Exhibitions

London galleries show art’s other half

A “substantial” number of women artists are exhibiting in the city this weekend

Published online: 24 April 2014

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Klimt’s mystery woman unveiled

Experts support later dating after recent conservation work—and little-known portrait will go on show in Vienna for the first time

Published online: 23 April 2014

Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival to present ‘parade’ of stars

This year will be swansong for the outgoing director François Hébel whose successor is named this week

Published online: 17 April 2014

The importance of being a director-curator

Nicholas Serota and Udo Kittelmann reveal why they still want to organise exhibitions

Published online: 16 April 2014

Swiss nudes too hot for China

Works by photography students in Lausanne censored in Shanghai

Published online: 16 April 2014

Mass exposure: why museums are focusing on photography

Image-sharing social media has fuelled a boom in audiences for photography exhibitions

Published online: 14 April 2014

 

Fear and loathing in New York

Ralph Steadman, best known for the wild and wiry illustrations he did for his friend, the journalist Hunter S. Thompson, gets a show of his...

Pharrell the curator: art makes him HAPPY

Emmanuel Perrotin knows how to make a splash, so it is fitting that the French dealer has asked one of the world's most exuberant pop stars...

Norway, then and now

The Oslo-based artist Trond Hugo Haugen is marking the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution by recreating Eidsvold 1814, a...

 

Chris Marker ventures to Plato's cave

The Whitechapel Gallery in London opens the first UK retrospective of the French film-maker Chris Marker on 16 April. In this clip from his 1989 television series The Owl’s Legacy, Marker compares the dark and quiet movie theatre to Plato’s allegory of the cave, where prisoners have a hard time distinguishing images from reality.