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From Boudicca to the French revolution’s cockades, brooches have always been used to convey politically-charged messages

BY Amber Butchart | 03 OCT 19
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In further news: German arts collective to install tank to protest far right; Greek prime minister willing to trade ancient artefacts for Parthenon marbles loan

BY Frieze News Desk | 03 SEP 19
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Peter Meijer called the performers ‘special souls’ who needed to be ‘protected’

BY Frieze News Desk | 02 SEP 19

How conservation efforts can end up fictionalizing history

BY Hanno Hauenstein | 30 AUG 19
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The project encourages children on both sides of the wall to play across the divide

BY Frieze News Desk | 01 AUG 19

The cooperatively run Means TV, behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s viral campaign ad, promises to empower the working class

BY Liz Pelly | 23 JUL 19
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‘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 | 16 JUL 19

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

BY Figgy Guyver | 12 JUL 19
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The distressing images depict unhappy stick figures in cages

BY Frieze News Desk | 09 JUL 19
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New study finds major commercial galleries represent just 32% women

BY Frieze News Desk | 05 JUN 19
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50 years on from Stonewall, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera will be memorialized in Greenwich Village

BY Figgy Guyver | 31 MAY 19
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Thousands of tourists were left queuing after the museum was closed on Monday

BY Frieze News Desk | 29 MAY 19
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The artwork, which features 3,500 life jackets, was used to advertise an orange VW Polo

BY Frieze News Desk | 22 MAY 19
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The artist addressed the ‘elephant in the room’ – that London’s Serpentine gallery bears the Sackler name

BY Frieze News Desk | 10 APR 19

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 | 29 MAR 19
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The Guggenheim in New York is the latest major arts institution to refuse Sackler money

BY Frieze News Desk | 25 MAR 19
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Arts institutions are shipping works early to preempt delays caused by exit from European Union

BY Frieze News Desk | 22 MAR 19
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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 | 21 FEB 19

Restitution is critical but we can’t let the process be co-opted by those who seek to evade responsibility for Europe’s pillaging past

BY Jess Saxby | 19 FEB 19
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‘I have told them I would not do it if they take the Sackler money’

BY Frieze News Desk | 18 FEB 19