How does a selective competition fit with the contemporary art world’s aspirations toward greater inclusivity?
Born in Shiraz, Sokhanvari fled Iran as a child a year before the Revolution and has devoted her artistic practice to the country she left behind.
Koestler Arts works with incarcerated people and patients in secure mental health units, aiming to improve their lives through creativity.
Artists gathered for the launch of the new David Graeber Institute, which will oversee the scholar’s archive of unpublished texts and pursue projects around climate change, debt, labor, and war.
The exhibition Reframed: The Woman in the Window explores the acts of looking and being looked at, framing, and art making.
In an action at the museum this weekend, participants made impassioned speeches calling for the return of the sculptures and sang “Happy Birthday” to the Acropolis Museum.
The daylong demonstration culminated in a mass action and occupation of the museum after hours.
Charles Dellheim’s study tells the tale of a small group of Jewish art dealers and collectors who played a key role in the changing art world of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Lubaina Himid’s Tate exhibition is a conversation, a rhetorical question, an experiment. Like opera, from which it draws its inspiration, it aims to be “a total work of art.”
Curiously, Dubuffet’s anti-hierarchical approach to art did not translate to similar views on society.
During the two-day protests, activists explained that they “won’t stand by and let the Science Museum green-wash Shell’s reputation.”
In Packer’s canvases, swathes of abstraction express aspects of human experience that lie beyond representation.