Brexit

In further news: Brexit voters avoid arts; New York libraries’s culture pass unlocks museums; Grayson Perry-backed artists’s housing wins approval&

The planned increase for 2021–27 would take cultural sector funding to EUR€1.9 billion but post-Brexit, UK eligibility is uncertain

In other news: a stay of execution for the NEA and NEH and the most popular exhibition of 2017

In other news: the inaugural Lahore Biennial will go ahead and the controversially cancelled Max Stern exhibition is back on

Meanwhile ... UK cities barred from European Capital of Culture; Zanele Muholi awarded France’s Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

Pioneering Pop artist James Rosenquist passes away, aged 83; Sky Arts establishes post-Brexit art fund; Anita Dube named Kochi-Muziris curator

At a moment when the future of funding and free movement appear to be threatened we can find hope in our artists, institutions and educators

Alison Knowles and Pauline Oliveros, Brahms was a two-penny harlot, c.1970, postcard

From Beethoven's lesbianism to the precarious foundations of political philosophy: what to read this weekend

For part five of our special series, some thoughts on the special relationship between the UK and US

Illustration by Lauren Rolwing

Islands, isolation and the difficulties of reflecting reality 

The Çanakkale Biennial in Turkey is cancelled; the director of London's V&A steps down following Brexit

A large cruise liner passes along the Giudecca canal in Venice. Courtesy: Matt Crossick / Empics Entertainment

Unesco takes no action over Venice while thieves break into Anselm Kiefer’s studio