Edward Colston statue replaced by sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester Artist Marc Quinn leads secret mission to install resin-and-steel figure of Jen Reid at site of toppled Bristol slave trader How ‘I May Destroy You’ Got Its Stunning SoundtrackThe show’s 27-year-old music supervisor, Ciara Elwis, talks about matching Michaela Coel’s singular vision with songs by Nicki Minaj, Daft Punk and more. As Galleries Reopen, Two Critics Find Rewards Eclipse the AngstHolland Cotter masks up on the Lower East Side and SoHo; Jillian Steinhauer discovers eco-feminist art taking root in Chelsea. From Rembrandt to Warhol: 30 exhibitions to catch as galleries reopenWith the art world tentatively returning from hibernation, here is a selection of great art to view safely across the UK Removing the statue of Black Lives Matter activist Jen Reid was a mistake | LettersLetters: Jon Bloomfield on claims that the statue is an appropriation, because the artist is white, Lyn Howard on what the empty plinth now says, while Clive Sykes has a suggestion Allyship or stunt? Marc Quinn’s BLM statue divides art worldArtist’s sculpture to replace Edward Colston criticised as a ‘votive statue to appropriation’ 7 Things to Do This WeekendHow can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch, and a reason to take a stroll in Lower Manhattan. Bristol Removes Statue of Black Protester After Just One DayThe statue of Jen Reid, a Black Lives Matter protester, was raised on Wednesday in place of a toppled memorial to the slave trader Edward Colston. Edward Colston's statue stood for 125 years. The Black Lives Matter statue that replaced it stood for about 25 hoursA statue of a Black Lives Matter protester in Bristol, England, secretly installed overnight on the plinth where a monument to a slave trader had previously stood, has been removed by the local authority. 'Hope flows through her': artist Marc Quinn on replacing Colston with a Black Lives Matter statueToday the sculptor placed a statue of a woman doing a black power salute on the vacant plinth in Bristol. We tell the full story of its creation – and speak to Jen Reid, the protester whose gesture so inspired him Artist replaces slave trader statue with one of a Black Lives Matter protesterArtist Marc Quinn has immortalized the powerful moment a Bristol resident climbed atop the plinth once home to a statue of British slave trader Edward Colston. Edward Colston statue in Bristol replaced by sculpture of Black Lives Matter protesterThe statue of slave-trader Edward Colston that was toppled in Bristol last month has been replaced with a resin sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protester in a secret pre-dawn operation. Bristolian ‘A surge of power’ — Marc Quinn’s statue replaces toppled ColstonA statue now stands on the Bristol plinth that, last month, was abruptly vacated when Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters tore down a bronze monument to the 17th-century slaver Edward Colston. The new The day Bristol woke up to a new statueCity responds to guerrilla installation of sculpture inspired by the day the Colston statue fell Black Lives Matter protester statue to be removedThe sculpture was placed on the plinth in Bristol where a toppled Edward Colston statue once stood. Statue of Black Protester Is Raised in Place of Bristol Slave TraderThe image of Jen Reid, fist clenched atop the plinth in the English city where Edward Colston once stood, became a symbol of protest online. Now, it’s there in resin and steel. Britons toppled a slaver’s statue. A guerrilla artist replaced it with a Black Lives Matter protester.“Being up there, with my fist raised – it was an amazing moment, and this captures it. It gives me goose pimples,” Jen Reid told the Guardian. Black Lives Matter statue secretly installed on slave trader Colston’s plinthBristol’s statue of Edward Colston has been replaced by a likeness of one of the Black Lives Matter protesters who helped topple the 17th-century slave trader last month.A black resin and steel The toppled statue of a slave trader in Bristol, England, has been replaced with a sculpture of a Black Lives Matter protesterProtesters pulled down a statue of Edward Colston and threw it into the river in June. Artist Marc Quinn quietly installed the new sculpture on Wednesday.