Art Stories

The painter who escaped Memphis

Artist and founder member of the Memphis group Nathalie Du Pasquier adds model-making to her unique practice The painter who escaped Memphis

Can you spot Utopia in among this wreckage?

Monika Sosnowska’s new show at Hauser & Wirth LA looks back at a hopeful world that was built, then destroyed Can you spot Utopia in among this wreckage?

Why the Whitney is making its Calder show move

The NY museum has taken the unusual step of animating Calder’s mobiles, with a little bit of help Why the Whitney is making its Calder show move

Meet the same-sex couple who got married 14 times

Two years on from the same-sex marriage ruling, we look back at one couple whose wedding vows knew no bounds Meet the same-sex couple who got married 14 times

Do you know LA’s Cool School?

A new show brings together Ed Ruscha and others to look at how LA artists approached painting in the '60s Do you know LA’s Cool School?

Joe Bradley’s not too-mature mid-career show

Museum retrospectives usually mean artistic maturity but with Joe Bradley visitors expect, and get, goofiness Joe Bradley’s not too-mature mid-career show

Anish Kapoor dyes this earth red in memory of refugees

The artist’s new exhibition, Destierro, encourages visitors to think about the changing nature of national borders Anish Kapoor dyes this earth red in memory of refugees

Were watercolours Sargent’s Instagram?

A new exhibition looks back at the way this master oil painter recorded briefer glimpses of life on paper Were watercolours Sargent’s Instagram?

Marina Abramović in the library, with the ancient manuscripts

That might sound like a Cluedo round, but it’s actually a good description of the performance artist’s new exhibition Marina Abramović in the library, with the ancient manuscripts

Doug Aitken wants to you to smash up his garden

Why has the artist has combined a hothouse with a live-streamed wrecking room in a Danish warehouse? Doug Aitken wants to you to smash up his garden

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