Recent Articles

Francis Alys and his crime-busting fiery football
The artist's new video, shot in the city of Ciudad Juárez, looks at the dreams and reality of life south of the border
Published: Tuesday, 7 June 2016
A first look at Olafur Eliasson's Versailles
The creator of the Little Sun takes on the Sun King, with an installation of clouds, mirrors and waterfalls
Published: Monday, 6 June 2016
How a 91-year-old lecturer became a 2016 art star
Etel Adnan's new show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery shows the fruits of a varied life, lived to the full
Published: Thursday, 2 June 2016
A Movement in a Moment: Land Art
Discover how a generation of artists swapped pencils for dumper trucks as they made the world their canvas
Published: Thursday, 2 June 2016
What happened at JR’s Louvre takeover
An all-night concert and a Greco-Roman breakfast both featured in the artist’s 24-hour Parisian extravaganza
Published: Tuesday, 31 May 2016
What's Peter Saville done to the new Tate Modern?
Legendary graphic designer has colour coded and animated Herzog & de Meuron's latest addition
Published: Tuesday, 31 May 2016
The fascinating tale of Marcel Duchamp's Fountain
Photographed by Alfred Stieglitz, urinated on by Brian Eno, sometimes cited as the work of a German baroness, Marcel Duchamp's Fountain was arguably the first ever piece of conceptual art and harbours a fascinating backstory
Published: Friday, 27 May 2016
Wolfgang Tillmans takes to the roof in Mexican show
The fine-art photographer inaugurates a Mexico City billboard space with a massive new text and photo work
Published: Thursday, 26 May 2016
Arcade Fire jump in the water with JR in Paris
The French artist just called on two of his rock-star friends to help inaugurate his new Louvre installation
Published: Thursday, 26 May 2016
A quick look at the new Yayoi Kusama show
Curator Marie Laurberg runs us through the work at Victoria Miro and how it relates to the artist's history
Published: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
What's Olafur Eliasson got planned for Versailles?
Fog waterfalls and a disorientating arrangement of mirrors all form part of the artist’s summer installation
Published: Monday, 23 May 2016
Watch JR disappear the Louvre’s pyramid
The artist’s show may not open until next week, yet Instagrammers are already watching one work take shape
Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Christian Marclay's animated street photography
Discover how the maker of The Clock has turned London’s pavement rubbish into an engaging set of video works
Published: Monday, 16 May 2016


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