Louisa Buck

Louisa Buck is the contemporary art correspondent at The Art Newspaper

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Q&A: Jennifer Higgie on her new book about spiritualism and its importance to early Modernist women artists

The former editor of Frieze magazine says the idea that modernity had to be rational, cool and atheist was detrimental to art

Peter Doig: the painter making prints from poems, and swapping the Caribbean for the Courtauld

The Scottish-born artist tells us about his connection to the works of Cézanne, Matisse and Pissarro, and his fruitful collaboration with the Saint Lucian poet Derek Walcott

London exhibition remembers lost feminist pioneer Helen Chadwick

The artist, who tragically died aged 42, left a legacy of profound and often witty work

Soheila Sokhanvari: the former scientist using ‘alchemy’ to bring together Iranian and Western culture

The Shiraz-born artist tells us how she became an artist after a bad cycling accident and why what is happening in Iran is “no longer a protest, it’s a revolution”

The Year in Art: We take a look at 2022’s biggest stories—and what they mean

Plus, our writers sit down to discuss their favourite works of the year

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Louisa Buck, Kabir Jhala and Benjamin Sutton. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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The evergreen use of trees in art: just how sustainable is the greenery in our homes and museums?

While seemingly sustainable on the surface, arboreal art requires long-term planning and care to be impactful

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Climate action: what is the art world doing?

Plus, the US National Gallery of Art’s women artists fund and one of the last paintings of Paula Modersohn-Becker

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Artist stages 'slave ship' installation at London building that once housed British Navy offices

Grada Kilomba's multilingual work is part of 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House

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Crisis in the Amazon: Richard Mosse on his monumental video tracking the destruction of the rainforest

The Irish artist’s latest work, on show in London and Melbourne, is the culmination of a three-year project

Key art world players pledged to go green—but who is sticking to their promises?

While initiatives such as the Gallery Climate Coalition are seeing positive results, much remains to be done across the sector

Frieze London acquisitions: Norwich Castle bags Ibrahim Mahama photo series and Tate buys works by seven international artists

The purchases come courtesy of the Contemporary Art Society Collections Fund and the Frieze Tate Fund

Non-Fireproof Tokens: Damien Hirst burns his own paintings

Artist installs six sculptural wood-burning fireplaces at his Newport Street Gallery in London for the final phase of NFT project "The Currency"

Are art fairs going green at last? We break down how Frieze and Art Basel measure up on sustainability

From recycling carpets to shipping booth walls across oceans, the industry's biggest trade events are striving to clean up their act—but are they doing enough?

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Kent Monkman: the trickster poking fun at the art historical canon

Ahead of his Royal Ontario Museum exhibition, the Cree artist tells us about the humour in his work, why he uses the history painting format, and how he hopes his work brings to light atrocities suffered by Indigenous peoples

Mark Wallinger launches digital art project to raise legal funds for London pollution group

The Islington-based campaigners Nocado are fighting to prevent retailers Ocado and Marks & Spencer from setting up a depot adjacent to a primary school

Sensation, 25 years on: the show thrust the YBAs and Charles Saatchi into the mainstream—but not everyone was happy

The 1997 exhibition at London’s Royal Academy of Arts was a masterclass in art PR, with many of the works by artists like Tracey Emin and Marcus Harvey hitting the headlines

Art down to the atom: Cornelia Parker discusses her work with a quantum physicist

The British installation artist sat down with scientist Carlo Rovelli to discover their two disciplines have more in common than one might think

The best artist portraits of Queen Elizabeth II, from Cecil Beaton's fairytale glitter to Jamie Reid's punk provocation

Depictions of the British sovereign, one of the most painted women in history, reflect the changing status of the monarchy over more than half a century

Art collectors listen up—here's how you can actually reduce your carbon footprint (while continuing to buy work)

As the art market’s prime players, collectors' choices are of utmost importance in improving our industry

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Carbon offsetting is just another form of greenwashing—and the art world must stop pretending otherwise

Rather than hoping for a magic fix to neutralise our emissions, it is more realistic to fund projects that involve direct and strategic impact

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