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teamLab

TeamLab to open permanent installation in Shanghai nightclub

It is the latest move by the multimedia collective whose interactive works often attract large crowds

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Contemporary art

Artist transforms Gilded Age pool house into an atmospheric soundscape

To evoke a watershed moment in society, Jorge Otero-Pailos has filled an abandoned natatorium with sounds recorded from bodies of water in New York State

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s greatest hits

The artist duo made some of the most important and popular works of the 20th and early 21st century—here are their most memorable

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coronavirus

Why I made a mountain of fortune cookies in my little London flat during lockdown—all in the name of art

Biscuit sculptures have sprung up worldwide as part of a global initiative to celebrate the late artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres

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Contemporary art

Pandemic art: how artists have depicted disease

As the coronavirus forces us to endure an unprecedented time of distant social contact, art can remind us, assure us, of our interconnectedness

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Book Shorts

The testimonies of 100 artists to the lasting influence of Mies van der Rohe on their work are compiled in this book

Well selected illustrations make clear the connections between the architect’s work and those of contemporary artists

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Public art

William Kentridge’s existential imagery takes over Times Square

The artist sees his midnight billboard installation as “a bit of brain surgery” in “the deep soul of late capitalism”

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Exhibitions

MoMA will celebrate reopening with six site-specific works in its public spaces

Installations range from Haim Steinbach’s phrases and slogans to Yoko Ono’s blue sky

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Obituaries

Nancy Reddin Kienholz, artist and partner of Ed Kienholz, dies age 75

The pair created provocative installations about American society, race and sex

Museums & Heritage

Art heaven or hell? Museum’s epic £15m tunnel brings to life Dante’s Divine Comedy

Alfredo Jaar's new immersive installation inside a tunnel at the Museum of Old and New Art in Tasmania simulates heaven, hell and purgatory

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Artist interview

Turner Prize nominee Helen Cammock on Baroque music and marginalised histories

The UK artist's solo exhibition at London's Whitechapel Gallery explores the lives of 17th-century Italian female composers

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Exhibitions

Triennale di Milano: art effects empathy as forced migration anchors show

The Restless Earth explores the divisive subject currently preoccupying global media

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Exhibitions

Bill Viola reimagines the Renaissance with a retrospective in Florence

The Palazzo Strozzi mixes Viola's videos and installations with the Old Masters that inspired them

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In the frame

Float above Yorkshire’s ‘sunken city of Semer’

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William Kentridge plans epic frieze for River Tiber

South African artist will incorporate pollution in 550m-long work

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Mostly, you just stand in queues: Orit Gat on Carsten Höller’s Hayward exhibition

Guidelines, warnings and instructions are everywhere in Höller’s latest show

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Artists

Artists install in Fukushima’s radioactive zone

Exhibition may not be accessible for decades

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Art lights up the skies over the Hudson

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Zaha Hadid

Hadid’s sculpture visits V&A en route to Dubai

It will eventually be installed in the Burj Khalifa district

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Video, film & new media

Collector Ingvild Goetz strikes a deal with Bavaria over video installation collection

A gift of 375 film works, with conditions

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Conservation

Conservators save Burden’s war from brink

Breathing new life into the installation that the American artist wanted to destroy

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Exhibitions

Elmgreen & Dragset have created everything from a film script to kitchen units for their installation at the V&A

The artists make themselves at home

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Come on in, make yourself at home at the V&A

Elmgreen & Dragset install a house at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Tate Modern

Get tanked at the Tate: first permanent museum galleries devoted to installation and live art open at Bankside

Dancers and a singles’ night open Tate Modern’s new space

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Documenta

Documenta sparks “censorship” row: Work by Gregor Schneider withdrawn

Fears that the artist's installation would be associated with the fair led to intervention

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Artist interview

Interview with Glenn Kaino: Now you see him...

When Kaino thought the art world was getting too obsessed with money, he retreated into the realm of magic

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Artist interview

Twisted ways of seeing: Interview with Carsten Höller

Höller has a PhD in insect communication, but he abandoned the rules of science for the “subjective experience” of art

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Artist interview

Interview with Elmgreen & Dragset on staging their newest work: “Actors are playing us, but we might interfere”

The artists on splitting up but staying together and why they are putting their lives on stage

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Art Basel

Art Basel's installation sector, Art Parcours, opens in city's medieval heart

Visitors' first impressions may have been hindered by the rainy conditions

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Artist interview

Interview with Angela Bulloch: Shining a light on the city

The artist has installed her latest work in the Basel cathedral, as part of the fair’s new Art Parcours project

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Kaiser Wilhelm Museum

Beuys’s site-specific work to stay put in Krefeld (for now)

Collector Helga Lauffs has donated the works, subject to conditions

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Artist interview

Interview with Jenny Holzer: In her own words (or not, as the case may be)

The American artist on her “odd and lonely” childhood, other people’s texts and why she’s returned to painting

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Richard Prince

Still no plan for Richard Prince’s house

The artist’s fire-damaged Second House environment faces an uncertain future

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Turrell Museum

Meet the collector opening a James Turrell museum in the Andes

Meet the collector opening a James Turrell museum in the Andes

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach '07 fair report: Edition is strongest yet, despite financial turmoil

