Tate Modern has ensured another decade of popular large-scale installations in its Turbine Hall – which has hosted work from Ai Weiwei’s porcelain sunflower seeds to Olafur Eliasson’s giant sun – after signing its “largest and longest” sponsorship deal.
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Tuesday 14 January 2014
Georgia O’Keefe meets the body-preserving anatomist Gunther Von Hagens
Sunday 06 October 2013
Either the Warhols or the radiators had to go – fashion designer and contemporary-art collector Raimund Berthold never had an easier decision to make, says Holly Williams
Saturday 28 September 2013
Here are the answers to this week's quiz...
Sunday 22 September 2013
Youssef Nabil’s work oscillates between a personal photographic journal and portraits featuring internationally renowned film stars, directors, popular musicians, artists, architects, and choreographers.
Thursday 25 July 2013
The National Galleries of Scotland is set to stage the country’s first major exhibition of acclaimed American artist Louise Bourgeois, known for her huge bronze sculptures of spiders, later this year.
Thursday 23 May 2013
There's a kind of catch embedded in the title of Great Artists in Their Own Words. It implicitly promises access to an authored revelation but the truth is – given the dynamics of the modern media – that what you usually get is an artist trying to escape the net of someone else's words. The process goes roughly like this.
Friday 15 March 2013
Judy Chicago (with works by Tracey Emin, Helen Chadwick & Louise Bourgeois), Ben Uri: The London Jewish Museum of Art, London
Monday 19 November 2012
“You are here to serve your masters.” This is a line from the S&M classic Story of O (1954), a tale about a career woman who succumbs to sexual slavery in a secluded château at the behest of her lover, René.
Monday 02 July 2012
Overlooking the Bussey Building, where Victorian industrialist George Bussey once made a killing by manufacturing everything from roller-skates to cricket bats, the upper levels of this disused Peckham car-park have been swept and filled with Art.
Monday 07 November 2011
Provocative and perturbing, the acclaimed artist brings together a visceral collection under one roof for the very first time
Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera: Masterpieces from the Gelman Collection, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
Sunday 17 July 2011
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Tuesday 15 February 2011
Wednesday 09 February 2011
This group show with a rather grandiose title has been curated by a Turner-shortlisted male artist who goes by the name of Bob and Roberta Smith. Smith has been artist-in-residence at the New Art Gallery, Walsall, combing through a remarkable archive of the works and personal effects of Jacob Epstein, which were bequeathed to the city by Epstein's widow in 1973.
Friday 28 January 2011
This twinset of behemoth galleries near Savile Row, opened by Hauser & Wirth last October, feel more like something that you would find in the post-industrial landscape of New York's Chelsea gallery district, than they do premises located on London's historic tailoring street. They opened with an exhibition of work by the late Louise Bourgeois – her menacing, crouching steel spider sculpture patrolling the galleries. And so, now, we welcome Martin Creed to the space to give it to give it a lick of his likeable shtick. The Turner Prize-winning artist often works in a rule-based way – regularly letting his materials dictate the work. Some of the paintings in this exhibition are made by taking a set of brushes and making a single stripe with every size, so that you end up with something that looks like a set of stairs or a stack of colour, in yellow, green or pink. They are like comical Frank Stellas: they are what they are. What they are, in this show, however, is overabundant, and the hang is a bit hodgepodge.
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