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Sascha Braunig, Unseen Forces, 2017, oil on linen over panel, 107 x 92 cm. Courtesy: Foxy Production, New York

Foxy Production, New York, USA

Rendering of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi. Courtesy: © Gehry Partners

The Emmett Till painting saga continues; Guggenheim Abu Dhabi ‘should be postponed or downsized’ says former director

This year’s prize, judged by Ed Atkins, Chris Kraus and Pablo Larios, is now open for entries

Wolfgang Tillmans, Iguazu, 2010. Courtesy: the artist and Tate Modern, London

Tate Modern, London

We're beginning to understand what a world in which facts are a matter of opinion looks like. Has the Age of Aquarius finally dawned?

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

London’s fourth plinth artists announced; a new fund to protect cultural heritage in war-torn areas

Annika Eriksson, The Social, 2017, wallpaper and objects on a shelf, 500 x 450 cm. Courtesy: The artist and Moderna Museet, Malmö
 

Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden

Paul Scheerbart, Nusi-Pusi, 1912. Courtesy: Berlinische Galerie/Kai-Annett Becker

From a short history of plagiarism to Trisha Brown's walk: what to read this weekend

‘The House Cannot Forget’, 2017, installation view at BANK, Shanghai. Courtesy: BANK, Shanghai and Arario Gallery, Shanghai

BANK & Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China

Q. What is art for? A. To tell us where we are.

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Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden
Paul Scheerbart, Nusi-Pusi, 1912. Courtesy: Berlinische Galerie/Kai-Annett Becker
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How should the artistic community respond when an art space, explicitly or implicitly, associates itself with right-...
Charlie Fox on a new translation of Hervé Guibert's chronicle of love, lust and drug-addled longing
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Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
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kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
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Sir Howard Hodgkin dies aged 84; finalists for Berlin’s Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017 announced

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With the reissue of their eponymous debut album, revisiting the career of legendary Berlin art project / punk band Die...
Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil 

Tramway, Glasgow, UK
A work by self-taught artist Martín Ramírez
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If politics today obsesses over the policing of borders, art in France is enacting multiple crossings
A new video installation from Richard Mosse investigates the refugee crisis
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Alfredo Jaar, Be Afraid of the Enormity of the Possible, 2015 , neon, 121 x 183 cm. Courtesy: Galerie Lelong, New York. © Alfredo Jaar

Leading curators select some stand-out presentations at Frieze New York 2017

 

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Artist commissions by Dora Budor, Elaine Cameron-Weir, Giosetta Fioroni, Fabio Mauri, Ryan McNamara, Adam Pendleton and Jon Rafman

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Frieze Education 2017 gives young New Yorkers inspiration for future careers in art 

Toby Ziegler, Oracle, 2017. Courtesy: the artist, ARTUNER and Cassina Projects

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Pamela Joyner with Kevin Beasley's Untitled (Panel 4) (2016) on the stand of Casey Kaplan at Frieze London 2016. Artwork courtesy: the artist and Casey Kaplan, New York. Photo courtesy: Linda Nylind / Frieze

'I am always thinking about where I personally can make the difference' 

Jacob van Hulsdonck, A Still Life [...] (c.1615). Courtesy: Johnny van Haeften, London

'It's a time capsule of a moment'

Jean Dubuffet, Tour aux récits, (after maquette dated 19 July 1973) 1973, Waddington Custot Galleries

Highlights of the free outdoor exhibition, open until 8 January 2017

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Installation view of Rodrigo Hernández, 'Every forest madly in love with the moon has a highway that crosses it from one side to the other', at kurimanzutto, Mexico City, 2016. Courtesy: kurimanzutto, Mexico City. Photograph: © Diego Pérez

The 2016 recipients wanted to recognize ‘the migratory crisis unfolding throughout the world’

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Documentary - 21 Mar 2017

frieze visits Interference Archive in New York, USA - a volunteer-run collection of social and political objects and ephemera - to find out about its mission and work

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Why did artist Eric Wesley take over a disused Taco Bell in Middle America?

From Sibylle Berg & Claus Richter's Wonderland Avenue (2016), commissioned for Frieze Projects 2016

Frieze Art Fair Video - 31 Jan 2017

Explore the commissions at Frieze London 2016 and uncover their shared concerns

Playlist - 19 Dec 2016

Poetry reading by Audre Lorde, drag performance directed by Claire Denis, archival footage of Ron Vawter.

Essay - 09 Dec 2016

Amy Sherlock reports from the Power Station of Art, home to the 11th Shanghai Biennale: 'Why Not Ask Again', curated by Raqs Media Collective

Artists' Film - 31 Oct 2016

For frieze, Nathan Corbin provides an exclusive video showing the latest work by Anne Imhof, who will be representing Germany at the 2017 Venice Biennale

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