Julia Michalska

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

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Art fairs: how did they begin and where are they going?

Plus, Caribbean-British art at Tate Britain and Marco Brambilla's VR work at Pérez Art Museum in Miami

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. With guest speaker Melanie Gerlis. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall2 days ago
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A brush with... Pablo Bronstein

An in-depth interview on the artist's influences and cultural experiences, from the architectural drawings of Piranesi to the novels of Émile Zola

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Fraud: the case of Inigo Philbrick

Plus, Warhol’s Catholicism and Moscow’s new museums

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Georgina Adam. Produced by Julia Michalska, Aimee Dawson and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Candice Breitz

An in-depth interview on the artist's influences and cultural experiences, from the work of On Kawara to growing up in Apartheid South Africa

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Big money, new collectors: the low-down on the New York auctions

Plus, Fabergé in London and a rediscovered Dürer

Hosted by Ben Luke, Aimee Dawson and Martin Bailey. with guest speaker Anna Brady. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Billie Zangewa

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Jane Campion to Vincent van Gogh

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M+ finally opens in Hong Kong—but is it censoring its displays?

Plus, the revamped Courtauld Gallery and Black American Portraits at Lacma in Los Angeles

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Contemporary art meets Ancient Egypt: new sculptures at the Pyramids of Giza

Plus, the New Museum Triennial and Édouard Manet's portrait of Zacharie Astruc

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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Is Paris really taking London’s art crown?

Plus, Marlene Dumas at the Musée d'Orsay and Christian Boltanksi remembered

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Melanie Gerlis. Produced by Julia Michalska, Aimee Dawson and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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Can the art world really change its wasteful ways?

Plus, Mark Rothko’s late paintings at Pace’s new London space and Nicolas Poussin at the National Gallery

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Jasper Johns: a radical look at a colossus of post-war American art

Plus, Venice's tourism problem and Finnish artist Outi Heiskanen

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. With guest speaker Anna Somers Cocks. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Thomas J Price

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Giorgio Morandi to Alberto Giacometti

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All glitz and glamour? Hollywood’s new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Plus, the rise of private museums and Renaissance portraits at the Rijksmuseum

Hosted by Ben Luke and Nancy Kenney. With guest speaker Georgina Adam. Produced by Julia Michalska, Aimee Dawson and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Sarah Sze

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Hokusai to Vermeer

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It’s a wrap: Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s final fabric project unveiled in Paris

Plus, Art Basel: are the buyers back? And Mary Beard on images of power

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Tacita Dean

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Cy Twombly to WG Sebald

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Should the art world boycott China over its treatment of Uyghur people?

Plus, Van Gogh’s final months and master printer Kenneth Tyler on Helen Frankenthaler

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Cristina Ruiz and Martin Bailey. Produced by Julia Michalska, Aimee Dawson, David Clack and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Philippe Parreno

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Francisco de Goya to Mary Shelley

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The state of painting now

Plus, its enduring market appeal and new secrets revealed in a restored Vermeer

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Afghanistan: the threat of the Taliban to artists and heritage

Plus, artist Bill Fontana records Notre Dame's bells

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A brush with... Glenn Ligon

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Stevie Wonder to Charles Dickens

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A brush with... Alberta Whittle

An in-depth interview on the artist's big influences, from Kamau Brathwaite to Hilma af Klint

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A brush with... Tino Sehgal

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Beethoven to Watteau

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A brush with... Oscar Murillo

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Jannis Kounellis to Okwui Enwezor

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A brush with... Ellen Gallagher

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Keith Haring to Moby Dick

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Should the Science Museum stop taking money from oil companies?

