Dave Hickey, influential critic who saw art as inseparable from everyday life, has died aged 82
He prized accessible writing and paired discussions of sports and food with his artistic analyses in widely read books like ‘The Invisible Dragon’ and ‘Air Guitar’
Germano Celant—champion of Arte Povera—dies of coronavirus, aged 80
Critic and curator was also the first to bring together contemporary art and fashion
Books: Two books explore newer ways of seeing the world (and art) with varying degrees of success
Where Ossian Ward provides a handy guide, Charles Saatchi fails to impress
Books: Have curators and collectors replaced critics? Paul Wood demystifies while Alistair Hicks disappoints
Two very different books speak to a worrying trend in the critique of art
Andrea Fraser: exposing the art world from within
From mock guided tours to a sexual encounter with a collector, the US artist's work is a unique form of institutional critique
Interview with Robert Storr: Most theory has little bearing on art
The critic and curator spoke to The Art Newspaper about the role of art theory, and what advice he is giving to his students in today’s artistic climate.
Today’s frenetic art world pushes criticism to the sidelines—and many critics are not helping matters
Do art critics still matter?
“Curator’s essay traduces my wife’s work” says husband of Lee Bontecou
William Giles stated that an essay by Robert Storr misrepresented Bontecou's work
A review of art in the UK media: Dumbing down or opening up?
The question of whether society gets the art it deserves, or merely what it is prepared to tolerate