Art Stories

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

Want to buy Picasso’s consolation ring for Dora Maar?

When Picasso’s lover threw a ruby ring into the Seine he made her a new one - it's at auction at Sotheby's tomorrow Want to buy Picasso’s consolation ring for Dora Maar?

Elmgreen & Dragset pit Lee Miller against President Erdoğan

The curators of the 2017 Istanbul Biennial want to use neighbourliness to combat intolerance and inequality Elmgreen & Dragset pit Lee Miller against President Erdoğan

Why American modernism is older than you think

A new show adds weight to the argument that modernism came to the US decades before the Ab-Exers Why American modernism is older than you think

Looks like JR just made it into the dictionary

French artist joins Donald Trump and Youtube as new additions to the 2018 Le Robert Illustrated Dictionary
Looks like JR just made it into the dictionary

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