Brazil

The artist’s feast is plentiful and sumptuous, but leaves us with a hefty bill and a heavy stomach

By Fernanda Brenner

A timely documentary about the backslide into dictatorship reveals some uncomfortable home truths in the US

By Jack McGrath

In further news: Parents call on Harvard Art Museums to remove Sackler name; Cuban artist-activist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara arrested

By Frieze News Desk
Thelma Vilas Boas, LANCHONETE <> LANCHONETE – OCUPAÇÃO BAR DELAS. Courtesy: the artist

The Brazilian artist brought food, film, art and love to her social project

By Michelle Sommer
Jac Leirner, 'Adição', 2018, installation view. Courtesy: © Jac Leirner and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo; photograph: Eduardo Ortega

‘What would Jac Leirner do?’

By Fernanda Brenner

In further news: gallery sues Christie’s over ‘bargain basement’ Francis Bacon sale; Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ heads to Japan

In further news: artists take National Gallery to court; Tel Aviv protests over ‘loyalty in culture’ bill

The importance of art classes; Egon Schiele’s legacy and Hito Steyerl’s favourite films: what to read this weekend

Bolsonaro’s repeated insults towards women, people of colour and the LGBT community, should have been enough to derail his campaign – it wasn’t

By Fernanda Brenner

In further news: world’s biggest arts venue lands in Taiwan; Brooklyn’s Signal gallery to close

Handing authorship of the biennial to a diverse group of artists is a democratic gesture but conveniently deflects and disperses blame

By Evan Moffitt

Protests erupt after the blaze engulfed the 200-year-old museum and its collection of 20 million artefacts