Ben Luke is a Contributing Editor and podcast host at The Art Newspaper
'Velvet terrorism': what is it like in Pussy Riot's Russia?
A brush with... Theaster Gates
Is Qatar's Fifa World Cup a lesson in artwashing?
Climate action: what is the art world doing?
London's National Gallery revamp row: is it a sensitive makeover or like 'an airport lounge'?
How did a clergyman come to own hundreds of Edward Hopper works? We delve into the Whitney's archive controversy
'How dare YOU?': we speak to Just Stop Oil, the eco activists who threw soup over Van Gogh’s Sunflowers
Twenty-five years after it opened, artists still find it hard to love the Guggenheim Bilbao
Architect Frank Gehry claimed his design for the Spanish satellite museum was neutral and would not compete with the art within—did he succeed?
New kids on the block: the younger galleries bringing the avant garde to Frieze London
We pick our top six booths from the fair's Focus section
Art boom as the UK busts: how the economic crisis is affecting the market
Mudlarking about: how Cecilia Vicuña worked with women scavenging in London's Thames to create her monumental Tate Modern installation
The artist’s Turbine Hall commission draws on an Andean method of record-keeping
Van Dyck or copies? The curious case of the socialite, the scholar and the Old Masters
A brush with... John Akomfrah
Full frontal Freud: a deep dive into the life and work of the raw, unflinching portraitist
The Big Review: Milton Avery at the Royal Academy of Arts in London ★★★★☆
The American artist was a brilliant colourist who pushed figuration to its limits but never went the way of “the abstract boys”. Plus, what the other critics said about the show
A brush with... William Kentridge
Why is art at the heart of Italy’s far-right political party?
A brush with... Anicka Yi
Do good monarchs make bad art collectors? Inside the British Royal Collection
Glenn Brown—Gagosian-backed appropriator of Old Masters—to open London museum dedicated to his art
Hoping to increase his visibility, Brown will self-fund a Marylebone space that will combine his work with those of historic artists in his private collection
A brush with... Glenn Brown
Is art censorship on the rise? How freedom of expression is being curbed across the globe
Brazil turns 200—and its National Museum rises from the ashes
Fair or not, Tate's discrimination row has damaged its reputation among the very artists it needs to attract
The institution denies claims that it refused to allow the increasingly prominent Black performance artist Jade Montserrat to participate in a project for Tate Exchange
A brush with... Adam Pendleton
A brush with… Pierre Huyghe
A brush with... Zadie Xa
Paintings made by Sicilian prisoners and the poetry of Maxine Kumin: Megan Rooney on her greatest influences
The artist tells us about her favourite music, artists and the cultural experience that changed the way she sees the world on the A brush with..., podcast
Copying is a creative act established across centuries—despite what the US's 'fair use' ruling might suggest
The decision made in the case of Andy Warhol's usage of Lynn Goldsmith's Prince image threatens a long tradition of appropriation and quotation