Briefing

In further news: women wearing rainbow badges beaten in Beijing’s 798; gallerists Georg Kargl and Richard Gray have passed away

In further news: open letter protests all-male shortlist for BelgianArtPrize; Arts Council of Ireland issues impartiality warning ahead of abortion

In further news: San Francisco takes a pro-immigrant stand with new arts project; Cuba clamps down on independent biennial

In further news: Yinka Shonibare organizes exhibition to resist extreme right-wing politics; Bjørn Nørgaard completes tomb for Danish queen

In further news: Berlin museums return artworks looted by the Nazis; Russian minister warns of ‘provocations’ at Venice Architecture Biennale

In further news: Cuba gets its first independent art biennial; Germany to fund investigations into African loot

In further news: documenta names new CEO; Tisch Fund pledges USD$10 million to art and mental health initiatives

In further news: New York art project fights mass incarceration with house music; Marcia Hafif passes away at 89

In further news: Kenneth Frampton receives Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale; and MoMA sues a cafe for copyright infringement

In further news: a report shows significant class divide in the arts; and Helen Cammock wins Max Mara art prize

In further news: Gillian Ayres (1930-2018); Met appoints Max Hollein as director; Cannes announces official selection

In further news: art dealer and Warhol friend killed in Trump Tower fire; UK arts organizations’s gender pay gap revealed; Pussy Riot sell activist