Briefing

In further news: documenta artists protest ‘profit-above-everything’ motive; Monir Museum opens in Tehran; Beijing artist on the run over eviction

In further news: Abu Dhabi authorities now say they acquired USD$450 million Leonardo; removal of artworks in Catalonia stokes separatist tensions

In further news: MOCA Detroit suspends Jens Hoffmann after harassment allegations; Met refuses to remove ‘suggestive’ Balthus painting

More from today’s Briefing: protesting Raghubir Singh; documenta artists defend exhibition (again); Enrico Castellani (1930–2017)

In further news: initiative for museum staff diversity; Gwangju Biennale's 2018 curators; Jens Hoffmann clarifies Front Triennial departure

Elsewhere: activists protest AfD with Holocaust Memorial replica; censorship at Kuala Lumpur Biennale; Venice Biennale's record attendance

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

In other news: Dallas Museum of Art's Gavin Delahunty resigns over ‘inappropriate behaviour’ allegations; Oreet Ashery wins Jarman prize

In other headlines: Trevor Bell (1930-2017); further allegations of sexual harassment in the art world; The Walker’s Olga Viso steps down

In other headlines: Journalists interrogated while covering Louvre Abu Dhabi; Laura Owens’s Whitney show hit by anti-gentrification activists

In other news: shortlisted artists for Germany's Nationalgalerie prize criticize ‘problematic aspects'; Beatrix Ruf denies conflict of interest

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens this weekend; 2019 Sharjah Biennial curators named; New York’s Performance Space 122 reopens