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What to expect from Bruce Nauman in the Tate Turbine Hall
Nauman's 2004 sound piece Raw Materials returns to the Tate next week. Here are some key insights into the work
Published: Monday, 8 May 2017
Ellsworth Kelly’s last paintings meet his early plant art
Here's why the late artist's gallery chose to pair his final abstract works with his earlier botanical drawings
Published: Monday, 8 May 2017
A Phaidon guide to Brad Pitt’s favourite sculptor
Here’s what you need to know about the British-born LA-based artist Thomas Houseago

Published: Friday, 5 May 2017
Andrew Bird and Theaster Gates have written some songs!
The artist has teamed up with the singer to turn his poems into songs - watch them perform together here
Published: Friday, 5 May 2017
When Keith Haring turned a men's room into art
On the anniversary of the artist’s birth, we look back on his site-specific work Once Upon a Time

Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Giosetta Fioroni on her 2017 Frieze Project
The 60s art voyeur tells us about recreating The Optical Spy in New York - 50 years on from its Rome premiere
Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Why Frieze NY is all about collaboration this week
From Elmgreen & Dragset to a doom-filled perfume, collaborative art practices are all over the art fair
Published: Tuesday, 2 May 2017
What was it with Yves Klein and Blue?
On the anniversary of his birth, a look at the artist's preoccupation with the colour blue, courtesy of Chromaphilia
Published: Friday, 28 April 2017
Ai Weiwei and Shepard Fairey give Trump the finger
The artists produce new anti-authoritarian skateboards to mark the first 100 days of the presidency
Published: Friday, 28 April 2017
A Movement in a Moment: Romanticism
On Delacroix's birthday we look at how a literary movement went on to shape European art history
Published: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Wilhelm Sasnal has painted Marine Le Pen
As French elections begin, the far right leader appears alongside Angela Merkel and Hillary Clinton in new show
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017
How a watchmaker changed Willem de Kooning’s life
We look back at one early encounter that spurred him on to become an artist
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017
What’s JR doing on top of that Louise Bourgeois spider?
The artist and activist, fresh from a Paris opening, heads south to France's leading public art vineyard
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017


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