Ahead of today’s vote, angry Brexiteers have called for the gallery to lose its charitable status for exhibiting Jonas Lund’s project about “online manipulation tactics” that can influence voting.
Walking through the tents of Frieze Art Fair last weekend, visual evidence of Brexit’s impact was all around.
The presses roll fast when there are no presses to roll.
On this week’s art crime blotter: a drunken Brexit supporter attacked an artwork featuring a hijab, a specialist disappeared with the possible da Vinci drawing he was asked to authenticate, and thieves who stole stones from a historic battlefield came down with the Gettysburg curse.
MANCHESTER, UK — In the week following the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (the “Brexit”) on June 23, there was a 500% rise in hate crimes across the country.
LONDON — After two days of torrential rain, I woke up at 6am this morning to bright sunshine, surely a sign that all would be well.
In a remarkable demonstration of how to inflame public sentiment and paint one’s own organization as a vulgar and racist political group, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has unveiled a billboard in support of the campaign to have Britain exit the European Union that visually references Nazi propaganda.
LONDON — Much of the Brexit debate has focused on questions of economy, immigration, and security, which will be most impacted by the decision. But little has been said of the arts — one of the most multicultural industries in Britain today.
LONDON — Like many other Europeans living in the UK, I am not eligible to vote in Thursday’s referendum that will decide whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union.