Julia Michalska

Julia Michalska is the Deputy Editor and Digital Editor at The Art Newspaper

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How has Frieze Los Angeles impacted the city’s art scene?

Plus, Angelica Kauffman at London’s Royal Academy and Matthew Wong’s response to a lost Van Gogh

Ekow Eshun on the power of Black figuration and his new London show

Plus, 100 years of the Surrealist manifesto and Tonita Peña’s Eagle Dance

Yoko Ono at Tate Modern: a closer look at ‘the world's most famous unknown artist’

Plus, Elton John‘s treasures at Christie’s and Factum Foundation’s reconstructed Roman colossus

Is censorship on the rise in the West?

Plus, Frank Auerbach at the Courtauld and an Indian painting from Howard Hodgkin’s collection

Adriano Pedrosa unveils his plans for the 2024 Venice Biennale

Plus, the rise of immersive institutions and Barbara Kruger’s “Untitled (Forever)”

Rewriting history? The fraught politics behind India's new Ram temple

Plus, the challenges facing the Old Master market and a lithograph by Honoré Daumier

Rybolovlev vs Sotheby’s: a closer look at the epic court battle

Plus, Singapore's art scene and a photograph by Zanele Muholi

What to look out for in 2024: market predictions and must-see exhibitions

From the Venice Biennale to the Harlem Renaissance at the Met

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Tim Schneider, Jane Morris and Gareth Harris. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Alexander Morrison

The Year in Review 2023: the biggest stories and the best shows

From the British Museum thefts to the consequences in art and heritage of the Israel-Hamas war

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Louisa Buck and Benjamin Sutton. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Alexander Morrison
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Art Basel in Miami Beach: big sales, little politics

Plus, EMST, the all-women museum in Athens, and Pesellino’s David panels at the National Gallery in London

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Which heritage sites have been damaged or destroyed in Gaza?

Plus, the life and work of the pioneering Indigenous Australian artist Emily Kam Kngwarray, and a revealing manuscript by Paul Gauguin

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Is the US museum sector in crisis?

Plus, a new antisemitism scandal at Documenta and a Kim Lim sculpure on show at the Hepworth Wakefield

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What did the New York auctions reveal about the state of the art market?

Plus, experimental art from the Eastern Bloc and a sculptural installation by Terry Adkins

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What’s behind the row engulfing the UK’s National Trust?

Plus, a protest-themed tenth edition of the Performa Biennial and a restored portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger

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Can AI unlock the ancient Herculaneum scrolls?

Plus, the appointment of the new Venice Biennale president sparks a political row, and a tender portrait by Dorothea Lange

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Kyiv Biennial 2023: a cross-European event put together ‘against all odds’

Plus, a project exploring the sounds of migration and Jem Perucchini’s Art on the Underground commission

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Paris+: is the French capital still on the rise as a cultural hub?

Plus, Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Hayward Gallery in London and Marie Laurencin's 'La femme-cheval'

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Frieze turns 20: what's next for the popular art fair?

Plus, we speak to the artist Hildigunnur Birgisdóttir, who will be representing Iceland in Venice next year, and pick a work from the Matisse show at the Metropolitan Museum in New York

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Kwer'ata Re'esu: the astonishing story of Ethiopia's most treasured icon

Plus, the AI copyright debate in the US and the end of China’s museum boom

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Marina Abramović: the artist on her ‘best ever show’

Plus, Frans Hals at London's National Gallery and a Peter Paul Rubens painting inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses

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What happens when Unesco becomes the enemy?

Plus, remembering Fernando Botero and a pioneering Barkley L. Hendricks portrait

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Is Saudi Arabia the next big cultural powerhouse?

Plus, Michelangelo at the Albertina in Vienna and Julianknxx at the Barbican in London

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The Week in Art | Special 250th episode: what’s next for the visual arts?

We ask leading art world figures about their hopes and concerns, and discuss what the future has in store for museums, the art market and artists with our long-term contributors Cristina Ruiz, Georgina Adam and Louisa Buck

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The Week in Art: The British Museum in crisis—an in-depth look

Plus, the Sāo Paulo biennial and Chaïm Soutine in Düsseldorf

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How will the art market cope with stagflation?

Plus, Spain’s historical memory and a Dürer plate remade by Goldin + Senneby

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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London's National Portrait Gallery's revamp: the review

Plus, William Edmondson in Philadelphia and Zinzi Minott's Windrush 75 film in London

Ben Luke. With guest speakers Alison Cole and Martin Bailey. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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Africa rising: the TV show capturing a continent of creativity

Plus, the Liverpool Biennial, and Basquiat in Basel with Jeffrey Deitch

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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'We look, learn, and research over months and sometimes years': Mary Rozell on UBS's art collecting strategy

The head of the art collection of Swiss bank describes the joy of floating down the Rhine—and her soft spot for Nefertiti

A Radiohead special: we speak to Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood about their upcoming art show

Plus, choreographer Wayne McGregor performance piece at London's Royal Opera House and Whistler's Mother returns to Philadelphia

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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Picasso—questioned, but not cancelled: we speak to the curators of the Brooklyn Museum show

Plus, the damage to heritage in Italy following the devastating floods and Ellsworth Kelly's Spectrum work

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Julia Michalska
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