Video, film & new media

New Rolls-Royce initiative encourages artists to make video, animation and VR works

Scheme is part of the luxury car manufacturer's new vision for its art programme to “encourage artists to expand the limits of the imaginable”

'Artists have to be good citizens': Himali Singh Soin on Brexit, climate change and the alien other

Frieze Artist Award winner’s Arctic-inspired video draws on the Victorian Ice Age to talk about today's big issues

Tim Spall on playing L.S. Lowry. Plus, an exclusive interview with Chris Ofili and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan

We kick off the new season with a behind-the-scenes look at the film Mrs Lowry and Son and explore an artistic relationship in Trinidad

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Podcast sneak peek: how actor Timothy Spall captured the essence of Britain's beloved L.S. Lowry

With the UK release of the film Mrs Lowry & Son, we speak to the actor on our forthcoming podcast about portraying the artist's peculiar relationship with his mother

Top of the Pods: video artists in the spotlight

We bring together discussions with three masters of video art: Ragnar Kjartansson, John Akomfrah and Christian Marclay

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Now showing: why do art fairs neglect video art?

Collector interest in videos is rising, but the medium still struggles to find floor space

Speaking frankly: Robert Frank on his work and life

A documentary originally made in 2004 about the Swiss-American photographer and film-maker finally opens in US theaters 15 years later

Video pioneer Ericka Beckman gives patriarchal canon a bashing

The works and installations of the overlooked peer of Cindy Sherman and Richard Prince go on show at MIT List Visual Arts Center

Berlin collector turns Nazi-era Luftwaffe building into home for video art

Software entrepreneur Markus Hannebauer opens Fluentum to the public with Dutch artist Guido van der Werve

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the "computer cowgirl" Gretchen Bender to Girault de Prangey's haunting snapshots of the past

Experimental film-maker Barbara Hammer dies, aged 79

The pioneer of lesbian film became an advocate for medical aid in dying

Ruben Brandt, Collector is an animated art heist film bursting with references

The comedy is clever, playful and inventive—although the car chases are never-ending

Ai Weiwei’s contribution to Berlin movie scrapped amid censorship fears

“It was infuriating to find our involvement had been erased,” Ai says

A man-made landscape is writ large on the screen in Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

After its US premier at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, the visually stunning documentary heads to Berlin

In broad strokes, Velvet Buzzsaw slashes the art world, but without drawing much blood

It is during the film’s quieter moments that Jake Gyllenhaal’s critical character comes out and John Malkovich is shown to be a sensitive artist

Jonas Mekas, ‘godfather of American avant-garde cinema’, dies at 96

Without Mekas, “experimental film is unthinkable”, says Stuart Comer, MoMA's chief curator of media and performance art

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Kira Perov: the ‘guardian angel’ in Bill Viola’s life and work

As the Royal Academy in London prepares to open a show uniting the US video artist with Michelangelo, his wife and collaborator discusses her pivotal role in his process

Art as Healer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s Never Look Away

Gerhard Richter’s post-war coming of age is fictionalised on film

Edward Woodman: the light and space of a golden era

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

Art marketanalysis

Will the market for AI art take off?

With no auction precedent and little primary market data, Christie's sale of a work made by an algorithm tests demand

Huge London show celebrates a decade of video installations from New York’s New Museum

Exhibition at The Store X includes works by 21 artists made in the 21st century

Step inside the world of Zardulu the Mythmaker

The artist trickster behind some of the internet’s most bizarre hoaxes has published a cryptic book for her first solo show