Contemporary art

A brush with... Alvaro Barrington

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Johannes Vermeer to Tupac Shakur

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‘This is about celebrating everyone’: London's V&A opens new Thomas J Price exhibition

The display includes a version of a sculpture that sparked debate in the Netherlands last month

Artists opens pudding shop in Istanbul to help protest buffalo herding

London-based duo Cooking Sections explore buffalo herding in Istanbul with Turkish pudding project

Phillips launches annual David Hockney auction in London

The standalone sales come off the back of numerous high-profile projects involving the British artist

Grayson Perry: the newly knighted potter on the power of accessibility and why he’s making a musical

Ahead of a retrospective in Edinburgh, the Turner Prize-winning artist, who inspired a nation of makers during the Covid-19 pandemic, explains why he never wants to stop learning

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

Windrush 75th anniversary marked by series of royal art commissions including portraits by Sonia Boyce and Amy Sherald

Also commemorating the arrival of the vessel from the Caribbean is a new exhibition at London's V&A and a display in London's Piccadilly Circus

A brush with... Jeremy Deller

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Francis Bacon to Mike Kelley

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A brush with... Jacqueline Humphries

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Caravaggio to early-2000s video games

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Germany has the most private contemporary art museums in the world, new report reveals

According to the art collector data company Larry's List, the burgeoning private museums sector now comprises 446 institutions worldwide, 111 of which have opened since 2016

A brush with... Gary Simmons

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from David Hammons to 1980s punk rock

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The Big Review: Georg Baselitz: Naked Masters at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna ★★★★★

Bold pairings of paintings by the contemporary German artist with those of the Old Masters are both provocative and elegiac

A brush with… Phyllida Barlow

We sat down with the late artist earlier this year to discuss her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Louise Nevelson to Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Hostile states, fragile sculptures: 2023 Turner Prize nominees revealed

Artists Barbara Walker and Rory Pilgrim have been nominated for works exploring Britain's Windrush scandal and Covid-19 pandemic

A brush with... Alfredo Jaar

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Marcel Duchamp to Ben Okri

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The Big Review: Peter Doig at the Courtauld Gallery in London ★★★☆☆

Oblique views of London, Caribbean memories and poetic etchings highlight the itinerant artist’s flair for reinvention

Art marketanalysis

Is art once again becoming a lifestyle choice rather than an asset?

Results from the recent auction season, where young, “red-chip” artists surpassed expectations, while big names of Modern art went unsold, point to a shift in how collectors think

A brush with... Marguerite Humeau

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Marlene Dumas to Nina Simone

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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

A brush with... Mike Nelson

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Francis Bacon to J.G. Ballard

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A brush with... Matthew Krishanu

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Jean-Michel Basquiat to Gwen John

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Obituariesfeature

Remembering Phyllida Barlow, one of the most significant, and original, British artists of recent years

The sculptor, erudite and irreverent, was known for the power and scale of her site-specific installations

'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

'From "wet painting" to NFTs: the art market is moving on faster and faster'

Cycles in the industry are getting shorter with trends now coming and going within a year

A new show at Dia Chelsea aims to be a glowing tribute to Chryssa and her neons

The influence of New York on the Greek-born artist informs an exhibition designed to fill in the gaps of her story

A brush with... Amy Sillman

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Maria Lassnig to Gertrude Stein

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A brush with... Joan Jonas

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from the writer Jorge Luis Borges to her life-changing visit to Iceland

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