Sean Scully, Zen master?

A major solo show at the Shanghai Himalayas Museum draws connections between the Western abstractionist and Eastern traditions

Published online: 27 November 2014

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Outsider artists go to Washington

National Gallery of Art planning exhibition on the significance of America’s self-taught artists for the nation’s mainstream Modern art

Published online: 26 November 2014

Ed Ruscha says artists should 'put the pedal to the metal'

As solo show opens in Rome, the Los Angeles-based artist reflects on his adopted city's population surge

Published online: 26 November 2014

‘Alfred Barr made us pull out all the old junk’

Rodchenko and Stepanova’s grandson gives an insider’s insight into the lives of the Russian avant-garde artists

Published online: 25 November 2014

Women, beauty, family and love

The Pérez Simón Collection of Victorian art travels to London

Published online: 12 November 2014

German Pop artists come clean

Exhibition opens in Frankfurt, includes artists overshadowed by Richter and Polke

Published online: 07 November 2014


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Obrist's take-away art show heads for Paris

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Distilled delight

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Look Close

The American painter Chuck Close is the subject of a survey at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, which opens this week (“Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration,” 20 November-15 March 2015). The show focuses on the artist’s prints, including etches, lithographs, silkscreens and woodcuts. In this clip, Close discusses how he uses grids to create his signature work.