Artists

Secretive North Korean artist’s show cancelled in Beijing

Sun Mu’s controversial political works inspired by propaganda imagery may have been censored

Published online: 19 August 2014

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Chinese artist’s ark of sick animals pulls into Shanghai

Cai Guo-Qiang’s show at the Power Station of Art focuses on environmental issues

Published online: 08 August 2014

Turkey picks Sarkis for 2015 Venice Biennale

The Istanbul-born, Paris-based artist is the first to show work in the new pavilion

Published online: 05 August 2014

Leading Saudi artist focuses on the modernisation of Mecca and Jerusalem

Ahmed Mater to consider “uneasy fit” between architecture and social realities in the Middle East

Published online: 30 July 2014

Zero Group artist Otto Piene dies aged 86

German artist's exhibition has just opened at Berlin's Neue Nationalgalerie

Published online: 18 July 2014

Giuseppe Penone and Steven Holl among winners of top Japanese art prize

Praemium Imperiale Awards given annually to artists and arts organisations for lifetime achievement

Published online: 18 July 2014

 

Monty Python's giant dead parrot lands in London

Londoners are more used to seeing pigeons in the UK capital, but a 50ft-long fibreglass model of a dead blue parrot has been installed on...

Chick rock

Producers looking to spice up a track are more likely to invite T-Pain or Pharrell to contribute than Yoko Ono. But the Fluxus artist and...

Richard Long’s hike through the Andes

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking,” Nietzsche said. The same is true of Richard Long’s art. The British land-art...

 

Enigmatic Eliasson, mystery man

Olafur Eliasson’s latest exhibition, which opens on 20 August at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk, is shrouded in mystery. “It’s important that people come and experience the work without too many preconceptions,” the curator Mathias Ussing Seeberg told The Art Newspaper this summer. But a little preparation never hurts, so here is a clip of the artist discussing his practice in 2005.