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The enigma of Philip Guston: two books unpack artist's fascination with dualities
Coinciding with opening of controversially postponed Guston show, these publications are vital to grasping the artist's contribution to post-war American art
Frieze Week in New York: mammoth auction sales and a shifting art fair landscape
Saving Ukraine’s heritage: an eyewitness account of relief efforts
A life saved by art: Lonnie Holley on making work inspired by trauma, 'garbage'—and being stranded on an English island
Known for his sculptures assembled from material other people might consider rubbish, the US artist will be performing his improvised voice and piano compositions during London Gallery Weekend
London Gallery Weekend: the must-see exhibitions in West and Central London
As the event kicks off on Friday 13 May, critic Ben Luke chooses the best shows to visit
America's racial reckoning: inside the controversial Guston show
Macron wins: what now for the French art scene?
Matisse’s masterpiece The Red Studio recreated 100 years later for New York show
The objects in the painting—including several of the artist's own works—have been brought together for an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, which later travels to Copenhagen
The women-dominated Venice Biennale has been criticised for sacrificing quality—revealing just how necessary such progressive projects really are
Described by some as a “politically correct” move, around 90% of the artists in Cecilia Alemani's exhibition 'The Milk of Dreams' are female
The stuff of dreams: Cecilia Alemani delivers a perfectly judged Biennale
The Milk of Dreams is a "show of ripples and resonances, one that honours its artists"
The best of the Venice Biennale: our critics’ review
Plus, artists Francis Alÿs, Sonia Boyce, Shubigi Rao and Na Chainkua Reindorf on their national pavilion shows; and a Bellini masterpiece
Marlene Dumas at Palazzo Grassi review—exhausting and uplifting at once
Venice exhibition elegantly displays the tension between seduction and repulsion in the South African artist's work
Photographer Edward Burtynsky on his Ukrainian heritage and our 'predator species running amok'
A brush with... Nari Ward
A world of possibility: Cecilia Alemani, the curator of the 2022 Venice Biennale, discusses the show
The Italian curator, who has organised exhibitions and events throughout the world, reveals the thinking behind her female-dominated exhibition The Milk of Dreams
Is this year’s Venice Biennale an exhibition shaped by war?
In the wake of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the Russian pavilion looks likely to remain empty, while the organisers of the Ukrainian pavilion battle to realise their project for Venice
'Our artists are responding to the war—they have been since 2014': the rise of documentaries in recent Ukrainian art
In an excerpt from our podcast interview, the Mexico-based Ukrainian artist and art historian Svitlana Biedarieva discusses shifts in recent Ukrainian art—and what happens now
Review: Does the Whitney Biennial really reflect the world today?
Plus, the exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories opens in Washington and Raphael's late self-portrait at London's National Gallery
A brush with... Cornelia Parker
Has the art market recovered? A deep dive into the Art Basel/UBS report
A brush with... Mark Leckey
Metropolitan Museum of Art director Max Hollein sets out his vision for the future
Ceramics are central to humanity. To dismiss them as 'decorative' is absurd
Artists from Magdalene Odundo to Ai Weiwei are demonstrating that the art form goes way beyond the "applied"
A brush with... Ali Cherri
How Donatello changed art history forever
What can the arts do to help Ukrainian refugees?
Can slime mould grow into artificial intelligence? Centre Pompidou show considers interactions between human and non-human entities
Group exhibition is the fifth in the Paris museum's Mutations/Creations series
Ukraine: the response of the art community and the risks of photojournalism
Showing contemporary work in historical settings is a risky business—but get it right and the art world swoons
Mixing the new with the old requires care as the Venice Biennale is sure to attest