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The question at the heart of Manchester Art Gallery’s artwork removal: what are the risks when cultural programming takes up an activist mantle?

Jean Arp, Concrétion humaine or Coquille se dénouant, 1936, (detail), limestone. Courtesy: Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

In other news: shortlisted artists for Germany's Nationalgalerie prize criticize ‘problematic aspects'; Beatrix Ruf denies conflict of interest

Ruben Östlund's The Square wins the Palme d'or; the Walker Art Center to remove a Sam Durant piece after protests

Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

Chim↑Pom, The History of Humans,  2015, performance documentation. All images courtesy the artists and MUJIN-TO  Production, Tokyo

The provocative works of the Japanese collective Chim↑Pom

Turner Contemporary