Recent Articles

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
10 'Euro things' that will always be near and dear
Whether or not Britain votes to leave or stay in the EU these continental cultural niceties will prevail
Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Raf Simons creates Robert Mapplethorpe collection
Belgian fashion designer collaborates with photographer's estate for Spring 2017 men's collection
Published: Monday, 20 June 2016
Hannah Whitaker - Affordable on Artspace
Silent landscapes, geometric illusions and abstracted textures abound in beautifully manipulated photo
Published: Friday, 17 June 2016
A Movement in a Moment: Postmodernism
Discover how a group of late 20th Century artists undermined fast-held beliefs about meaning and authorship
Published: Friday, 17 June 2016
Marc Jacobs pays homage to Robert Mapplethorpe
Can you detect the late photographer's influence in Marc Jacobs' androgynous Fall 2016 campaign?
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016
From Book to Bid – Paul McCarthy’s Mechanical Pig
On auction at Christie's, this animal sees McCarthy flirting with Disney, Willy Wonka and The Raft of the Medusa
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016


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