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Paweł Althamer’s weird summer play set

Why has the Polish artist installed models of his family in an old Greek slaughter house on the island of Hydra?
Published: Friday, 22 August 2014

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Impressionism: officially 141 years old
A US professor believes he’s dated the scene captured in the painting that gave its name to an art movement
Published: Thursday, 21 August 2014
Look at the river Olafur Eliasson has just built
The main work in the artist’s show at Denmark’s Louisiana Museum, brings a whole new meaning to landscape art
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
The new material in Anthony Caro’s last show
Why the great British sculptor appreciated Perspex and Cezanne's Card Players during his final years
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Warhol’s film archive gets a smart digital fix
MoMA and the Warhol foundation team up with the firm behind Godzilla to save the artist’s 16mm archive
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
Why are these nudes in the Barcelona Pavilion?
The French artist Xavier Veilhan gives the single figure in Mies' masterwork some latter-day company
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
The Phaidon guide to art speak - Super-Hybridity
Decoding the language of art criticism - one knotty phrase at a time
Published: Friday, 15 August 2014
Ten questions for Artspace CEO Catherine Levene
The co-founder and CEO of the contemporary art website talks us through its acquisition by Phaidon, how her gran turned her on to art, the one piece she'd love to own and whether there really is an online art goldrush going on
Published: Thursday, 14 August 2014
Paweł Althamer declares his own people's republic
His debut Beijing show dwells on collaboration and social interaction across borders - so bring a paintbrush
Published: Thursday, 14 August 2014
What has Cai Guo-Qiang just sailed into Shanghai?
Our Contemporary Artist series artist sparks environmental debate with his ark of sick animals
Published: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
The final days of Jackson Pollock
On the anniversary of his death in a car crash we look at the last months of the great abstract expressionist
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
Daido Moriyama and the scent of the city
How the Japanese photographer always looks for the dim light in a shadowy environment
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
What Millais went through in order to paint Ophelia
As Ophelia returns to the Tate today, our Millais author Jason Rosenfeld tells us how the painter spent eleven hour days fighting off bulls, swans and 'muscular' flies in order to realise the most recognisable painting ever created
Published: Friday, 8 August 2014

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