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British artist faces criminal investigation in Germany over social media posts

The artist is facing prosecution over his 2022 social media posts, amidst a surge in cancellations of pro-Palestinian voices

Would you Adam and Eve it? Michael Landy’s new public art piece brings Cockney Rhyming Slang alive

Signs on show across London’s East Bank highlight the endangered rhyming dialect

New UK digital art school provides artist workshops and supplies for NHS mental health units

Online sessions will be led by artists such as Sutapa Biswas and Sarah Dwyer

The art world’s AI dilemma: how can artists and museums thrive when big tech controls the monetising of artificial intelligence?

The presence of AI in every aspect of life has been a fact for the past 20 months. With the publication of the Stanford AI Index, two areas have come into focus. For museums, how to work with industry giants, without having their offering "distanced" by the summarising power of AI. For artists, how to thrive where sources of production are being monetised in Silicon Valley

Harmony Korine: 'If life is a movie, every blink could be an edit'

As his paintings go on show at Hauser & Wirth in London, the film-maker, writer and artist tells us about his latest genre-bending output and his biggest influences

Podcast | A brush with... Michaël Borremans

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Goya to Taylor Swift

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Singapore’s guitar-strumming new prime minister sparks hopes of more artistic support and freedom

Lawrence Wong has shown signals that he intends to support arts-related initiatives with significant funding, though entrenched societal attitudes mean concerns about censorship remain

Kehinde Wiley says he will take legal action to clear his name after fellow artist accuses him of sexual assault

The US artist has been accused of sexually assaulting British-Ghanaian Joseph Awuah-Darko in 2021

Julie Mehretu’s BMW Art Car revealed at Centre Pompidou

The design is inspired by a painting currently on view in the artist’s exhibition in Venice

James Barnor, pioneering Ghanaian-British photographer, to be celebrated on 95th birthday with wide-reaching festival

A series of events—spanning exhibitions, discussions, performances and more—will centre around Accra and Tamale, but some programming will extend across the country

Jeremy Deller and Cecilia Vicuña join poster project raising funds for Gaza

All proceeds from the initiative, launched by the UK publishing house Book Works, will go to the charity Medical Aid for Palestinians

Frank Stella, a painter's painter and one of the leading abstract artists of his generation, has died, aged 87

His landmark "Black Paintings" series marked Stella as a Minimalist in the 1960s before he expanded his range to include brightly coloured pieces on shaped canvases, relief paintings, large-scale sculpture and work with architects

‘There are no colours left’: Gaza's artists tell their stories

As Israeli air strikes continue, six members of the art community describe their daily battles for survival

Cecilia Alemani on her top picks from Frieze New York

The curator of The High Line and the 2022 Venice Biennale highlights works by Pacita Abad, Alex Da Corte and more

Poetic pose: Lord Byron the image-conscious Romantic in five portraits

The face of the scandal-ridden, best-selling celebrity poet—who died 200 years ago, and had a great influence on 19th-century artists and composers—was better known in his era than that of anyone save Napoloen Bonaparte

Frieze New York staff t-shirts show off Atlanta-based artist’s abstract painting

Hasani Sahlehe’s Trying Green, acquired by the Georgia Museum of Art with help from fashion company Stone Island, gives uniforms a pop of colour at The Shed

Nan Goldin film on suicide and addiction to be screened in London's 'Welsh chapel'

The installation Sisters, Saints, Sibyls highlights abuse suffered by the artist’s late sister Barbara

Turner Prize hits 40 with a shortlist that includes Claudette Johnson and Pio Abad

Jasleen Kaur and Delaine Le Bas also in the running for Tate’s established contemporary art prize

‘Trauma, hope and healing’: a closer look at Timor-Leste’s first-ever Venice Biennale pavilion

The young nation is represented by Maria Madeira, who is also exhibiting large-scale works

The confident new face of Benin is on show in Venice

The restitution of artefacts from France in 2022 has energised Benin’s cultural and heritage sector, as is clear from the country’s four-artist presentation at the Biennale

The most spectacular locations to visit at this year’s Venice Biennale

Unique to the Biennale are its venues, which include beautiful historic buildings with interiors, art and artefacts that put many museums to shame

Artist refuses to open Israel pavilion show at Venice Biennale without a ceasefire

Ruth Patir says that she and the curators will not open exhibition until Israel and Hamas reach “a ceasefire and hostage release agreement"

Faith Ringgold, acclaimed for the power of paintings and quilts that tell stories of the Civil Rights movement, has died, aged 93

A champion of fellow Black and women artists, the New York-born painter and sculptor made a second reputation as writer and illustrator of admired children's stories

Dinh Q. Lê, master of multimedia art and mentor to fellow artists across southeast Asia, has died, aged 56

Vietnamese-American artist, best known for his distinctive photo-weaving works, made powerful statements in photography, video, sculpture and installation that challenged politics, history and memory

Cancelled Palestinian event at Manchester venue must be reinstated, say artists and curators

The Voices of Resilience project was scrapped following complaints from a local organisation representing a significant part of the Jewish community

A brush with... Alex Katz

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from artist Paul Cezanne to jazz maestro Charlie Parker

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The art of engineering: how Kingsley Ng’s complex new floating work was installed at a Hong Kong hotel

The public art piece at The Peninsula was produced by a team of engineers and technical designers