Have animal rights activists become one of art’s most ‘engaged’ audiences?

The museum cited ‘creative differences’ for her departure but former colleagues suggest problematic management on her part

‘NRA Takes Lives’: the artist and his publishing outfit Badlands Unlimited have produced banners for students in the US protesting for gun reform

The artist says his Chicago sculpture Cloud Gate was appropriated for an NRA advertisement without permission; condemns gun violence

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

In further news: France moves to repatriate African artefacts; salvaged segment of London housing estate Robin Hood Gardens heads to Venice

Tate’s artist in residence Liv Wynter calls director Maria Balshaw’s comments on harassment a ‘slap in the face’

In other news: Tania Bruguera and Laurie Anderson bring political banners to Times Square; Polish artists protest country’s right-wing nationalism

In further news: criticism over Great Exhibition of the North’s BAE Systems partner; judge rules Charlottesville Confederate monuments be uncovered

Southbank Centre pulls advertising from Daily Mail; LA's Getty Museum teams up with Greek government to protect art from earthquakes

In further news: French artists and curators rally behind Jeff Koons; Tania Bruguera named for next Turbine Hall commission