Alec Evans


Seven cookbooks for art lovers

From Mondrian-inspired cakes to Dalí's Surreal concoctions, these books offer recipes for all (art) tastes

The art of the Great British Bake Off

Art UK's Twitter hashtag encourages an arty take on the popular Channel 4 programme

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Blockchain: Hot stuff or hot air?

The technology offers the promise of a world in which a work of art’s provenance is held on a single database—if it lives up to the hype

Georgina Adam. , with additional research by Alec Evans

Elon Musk under attack over use of potter's farting unicorn image

The Tesla chief has defended himself, saying he helped popularise the mug design for free

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Exclusive images of Joan Miró at work and play

The photographs are included in an exhibition of the Spanish artist's sculptures at the Centro Botín in Santander

In pictures: Bayreuth's Margravial Opera House reopens to the public

The Unesco World Heritage Site had been closed for restoration since 2012

Tate Modern hit with protests over cleaner dispute

There has been controversy at the gallery over the sponsor for the Picasso 1932 exhibition

No end to gender woes? Time’s not up in Asia

There is a gross gender imbalance across the Asian art world, but the representation of female artists, curators and dealers is also on the rise in the region

Lisa Movius. with additional reporting by Alec Evans

Must-see shows during Art Basel Hong Kong

From Doug Aitken harnessing Instagram to Jennifer Guidi's work with sand, our picks of the city's top exhibitions

Star Wars art installation in London church relocated following parishioner complaints

The stormtrooper on a cross is part of an exhibition due to open to the public on Thursday

Elon Musks's Telsa Roadster: Is it art? Or is it ‘garbage in space’?

The entrepreneur has begun implementing his plan to colonise Mars and make us a “multi-planetary species”

Cristina Ruiz. , additional reporting by Alec Evans

Three to see: London

From the Deutsche Börse photography prize to Rockefeller's collection including Gauguin and Picasso

Tania Bruguera to create next Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Cuban artist has previously shown performance piece with horse mounted police officers in museum’s cavernous space

An immersion of solid light for new Hepworth Wakefield exhibition

Solid Light Works is the first major UK exhibition from Anthony McCall in over 10 years

Mexican architect is youngest-ever designer of Serpentine Pavilion

Frida Escobedo will combine Mexican and British influences for the temporary structure in Hyde Park

Jamie Fobert Architects to transform London's National Portrait Gallery

Firm behind recent expansion of Tate St Ives and Kettle's Yard will lead major £35.5m development

UK government places export bar on Turner’s Ehrenbreitstein

Arts minister Michael Ellis has stepped in to prevent the painting from being exported


David Adjaye's Museum of African American History wins prestigious Beazley Design prize

Smithsonian institution was inaugurated by President Obama in 2016

Brutalist housing estate in Sheffield to host £21m art hub

Park Hill Art Space will include artists' studios and a research institute

In pictures: rare show of North Korean graphic design to open in London

Exhibition revealing notoriously closed-off society comes to House of Illustration in February

Three to see: London

From a huge light show across the city to the final week of Rachel Whiteread's retrospective


In pictures: light festival Lumiere brightens up London

Four-day festival includes more than 50 public works by artists such as Tracey Emin and Patrice Warrener

Damien Hirst to spotify Houghton Hall

Colour Space will show some brand-new works by Damien Hirst

Forgotten artists: Joseph Laoutaris

Grandson of reclusive British artist launches campaign calling for recognition of painter's work

Three to See: London

From Michael Armitage’s powerful Gauguin-like scenes at the South London Gallery to Marguerite Humeau's hypnotic installation at Tate Britain

Salvador Dalí foundation completes digital catalogue raisonné after 17 years of research

Online inventory of more than 1,000 paintings will help scholars and the art market


London lights up for Christmas

As Christmas tree season begins, we look at some of the most artistic decorations to be found in the capital