Recent Articles

Unseen Bacons on show in London and New York
Did Francis Bacon really paint self-portraits such as these in later life because all his old friends were dying off?

Published: Monday, 27 April 2015
Sonia Delaunay - Planes, Prints and Automobiles
In the second part of our chat with Juliet Bingham, the Tate curator talks us through Delaunay's later works
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015
An AKADEMIE X reading list
On World Book Day, learn which books inspire Marina Abramović, Bob Nickas, Dan Graham and Miranda July
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015
All you need to know about Sonia Delaunay
Juliet Bingham, curator of a new Tate retrospective explains how the artist went from fine art to fabric and back
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015
When Raphael painted St George
On St George’s Day we look back on Raphael’s fantastical interpretation of the saint that served a real purpose
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015
Carol Bove and 'The Intimacy Gradient'
Our Akademie X artist's magnificent new show at Zwirner unfolds over three floors of varied yet related work
Published: Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Why Anri Sala is France’s leading artist (again)
The filmmaker is ranked 'most influential artist' by the leading French publication Le Journal des Arts
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2015
A Movement in a Moment: Fauvism
How Henri Matisse founded a 20th Century art movement on the back of an art world scandal
Published: Friday, 17 April 2015
Could Gurlitt’s art hoard be shown at dOCUMENTA?
Director Adam Szymczyk wants to display the collection of looted Nazi art in an 'almost neutral' way
Published: Friday, 17 April 2015
What's wrong with David Shrigley's calculator?
An adding machine that only subtracts and a set of rules forbidding German form part of new NYC show
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2015
Ellsworth Kelly to receive James Smithson medal
The 91-year-old painter will accept the accolade at the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum tomorrow
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2015
Zhang Xiaogang on money, art and China
Why does one of the the world's most important artists say the Chinese art market is 'like a parasite'?
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Stories from the Secession - The effects of war
How the optimistic, hedonistic artists of the Viennese Secession responded to the horrors of World War One
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015