Plus, Michael Landy's exhibition at Firstsite and artist Shahzia Sikander on a manuscript miniature

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A brush with... Julian Opie

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Egon Schiele to Raymond Carver

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Slavery: the groundbreaking Dutch exhibition confronting colonial history

Plus, Leonora Carrington's Surrealist children's book behind the next Venice Biennale and Rubens's landscapes reunited after 200 years

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Joanna Moorhead. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with...Cristina Iglesias

An in-depth conversation on the artist's big influences, from Giotto to Björk

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Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs

Plus, Glasgow International festival and Cézanne at MoMA

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Henrietta Bentall
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A brush with... Michael Rakowitz

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from T.S. Eliot to Leonard Cohen

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Classicist Mary Beard on the infamous Roman emperor Nero

Plus, London Gallery Weekend and Nina Katchadourian on her adopted grandmother's embroidery

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Viking-age treasure: new insights into life 1,000 years ago

Plus, new proposals for the Fourth Plinth in London and Nike Air Force 1s

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'Art is our spiritual oxygen': new shows to see in London and New York

We discuss Matthew Barney, Igshaan Adams, Eileen Agar and Louise Bourgeois

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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New York auctions: has the art market roared back to life?

Plus, Heather Phillipson at Tate Britain and Ackroyd and Harvey on Joseph Beuys

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Climate disaster: photographer Richard Mosse on environmental crime in the Amazon

Plus, artist Rachel Maclean on Hieronymus Bosch's influence

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Return to La La Land: art is back in California

Plus, artists' album covers, and Grace Jones in the Work of the Week

Kusama-rama: Yayoi exhibitions open in London, New York and Berlin

We take a deep dive into the Japanese artist's polka dots, pumpkins and infinity rooms as major shows open at Tate Modern, Gropius Bau and the New York Botanical Garden

Let loose after lockdown: London’s best gallery shows

Plus, Idris Khan on his latest show and James Welling on an ancient Greek Kore

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall

A brush with... Do Ho Suh

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's biggest influences, from Matthew Barney to marine biology

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson. With Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by

Can Netflix help solve the Isabella Stewart Gardner art heist?

Plus, vaccine passports in museums and Gossaert's Adoration

A brush with... Doris Salcedo

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from Joseph Beuys to Paul Celan

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson. With Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by

Has the drop in visitors changed museums forever?

Exhibitions editor José da Silva breaks down the results from our Visitor Figures 2020 survey and digital expert Chris Unitt explains how museums have pivoted to digital

A brush with... Ali Banisadr

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from Sufi poetry to Hieronymus Bosch

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson. With Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by

Benin bronzes: looted treasures will return to Nigeria at last

Plus, the newly discovered Van Gogh is sold and artist Rana Begum on Tess Jaray

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. with guest speakers Catherine Hickley and Martin Bailey. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Henrietta Bentall

A brush with... Julie Mehretu

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from Kara Walker to Chris Abani

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson, Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by

The results are in: the real impact of Covid-19 on the art market

Plus, Dawn Ades on Duchamp and Superflex on Cildo Meireles

UK culture war: how should museums confront colonialism?

Plus, craft and American identity and critic Michael Peppiatt on Frank Auerbach

Old Masters meet Brutalism: inside Frick Madison in New York

Plus, the story of a notorious forger and artist Collier Schorr on August Sander

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Vincent Noce. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall

'Black grief and white grievance' at New York’s New Museum

Plus, artists with disabilities in the Covid era and Goya's Disasters of War

Stonehenge: could a road tunnel ruin the ancient site?

Plus, French museums revolt against lockdown closures and artist Crystal Fischetti on Karla Black

The fight against Putin: artists on the frontline

Plus, India reconstructs its history and Navid Nuur on Walter de Maria

A brush with... Tala Madani

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from Francis Bacon to Miles Davis

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson, Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by

A brush with... Charles Gaines

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from Frantz Fanon to John Coltrane

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson, Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by

What will Biden-Harris do for the visual arts?

Plus, QAnon's origins in Italian conceptual art and Alphonse Mucha's Slav Epic

Art Nouveau pioneer Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic finds a home at last—and it’s designed by Thomas Heatherwick

Monumental cycle of 20 paintings will be displayed in the Savarin development in central Prague

A brush with... Tal R

An in-depth podcast conversation on the artist's big influences, from W. G. Sebald to Georges Rouault

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson, Henrietta Bentall and Kabir Jhala. Sponsored by