Woven: a special section at Frieze London links traditional influences with contemporary textile art

Eight solo gallery presentations explore textiles, from knotted biomorphic hemp forms to Bauhaus-inspired geometric compositions in silk, cotton and paper at this year's fair

'Art's most high-profile provocateur' Maurizio Cattelan on his new Blenheim Palace show

Known for this dangling horse and gold toilet, the Italian artist's exhibition is in the unlikely setting of Winston Churchill's birthplace

Out and proud: Stonewall at 50

Art After Stonewall, a touring exhibition of works covering gender, sexuality and Aids, shows how queer culture was shaped by the Stonewall riots

Art in the age of Instagram and the power of going viral

As visitors to exhibitions are increasingly sharing their experiences online, should curators plan shows for maximum hype?

How museums are stepping up exhibition design

A wave of innovative exhibition design has graced our museums in recent years. What are the keys to holding the viewer’s gaze?

Edward Woodman: the light and space of a golden era

UK retrospective freeze-frames often ephemeral works from the 1980s and 1990s


Larry Poons: Art isn’t business

The octogenarian painter stars in The Price of Everything, a new film about the machinations of the market airing on HBO


Troubled waters: Elmgreen & Dragset dive into politics for new London show

The Scandinavian duo build a swimming pool in the Whitechapel Gallery and address their anger at populist leaders


Taus Makhacheva: art as a balancing act

She discusses her tightrope of Dagestani art and how she is combining beauty treatment and sculpture at the Liverpool Biennial

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

What was it like to conduct Marcel Duchamp's only live television interview?

Fifty years on, Joan Bakewell remembers speaking to the pioneering artist for the BBC, shortly before his death

Is interest in African art on the rise in the Middle East?

An increased presence of African galleries at this edition of Art Dubai could signify a flourishing regional market


Tacita Dean on her three major London shows

From genre fluidity to the British artist's love of analogue film

Yinka Shonibare: a change in the wind

Central Park is an ideal location for the British-Nigerian artist’s latest sculpture

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Lost art: Field of the Cloth of Gold

Noah Charney on the hundreds of works that were described those who saw them as wondrous, but which were only ever meant to be temporary


East German ‘arseholes’ are reappraised

The painter Georg Baselitz once profanely dismissed artists behind the Iron Curtain—but their work is now experiencing a long-overdue rediscovery

Mark Dion: Welcome to my Wunderkammer

The US artist discusses theatricality, science and the need for a greater environmental commitment in art

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Lost art: Rogier van der Weyden’s Justice cycle

Noah Charney on works that were more influential to history than those that survive

Lydia Ourahmane on why she made a work about her grandfather pulling all his teeth

The Algerian-British artist explores her family’s experiences living in the shadow of colonialism

ARTificial intelligence

A string of shows across the US, starting in Miami, examines the impact of technology on identity and raises the question: what does it mean to be human?

Miami’s museum makeover

The city’s art scene has grown beyond recognition in the past few years, but can it sustain so many institutions?


Riders on the storm

How dedicated staff at PAMM and Vizcaya braved Hurricane Irma to keep the museums and collections safe

'In Russia, either be brave or be silenced… there is no middle ground'

Russian art patron Igor Tsukanov has created a show at the Saatchi Gallery about artists who have risked protesting against conditions in Russia since 1991

Oscar Tuazon: Living as a sculptural process

The Los Angeles artist, who made one of the standout works at this year's Skulptur Projekte Műnster, is heading for the great outdoors

Judy Chicago: Catwoman

As three exhibitions open showcasing her work, including her Kitty City watercolours, the New Mexico-based artist talks about being at the centre of a revival of interest—and having her early life story turned into a TV series


The sculptures that unite America

As the debate rages about divisive Confederate monuments, five leading US scholars and curators pick the nation’s greatest memorial sculptures


Encore! Tate’s New Performance plan

Artists like Marvin Gaye Chetwynd have prompted a rethink in the Tate’s approach to live art


Venice can’t manage its tourists—yet it’s encouraging more to come from China

The town council proposes digital monitoring and a charge to enter St Mark’s Square


On the side of the angels

Vittorio Scarpati made a series of bold drawings in a New York hospital before he died of Aids, which also claimed the life of his wife, the writer and actress Cookie Mueller. Teeming with “piles of angels”, Scarpati’s drawings are being shown for the first time in 25 years in London this month

Jenny Holzer: Words of Conflict

As three new commissions open this year in the UK and Abu Dhabi, the US artist reflects on the continued dominance of war as a theme in her work and says she longs for Trump to be “in the past tense”