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Art & Politics

Two London exhibitions by belit sağ address police and military violence committed against Kurdish people in Turkey

By Hettie Judah
The Whitney Museum. Courtesy: Wikimedia

In further news: Paris museums close after Gilets Jaunes protests; Candice Breitz demands release of aid worker

Bruguera was one of a number of artists protesting the controversial Decree 349 which critics say will censor and limit artistic freedom

With the Menil Drawing Institute opening on the eve of the US midterm elections, what Houston says about the future of the country

By Evan Moffitt

‘To remain silent is to be complicit’: more than 100 staff have demanded the museum clarify its policy on trustee participation

A recent spate of TV shows set in Missouri show the state as a cultural imaginary on the fault line of US political debate

By Ian Bourland

An altercation between a White House correspondent and the president becomes a visual question: what is it that we see?

By Orit Gat

An essay by the respected Professor Norman Geras has been flagged by the University of Reading as ‘sensitive’ under UK’s Counter-Terrorism scheme

Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf’s show opens in Vienna; conspiracy theories at the Met during the Midterms and Shanghai’s psychedelic cat

In New York, a so-called ‘exhibition’ at a ‘museum’ featuring 30 ‘artists’? Dan Fox uncovers the truth behind this dangerously timely show

By Dan Fox

Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture has been launched in a bid to promote African American artists ‘changing the world’

In further news: a long-lost tapestry owned by Henry VIII re-emerges; Kerry James Marshall’s Chicago Public Library mural withdrawn from auction