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Art Basel Miami Beach 2018

Bill Fontana: Miami sound machine

The artist and composer’s new South Florida-specific installation is an evocative experience

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Elizabeth Price: Mining a rich seam of creativity

The changing world of work is central to Turner Prize-winning artist’s new show at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

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Pedro Reyes and Carla Fernández: 'death to planned obsolescence'

The Design Miami Visionary award-winners tell us about their projects at the fair

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Exhibitions

Larry Bell: Through the looking glass

With an exhibition at ICA Miami, we speak to the artist about his innovative work, from transparent cubes to sensuous colour installations

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Frieze London 2018

Francis Upritchard: the confessions of a magpie Kiwi

The New Zealand-born artist’s show at the Barbican Art Gallery reflects her diverse approach to materials, including a rare Brazilian rubber called balata

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Features

Troubled waters: Elmgreen & Dragset dive into politics for new London show

The Scandinavian duo build a swimming pool in the Whitechapel Gallery and address their anger at populist leaders

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Hayv Kahraman on the Kurdish exodus—and the trouble with humanitarian campaigns

The Baghdad-born, Los Angeles-based artist talks about the impetus for her new work at Susanne Vielmetter

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Conservation

The portrait miniatures conservator who sees the bigger picture

We spoke to the V&A's Alan Derbyshire about Nicholas Hilliard's trick for painting the perfect ruby and why collector's need to look at their miniatures often

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Museums

‘A critical juncture’: Richard Koshalek on MOCA’s future under Klaus Biesenbach

The Los Angeles museum’s longest-serving director shares his recommendations for its newly appointed leader

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Video, film & new media

‘I like the liberation of film’: the photographer and experimental film-maker Duane Michals explains why he prefers moving pictures

The 86-year-old artist is showing three new short films at DC Moore Gallery in New York

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Exhibitions

Playtime: how artists have been unleashing their inner child this summer

From superhero action figures to Chianti-infused treasure hunts and poolside art, exhibitions are exploring the importance of play

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Features

Taus Makhacheva: art as a balancing act

She discusses her tightrope of Dagestani art and how she is combining beauty treatment and sculpture at the Liverpool Biennial

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Laure Prouvost

Trespassing allowed at Laure Prouvost's secret Parisian garden of delights

The french artist tells The Art Newspaper about her new Palais de Tokyo show, her Venice Biennale plans and why play is important

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Trevor Paglen lets you view the world as the machines see it

Ahead of his retrospective at Washington, DC's Smithsonian American Art Museum, the artist discusses his interest in the social and political implications of technologies, including mass surveillance systems and artificial intelligence

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Christo

Christo: Alone but undaunted

As Christo's new work for the Serpentine shows, he remains as ambitious as ever

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Art Basel 2018

Collector's Eye: Ulla Dreyfus-Best

The Basel-based collector Ulla Dreyfus-Best on her "Wunderkammer", which mixes 11th-century Italian bronzes with pieces by Jeff Koons

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Art Basel 2018

Lynn Hershman Leeson: Cool Science

The US pioneer of digital art discusses her passion for cutting-edge biology and its influence on her new multimedia exhibition, Anti-Bodies

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Marcel Duchamp

What was it like to conduct Marcel Duchamp's only live television interview?

Fifty years on, Joan Bakewell remembers speaking to the pioneering artist for the BBC, shortly before his death

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From the archive: How New York fell back in love with Robert Indiana

With a retrospective lighting up the Whitney, the artist behind “that” work has finally returned to town

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Artists

Susan Meiselas: “I am directed by where I want to go, where I want to stay, where I want to go back to”

The Magnum photographer and subject of a travelling retrospective talks about her work, from documenting conflict zones to portraits of Carnival strippers

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Frieze New York

Frieze Artist Award winner Kapwani Kiwanga takes on colonialism

Imposing open-air work made of African farming fabric opens at New York fair this week

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Mel Chin ‘floods’ Times Square for New York show

Interventions are being co-ordinated across the city as part of the Queens Museum’s exhibition

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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The desire for paradise

Emilia Kabakov discusses the duo’s past in the USSR and their aim to stop it defining how they are perceived as artists

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Collectors

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros: From Miami to the world

The collector and champion of Latin American art tells us why she is closing her warehouse space and giving works to Spain

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Art Dubai 2018

Collector's Eye: Muna Al Gurg

The collector of contemporary Middle Eastern art tells us what she's bought and why it would be rude to say no to Gauguin

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Art Dubai 2018

Collector's Eye: Walid Kamhawi

The Dubai-based financier tells us what he's bought and how he regrets not buying Russian art

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Art Dubai 2018

Confessions of a dealer: Kristin Hjellegjerde

The London/Berlin dealer and Art Dubai exhibitor on being too trusting and why small talk matters

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Art Dubai 2018

All tastes catered for in GCC's talk show

The art collective is bringing daytime TV, complete with a celebrity chef, to this year’s edition of The Room—Art Dubai’s interactive dining experience

