Zoe Pilger is an art critic for The Independent and winner of the 2011 Frieze International Writers Prize. Her first novel, Eat My Heart Out, will be published by Serpent's Tail in February 2014. She is also researching a PhD at Goldsmiths, University of London, on the subject of romantic love and sadomasochism in the work of contemporary female artists. She has appeared on BBC's The Review Show and Sky News
04 May 2015 05:52 PM
It's a show that veers between enigmatic and plain boring, says Zoe Pilger
21 April 2015 12:01 AM
The artworks in the British Museum's new exhibition may be striking, but even looking at them colludes in an act of theft, argues Zoe Pilger
07 April 2015 06:57 PM
Glenn Ligon - a favourite artist of Barack Obama, whose work hangs in the President's private rooms - has turned curator for a powerful new exhibition
Pangaea II: New Art from Africa and Latin America at the Saatchi Gallery, review: Two continents that deserve better
22 March 2015 02:35 PM
Africa and Latin America have rich visual traditions, but the mostly bland and repetitive works in the Saatchi Gallery’s show of new art are underwhelming
12 March 2015 07:50 PM
“I’m a romantic schizophrenic,” is written on the wall as you enter Savage Beauty, the thrilling new exhibition of the work of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
02 March 2015 06:01 PM
It is the tenderness beneath the satire that enthralls Zoe Pilger
15 February 2015 03:35 PM
From Greenham Common to the Troubles, the London riots to mad cow disease, the Hayward’s ambitious new show explores the changing state of the nation over the past 70 years
25 January 2015 05:06 PM
17th Century painter is famous for his luminescent, voluptuous female nudes
11 January 2015 04:10 PM
50 artists will hold exhibitions in 50 weeks at the London gallery
02 January 2015 08:00 AM
Your guide to the most though-provoking exhibitions coming this year
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