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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
Published: Thursday, 22 June 2017

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Joe Bradley’s not too-mature mid-career show
Museum retrospectives usually mean artistic maturity but with Joe Bradley visitors expect, and get, goofiness
Published: Thursday, 22 June 2017
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
Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Were watercolours Sargent’s Instagram?
A new exhibition looks back at the way this master oil painter recorded briefer glimpses of life on paper
Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
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
Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
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?
Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
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
Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Elmgreen & Dragset pit Lee Miller against President Erdoğan
The curators of the 2017 Istanbul Biennial want to use neighbourliness to combat intolerance and inequality
Published: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
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
Published: Monday, 19 June 2017
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

Published: Friday, 16 June 2017
Don’t worry Matisse (probably) didn’t read Ulysses either
On Bloomsday we recall what happened when Henri Matisse illustrated James Joyce’s modernist classic
Published: Friday, 16 June 2017
Why this summer is mushroom season at Gagosian
Carsten Holler returns with Reason, a new fungi-focused show at the Gagosian on West 24th Street
Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017
Look at Theaster Gates’ incredible record and book collections
New video shows how the US artist and activist repurposes collections to uncover new perspectives on culture
Published: Wednesday, 14 June 2017


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