Contemporary art

Anglo-French actor brings Ukrainian art to London with new festival

Edward Akrout is launching Kyiv Art Sessions at the Old Sessions House this weekend

Peggy Guggenheim's time in Petersfield before she purchased her Venice palazzo

Before becoming an art collector extraordinaire, Peggy Guggenheim lived for five transformational years in the deepest Hampshire countryside

Glasgow International has no title—but it certainly has a point

While there is no overarching theme, works dealing with the impact of conflict and the legacy of colonialism dominate the tenth edition of the city-wide event this year

Podcast | A brush with... Otobong Nkanga

The Nigerian-born artist talks to Ben Luke about her influences—from writers to musicians, film-makers and, of course, other artists—and the cultural experiences that have shaped her life and work

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Does the De la Cruz collection sale mark the end of an era?

Reduced value, mixed results dent idea of contemporary art as investable asset

Harmony Korine: 'If life is a movie, every blink could be an edit'

As his paintings go on show at Hauser & Wirth in London, the film-maker, writer and artist tells us about his latest genre-bending output and his biggest influences

Podcast | A brush with... Michaël Borremans

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Goya to Taylor Swift

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Luc Tuymans creates a series of ephemeral murals within the Louvre

The Belgian artist’s four large wall paintings reference a lost 1990 work of his called 'The Orphan', and will remain in place for a year


The Gray Market: Demand for young artists' work is bowed but unbroken in top auctions

Defying market dogma, marquee sales results show “reallocation” to youth


'From the margins to the forefront': Osman Yousefzada wraps Queen Victoria statue in fabric for new show in Bradford

The artist and writer returns to the city where his father first arrived in the UK in the 1960s

Art history and pop culture collide at Tefaf New York

Antiquities and Modern art co-exist with Kate Moss trapped in fibreglass, Virgil Abloh’s packaging throne and a reality TV alumnus

Alexandra Pirici's celebratory science experiment goes on show in Berlin

Live performances and sculptural installations at the Hamburger Bahnhof take inspiration from biochemistry and Ursula K. Le Guin


Head of New Holland art centre in St Petersburg resigns after husband's social post

Roxana Shatunovskaya stepped down from the space founded by Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich after her husband posted about the Moscow terrorist attack on Facebook

First his faeces, now his works, are turned into diamonds: Christoph Büchel's show fills every corner of the Fondazione Prada in Venice

The artist and provocateur's exhibition is focused on debt and its consequences for society and individuals

An alternative future: Kazakh curators look over the horizon at the Venice Biennale

After presenting its first pavilion at the biennale of 2022, the Republic of Kazakhstan returns in 2024 with an exhibition that uses the country's ancient history as artistic inspiration for dreaming of the future

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Venice Biennale 2024: the must-see pavilions around town

Take a tour of a women's prison on Giudecca or a picturesque church in Cannaregio with our pick of pavilions beyond the Giardini and Arsenale

Nicolas Berggruen opens contemporary art space in Venice palazzo

It is the largest contemporary art venue to open in the city since the launch of François Pinault’s Punta della Dogana 15 years ago

Venice Biennale 2024: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

Artists draw with their eyes and play with Zeus at the city's former shipyards and armories

A brush with... Kapwani Kiwanga

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from residencies in Paris to the jazz legend Sun Ra

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Venice Biennale 2024: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini

From cocoa-covered creations, to spaceships and rotting fruit, here is our selection of top shows from the first preview day

Women-only art installation is 'discriminatory', Tasmanian court rules

Kirsha Kaechele's Ladies Lounge at the Museum of Old and New Art must admit men within 28 days

Podcast | A brush with... Michael Raedecker

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from the New Romantics of the 1980s to a 1992 edition of Documenta

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Art Market Eye | Can Inigo Philbrick return to the art market?

The convicted art dealer is out of jail—and likely to return to the trade

A brush with... Alex Katz

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from artist Paul Cezanne to jazz maestro Charlie Parker

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Velázquez-inspired sculptures spark outrage in Venice

Local heritage group decries the "biennialisation of the city" after gallery paid a fee to stage the Manolo Valdés installation


Ten artists receive €100,000 as winners of Chanel Next Prize 2024

The second edition of the biennial award, which acknowledges practitioners across art, film, theatre and more, also grants two years of mentorship and inclusion in a global networking programme

Tschabalala Self and Andra Ursuța to create next works for London’s Fourth Plinth

The new sculptures will be unveiled on the Trafalgar Square site in 2026 and 2028

Five artists shortlisted to create London’s first ever permanent HIV/Aids memorial

Anya Gallaccio and Diana Puntar are among those who have submitted proposals for the work, which will reportedly be unveiled in 2026

Keith Piper's thoughtful response to Tate Britain's racist mural avoids the usual get-out clauses

The artist's research-based video exploring Rex Whistler's The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats benefited from the museum's collaborative approach