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Art Dubai 2018

Dubai's collecting collective

The artist trio of Rokni Haerizadeh, Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian on the joys and challenges of living, working and collecting art together

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Yinka Shonibare: a change in the wind

Central Park is an ideal location for the British-Nigerian artist’s latest sculpture

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Mark Dion: Welcome to my Wunderkammer

The US artist discusses theatricality, science and the need for a greater environmental commitment in art

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Lydia Ourahmane on why she made a work about her grandfather pulling all his teeth

The Algerian-British artist explores her family’s experiences living in the shadow of colonialism

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Robot wars: Mark Pauline and Survival Research Laboratories

The Bay Area artist and his team build massive machines that act in dangerous performances—and they are opening their first gallery show in New York

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Dara Friedman: From the stage to the screen

The film-maker discusses her US-German heritage and how dance influences her work

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Lars Jan: Making waves in Miami Beach

With his immersive installation, the artist wants to raise awareness of climate change

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Mika Rottenberg: Capitalism as you’ve never seen it before

The artist’s work offers a surreal view of hidden labour involved in the production of goods

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Tomm El-Saieh: Part of the rhythm nation

The Haitian-born abstract painter’s work is bringinga Voodoo vibe to Miami

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Gilbert & George’s fuckosophy

Fifty years after they first met, the artists are being celebrated with eight international exhibitions of their Beard Pictures. Meanwhile, a new text work finds them in typically provocative form—it features 5,000 F-words

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Podcast

Abu Dhabi Focus podcast, episode two: How Saudi artists are driving political change

As Abu Dhabi Art fair opens, we speak to the Saudi artists Manal Al Dowayan and Ahmed Mater. Plus: Iraq's Dia Azzawi on creating the Arab world's Guernica

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Oscar Tuazon: Living as a sculptural process

The Los Angeles artist, who made one of the standout works at this year's Skulptur Projekte Műnster, is heading for the great outdoors

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Judy Chicago: Catwoman

As three exhibitions open showcasing her work, including her Kitty City watercolours, the Los Angeles-based artist talks about being at the centre of a revival of interest—and having her early life story turned into a TV series

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Frieze 2017

John Akomfrah: the human cost of industrialisation

The British film-maker draws on childhood experiences of growing up in the shadows of the Battersea Power Station in his latest project, Purple

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Frieze 2017

Katharina Grosse: What would our mothers say?

The German painter celebrates the work of other female artists in her first London institutional show

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Frieze 2017

Kiluanji Kia Henda: The right way to fill a city’s plinths

The Frieze Artist Award winner brings an Angolan take on the public sculpture debate

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Frieze 2017

Gilbert & George: East Enders

The British artist duo show us around their London stomping ground

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Frieze 2017

Superflex swings into political action

The Danish collective’s new commission extends beyond the cavernous space of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

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Jenny Holzer: Words of Conflict

As three new commissions open this year in the UK and Abu Dhabi, the US artist reflects on the continued dominance of war as a theme in her work and says she longs for Trump to be “in the past tense”

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David Lamelas: time zones

The peripatetic Argentinian artist has explored memory, space and time in works made across the world. In September, his first full career survey opens in Los Angeles as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative

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Wolfgang Tillmans: ‘It’s the great album tracks that didn’t become singles’

The artist reveals the ideas behind his solo show at the Fondation Beyeler—the Basel museum’s first photography exhibition

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Nairy Baghramian: check your privilege

As she features in Documenta 14 and takes centre stage in Münster this summer, the Berlin-based artist discusses her approach to these major public exhibitions and the need to be wary of sensation and spectacle

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Exhibitions

British artist makes work out of Isis bullet holes

Piers Secunda's paint casts record the damage at front-line sites in Iraq

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Samson Young sounds out the Venice Biennale

The artist explains how 1980s charity pop singles inspired his exhibition at this year’s Hong Kong pavilion

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Theaster Gates raises the roof in Hong Kong

For his White Cube show, the US artist has elevated labour to an art form

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When will Christo’s 40-year old Mastaba happen?

The artist, known for his monumental sculptural projects, makes major push for his desert project in the UAE

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A Bigger Stage

From Sharjah to Venice, the Indian-born, Dubai-based artist Vikram Divecha’s star is in the ascendant

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Saudi artist Abdulnasser Gharem to have first solo US show at Lacma

Former lieutenant colonel in the Saudi Arabian army is known for his politically and socially engaged works that draw on his Muslim heritage

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‘Only ideas can change the world’: an interview with the Zero group’s Heinz Mack

The artist, who turns 86 in March, reflects on new work—but how little his ideals have changed—ahead of presentations in St Moritz and New York

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Sean Scully’s grand finale opens in China

Abstract artist enjoys critical acclaim with two career surveys in as many years

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Tala Madani: the descent of man

As Tala Madani prepares for the Whitney Biennial, she explains how childhood comics and Trump’s election victory figure into her satirical images of men