Contemporary art

Art with your après ski?

Austrian hotelier builds gallery up a mountain

Published online: 30 October 2014

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Colombian art is having a moment

The ArtBo fair is just part of a thriving scene in Bogotá

Published online: 29 October 2014

Contemporary artists flock to the opera

The Metropolitan Opera has commissioned TJ Wilcox, George Condo and others to create trailers for its productions

Published online: 27 October 2014

Russia’s performance artists are heard

Garage Museum organises the first exhibition of the movement, from the Futurists’ early experiments to today’s “artivists”

Published online: 21 October 2014

Interview: Camille Henrot, life, the universe and everything

The French artist’s film in Prospect 3 reflects her fascination with the human quest for control over the natural world

Published online: 21 October 2014

A better Prospect for African-American artists

In reflecting New Orleans’s racial mix, the biennial is breaking the mould

Published online: 21 October 2014

 

Broads bag themselves that creepy dancing robot

One of the most talked-about works of art of 2014 has found a permanent home in Los Angeles. The Broad Art Foundation announced today that...

A plaice for Weiner's art in Iceland

There is something fishy going on with Lawrence Weiner’s latest work. The veteran US artist has made his mark on mass-produced Icelandic...

Dolla dolla bills y’all

Hans Haacke, the artist and father of institutional critique, has a new target: the renovated plaza at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. For...

 

An interview with the curators of the 31st Bienal de São Paulo

Charles Esche and his team (Galit Eilat, Pablo Lafuente, Nuria Enguita Mayo and Oren Sagiv) have given a series of interviews that offer fascinating and occasionally prurient insights into the process of grappling with the biennial beast in general and the Bienal beast in particular—the recruitment process, the unforgiving character of the space and their ambitions to broaden the social base of the artists who participate and the visitors who attend.