The politician Matteo Salvini made Italian ports off limits to rescue ships helping stranded migrants making the dangerous journey to Europe from North Africa.
Casely-Hayford is renowned for bringing postcolonial perspectives on Africa to a wider audience through his work as a curator, writer, broadcaster and lecturer.
In her new role, Angiama will oversee the organisation’s commissioning and accessioning of new artworks by Britain-based artists of African and/or Asian descent.
The senior civil service union says the closure will inevitably lead to potential redundancies, uncertainty and other complications for National Portrait Gallery staff and urged them to join a union to support them through any changes.
Co-founded by filmmaker and Star Wars creator George Lucas and his wife, businesswoman Mellody Hobson, the $1 billion art museum currently under construction, will showcase the couple’s 100,000-item collection.
The Sackler Family is accused of pushing doctors to prescribe Oxycontin and misrepresented its risk factors, contributing to the opioid crisis that is gripping the US.
Manchester Museum is the first UK institution to return looted art.
Gloria Steinem, the statue’s most vocal critics, told the New York Times that the design was “not enough,” and that the proposal made it look like Anthony and Stanton “are standing on the names of these other women.”
The first sign was erected in 2007 and was stolen the following year. The second one was riddled with bullet holes and the third was shot up 35 days later.
Brown joins the museum at a moment of widespread change as BMA places major emphasis on diversity, equity, and access.
Over 200 prominent artists, scholars, and critics signed an open letter entreating New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) and its board member Larry Fink to end their investments in…
Born in 1986, Kambel created hundreds of oil paintings before his dad could no longer afford the expensive supplies. Undeterred, Kambel grabbed cardboard from the trash and started to create sculptures of iconic Philadelphia buildings
With just two characters — a professor and her student — discussing the American Revolution in the professor’s office, how complicated could it get?
The crown is thought to be one of just 20 in existence. It was likely gifted to a church by the powerful warlord Welde Sellase hundreds of years ago.
Instagram’s policies are a part of a growing trend toward sanitizing the internet. Many artist accounts have been erased from the platform for violating community standards.
The artists-in-exile project fits into the long tradition of the city of Paris as a refuge for artists who sought protection from afar and made the city home.
Sharon Watson was named Arts and Media Leader of the Year, at The Black British Business Awards annual awards ceremony in London.
Dawoud Bey, the Queens-based photographer who was previously represented by Mary Boone Gallery, has joined the roster of Sean Kelly in New York. He’ll have his first show at the…
The protesters gathered outside the museum to call on MoMA and its board member Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, to divest themselves from private prison companies.
The Whitney Museum of American Art has again reached within its ranks to select Edwards to steward its Biennial exhibition in 2021, which aims to reflect the current social, political and cultural moment through art.
Yemisi Shyllon hopes other Nigerian collectors will follow his example and help found teaching museums that promote art education
Nominated by South African curator Tumelo Mosaka, Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death is a seven-minute video which shows a montage of historic and contemporary footage of the African American experience
London’s Somerset House opens an exhibition of new and celebrated works from one of South Africa’s most prominent contemporary artists
Creuzet, who is represented by High Art, Paris, will realise a major exhibition at Camden Arts Centre in October 2020.
Rarely do all the essential elements of the performing arts combine in one human being. Stature, intelligence, a sense of movement, attention to detail, generosity to the public and above all that voice.