Art funding

With the UK General Election next week, what are the country’s political parties saying about the arts?

Dana Lixenberg wins the 2017 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize; David Adjaye received a Knighthood

At a moment when the future of funding and free movement appear to be threatened we can find hope in our artists, institutions and educators

A large cruise liner passes along the Giudecca canal in Venice. Courtesy: Matt Crossick / Empics Entertainment

Unesco takes no action over Venice while thieves break into Anselm Kiefer’s studio

Google returns Dennis Cooper's blog data; Gagosian to throw a benefit auction for Hillary Clinton

The Antarctic Biennale suffers an early setback, while Peter Doig prevails in bizarre authentication case

The Harvard Art Museums launch an extensive Bauhaus database; Ukraine calls for a boycott of Moscow's State Tretyakov Gallery

The Met announces record attendance figures despite losses; BP continues to sponsor London institutions in spite of protests 

Does the newly completed Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center signal a new chapter for Greece?

Protests in Australia over cuts to culture funding; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac to open a new London space

James Richards will represent Wales at Venice and Yuri Pattison wins the Frieze Artist Award

British artists rally against Brexit and Ken Loach claims his second Palme d’Or