Cultural policy

Russian culture minister Medinsky in censorship row

A culture ministry document that aims to impose social “norms” on the arts has attracted widespread criticism

Published online: 20 August 2014

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Art truck to deliver free materials to New York classrooms

The non-profit groups Artery and Mister Artsee bring art kits to thousands of pre-kindergarten children

Published online: 19 August 2014

Putin announces investment in Crimea, stressing ‘inseparable links’ to Russia

Russian President chooses Chekhov House Museum to meet cultural leaders of recently annexed region

Published online: 16 August 2014

Italian culture minister pledges to give museums more autonomy

Dario Franceschini aims to increase independence of the Uffizi and other leading institutions

Published online: 25 July 2014

Experts condemn British government for failure to ratify convention protecting cultural property

Crossbench peer leads criticism of repeated delays despite widespread looting in Syria

Published online: 21 July 2014

There’s more to Brazil than football, says Marta Suplicy, the nation’s minister of culture

Making the arts accessible to all—and showing there’s life beyond carnival and sport—is a priority

Published online: 05 June 2014

 

Plein-air poll

As is evinced by his daily survey in our daily fair papers, the artist who goes by the name of Bob and Roberta Smith has been eliciting...

Old Flo, don't go

The artist Bob and Roberta Smith protested today (12 November) against the planned sale of Henry Moore's Draped Seated Woman by...

Crossing borders

While the UN General Assembly is considering voting to recognise a Palestinian state this September, the artist Khaled Jarrar has designed...

 

Stained glass workshop for Miami teenagers

Art students from underserved schools in Miami give their views on earning a wage for the first time under the UBS sponsored ArtWorks programme and on taking part in a stained glass workshop at Art Basel Miami Beach.