US

Peter Meijer called the performers ‘special souls’ who needed to be ‘protected’

By Frieze News Desk

The author of ‘Beloved’ and Nobel Laureate was a leading light of US literary life in her work as an editor and writer

By Frieze News Desk
Martin Puryear, Big Bling, 2016. Courtesy: © Martin Puryear, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; photograph: Yasunori Matsui

The artist represents the US at this year’s Venice Biennale

By Ian Bourland

The veteran New York gallerist pleaded guilty to two counts of tax evasion last year

By Frieze News Desk

Narrative is often the conduit for racist ideology, particularly in a Hollywood that favours ‘feel good’ narratives of black life; avoiding it altogether reads, then, like a protest

By Jacolby Satterwhite

Recent studies highlight deep precarity in the art world, alongside a renewed push for fairer payment and resistance to ‘self-exploitation’

By Chris Sharratt

Federal museums ensure that art is not merely the purview of the leisured class; the impasse is an abdication of that responsibility

By Ian Bourland

‘Behind the facade of success and strength lies a fragile and, at times, broken individual’, her lawyers write

Black Lives Matter Arts+Culture has been launched in a bid to promote African American artists ‘changing the world’

Artist collective For Freedoms’s campaign draws attention to issues of diversity and civic responsibility in the election run-up

A New York federal judge has rejected Lamar partial summary judgement in the case

Hank Willis Thomas’s For Freedoms platform hopes to foster civic engagement with the ‘largest creative collaboration in US history’