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AI on AI: Alex Israel uses artificial intelligence to re-engage with memory

The Los Angeles-based artist is presenting his "REMEMBR" installation, which riffs visually, musically and emotionally on users’ smartphone camera rolls, in London

Two (or more) into one: Urs Fischer invites owners of his digital sculptures to have them remade into a new work

The maverick artist is working with 1OF1, collectors of high-level digital art, to offer owners of his "CHAOS" video sculpture series the chance to have them "fused" into new animations

The art world's AI dilemma: informed insight from industry experts

The artist Refik Anadol, the museum director Thomas Campbell and the Future Art Ecosystems team at Serpentine share insights on how to thrive while working with artificial intelligence in 2024

The National Gallery, London, celebrates its bicentenary with a full-colour Big Birthday Weekend

Music, poetry, and Renaissance selfies are on the menu and—for two nights only—the Trafalgar Square frontage will be lit up with a dazzling, projection-mapped show on the museum's 200-year history

Frank Stella, a painter's painter and one of the leading abstract artists of his generation, has died, aged 87

His landmark "Black Paintings" series marked Stella as a Minimalist in the 1960s before he expanded his range to include brightly coloured pieces on shaped canvases, relief paintings, large-scale sculpture and work with architects

Castle Howard: stage set for Bridgerton and Brideshead, and now for a full-dress Tony Cragg show

The Liverpool-born sculptor's 50-year engagement with organic, layered, forms works in natural harmony with the Yorkshire treasure house and its Arcadian grounds

Bicentenary appeal seeks to move Byron memorial to prominent site in London's Hyde Park

Group launches £360,000 fund to re-site 1880 statue isolated on UK capital's roundabout

Poetic pose: Lord Byron the image-conscious Romantic in five portraits

The face of the scandal-ridden, best-selling celebrity poet—who died 200 years ago, and had a great influence on 19th-century artists and composers—was better known in his era than that of anyone save Napoloen Bonaparte

School of Lord Byron: how the first global celebrity influenced art, portraiture and attitudes to built heritage

JMW Turner, Eugène Delacroix and Théodore Géricault were among the artists inspired by the much-portrayed poet whose concern for Venice and the Parthenon Marbles has a resonance 200 years after his death

A brush with... Kapwani Kiwanga

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from residencies in Paris to the jazz legend Sun Ra

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Aleksandra Artamonovskaja is appointed head of arts for TriliTech, the entrepreneurship team supporting Tezos blockchain

Artamonovskaja, a leading consultant and moderator in the Web3 world, will oversee development of opportunities for artists across the Tezos ecosystem

Faith Ringgold, acclaimed for the power of paintings and quilts that tell stories of the Civil Rights movement, has died, aged 93

A champion of fellow Black and women artists, the New York-born painter and sculptor made a second reputation as writer and illustrator of admired children's stories

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On process: Refik Anadol seeks to demystify AI art by showing how it is put together

The media artist's "Echoes of the Earth: Living Archive" at Serpentine Galleries, London, goes for radical clarity on its raw data sources and the make-up of Anadol's artificial intelligence Large Nature Model

Robert Alice breaks new ground with auction of generative art NFTs on Christie's 3.0

Auction house sees maturing of market since the heady days of 2021 as works by the digital art pioneer are sold in combination with launch of their catalogue raisonné-like historical survey "On NFTs"

London's Serpentine Galleries calls for artists and institutions to become ‘stewards’ of data in face of rising interest in AI

The London gallery's fourth annual Future Arts Ecosystems report addresses a pressing need for bodies to address the use of artificial intelligence, for their own benefit and for the public good

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Anselm Kiefer awarded Queen Sonja Lifetime Achievement Award for printmaking

The award recognises the artist's half-century of working with woodcuts, a lesser known aspect of his practice

Remembering Jacob Rothschild, banker, collector, philanthropist, and a towering figure in the British art world

A scion of the famous banking dynasty, he led the National Gallery, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Waddesdon Manor

Queen Camilla brings the art of monarchy to a London studio community in search of a permanent home

The British royal toured Kindred Studios, a hub which currently offers affordable rents to artists and makers at its temporary location—and which has a 3,500-strong waiting list

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Face time: how the art world is preparing to work with the Apple Vision Pro

The mixed reality headset offers astonishing visual quality. But, as it goes on sale at $3,500 a go, how will it enhance curators' dreams of giving global access to high-fidelity experiences of gallery and museum shows?

Going big: digital artists who show on a grand scale at immersive institutions

The rise of huge immersive venues, with giant, wraparound programmable LED screens, has provided a new canvas, and potential new audience, for digital artists. We look at four of the main players, from widely varied backgrounds

Mona Lisa undamaged after protesters at the Louvre throw soup at Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece

Members of Riposte Alimentaire demand the right to "healthy and sustainable food" after splattering pumpkin soup over the protective glazing in front of the world's most-viewed painting

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‘As if he has just left the room’: a farewell tour of the studio of Raymond Briggs, creator of The Snowman

The Sussex house-cum-studio where the graphic novelist worked for six decades proves to be as colourful, characterful, and packed with verve as his classic visual narratives

From Apple's Vision Pro goggles to digital NG200—six things to look out for in art and tech in 2024

The coming year has buttons for everyone to press including a celebration of the computer artist Harold Cohen and Art Dubai Digital

AI to Z: an art and tech alphabet for 2023

Our guide to a fast-moving year in artificial intelligence, blockchain contracts, stadium-scale video, NFTs and social media

The Big Review: Andy Warhol at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin ★★★★☆

Andy Warhol the colourist stars in a stand-out exhibition that offers fresh perspectives on curating the world's most familiar artist

'Rokeby Venus' goes back on show at National Gallery four weeks after attack by climate activists

Velázquez masterpiece required 'conservation treatment to minor damage sustained to the painting surface, and the fitting of new glazing' following hammer attack on 6 November

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Remembering Henry Kissinger, master of art politics, whose Cold War diplomacy still had resonance in 2023

Kissinger, one of the most photographed men of his time, with an instantly recognisable pair of spectacles, was a powerful graphic gift to artists including Philip Guston