Exhibitions

Folkestone Triennial opens with gold rush to the beach

The Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer has buried 30 bars of gold in the beach of the town on the south coast of England for an interactive work

Published online: 28 August 2014

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Serrano’s Piss Christ stokes controversy once again

Catholic protesters in Corsica have demanded the removal of the work from a museum exhibition

Published online: 27 August 2014

When Egypt was a land of three faiths and one god

British Museum and Berlin museums co-organise exhibition about Jewish and early Christian and Muslim communities on the Nile

Published online: 25 August 2014

Prize-winning art, on your tablet and in the gallery

An exhibition of creative apps is on view in Germany and will tour internationally

Published online: 15 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

Prints of Louvre masterpieces found covered in fungus

A collection of historic prints sent to Ecuador rediscovered in storage and restored for display

Published online: 14 August 2014

 

Getting baked at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

Those on a diet might avoid carbohydrates, but organisers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University cannot get...

Blenheim’s birthday gift to Ai

As Ai Weiwei celebrates his birthday in China today, the Blenheim Art Foundation has announced the artist’s largest UK retrospective to...

Surreal world

For his latest exhibition at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York, the artist Sam Durant is out to prove that you can’t trust everything you...

 

"An intimate of black life"

The black South African photographer Ernest Cole is best known for his pictures taken during the country’s 46-year official period of apartheid, which segregated the white and black populations. In this video, his white countryman and fellow photographer David Goldblatt discusses Cole’s importance. “Ernest Cole: Photographer” opens at the Grey Art Gallery in New York on 3 September.