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David Wojnarowicz poster image for the Rosa von Praunheim film Silence=Death, 1989, photographed by Andreas Sterzing. Courtesy © Andreas Sterzing

‘This retrospective portrays an inveterate outsider, a champion of the different and disempowered, as a fixture of a canon he reviled’

The dissident artist has posted a series of videos on Instagram documenting diggers demolishing his studio in the Songzhuang district

A number of galleries have recently been marked for demolition, and a number more fear for their long-term survival

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

How artist-led activism is shaping the construction of Chinatowns in the US

Why can’t New York get over its ‘bad old days’?

frieze video - 07 Nov 2017

From skyscraper bridges to giant bio-domes enclosing Manhattan, an exhibition at the Queens Museum takes us on a tour of the city that could have been

 

From growing protests over the gentrification of Boyle Heights to Schimmel leaving Hauser & Wirth, the latest from a mobilizing LA art scene

Marina Abramović finds herself embroiled in the Clinton email saga; chief curator of Seoul's Ilmin Museum accused of sexual harassment

From Claudia Rankine on whiteness to the history of the medicine cabinet: what to read this weekend

An East London arts community rallies against gentrification; Executive Director of New York's El Museo del Barrio to leave 

LA residents call for galleries to leave their neighbourhood and legendary Factory photographer Billy Name passes away