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Cinemateca Brasileira, the largest audiovisual institution in South America, under threat by Bolsonaro government

The government has fired all 41 technical staff, who safeguard an important collection of more than 250,000 works

'Women love my work': David Hockney on his fans

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist ponders what it is about his paintings that appeals more to female viewers

David Hockney’s secret to interesting images

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist explains why one should never concentrate too much on a central subject

Attracted to the uncaptured: David Hockney on how he chooses his subjects

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist discusses what the scenes of Yorkshire and California have in common

‘Painting, reading and a few nights of nice sex’: David Hockney on his daily life

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist discusses how his life is much more sedate than people imagine

'It was full of dreamy surfers': David Hockney on 1960s California

In behind-the-scenes footage from an award-winning documentary, the British artist reminisces about his arrival in Los Angeles

Arthur Jafa’s searing chronicle of Black America to be screened by museums worldwide for 48 hours

Fourteen institutions including Tate will livestream Love is the Message, The Message is Death

Exclusive: watch Shirin Neshat's film Roja here

Part of Goodman Gallery's mini festival dedicated to the US-Iranian artist, the video is available on The Art Newspaper website until 22 June

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Shirin Neshat's award-winning films go online for 24 hours in mini film festival

Goodman Gallery is launching the video programme on 20 June—but you can watch Roja exclusively on The Art Newspaper website from tomorrow

Netherlands gets first 'startup' museum for new media art

Nxt Museum to open in Amsterdam on 29 August with immersive installations by pioneering artists, designers, technologists and scientists

Sophie Matisse retraces her great-grandfather's footsteps for emotional BBC film

In an interview for The Week in Art Podcast, Sophie reveals how the support of Henri Matisse's wife Amélie became a central theme of Becoming Matisse

The Pushkin's From Dürer to Matisse show closed just two days after opening—here's a special guided tour

The team at Russian Art Focus were lucky enough to film the exhibition before the Covid-19 pandemic forced the Moscow museum into lockdown

Online GIF show Well Now WTF is a strong start for a net art revival

The energetic exhibition, broken up into several chatroom-like galleries, brings together a digital art community that had become dispersed in recent years

An abstract parallel universe: documentary on Hilma af Klint released online

Long overlooked and snubbed because of her spiritualism, the Swedish artist is finally getting the recognition—and style credit—she deserves

'You will defeat the virus!': Jeff Koons sends video message to Italy

In his contribution to Palazzo Strozzi's digital project In Touch, the artist says Italian museums will "give humankind a light" to help find its way after coronavirus

'Italy, I love you': Marina Abramovic releases moving video message during the coronavirus crisis

Performance artist says we "must learn a lesson" from the disaster of the pandemic in her contribution to Palazzo Strozzi's new digital project

Criminally artful heist films to take your mind off the coronavirus this weekend

Heat up some popcorn and find a welcome distraction with some decidedly non-pandemic viewing

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Some video art to enjoy at home while under coronavirus isolation

While museums and galleries are shut, take the time to dive into the rich online world of new media works

'Stay home and stay together': Ai Weiwei offers coronavirus advice in new video

Chinese artist's video is part of Palazzo Strozzi's new digital project for users during lockdown

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Fill your ears with art: the top culture podcasts to listen to during the coronavirus lockdown

If you are craving creativity and are stuck at home, here are the best arty audios to keep you going

'Galleries are not for me’: Imran Perretta on state surveillance and his difficult relationship with art spaces

As his latest film exploring the treatment of young Muslim men tours the UK, opening at Baltic in Gateshead this weekend, Perretta explains how he never wanted to be in the art world

Interview by Louisa Buck

Relatives of victims who died in the Grenfell Tower fire look for input into Steve McQueen's film of tragedy

Support group, comprising family members of 33 people who died in the 2017 London blaze, say they feel “totally disenfranchised” by the artist's latest project

When will the art TV binge begin? Platforms like Netflix and Amazon are slow to show original cultural content

Streaming services have changed the way we watch television, but while they feature plenty of arts programming, there are few new commissions

Grenfell Tower tragedy to be memorialised in film by Steve McQueen

London-based artist plans to show the video later this year at a London space free to the public

Reality check: is VR set to revolutionise museums?

With the Louvre revealing its virtual reality Mona Lisa, museums ponder the power of tech experiences

Dublin show presents Derek Jarman as you've never seen him before

The first major survey of the film-maker’s work includes experimental set design and never-before-seen paintings

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From 'piecemealing' medievalist to TV darling: how Janina Ramirez is championing slow media about culture

The shows Raiders of the Lost Past and Handmade in Bolton on the BBC and the scholar's popular podcast reflect a thirst for in-depth knowledge

Don’t make a hash(tag) of it: how to—and how not to—use hashtags on Instagram

We look at some of the best trending art campaigns by museums and those that have been a flop, plus how artists use them

Back to the future: Nam June Paik's chapel and TVs take over at Tate Modern

London exhibition brings together more than 200 works by the Korean-born video and installation pioneer