New York Insider
Art critic and journalist Linda Yablonksy takes us inside New York's art scene and beyond
A transparent show for a transphobic world: performance artist Puppies Puppies exhibits herself in a glass box for four months
The artist has recreated her bedroom and studio in the lobby of Manhattan's New Museum for a durational work grounded in activism
Nairy Baghramian's playful forms grace the facade of New York's Metropolitan Museum
The artist is the fourth to receive the museum's commission to install work on the Fifth Avenue entrance of its Neoclassical building
'A poster child for a mismanaged career': Gagosian opens first posthumous show of Ashley Bickerton
The Barbadian-born American artist, who died last year, created 15 new works for an exhibition based on snapshots of family and friends
Poisonous plants and an animatronic bear: Precious Okoyomon fills Roman chapel with a garden of unearthly delights
The New York-based artist's ability to balance the horrifying with the restorative reaches a mad-genius peak at Sant’Andrea de Scaphis
The Buck stopped here
Louisa Buck, our contemporary art correspondent, brings us all the latest from the UK's key art events
Marina Abramović passes the baton on to a new generation of performers
A group of London shows, performances and events organised around the pioneering artist sees her extend her legacy
The Bloomsbury Group, re-examined through their garments
A new book and UK exhibition by Charlie Porter explores the sartorial choices of Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and the rest of the Charleston set
Lactating breasts and farting bottoms: unruly bodies run rampant in exhibitions across London
Our leaky, creaky, capricious corporeal vessels are the subject of shows at Somerset House, Goldsmith's CCA and the Design Museum
Glamorous moths and giant lily pads: Monster Chetwynd unveils commissions in London Underground and Scottish island Bute
The Turner Prize-nominated performance artist delves into the worlds of botany and insects for two characteristically extravagant UK commissions this summer
Anne Collier turns her eyes towards the illustrious history of Lismore Castle in Ireland
The American artist's exhibition of images of female eyes sourced from comics, films and advertisements is now on show at the historic home of the Dukes of Devonshire
Slade to Zaria
Slade to Zaria, which refers to the prominent art schools in London and Nigeria, is a column by Chibundu Onuzo, a novelist and fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Every month she shares her reflections on the contemporary art world.
'Where the name Louise Bourgeois is known, the name Sokari Douglas Camp should also be known'
How the "discovered" sculptor is building a history of Nigeria in steel
A tale of two art worlds: how Black-centred art is often relegated to outside central London
The Association of Women in the Arts's first conference near Bond Street and the 'Lagos, Peckham, Repeat' exhibition in south London are worlds—and a lengthy commute—apart
Art stars of tomorrow? Four of my favourite artists from the Slade School degree show in London
Unburdened by lengthy texts, gushing profiles and auction prices, graduate exhibitions are a reminder of the subjective nature of art
Depictions of the Black figure are finally entering the Western canon—but where are the pot-bellied and love-handled bodies?
Artists are rushing to fill the wide gaps in museums' holdings of Black figurative art, but much of this work has an aspirational approach
Why, for me, Frieze London is a satellite art fair
Ahead of its time, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is more than just a satellite to the Regent's Park event
The Gray Market
The Gray Market is a bi-weekly column by Tim Schneider about the art market’s transition from an informal, insular economy to a professionalised, growth-minded industry.
Art fraud has hijacked the conversation again, but calls for stronger regulation miss the bigger picture
Is regulation a wonder drug for curing the art market of its chronic fraud problem? Our columnist explains why that thinking is a myth
Green is the New Black
In this monthly column, our correspondent Louisa Buck looks at how the art industry is responding to our climate and ecological crisis
At London's Barbican, the female body's link to nature isn’t just lyrical—it's hardcore political
And a new show opens at the city's William Morris Gallery with a focus on radical landscapes
Diary of an art historian
Bendor Grosvenor, art historian and broadcaster, tells us about his latest research, discoveries and views
Was a Vienna auction's €6,000 'copy' of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling actually by Michelangelo?
