Protest

The art world is not the world, but what the world needs, artists need, too

By Evan Moffitt and En Liang Khong

From school strikers at the Royal Shakespeare Company to a Trojan horse at the British Museum, protests over oil sponsorship have gripped the arts

By Mel Evans

The inspired demonstrations include singing, dancing, poetry readings, impromptu exhibitions and a monumental fluorescent light sculpture

By Skye Arundhati Thomas

In further news: staff at LA MoCA take steps to unionize; Hetain Patel wins Film London Jarman Award

By Frieze News Desk
Coal, Oil and Fracking prepare to square off against their renewable opponents at a BP or Not BP? protest. Courtesy: BP or Not BP?; photograph: Ron Fassbender

The decision comes as activists promise the ‘biggest protest yet’ at the British Museum over oil funding

By Frieze News Desk

After the announced withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill, artists and cultural workers are amongst those keeping the protest movement alive

By Hera Chan
P.A.I.N. activists, Louvre, Paris, 2019. Courtesy: Getty Images; photograph: Stephane de Sakutin, AFP

According to Nan Goldin’s advocacy organization P.A.I.N., the Paris museum has taped over plaques bearing the family name

By Frieze News Desk

A new show at Richard Saltoun begs the question – how effective is self-inflicted violence?

By Izabella Scott

As five Turner Prize winners denounce BP sponsorship, the arts community is rising up to address the climate emergency

By Mel Evans

The art works recall the 1932 mass trespass of Kinder Scout in the Peak District

By Frieze News Desk

On a viral protest trend and the preposterous history of milk-based eugenics

By Cody Delistraty

In further news: Extinction Rebellion plan Tate Modern ‘die-in’; US art school RISD takes stand against gun violence

By Frieze News Desk