News

Maria Balshaw to become new Tate director; exhibitors list announced for Frieze New York 2017; Labour MP to direct the V&A Museum

Celebrated sociologist Zygmunt Bauman passes away; artists, curators and critics set to strike in protest against Trump inauguration

German gallerist Barbara Weiss passes away; Dorin Rabina appointed curator of Tel Aviv Museum of Art; New York's Murray Guy to close

John Berger passes away; David Adjaye, Ryan Gander and Chris Ofili named on the Queen’s New Year Honours list

Jennifer Scott appointed Dulwich Picture Gallery's first female director; Kunstmuseum Bern to inherit controversial Gurlitt collection

New cultural hub in Shenzhen to host a branch of the V&A; Arts Council England publishes its second annual diversity report

Leo Villareal to illuminate London's bridges; Kader Attia files plagiarism lawsuit against French musicians

Helen Marten, ‘Turner Prize, 2016’, installation view, Tate Britain. Courtesy: © Tate Photography / Joe Humphrys

Helen Marten wins the 2016 Turner Prize; Harper Lee and Mark Twain novels removed from US schools; Ousmane Sow passes away

Zaha Hadid Architects distances itself from principle Patrik Schumacher; Glasgow Sculpture Studios to close its exhibition space

Musician Pauline Oliveros passes away; Heather Phillipson wins the Jarman award; MCA Chicago announces renovation plans

Jeff Koons to donate a memorial to the city of Paris; Jenni Lomax to leave Camden Arts Centre

David Hockney to design a new stained glass window for Westminster Abbey; Richard Prince faces yet another lawsuit

Video

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

Frieze Art Fair Video - 13 Jan 2017

Explore the year's commmissions and uncover their shared concerns

Playlist - 09 Jan 2017

1980s sci-fi; Louise Bourgeois; Russian fairytale animation.