Protest

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Berlin’s new meta-institution was set to open this month; instead, artists and cultural workers are taking to the streets in protest

BY Pablo Larios | 02 SEP 20

The late playwright and novelist galvanized the fight against HIV/AIDS

BY Avram Finkelstein | 02 JUN 20
State of the Art

The art world is not the world, but what the world needs, artists need, too

BY Evan Moffitt | 28 MAR 20

From school strikers at the Royal Shakespeare Company to a Trojan horse at the British Museum, protests over oil sponsorship have gripped the arts

BY Mel Evans | 11 FEB 20

The inspired demonstrations include singing, dancing, poetry readings, impromptu exhibitions and a monumental fluorescent light sculpture

BY Skye Arundhati Thomas | 24 JAN 20
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In further news: staff at LA MoCA take steps to unionize; Hetain Patel wins Film London Jarman Award

BY Frieze News Desk | 26 NOV 19
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The decision comes as activists promise the ‘biggest protest yet’ at the British Museum over oil funding

BY Frieze News Desk | 02 OCT 19

After the announced withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill, artists and cultural workers are amongst those keeping the protest movement alive

BY Hera Chan | 06 SEP 19
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According to Nan Goldin’s advocacy organization P.A.I.N., the Paris museum has taped over plaques bearing the family name

BY Frieze News Desk | 17 JUL 19

A new show at Richard Saltoun begs the question – how effective is self-inflicted violence?

BY Izabella Scott | 08 JUL 19

As five Turner Prize winners denounce BP sponsorship, the arts community is rising up to address the climate emergency

BY Mel Evans | 08 JUL 19
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The art works recall the 1932 mass trespass of Kinder Scout in the Peak District

BY Frieze News Desk | 03 JUL 19

On a viral protest trend and the preposterous history of milk-based eugenics

BY Cody Delistraty | 31 MAY 19
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In further news: Extinction Rebellion plan Tate Modern ‘die-in’; US art school RISD takes stand against gun violence

BY Frieze News Desk | 26 APR 19
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In further news: backlash over Serpentine Pavilion architect’s unpaid interns; Whitney Museum hit by further protests

BY Frieze News Desk | 26 MAR 19
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W.A.G.E issued demands in an open letter to protest against non-removal of weapons mogul as museum’s vice chair

BY Frieze News Desk | 25 JAN 19

Why the yellow high-visibility vest is a paradoxical symbol for the protest movement roiling France

BY Will Wiles | 12 DEC 18
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In further news: Syria’s National Museum in Damascus reopens; and a protest at the British Museum’s protest-themed show

30 OCT 18
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The Cuban artist and activist created a special intervention at the Turbine Hall to draw attention to Alam’s case

04 OCT 18
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Pyotr Verzilov is in a critical condition in a Moscow hospital after losing sight, speech and mobility

13 SEP 18