My heart-stopping research saga to find out if Dorotheum’s part-painted cartoon by a "follower" was in fact a sleeper
Protestors took too much risk throwing soup on the Sunflowers—and missed an opportunity
Had they thought about it more deeply, the activists who attacked the Van Gogh work could have gained something more than attention
Some (impertinent) art advice for King Charles III on how to manage the Royal Collection
Opening it up through more generous loans and by easing copyright restrictions would be good for both HM and the country
Top tips for the culture secretary, as the UK is about to get a new prime minister (and yes, you will have to return the Parthenon Marbles)
Here are three big challenges they will face—and what to do about them
Every month, our editor-at-large Melanie Gerlis shares her insights on the art market
'Forget the Brexit blues: for art, London is still where it’s at'
There are plenty of encouraging dynamics in the city this summer
Art Market Eye
Cutting-edge art market analysis by Georgina Adam, our editor-at-large
End of an era? Jussi Pylkkänen's departure reveals much about today’s art market
The star auctioneer is leaving Christie's after 38 years to share his experience "with a new generation of collectors"
Lee Miller comes into focus, at last
With two shows coming up and auction prices on the rise, the US photographer is finally emerging from the shadows of her famous male associates
Sharing the Bacon: how fractionalisation is taking the art market by storm
Artex, the latest in a slew of new initiatives, is offering shares in a Francis Bacon triptych for as little as $100—but is it a good investment?
Rogues’ gallery? Three reasons why the art market is vulnerable to wrongdoing
Lavish lifestyles, misplaced confidence and the wish to keep up with billionaire clients can all wreak financial havoc
Backroom deals for wet paintings: why contemporary art is driving private sales for auction houses
Shortening art market cycles and the politics around "flipping" artworks are leading collectors to conduct business away from public scrutiny
Auction houses use lucrative tools to prop up the art market—could they become victims of their own success?
Shielding art prices from organic market conditions doesn't always pay off
A closer Luke
Ben Luke, our Review editor and podcast host, weighs in on the pressing issues facing the UK art world and beyond
‘"Immersive" art makes me yearn for something less empty’
Among the art world’s favourite terms, "immersive" art has become a byword for a shallow form of meaningless spectacle
'The NFT bubble has popped, but there’s still untapped potential in digital art'
Artists have long mined cyberspace for inspiration, as two current exhibitions underscore
Not everyone is celebrating Picasso’s big anniversary—that makes it more exciting
A series of exhibitions marking the 50th anniversary of the Spanish artist's death includes a show curated by comedian and Picasso-hater Hannah Gadsby
Twenty-five years after it opened, artists still find it hard to love the Guggenheim Bilbao
Architect Frank Gehry claimed his design for the Spanish satellite museum was neutral and would not compete with the art within—did he succeed?
Fair or not, Tate's discrimination row has damaged its reputation among the very artists it needs to attract
The institution denies claims that it refused to allow the increasingly prominent Black performance artist Jade Montserrat to participate in a project for Tate Exchange
Aimee Dawson, our live editor, looks at how the worlds of art and social media collide
How TikTok coaches art world institutions to go viral
The social media platform's lifestyle and education team has been offering services to companies like Sotheby's to help improve content and grow followings
Does coverage of Sotheby's Freddie Mercury sales show that auctions are perfect TikTok fodder?
Videos of bidding battles for the Queen frontman's possessions resulted in the auction house doubling its TikTok followers in less than a week
Pulling at loose Threads: should the art world sign up to the latest social media app?
Art world figures are forging new personalities on the new 'Twitter clone' from Meta
Instagram’s new tools prove ‘shadowbanning’ is real—and now artists are trapped
Many users are beginning to wonder if the platform's guidelines have any positive value
Twice a month, digital artist Gretchen Andrew explains new technology and its impact on art and the art world
What are DAOs? How blockchain-governed collectives might revolutionise the art world
Egalitarian and democratic, Decentralised Autonomous Organisations are powerful collecting forces with the potential to reshape the industry
Adventures with Van Gogh
Martin Bailey, our long-standing correspondent and expert on Van Gogh, tells us about his meticulous investigations and discoveries about this most intriguing artist. Published on Fridays.
Was Van Gogh's olive grove landscape another Nazi-era 'forced sale'?
We uncover the tangled tale of the painting controversially sold off by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1972 and now in an Athens museum
I met the oldest woman in the world—who shared her memories of Van Gogh in Arles
Madame Jeanne Calment, who lived to be 122, recalled meeting the artist as a child
Van Gogh's Tokyo Sunflowers: Was it a Nazi forced sale? And is the painting now worth $250m?
Bought for a Japanese museum in 1987, the masterpiece has just been claimed by the heirs of a Jewish Berlin banker
Van Gogh in 2023: a bumper year of exhibitions, openings, books and an Amsterdam birthday party
The Van Gogh Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary—and everyone is invited
The art world, long-thought to be immune to, is now having to acknowledge urgent realities of pandemics, climate crisis, wars, energy and food shortages, mass migration and inflation. In a new regular column, Scott Reyburn and Anny Shaw report on what auction houses, gallerists, artists and other players are doing—or not doing—about it.