What does Jean-Léon Gérôme’s 1866 painting ‘Slave Market’ say about today’s extremist politics?
Online feuds, real lives and artistic licence
Jan van Huysum’s ‘Vase of Flowers’ was stolen in 1943 by retreating German troops
In further news: German pavilion announces artist for Venice; Emmanuel Macron urges art world to fight extremism
Ahead of the school’s centenary, European museums celebrate the creative brilliance of the often-overlooked Bauhaus women
Gallery owner says he doesn’t want to support the painter’s political views and that ‘this is essentially what you do if you give him a platform’
Disputes about city architecture and historical revisionism are raging, but political lines are not always so clear
The online petition organized by Green Party MPs warns that far-right politics across the continent has dangerous implications for the arts
German museums are being pushed to diversify their canons and respond to a globalized world – but is ‘cleaning up’ the answer?
In further news: women wearing rainbow badges beaten in Beijing’s 798; gallerists Georg Kargl and Richard Gray have passed away
The Chinese dissident artist has justified posing with politician Alice Weidel, who has branded immigrants ‘illiterate’
Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany