Tag: protest art

Art, Activism & Architecture: Sofia Karim

British artist Sofia Karim on how she started a global resistance movement with samosa packets...

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Hauser & Wirth Take on Estate of Gustav Metzger

The move marks the first time Metzger, who helped lead a mid-20th-century art movement known as auto-destructive art, has ever been represented by a commercial gallery....

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Petr Davydtchenko Eats Live Bat in Big Pharma Protest

According to a spokesman, the video shows the performance artist eating a bat that was procured from a cave in the south of France....

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StoryFutures Academy Funds VR Violence

Shola Amoo's new virtual reality work re-contextualises the notion of violence, by examining it through the lens of state oppression against marginalised and subaltern groups....

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Delhi Police Shut Down Protest Work At India Art Fair

The Wall: Community Art Building Mural (2020), which was painted live at the fair, was inspired by an ongoing demonstration against the 2019 Citizenship Amendment Act....

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Debut UK Solo Show of Arab Spring Artist Bahia Shehab

Shehab played an active role in the revolution that swept through Egypt between December 2010 and December 2011 through her ongoing series, A Thousand Times No....

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Artists Unite for Major Exhibition Against Arms Fair

The award-winning Art the Arms Fair coincides with the DSEI arms fair, one of the biggest such events in the world....

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UK Drill Rappers Collaborate With Russian Blood Artist to Protest Government Censorship

Skengdo, AM and Drillminister have collaborated with Andrei Molodkin to create three new additions to the Russian artist's Young Blood series (2019) based on censored protest music. ...

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New Banksy in Support of Extinction Rebellion

A mural depicting a young girl holding an Extinction Rebellion sign appeared overnight at the protestors' base camp in Marble Arch, London....

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#MeToo Makes Number Three in ArtReview Power 100

The #MeToo movement has sparked a rush of exhibitions in galleries and museums, many focusing solely on female artists in the past year. ...

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