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Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa: Nigeria, 2014, written protocol signed by the artist, iconographic documents, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and Galerie Jérôme Poggi; photograph: © Aurélien Mole

At the Hammer Museum, LA, the curator casts a witty, critical eye on the vexed role of institutions contextualizing the art they display

In further news: Jef Geys (1934–2018); and Hirshhorn postpones Krzysztof Wodiczko projection after Florida shooting

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Former V&A director Martin Roth has died; Montreal Biennale struggles with debt; National Academy artists defend Dana Schutz

Marisa Merz, Untitled, 1991, pastel on chipboard in iron frame,110 x 130 x 2 cm. Courtesy: Glenstone Museum, Potomac, Maryland and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; photograph: Ron Amstutz

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Jennifer Piejko's guide to the best current shows in LA

Julien Bismuth, Steganogram 30 (balsa), 2017, digital image, dimensions variable. Courtesy: the artist and The Box, Los Angeles

Leading curators select some stand-out presentations at Frieze New York 2017

Revered theatre director John Vaccaro passes away; Marina Abramović responds to accusations of racism