Art & Politics

‘I was sad to resign; sad to believe that it was the most useful thing I could do,’ wrote Ahdaf Soueif

By Frieze News Desk

Amid a carnival atmosphere, Eliasson elicits an emotional reaction to the urgent issues of the day

By Figgy Guyver

The distressing images depict unhappy stick figures in cages

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New study finds major commercial galleries represent just 32% women

By Frieze News Desk

50 years on from Stonewall, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera will be memorialized in Greenwich Village

By Figgy Guyver

Thousands of tourists were left queuing after the museum was closed on Monday

By Frieze News Desk

The artwork, which features 3,500 life jackets, was used to advertise an orange VW Polo

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The artist addressed the ‘elephant in the room’ – that London’s Serpentine gallery bears the Sackler name

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The porn block, in effect 1 April, is out of touch with the internet and protects neither ‘innocent minds’ nor sex workers

By Phoebe Braithwaite

The Guggenheim in New York is the latest major arts institution to refuse Sackler money

By Frieze News Desk

Arts institutions are shipping works early to preempt delays caused by exit from European Union

By Frieze News Desk

The artist alleges that the Cities of Love franchise cut his section to avoid upsetting the Chinese government ahead of a planned project in Shanghai 

By Frieze News Desk