Louisa Buck

Louisa Buck is the contemporary art correspondent at The Art Newspaper

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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

Flamenco, floating stages and a Stravinsky revival: programme for Venice's 2022 dance biennial revealed

Biennale Danza director Wayne McGregor has given the 16th international festival of contemporary dance the title of "Boundary-less" to reflect the current state of global flux

Thomas Dane exhibition in Naples explores the power and precarity of ceramics

Lynda Benglis and Magdalene Odundo join historical figures like Lucio Fontana in a group show that pushes at the limits of what clay can do

Magdalene Odundo discusses dancing with clay ahead of Venice Biennale exhibition

Ceramics have at last gained due prominence in contemporary art. After decades of making her sensual vessels, the Kenyan-British artist explains why

Hew Locke's carnivalesque Tate Britain commission tells disturbing colonial histories with flamboyance

The Procession, installed in the Duveen Galleries, references the museum's historic links to the sugar industry and slavery