Recent Articles

Stuart Davis – Proto Pop artist or Modernist master?
Or perhaps even a Cubist as William C Agee, the author of Modern Art in America 1908–68, argues . . .
Published: Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Orlan loses law suit against Lady Gaga
Body artist’s bumps can’t be copyrighted court says
Published: Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Oh Maurizio! What have you done in Paris?
Cheeky artist Maurizio Cattelan fills Galeries Lafayette with an inflatable and rather suggestive Eiffel Tower
Published: Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Tracey Emin and David Shrigley celebrate Rio 2016
The artists have contributed to the official Team GB Rio Olympics print series, produced to mark the Games
Published: Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Private Ellsworth Kelly collection comes to Berlin
A new Berlin show indicates a growing appreciation for Kelly's work in the continent where he first honed his style
Published: Monday, 25 July 2016
Boltanski's bells and heartbeats come to Edinburgh
The 71-year-old French artist will install a trio of beautiful, spooky artworks in Scotland later this month
Published: Thursday, 21 July 2016
Ai Weiwei floats life-vest lotus flowers in Vienna
The artist’s work F-Lotus brings the Mediterranean migrant crisis to the still waters of a Viennese lake
Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2016
How Judy Chicago made a feminist masterpiece
By reworking Christ's Last Supper Chicago made The Dinner Party, a huge, intricate attempt to redress history
Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2016
Why did Warhol, Mapplethorpe, Hockney and Ruscha all create portraits of this LA writer?
New California show Rendering Homage: Portraits of a Patron draws from Joan Agajanian Quinn's collection
Published: Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Theaster Gates throws a fine-art house party
For his Canadian debut, the Chicago artist is creating a series of house museums (and booking a house DJ)
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016
The power of Piero Manzoni and his Merda d'Artista
In canning his own excrement, Manzoni created fertile ground for a subsequent generation of like-minded artists
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016
How Lucas Samaras manipulated the Polaroid age
Lucas Samaras pushed film beyond its limits, opening new creative opportunities, but Polaroid did not approve
Published: Tuesday, 12 July 2016
How to stare at the sun from The High Line safely!
Artist Eduardo Navarro's latest project, We who spin around you, allows you to do just that for 3 days next week
Published: Monday, 11 July 2016


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