Hundreds of Protesters Demonstrated at the British Museum Against Its Relationship With Oil Giant BP

BP maintains sponsorships at the museum and other British institutions.

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‘Audacity Is the Only Ticket’: How Winston Churchill, an Amateur Artist, Treated Painting as a Battlefield

During the summer of 1915, Churchill’s spirits were at their lowest ebb in the aftermath of the disastrous troop landings in the Dardanelles at Gallipoli. There were large losses of life, and the British and imperial forces were eventually compelled to withdraw. As the most ardent advocate of what became this doomed operation, Churchill bore […]

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‘A Major Victory’: Artists React to Amazon’s Decision to Drop Plans to Establish a Long Island City Campus

In the face of opposition from local politicians and community activists, the online retail giant scrapped plans to move to New York.

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Nan Goldin’s Activist Group Escalates Its War Against the Sacklers With an Open Call to Action at the Met

The artist’s direct-action group has made a public appeal for anyone to join them at a protest at the museum tomorrow, February 9.

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The German Government Is Putting More Than $2 Million Behind Restitution Research Into Objects From Colonial Contexts

The money will fund the research of colonial-era objects in German institutional collections.

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‘The Real Problem Comes From the West’: Ai Weiwei Slams the US and Canada for Their Complicity in Tensions With China

The artist spoke out in an open letter circulated today by Toronto’s Gardiner Museum.

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Bruno Latour, the Philosopher of Science Who Changed Art Theory, Explains His New Book on Climate Change

The French theorist on the Yellow Vest movement and his manifesto for the EU.

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Four Months After the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi, Western Cultural Leaders Are Still Helping Saudi Arabia Become a Global Tourist Destination

Current and former executives from Sotheby’s and UNESCO, among others, remain involved in the Al-Ula project.

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