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Are artists taking the fun out of funfairs?

A fairground designed by Claudia Comte is set to be installed outside Art Basel

25 May 2017
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The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

Auerbach’s lighter side; Eddie Izzard’s fear of fine art; and more tittle-tattle from around the art world

23 May 2017

The Nigel Farage commemorative plate

An artist has depicted Nigel Farage’s plane crash on a plate. UKIP says ‘Meh’.

20 May 2017

The fine art of losing elections

Hillary Clinton’s hubristic confetti and Ed Milliband’s garden sculpture

18 May 2017
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The Rake’s Progress: the Venice Biennale in gossip

A round-up of last week’s art world tittle-tattle

16 May 2017

Why North Korea is mad about monuments

The North Korean regime has banned foreigners from visiting monuments to the Kim dynasty

13 May 2017
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Eight of the wackiest biennale titles (so far)

Eight of the stranger biennial concepts of recent years

11 May 2017
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The Rake’s progress: last week in gossip

A round-up of last week’s art world tittle-tattle

9 May 2017
Ed Sheeran (2016), Colin Davidson. © Colin Davidson

Ed Sheeran has a Van Gogh moment

A portrait of the singer-songwriter has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in London

7 May 2017
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

The stunt artist who ticked all the boxes at the Met Gala

Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich pitched up at the Met Gala naked – and in a sealed box

4 May 2017