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5 art inspired chess sets on International Chess Day

From Memphis to the Bauhaus, here’s how the modern and contemporary art world has reworked the game
Published: Thursday, 20 July 2017

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Have you seen the art of Evelyn Waugh?
New show draws together wide array of the novelist’s little-known, surprisingly expressive and funny visual works
Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
What will art look like in the age of AI?
A new show wonders what life and art might be like when mankind takes its anticipated big leap forward
Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
When Georg Baselitz painted his Heroes
A new exhibition looks at how the artist reinvented German painting to suit a post-war perspective
Published: Monday, 17 July 2017
A Movement in a Moment: Precisionism
How photography, the Ford Motor Company and Cubism shaped America’s first truly modern art movement
Published: Friday, 14 July 2017
Can you make out Basquiat’s name in this abstract art show?
McArthur Binion includes pages from his address book in works that contradict perceived truths about abstract art

Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017
How Emory Douglas branded the Black Panthers
Douglas's engaging designs have earned a place at Tate Modern and the Design Museum this summer
Published: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
How Italian family life inspired this artist
Emma Hart created her new show during a six-month trip, taking in ancient Rome, family therapy - and pottery
Published: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
When Andy Warhol met Muhammad Ali
The Louisville Lip ranted about drugs, religion and angel food cake, but Andy still thought Ali was 'beautiful'
Published: Tuesday, 11 July 2017
When Joseph Beuys boxed for democracy
A new London show looks back on the German artist’s pugilistic performance at Documenta VI
Published: Monday, 10 July 2017
A Movement in a Moment: Pointillism
Discover how an upset at a tapestry factory gave rise to one of the most striking artistic techniques
Published: Monday, 10 July 2017
Monica Bonvicini thinks Toni Schmale is one of the best new artists in the world right now
Machines that serve no function, ferociously hot metal, psychoanalytic theory - the italian artist says Schmale is the one to watch at new BALTIC Artists' Award show
Published: Friday, 7 July 2017
Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Tillmans and Phaidon artists create ES covers to celebrate London's resilience
Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, and Jamie Hewlett make up all star cast of contemporary art talent
Published: Thursday, 6 July 2017


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