The Week in Art podcast | UK culture war: how should museums confront colonialism?

12 March 2021. On The Art Newspaper‘s The Week in Art podcast we explored the debate over contested heritage in the UK. I spoke to the art historian Alice Procter about her book The Whole Picture, a strident call for colonial histories to be told in museums.

The other sections in the podcast are reviewing the book Craft: An American History, a radical reappraisal of craft’s role in forging American identity; and the critic Michael Peppiatt—curator of an exhibition uniting Frank Auerbach and Tony Bevan at Ben Brown Fine Arts in London—talks about Auerbach’s work EOW Sleeping IV (1967), in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Read more here

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