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It’s the most vulnerable that are set to suffer the most and, in the topsy-turvy value system of contemporary art, that means artists and other freelancers

BY Chris Sharratt | 24 MAR 20

For many, talk of wage thresholds and points scored for speaking English will be anathema to a cultural scene defined by its internationalism

BY Chris Sharratt | 17 MAR 20

The 14-day action is a response to the widespread casualization of labour, overwork and pay decreases

BY Ellen Mara De Wachter | 28 FEB 20

Green unpleasant land? As the UK braces for election week, it might be time to abandon the myth of Englishness

BY Adam Harper | 10 DEC 19

This year, all the shortlisted artists were named joint winners – what to make of this act of (institutionally approved) subversion?

BY Tom Morton | 06 DEC 19
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Activists dressed as Greek gods and goddesses drenched in oil

BY Frieze News Desk | 20 NOV 19

To expect the progressive, internationalist art world to participate in a celebration of Brexit is to fire a volley into the culture war

BY Tom Morton | 19 NOV 19
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Decision follows several arts institutions including the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre cutting ties to fossil fuel giants

BY Frieze News Desk | 11 NOV 19

From organizing against arts cuts to an ‘Acid Corbynist’ listening session, can Momentum’s festival of ideas foster collective hope against right-wing media and politicians?

BY Juliet Jacques | 02 OCT 19

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani fill Margate’s Turner Contemporary with imagined communities and cities

BY Juliet Jacques | 27 SEP 19

Cash-strapped schools in deprived areas across the UK have been particularly hard hit by the shift away from the arts

BY Chris Sharratt | 18 SEP 19
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In further news: The Met is hiring its first full-time curator of Native American art; Michael Rakowitz named Nasher Prize laureate

BY Frieze News Desk | 06 SEP 19
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The number of students choosing creative subjects has fallen by 6.5 percent this year, as the arts continue to be marginalized in schools

BY Frieze News Desk | 28 AUG 19
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In further news: Greece in discussion with France about Parthenon frieze loan; ICA LA plan to become first solar powered museum

BY Frieze News Desk | 27 AUG 19

There is a serious gap in curatorial knowledge when it comes to both showing the work of disabled artists and ensuring accessibility in galleries

BY Chris Sharratt | 23 AUG 19
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In further news: Estate claims Robert Indiana spent last years ‘in squalor’; original sketches discovered beneath Leonardo’s ‘Virgin of the Rocks’

BY Frieze News Desk | 16 AUG 19

A visa application system which is often opaque, bureaucratic and racist – exacerbated by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit – is becoming a headache for art workers

BY Chris Sharratt | 16 AUG 19
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The six-year-old boy, tossed from the London gallery’s viewing platform, is in a critical condition

BY Frieze News Desk | 04 AUG 19
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The study follows art lessons and trips to museums becoming available as NHS prescription options

BY Frieze News Desk | 24 JUL 19
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Staff members have written in support of Ahdaf Soueif, the trustee who resigned over oil money, restitution silence and employment precarity

BY Frieze News Desk | 19 JUL 19