Video veteran Joan Jonas to represent US in Venice

The artist is expected to create a multimedia installation for next year’s Biennale

Published online: 16 April 2014

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Dealing direct: do artists really need galleries?

Successful artists, as well as some smart youngsters, are in no rush to secure big-league representation

Published online: 09 April 2014

Turkish artists' fears grow after Erdogan's election victory

Court in Ankara overturns government's ban on Twitter

Published online: 04 April 2014

Artists come out in support of Ukraine

Works posted online aim to combat Russian propaganda campaign

Published online: 03 April 2014

Artist’s copycat claim rejected by Paris court

But Xavier Veilhan and his dealer Emmanuel Perrotin say they may appeal

Published online: 01 April 2014

Phyllida Barlow takes over Tate Britain

Interview with the sculptor who unveils her vast, "anti-monumental" work for the Duveen Galleries today

Published online: 31 March 2014


Did Bacon always bet on black?

Who knew that Francis Bacon lived and sometimes worked in Monaco? The hard-living British artist was sooner found in the casino than the...

Red carpet time for Grayson Perry

Since 1988, the British Critics’ Circle has been presenting its Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts, but not a single visual artist...

Cristina Iglesias goes with the flow in Toledo

Not one to shy away from the monumental, the Spanish artist Cristina Iglesias will unveil her largest work to date, a three-part sculptural...


"If a girl like me can think this stuff... then what?"

The exhibition "When the Stars Begin to Fall," which opens at the Studio Museum in Harlem on 27 March, examines the imagination of the American South through the eyes of 35 artists. But some, like Kara Walker, have a complicated relationship with their thoughts: they can be beautiful, but they can also be full of horrors.