Contemporary art

Gallery launched in Porto Montenegro, destination of the super-yacht set

Mead Carney's first show in the “Monte Carlo of the Adriatic” features blue-chip artists' work

Published online: 31 July 2014

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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

Artist will light up the billboards of Times Square

Chilean-born Alfredo Jaar's installation questions US cultural dominance

Published online: 29 July 2014

Jeff Koons's double exposure in Paris

Will the artist install balloon sculptures in the Louvre when Centre Pompidou hosts his retrospective?

Published online: 22 July 2014

Damien Hirst's London art space due to open next spring

Situation vacant to oversee artist's exhibitions and collection

Published online: 22 July 2014

Goldsmiths' art school to build public gallery

Fundraising includes auction of works to be donated by star alumni

Published online: 21 July 2014


Hirst's seaside housing scheme gets green light

Damien Hirst's ambitious plans to build an entire town—with 750 homes, a school, playgrounds, shops, offices and a health centre—just...

Imploding up and down Park Avenue

The New York City Parks Department’s public art programme rolls on this summer with an installation of work by the German artist Ewerdt...

Pinault's next show at Palazzo Grassi (more Martial Raysse)

Martial Raysse is having a moment. Last week, the French artist, known for his Pop art innovations, was among the winners of the Japan Art...


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