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Tate Enterprises to dismiss more than 300 employees due to “loss of revenue” in era of COVID-19

Protests marked the July 27th reopening of Tate Enterprises museums after they had been shuttered since March 17th, when the UK enforced sweeping lockdown measures in response to the pandemic. The protests were in response to news of forthcoming redundancies at the UK institution. Now, just over two weeks into reopening and just as the […]

Must-see exhibitions that were most impacted, now extended

The pandemic has forced some wonderful shows to never see light of day. From Titian to Warhol, the shutters are slowly being lifted on some of the year’s otherwise most-anticipated exhibitions. Edward Hopper: The Master of Urban Isolation, Riehen Sun-bleached landscapes gleam in the Edward Hopper show at the Beyeler Foundation in Riehen, near Basel: […]

Art World Roundup: update on theft of “America” and the boy thrown from Tate Modern, recognition of Juneteenth and the Windrush generation, seeing “The Last Supper” in high-def, and more

In the artworld this week, we learned of a new monument that will recognise the Windrush generation and saw Nancy Pelosi remove portraits of Confederate House Speakers. The 18-year-old who threw a boy from a Tate Modern balcony is sentenced to jail while police have arrested one more in relation to the theft of Maurizio […]

Six online exhibitions and museums to see

Another week, another packed schedule of walking from the bedroom to the living room…and not much of anywhere else. We get you. And with museums and galleries closed, everyone is having to adjust to new ways to get their art fix. So, we’ve corralled another group of online exhibitions and tools to see more art […]

Art World Roundup: more COVID-19 news, an update on the boy thrown from the Tate, and #MuseumBouquet

In this week’s Art World Roundup, we cover more side effects of COVID-19, some more uplifting than others. We also have an update on the health of the boy who was thrown from a Tate Modern viewing deck and unfortunately, report the passing of art historian and critic Maurice Berger. UAE backs artists, buys thousands […]

‘Steve McQueen’

After 20 years, an exhibition of works by artist Steve McQueen is coming to London. Works of film, sculpture, and photography are represented in 14 major works, including some never before shown in the UK, that span two decades of McQueen’s career.

Tate posts a £40k ‘Head of Coffee’ job and faces backlash over low curator pay

Despite the backlash, Tate has defended its latest job posting for a head of coffee role with a salary of nearly £40,000, slightly more than the average salary of a London-based curator. Criticism of the role highlights how low museum wages are. According to Glassdoor, the average annual salary for a curator based in London […]