Venice Biennale special: our review. Plus, how much longer will the city survive?
Ben Luke and Jane Morris review the main exhibition and we speak to the artists Laure Prouvost and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster about their works in the show. Plus, we talk about climate change and the challenges Venice is facing as the surrounding waters rise. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.
Carolyn Christov-Barkargiev on the opening of the Cerruti Villa and its $600m, 'near-secret' collection
The house and collection of Turinese collector Francesco Federico Cerruti will go on show this week
CommentVenice Biennale 2019
Why is the Venice Biennale still so important?
Historical importance, glamour, big spenders—it continues to be an art festival like no other
Dia show aims to place Charlotte Posenenske firmly among stars of minimalist sculpture
It is the first large-scale US exhibition of the German artist's work
Ralph Rugoff on the Hayward Gallery’s half-century and the art of curating
How will his views on audiences and exhibition-making shape the 2019 Venice Biennale?
From Y2K to Tor: new show explores how artists make sense of the internet
Exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is one of the largest to tackle the subject so far in the US
FeatureArt Basel 2018
Is the biennial model busted?
Riga, Bangkok, São Paulo—every modern city wants a biennial. But is this good for contemporary art? Leading curators join the hot debate
Podcast episode 32: David Chipperfield on the new Royal Academy
The Academy’s £56m project opens, with subtle additions and revamps by the British architect. Chipperfield talks about the subtleties of architecture, the RA’s chief executive Charles Saumarez Smith discusses funding and the quirks of the institution and we review the buildings and its displays with Jane Morris.
Romanticism show surveys landscapes of northern Europe
First major exhibition of its kind includes Turner and Friedrich as well as less familiar “Romantics”
FeatureTEFAF Maastricht 2018
A day in the life of… a Tefaf vetter
Maastricht is famous for its tough vetting procedures, but what is it really like to be on the fair’s expert team?
Art in the age of the internet: from democracy and dialogue to a new dystopia
One of the largest historical surveys in the US traces the history of the world wide web
The American Dream and its powerful imagery questioned in the era of fake news
Exhibition in Germany includes works by major US artists from the 1960s until today
Flipping, freeports and fakers: the commodification of fine art
Second volume of Georgina Adam’s analysis of the art market looks at the darker side of the trade
AnalysisThe Year In Review
The year in art: taking stock of Documenta, the Venice Biennale and Münster Sculpture Projects
Did the grand tour hit the mark?
NewsThree to see
Three to see: London
From Basquiat’s booming Barbican blockbuster to Jasper Johns’s first UK retrospective in 40 years
Podcast episode two: Zeitz Mocaa and London autumn preview
The lowdown on the new Thomas Heatherwick-designed museum in Cape Town. Plus: London's most enticing shows this autumn
What Basquiat absorbed from the New York School
Show at London's Barbican is first major survey on the artist since 1996
Jasper Johns’s 60-year pursuit of the truth
Royal Academy in London brings together 150 works by the artist for major show opening this week
Boom and bust in Kassel and Athens
Documenta 14 sets itself in opposition to neoliberalism and the art market — but will it pave the way to greater excess?
NewsArt Basel 2017
Interview: the name’s Charrière, Julian Charrière
The Swiss artist who brings an up-close view of Chernobyl to Art Basel’s Unlimited is not afraid to leave his comfort zone
Venice Biennale: triumphs and talking points
Leading figures give their impressions of Christine Macel’s main show, Viva Arte Viva, and their pick of the national pavilions
Sculpture Projects Münster 2017: the essential things to see
Sculpture is redefined in the once-every-ten-year German festival
Documenta 14 in Kassel: an instrument of soft power
Artistic director Adam Szymczyk builds on highly-political themes of earlier opening in Athens
NewsVenice Biennale 2017
From here to eternity: the nine trans-pavilions at the Venice Biennale
A journey that starts on the artist’s couch and ends with a meditation on the infinite nature of time: what to expect from the main show
NewsVenice Biennale 2017
'Reinventing the world': Venice Biennale gives older and lesser-known artists their due
Christine Macel’s Viva Arte Viva raises reputations and social awareness
Magnum Photos celebrates 70 years in New York with a show of 250 works
The International Center of Photography is hosting a show of 250 works—including a recent rediscovery
Gone, but not forgotten: Resurrected Artists in the Main Show
Five of the 15 artists in Viva Arte Viva who are deceased but, Macel says, deserving of more recognition
What's driving the growing interest in African art?
As exhibitions abound and a game-changing new museum gets ready to open in South Africa, the market looks set to follow
When the American dream almost died: on After the Fall at the Royal Academy of Arts
The Great Depression led to range of responses by American artists, whose works are on show in London
Curators resist pressure to hold sculpture show in Münster more often
German city debates whether to stage once-a-decade festival every five years
British artist John Akomfrah wins £40,000 Artes Mundi Prize
The Ghanaian-born film-maker’s work draws on themes like migration, colonialisation and the environment