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Christian Viveros-Fauné

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Museums & Heritage

Museum of Memory dedicated to victims of state violence wins prize in Nicaragua

While its physical location was closed by the combined impact of government reprisals and the global pandemic, the museum lives on as a digital space

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Havana Biennial

The 2019 Havana Biennial is a smokescreen for government censorship

Art fares poorly when parroting official narratives, especially when that messaging is opposed to the values of free speech and an open society

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Latin American art

Art Basel in Miami Beach has become Latin American art’s El Dorado

Just as the fair has transformed the city’s image and economy, it has also had a big influence on the neighbouring region's flourishing art trade

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Politics

Artist builds memorial to the 448 killed in Nicaragua’s civil strife

But because of the continuing unrest in his home country, the work was shown in Guatemala instead

Podcast

Podcast episode 19: celebrating Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele on the centenary of their deaths

A look at the life and art of the two Austrian greats as shows open marking their 100th anniversary. And the New Museum Triennial is reviewed.

News

Richard Mosse arrested at anti-refugee rally on Greek island

Prix Pictet winner describes growing tensions over rising number of migrants in Chios

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Politics

What happens when the identity politics of the Left meet up with the racial isolation of the Right

The controversy over Dana Schutz's Open Casket is like a scene depicted in another of her paintings: a fight in an elevator with worn cables

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Activism

Ethics and aesthetics: the increasing prominence of socially engaged art

Away from the glitz of record-breaking auction prices and extravagant art parties, austerity has given strength to a new movement of socially engaged artists

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Interviews

Interview with dealer Sean Kelly: Marina Abramovic, art fairs, and expanding off the beaten path

The British-born dealer may be a reluctant power-player, but his new, larger space reflects his place in the pecking order

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Commercial galleries

How are start-up commercial galleries faring in the age of the mega-gallery?

The Lower East Side houses New York’s more avant-garde spaces, but can it compete with Gagosian et al?

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Collectors

Two museums promised a third of one of the great collections of modern American art

Which poses the question: will the late Hannelore Schulhof’s heirs sell major works?