Theaster Gates

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: enforced leisure, free whiskey and a four-poster bed

Plus, Theaster Gates' culture club

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Exhibitions

From lantern slides to racist caricatures, the Walker showcases Theaster Gates the collector

Chicago artist strives for a poetic “resurrection” of African American stories in a solo show in Minneapolis

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Theaster Gates

Tamir Rice memorial rebuilt at Chicago artist's space

The gazebo in which the 12 year-old-boy was fatally shot by police has been reconstructed on the lawn of Theaster Gates's Stony Island Arts Bank

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Exhibitions

Theaster Gates on how his new show was inspired by the eviction of 45 people from an island in Maine

The Chicago-based artist's exhibition in Paris examines the forced removal in 1911 of the inhabitants of Malaga Island

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Restoration

Theaster Gates hits the floor at Park Avenue Armory

The Chicago artist will mill a portion of the period wood for the $4m project to replace the historic New York building's floor

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Art Basel 2018

Theaster Gates: ‘There’s no better Madonna than my mother’

Artist sets up printing press in Basel to explore ‘Black Madonna’ theme

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Architecture

Gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot is now at Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago

Theaster Gates and his Rebuild Foundation have organised a display and series of conversations around the disassembled structure, with hopes of rebuilding it outdoors this spring