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In further news: artist’s plan to rebuild Berlin Wall shut down; and did Caravaggio die of stab wounds or syphilis?

In further news: Steve McQueen to show thousands of school portraits at Tate; Robert Venturi (1925–2018)

In further news: Cuban activists’s manifesto against cultural censorship; the Reina Sofía’s plan to protect Guernica

In further news: Brazilians crowdsource images of artefacts lost in museum fire; Jan Fabre accused of sexual harassment

In further news: trailer for Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf’s exhibition debut in Vienna; Pussy Riot members arrested in Moscow

And in further news: gender disparity at Rencontres d’Arles; London’s Royal Academy to be flooded with water and mud

In further news: British cultural figures demand justice for Shahidul Alam; Beijing’s Ullens Centre plans second museum

In further news: Simone Leigh commissioned for High Line Plinth; Seoul Museum of Art director suspended over harassment claim

In further news: National Portrait Gallery’s visitor decline due to counting ‘error’; Berlin’s Arratia Beer gallery closes

In further news: Cuban artists fight for creative freedom; in London, plans to relocate suffragette statue met with anger

In further news: UK class gap impacting young people’s engagement with the arts; Uffizi goes digital; British Museum helps return Iraqi antiquities

Italian politicians want to censor the artist’s poster for a sailing event, which reads ‘We’re all in the same boat’