Recent Articles

Monica Bonvicini on sexing up Minimalism
How the Italian artist finds fetishism everywhere - from building sites to Carl Andre works
Published: Tuesday, 24 June 2014
World's earliest figurative art gets UNESCO status
The Chauvet Cave, championed by Phaidon author Jean Clottes, receives World Heritage status
Published: Monday, 23 June 2014
What’s hot at Art Basel?
Warhol, Ruby, Nauman and Richter, are snapped up by collectors at the world’s biggest contemporary art fair
Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014
The strange story behind de Kooning’s Woman I
The process behind one of the painter's most famous works and the hostile reception it met with
Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014
Björk comes to MoMA in 2015
The Icelandic artist is the subject of a full career retrospective curated by Klaus Biesenbach in March
Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014
The Gwangju Biennale's incendiary plans
Curator Jessica Morgan draws from Talking Heads’ song Burning Down the House for the 2014 Biennale
Published: Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Six things you need to know about Monica Bonvicini
Fetishism, Freud and transparent toilets - a brief guide to this great Italian artist’s work
Published: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Why Wolfgang Tillmans is choosing to show in Russia
The German artist will take part in Manifesta10 at St Petersburg Hermitage despite Russia’s new anti-gay laws
Published: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
Design students create mirrored look-out in Scotland
Strathclyde design duo's £5,000 stainless steel structure debuts in the highlands
Published: Tuesday, 17 June 2014
What to expect from Art Basel 2014
$4 billion worth of work is up for sale but the most engaging parts of the fair don’t require a chequebook
Published: Monday, 16 June 2014
Pollock signature misspelled in the Knoedler case
Major gallerist failed to notice that forgers dropped a crucial 'c' from an abstract expressionist work
Published: Monday, 16 June 2014
Wolfgang Tillmans on middle age and architecture
Photographer considers whether his best work is behind him - unlikely, given the strength of his new shows
Published: Thursday, 12 June 2014
David Shrigley takes over Sketch
Acerbic artist brings his misfits, freaks and socially awkward characters to upscale Mayfair restaurant
Published: Thursday, 12 June 2014

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