Louisa Buck

Louisa Buck is contemporary art correspondent at The Art Newspaper

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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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The art industry needs a genuine sea change—in the shipping sense

Transporting an artwork by ship can reduce its carbon impact by up to 95% compared to air freight

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Howardena Pindell: ‘In terms of museums, I’m optimistic; in terms of the world, I’m pessimistic’

As her touring UK show arrives in Cambridge, the artist discusses historic prejudice in the US generally and the art world in particular, and her long struggle for recognition

Hew Locke reimagines Birmingham's controversial Queen Victoria statue for an anti-imperialist age

A number of artists—including Amy Ching-Yan Lam and Rajni Perera—have created work that challenges the city's colonial legacy as it gears up to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Out in the open: Michael Armitage on how the pandemic led him to paint en plein air

The Kenyan-born British artist is showing a new body of work in his solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Basel

Building with rubbish and fighting fish farming: How artists are leading the charge to combat the climate crisis

In matters environmental, artists have long been the driving force to reforming the sector

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‘My grandma will jump from a helicopter, naked and listening to Elton John’: Laure Prouvost on her biggest work yet

French artist is first to fill the spectacular Light Hall in Norway's new National Museum

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New shows reveal how Picasso was inspired by the Old Masters

Plus, Chris Levine's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II; and a rise in political interference in museum leadership

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Felt banquet for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is a feast for the eyes

Artist Lucy Sparrow will install her massive felt in picnic spread at Buckingham Palace, while Leo Villareal plans a more contemplative tribute

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London's Elizabeth Line finally opens—we take a look at the ambitious art commissions across the train stations of the £19bn project

Yayoi Kusama, Sonia Boyce and Richard Wright are among the artists who have created works for the 10 brand-new stations

London Gallery Weekend: the must-see exhibitions in East London

With last day of London Gallery Weekend 2022 is focused on the East End, critic Louisa Buck selects the best shows in the area

London Gallery Weekend: the must-see exhibitions in South London

On Saturday 14 May, the focus of the event shifts south of the river. Our critic Louisa Buck picks out the shows you should visit

Green is the New Black: a new column spotlighting the movers and shakers making the art world more environmentally sustainable

From industry-wide coalitions to individual initiatives, our correspondent Louisa Buck looks at how the art industry is responding to our climate and ecological crisis

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Jane Hall, Assemble: ‘It wasn’t about changing architecture; it was that we loved building something together’

The Turner Prize-winning art, design and architecture collective has a new show, which takes a Lina Bo Bardi drawing as a launchpad to work with Nottingham schools

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

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Venice Biennale 2022: Louisa Buck's picks

Our contemporary art writer picks out the three things she's most looking forward to in Venice

Scottish pavilion: Alberta Whittle unravels Venice's often troubling relationship with Blackness

The Barbados-born Scottish artist's work will address oceanic histories and the city’s traumatising images of enslaved Black people hidden in plain sight