto
Arts education policy amounting to £270m was missing from autumn budget announcement last week
England's culture sector to receive £850m in extra funding from Treasury
The budget, to be announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday, has earmarked £300m for museums to "redevelop and refurbish their sites"
Where does art fit in a post-liberal world?
Western liberal democracies have long called the shots when deciding what is “good” art. But that could be about to change
Brexit blues: Frieze dealers despair as customs and transport issues delay art shipments
Some European gallerists say they may not participate in future London fairs because of how "extremely complicated" it has become
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
'An abandonment of culture': artists Anish Kapoor and Jeremy Deller criticise severe cuts at British Council
Government support for the UK's international organisation for cultural relations will be significantly reduced or cease altogether in 20 countries
British Council—the UK's international organisation for cultural relations—winds down in 20 countries
Covid impact on commercial income has led to cost cutting, organisation says
After UK government slashes arts education funding it is now offering £10m extra cash—for a lucky few institutions
A select group of 16 specialist colleges, including the Royal College of Art and the Courtauld Institute of Art, have been given a lifeline
UK’s controversial new police bill poses major threat to the art world
Proposed legislation aimed at cracking down on unruly protests may criminalise protest art
Bank of England removes ten slave trader works
But contentious statues of politicians involved in slave trade still remain in city's Guildhall building
Is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth from the British embassy in Kabul now in Taliban hands? UK politicians are stumped
Work left inside the British embassy will be protected, vow Taliban insurgents
Ancient history? Worcester University to close its archaeology department in another blow to heritage sector
Decision is a "canary in the coal mine" for other arts and humanities subjects, warns museums body
UK arts sector must learn to fight smart and dirty to get what it wants from the government
The fishing industry is worth far less than the £100bn creative industries but is given greater political importance—it's time to ask ourselves why
England riots 10 years on: augmented reality work gives voice to arrested protestors
Baff Akoto’s Up:Rise piece can be accessed via QR codes on posters in London, Liverpool and Bristol