The Metropolitan Museum

What Nan Goldin’s protesting of the Sacklers’s complicity in the US opioid crisis tells us about self-deification and patronage

The photographer’s activist group PAIN staged a ‘die-in’ to protest the Sackler family’s controversial pharmaceutical links

What to read this weekend: the symbolism of Korean landscape painting, the risks in curation’s activist mantle and politics as performance

In further news: We Are Not Surprised collective calls for boycott of Artforum, accuses it of 'empty politics'; Frida Escobedo named for 2

New York

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New York

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In further news: 2018 Taipei Biennial curated by Mali Wu and Francesco Manacorda; Pace opens second Hong Kong space; London’s Rokeby Gallery closes

The New York museum’s introduction of an admission charge shows us the problem with donor dependence and a hands-off government

Remembering the visionary ceramic artist whose aesthetic was that of a painter: ‘Everything she touched was edged with delight’

In other news: Betty Woodman has died aged 87; Christoph Büchel calls for border wall prototypes to be classed as land art

Our culture is terrified of sexually-awakened girls – controlling the way we look at Thérèse Dreaming would erase an interior life

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