Contemporary art

Olafur Eliasson's riverbed transforms Louisiana

Rock-strewn, site-specific work unveiled in Danish museum

Published online: 21 August 2014

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Debate, ridicule and claims of unoriginality overshadow Sydney public art

Three permanent works due to be installed will cost the city AUS$8m

Published online: 20 August 2014

Cardiff prize show isn’t afraid to talk politics

The sixth edition of Artes Mundi includes work by artists responding to recent conflicts

Published online: 14 August 2014

Turkey hosts its first graffiti show

An exhibition of street art opened this week at the Pera Museum in Istanbul

Published online: 14 August 2014

Portugal’s leading contemporary art museum to show pioneering artists from US and Iran

Theaster Gates and the Black Monks of Mississippi will perform at Serralves, and Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian gets major survey

Published online: 02 August 2014

Matthew Barney to make solo debut in Australia on an epic scale

US artist will incorporate pieces from David Walsh's antiquities collection

Published online: 01 August 2014


A million little gardeners

A Million Little Pieces author James Frey is set to turn the artist Elliott Arkin’s series of sculptures depicting famous artists as...

Local artists huddle for the 49ers

If you’ve ever been to the AT&T Stadium in Dallas for a Cowboys game, you know that the arena is chock-full of art. Murals by Daniel Buren...

Doodle bug

Artworld heavyweights are backing a Kickstarter project to fund a free online high school for girls to explore their creativity and develop...


1914-18, how to dazzle a ship

Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez has transformed a ship in Liverpool with dazzle inspired camouflage, a 14-18 Now, Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool commission inspired by the Cubist-style designs devised to confuse enemy submarines during the First World War. See how the ship in the Merseyside Maritime Museum's collection changed colour and outline