Children from lower income families half as likely to learn a musical instrument as their richer counterparts

The LA-based artist’s videos, sculptures and photographs frame public drinking as an issue of gender, race and class

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

Is the lack of social mobility in the arts due to a self-congratulatory conviction that the sector represents the solution rather than the problem?

In further news: a report shows significant class divide in the arts; and Helen Cammock wins Max Mara art prize

A new report suggests that women, people from working-class backgrounds and BAME workers all face significant exclusion

What the designer will look for at Frieze, from John Chamberlain to Outsider artists

Claire Simon's new documentary exposes the workings of an elite film school 

From existentialist heartthrobs to the end of existence: what to read this weekend

Eric Wesley's latest project, burritos and the search for Middle America

The second of three articles exploring art, class and precarity: an interview with writer and sociologist Didier Eribon

The first of three articles exploring art, class and precarity: a range of artists, curators and writers explore how class shapes art-making today