Most of the buyers were American private collectors and large-scale installation works were popular

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Damien Hirst

Hirst to fix another formaldehyde installation

All four versions of Mother and Child, Divided, returned to Hirst's studio for conservation

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Tate Modern

The US environmental artist Alan Sonfist will recreate an ancient landscape near the ThamesPrimeval forest for Tate in London

Primeval forest for Tate in London

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Collectors

Collector forced to remove Kiefer sculpture from his property after it is legally classified as a 'structure'

Andrew Hall says he will now loan the piece to Mass MoCA

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Artist interview

Interview with Allora and Calzadilla on putting everything in context

The duo discuss the political and humorous aspects of their work before a major show at the Moore Space in Miami

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Tate Modern

New installation for Tate Modern courtesy of UBS

The first rehang of the Bankside branch relies on funds provided by UBS - with conditions

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Art Basel

Works in Basel's Art Unlimited parallels that of the Venice Biennale’s Arsenale show

Political video is strong in both, but the variety of art is greater in Basel

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Miami collectors Rosa and Carlos de la Cruz snap up Bock stage-set

The piece was used for a stage performance in the Arsenale

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Artist interview

Interview with Mike Kelley on accumulating the uncanny in his new Tate Liverpool show

The Californian post-conceptualist plays the role of artist, curator and collector in his latest piece

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Artist interview

Is it a bird? A plane? No, just a G-string: Interview with artist E.V. Day

E.V. Day on thongs, Stealth Bombers and why her latest work stretches elasticity to its limit

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Artist interview

Interview with Michael Landy post-'Breakdown': New directions and championing of the urban weed

Last year Michael Landy meticulously catalogued and then destroyed all his material possessions. For his latest show he has photographed and etched the plants that grow spontaneously throughout the city

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Wolfgang Tillmans

Ordering Wolfgang Tillmans: 'Still life' on show at Harvard University

Benjamin Paul harks back to Dutch masters in his curation of Tillmans at the Busch-Reisinger Museum

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Artist interview

Interview with Mona Hatoum: Pass the electric fork, please

The artist uses kitchen utensils and household objects to charge domestic settings with danger

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Anish Kapoor commissioned to produce new work for the Tate's Turbine Hall

The sculptor succeeds Louise Bourgeois and the late Juan Muñoz

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Exhibitions

Anselm Kiefer on a massive scale at the Beyeler Foundation

The German master of the mythical and grandiose puts on a large-scale overview show

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Artist interview

Magic and mystery are the main concerns of Abigail Lane in her new solo show

"Magic is one of my ongoing interests"

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Pipilotti Rist

Hippy, dippy and hi-tech: New and old videos by Pipilotti Rist

Rist is the subject of solo exhibitions in Utrecht and Madrid

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Juan Muñoz

Tate Modern presents Muñoz's 'Double-bind' as second in Unilever series

An installation in disguise

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Artist interview

Interview with artist Richard Wilson: The topsy-turvy tendency

These works of art take a global perspective and are literally geologically based

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Artist interview

Interview with Mat Collishaw: Nappy change for art

Disillusioned and sick of heavy-handed art that tries to shock, the artist has now turned to kitsch and sentimental themes

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Artist interview

Interview with Pierre Huyghe: Where fact and fiction meet

A bank robbery and its portrayal in the film “Dog Day Afternoon” are the materials used by Huyghe to explore how fantasy shapes memory

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Artist interview

Interview with Karen Kilimnik on her open-ended eclecticism

Appropriation, whimsy, balletomania, and anglophilia all go into Kilimnik’s installations

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Restitution

The World Jewish Congress’s Commission for Art Recovery restitutes works from museums in Hanover and Leipzig

Does this mark a change of direction for initiative, which previously only recorded losses?

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Joseph Beuys

Battle to save Joseph Beuys wallcovering at Landesmuseum

Debate over whether it constitutes part of the original “Block Beuys” installation

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Artist interview

Interview with Ann Hamilton: The Biennale and seeing through the American dream

The American artist, forty-three, represents the US at the Venice Biennale this year

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Joseph Beuys

Books: Caroline Tisdall's new book is the way to go on anything Beuys

This substantial volume, predominantly photographic, is the comprehensive account of Joseph Beuys’s life and work

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Joseph Beuys

Beuys display on view at Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Don't miss the Beuys next door

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Joseph Beuys

Beuys breathes life into Cologne’s museum relics and inspires an exhibition in Vienna

Crucifixes and razorblades show the breadth of Beuys' production

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Collectors

Major Greek collector Dakis Joannou reveals ten years’ worth of buying for the first time in 'Everything That's Interesting is New'

Joannou's collection, which is particularly strong in installations and large scale work, can be seen in the Athens School of Fine Arts

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Tate

Tate makes space for the cutting edge as 'Art Now' opens for contemporary art

An installation by Matthew Barney inaugurates a programme of innovative contemporary art long planned by Serota

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Installation

Installations are in: But what are they?

Gagosian shows Schiele

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Joseph Beuys

Americans hop on the Beuys bandwagon with MoMA exhibition as the artist's reputation takes off

The growing interest is further indicated by the Walker Art Center’s major acquisition