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Louisa Buck is contemporary art correspondent at The Art Newspaper

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Frank Bowling: ‘My art isn’t about politics, it’s about paint’

As several shows of his work open, the artist talks about the distinctive transatlantic influences on his art, the role of politics, and art for art’s sake

Book Clubinterview

Q&A | What artists wear and why it matters

A new book by the fashion critic Charlie Porter explores how what artists choose to wear can tell us about the multiple roles of clothing in society

Slavery, stray dogs and our shared stomach: Liverpool Biennial questions port city's imperial legacy

After a few false starts, the exhibition's 11th edition is finally fully open—and its reckoning with colonial violence has never been more crucial

Why artist Eileen Agar’s 'womb magic' speaks to our times

While a major retrospective of her work has just opened at the Whitechapel Gallery, her idea of a “feminine type of imagination” can be found in a range of exhibitions across London

Our critic's choice of London Gallery Weekend shows: South

The spotlight turns on south London on 5 June where young artists are getting their debut shows and veterans of the Venice Biennale are making a comeback

Our critics' choice of London Gallery Weekend: East

Much like the area itself, the galleries of east London are presenting an eclectic mix of exhibitions, so our critics have joined forces and picked some of their favourites

'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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Veronica Ryan: ‘I don’t know anyone who makes art for art’s sake’

After a period away from the spotlight, the British sculptor has a cluster of exhibitions due to open later this year

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Julie Curtiss's hairy take on Seurat to Kapwani Kiwanga's dense and diasporic fibre installations

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From a historical group show of works from 1960s Italy to David Harrison's trans pagan goats

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Yinka Shonibare, an art icon with a sardonic twist

The artist is a shining example of philanthropy, funding creative residency projects in London and Lagos

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Gretchen Andrew's search engine-hacking assemblages to Haroun Hayward's painterly meditations on rave culture

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Alice Channer: 'I weaponise glamour… I see clothes as a kind of armour that can change and mutate'

As a host of new shows open in the UK, the artist reflects on her use of diverse materials and multifarious processes to reflect the shifting nature of bodies

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

Mark Wallinger creates his 'own private view' with cut-out figures hanging from his studio ceiling

Isolated Figures is the Turner Prize-winning artist's latest work made during the Covid-19 lockdown

Honey, we shrunk the gallery! Leading artists including Damien Hirst and Lubaina Himid to create miniature masterpieces for UK exhibition

Pallant House Gallery in Chichester's upcoming summer exhibition features scaled-down works by the UK's biggest artists

Basking in the reflected glory of the River Thames

The Thames is the inspiration for a number of new projects that celebrate the power of this mighty river and its ability to fuel imaginations

The Art Newspaper's women channel Charlotte Perriand for International Women's Day

We step away from our keyboards to recreate the famous 1920s portrait of the French architect and designer