Brazil

Anna Maria Maiolino, É o que Sobra (What Is Left Over), from the series ‘Fotopoemação’ (Photopoemaction), 1974, digital print, 62 × 153 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

How the radical practices of female artists drove the Modernist movement in Brazil

By Claudia Calirman

In further news: MoMA reaches contract agreement with staff; man hospitalized after falling into Anish Kapoor installation

Valeska Soares,  Finale, 2013, antique table, glasses,  pitchers, decanters, alcohol and mirror,  79 × 335 × 92 cm. Courtesy: the artist, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, Alexander Gray Associates, New York and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paull

The artist discusses the objects, ideas and artworks that have shaped her practice

By Evan Moffitt and Valeska Soares

From fleshy, distorted paintings, capturing the malaise of the 1960s, to colourful abstractions made in exile, the artist was an example to live by

By Tiago Mesquita

Already convicted of money laundering and tax evasion, a report makes new claims against the Brazilian collector and founder of Inhotim art park

Where the fight against reactionary conservative activism in Brazil stands ahead of the 2018 presidential elections

By Daniel Steegmann Mangrané and Michelle Sommer

Meanwhile ... UK cities barred from European Capital of Culture; Zanele Muholi awarded France’s Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

The problem with Apu, time-travelling with the sari and the Instagrammable moment’s predecessor: what to read this weekend

Recent instances of censorship show an emboldened far right attacking the arts, queer identity and more: artists, curators and writers respond

Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman accused of sexual misconduct; editor Michelle Kuo resigns; Brazilian artists protest censorship

Rose Lokonyen Nathike carries the flag of Refugee Olympic Team during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The images of Team Refugee at the Olympics offers a glimmer of hope in a gloomy summer

By Isobel Harbison

From the Spiritualist origins of Ghostbusters to an interview with Luc Sante: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton