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Monuments

The ‘She Built NYC’ commission aims to build public monuments that properly recognize women’s contributions to the city

In other news: open letter demands reinstatement of documenta’s Annette Kulenkampff; ‘Russian Modernism’ show at Ghent museum questioned

Public debate around Confederate insignia has little to do with historical fact, and everything to do with collective memory

By Julian Chambliss

The removal of the Confederate monuments in Baltimore shows decisiveness after years of inaction – already they stand as sites of counter-memory

By Ian Bourland
Sol Calero, ‘Interiores’, 2017, installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy: Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund; photograph: Simon Vogel

From a biography of the Daily Mail to monuments to Karl Marx: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

Art in the age of climate change

By Evan Moffitt
Homage to Howard Phillips Lovecraft, 2015, earth, wood and  brass, housing a concealed iron box containing undisclosed objects, 2.7 × 1.8 × 1.4 m. Courtesy: the artist, Fondazione MAXXI, Rome, and Galleria  Franco Noero, Turin; photograph: Musacchio Ianniell

Lara Favaretto: exploring the nuances of death and disappearance

By Barbara Casavecchia
Talks
The panel 'CAC Vilnius presents: Memories, Monoliths, Monsters?' at Frieze Talks 2009. Photograph: Polly Braden/Frieze

A panel presented by CAC Vilnius