Recent Articles

Curator and Editor Michele Robecchi Picks his Favourite Affordable Works on Artspace
The man behind our Contemporary Artist Series picks out the works he likes most right now from the art-selling site
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Frieze Los Angeles zooms in on video art
Next month's art fair draws on LA's moving-image heritage. If you're going, we have a book you should read first!
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2020
INTERVIEW: Barbara London on the birth of video art
The founding curator of MoMA’s video program describes how Warhol and Bowie shaped the form, and how gallery staff have had to acquire old skool TV repair man skills to keep early works looking good
Published: Monday, 20 January 2020
The singular thinking behind Stan Douglas’s two-screen show
Why has the artist chosen to create a film from two, parallel points of view? The answer may lie in our new Video Art book
Published: Friday, 10 January 2020
So good they named it once? Harland Miller returns to York
The acclaimed British artist will stage his largest exhibition to date at York Art Gallery next month
Published: Thursday, 9 January 2020
How Chanel and Peter Marino supersized Jean-Michel Othoniel
The French sculptor says the US architect's fashion commissions helped him work towards 'the monumental'
Published: Thursday, 9 January 2020
All you need to know about Video/Art: The First Fifty Years
Get a detailed, authoritative first-hand account of the first half-century of this vital form, from one of its key figures
Published: Tuesday, 7 January 2020
Remembering John Baldessari
Following the artist’s death a few days ago, we look back at his prodigious and influential career
Published: Monday, 6 January 2020
INTERVIEW: John Pawson on Calvin Klein, The Design Museum and one piece of advice he'd give to his younger self
The architect talks through the projects in his new book and why it's never a good idea to send your fee back in our Holiday Long Read
Published: Friday, 3 January 2020
INTERVIEW: Nick Bonner on art in North Korea
The Printed in North Korea author on socialist realism and the star system (and what might happen if Damien Hirst went to Pyongyang) in this Christmas Long Read
Published: Saturday, 28 December 2019
GIFTING: The Art of Anatomy - Brain Map
Could this colourful brain visualisation help researchers understand what stops you, um, er, forgetting things?
Published: Wednesday, 18 December 2019
JR talks about the pains of being an anonymous artist
The sunglasses can get annoying, and you can't really reveal a work's hidden depths, the artist explains, but. . .
Published: Monday, 16 December 2019
The Lives of Artists – George Condo
The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins offers readers insight into the artfully crumpled life of this great painter
Published: Monday, 16 December 2019


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