Recent Articles

Ralph Rugoff's brutal music mash-up
The Hayward director and Paul McCarthy author talks us through his new audio visual show in a brutalist building
Published: Tuesday, 5 July 2016
Sex, Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe
The photographer helped launch her career, yet he also pushed one very specific interpretation of her paintings
Published: Tuesday, 5 July 2016
When Bacon went to Monaco
A new exhibition looks at how the high life on the Mediterranean informed Francis Bacon’s greatest artworks
Published: Monday, 4 July 2016
The new $1 million Ellsworth Kelly award
Kelly's foundation has passed on $1m to fund an annual award for a mid-career artist’s museum exhibition
Published: Monday, 4 July 2016
When Warhol painted Uncle Sam
This Fourth of July discover how, in his Uncle Sam silk screen, Andy Warhol captured some deep American truths
Published: Monday, 4 July 2016
Make time today to watch this Wilhelm Sasnal film
Online art film streaming service Vdrome is screening the painter's film Aleksander for a limited period
Published: Friday, 1 July 2016
It's horse v dolphin in new Francesco Bonami show
The acclaimed curator and Phaidon author talks us through Melodrama, his new, oppositional two-part exhibition
Published: Thursday, 30 June 2016
Why Frieze is remaking this Wolfgang Tillmans show
The London fair will re-stage the photographer's first exhibition, held in Cologne in '93, as part of its new 90s section
Published: Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Theaster Gates installs hardware store in Prada
New project True Value takes place across Milan in what curator describes as 'a call to arms'
Published: Wednesday, 29 June 2016
David LaChapelle is selling Keith Haring’s last painting - because he can’t display it properly
'A dark living room is no place for a masterpiece' he says as he consigns The Last Rainforest to Sotheby's
Published: Monday, 27 June 2016
Sterling Ruby at the Ronald Reagan library
The US punk-skater-turned-artist talks art and politics at Ronnie's memorial library in California tonight
Published: Thursday, 23 June 2016
Raymond Pettibon goes back to the Steam Age
Our Contemporary Artist Series star now lives on the East Coast but there’s a Californian aspect to his new show
Published: Thursday, 23 June 2016
Jenny Holzer goes to Ibiza
The US artist has etched a series of smart literary quotes onto rocks and cliffs along the clubbing island’s coastline
Published: Thursday, 23 June 2016


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