Louisa Buck

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Grizedale launches campaign to turn historic Lake District pub into rural arts centre

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Three outdoor shows to see in London this weekend

From Chila Kumari Singh Burman's eye-popping Tate Winter Commission to Lucy McKenzie's tube station takeover

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Southbank Centre's outdoor lights show offers glittering festive cheer—but scant comfort to its redundant workers

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Phyllida Barlow hosts virtual pyjama party for Contemporary Art Society's fundraising dinner

During a second lockdown CAS found an ingenious solution for its annual artist-hosted fundraising dinner

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Mark Titchner's 'carnivalesque' posters deliver optimistic rallying cry to locked down London

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Chila Kumari Singh Burman

‘Blinged-up but razor-sharp’: Chila Kumari Singh Burman on her Diwali-inspired Tate Britain commission

The key figure in the British Black Arts movement of the 1980s has adorned the London museum’s façade with a colourful work exploring her own background

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Francis Bacon's legacy continued by new unconventional publishing company

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Where art fairs still happen: the Shanghai buzz

Plus, Chila Kumari Singh Burman and the art work that inspired that Biden-Harris video

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The Insiders

Activist art steps in when words are not enough

Fiona Banner drops a klanger outside Defra while Laure Provost takes language to new levels

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Halloween with Ai Weiwei: artist's new film screens in Piccadilly Circus and online tonight

The Chinese dissident artist is stopping the regular advertisements in the famous square for an hour

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Artists

Portrait of Tracey: how Emin's cancer diagnosis hasn't stopped her from being an artistic dynamo

With exhibitions at the Royal Academy and Xavier Hufkens, as well as her return to Margate, the artist is doing more in convalescence than most people manage in full health

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Séances and spiritual awakenings abound in travelling exhibition exploring the 'artist as medium'

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Royal Academy of Arts

Royal Academicians band together to release portfolio of prints made in the midst of lockdown

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'Boris u r a poo!': nation's children submit letters to prime minister for exhibition at London's Foundling Museum

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From a chilling show on Arctic culture to Polly Morgan's gorgeously repellent serpentine sculptures

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge launch public art exhibition showing portraits of a nation in lockdown

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'Gorgeous, repellent, savagely erotic': Polly Morgan slithers into our subconscious at London's Bomb Factory

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Exhibitions

Cecily Brown: ‘I’m trying to understand what England means to me’

With her delayed show now open at Blenheim Palace, the British-born painter explains that she is as likely to be inspired by childhood comics as historic battle scenes

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Climate Change

Season for Change launches four £10,000 artist commissions to support climate action

The project will support works centred around underrepresented communities in the climate movement

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Liu Xiaodong's portraits of wealthy Chinese immigrants to the Royal Academy's delayed Summer show

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What does the Philip Guston delay tell us about museums and race?

Plus, Maggi Hambling on making love with paint

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Frieze: the show goes on. Plus, Theaster Gates

It’s Frieze Week in London, yet there’s no big art fair at its heart. Can galleries create the usual excitement—and is anyone still buying?

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Fiona Banner's 1.5 tonne sculpture protesting industrial fishing removed by UK government

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Idris Khan designs Vivaldi-inspired facemasks to support Black and POC curators

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Frieze London 2020

Fiona Banner and Greenpeace dump 1.5-tonne granite sculpture outside UK government to protest ocean bed destruction

The direct action is part of a Greenpeace campaign to stop illegal industrial fishing in some of Britain’s most sensitive marine areas

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Delayed Royal Academy Summer Exhibition delivers powerful diversity statement and an Okwui Enwezor tribute

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The Insiders

Galleries start to clean up their environmental act with new climate coalition

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From transgressive Tantra at the British Museum to a series of artistic interventions in Brent's libraries

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Public art

New public art project in London will show works by Ai Weiwei and Eddie Peake on Europe's largest billboard

The digital art platform CIRCA will commission a new artist every month to create a work that reflects on the year 2020

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Biennials & festivals

Rosewater soda and a coronavirus memorial: what to see at the Brent Biennial

From Dawn Mellor's George Michael mural to Rasheed Araeen's anarchic library installation

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Cartoon constellations and deserted deserts: hop on board Andy Holden's ghost train ride

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This is America: Grayson Perry on race and class

Plus, Robert Storr on his huge new book about the painter Philip Guston. Sponsored by Christie's

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The Art Car Boot Fair goes online—with virtual studio visits and a surprise mother-daughter double act

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Horniman Museum in London unveils nitrogen-absorbing sculpture for bees

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Tavares Strachan

Tavares Strachan: 'I grew up not feeling empowered by art'

As a new show opens at Marian Goodman Gallery in London, the Bahamian artist explains why he feels schoolchildren, and not the art world, are his natural audience

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From Raisa Kabir's transcontinental textiles to Toyin Ojih Odutola's epic cycle of queer, Black drawings

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Queer, Black, out of this world: Toyin Ojih Odutola's drawings flip power structures in Barbican show

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Four new £1,000 awards launched for experimental UK artists

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Artist to create giant collaborative work from discarded NHS rainbows

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Out of respect for Beirut, huge Hiroshima memorial work moved from Piccadilly Circus

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Gerry's Pompeii under threat once again

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New works by Thomas J. Price and Larry Achiampong on The Line extend the debate on public sculpture

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Four billboards outside Hull, England: art project commemorates sex workers who have died

Collective of former sex workers and the artist duo Henry/Bragg are behind the installation

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Niru Ratnam opens a new West End gallery

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Exhibitions

'Tender, gentle and creative soul': outdoor exhibition in west London pays tribute to artist Khadija Saye who died in Grenfell fire

Unveiled by Tottenham MP David Lammy today, the show also marks the launch of an arts mentor scheme in Saye’s name

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Wuhan clang: the sounds of the Chinese city ring out over London’s River Thames

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Michael Craig-Martin covers Oxford Street shop front in colourful fruit and veg

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Pride and joy: Andrew Logan makes a rainbow heart for MindOut while Queer Frontiers fundraiser goes online

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Come hell or high water: performances on the Thames shore welcome the summer solstice

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‘I just got more elated, more happy, more free’: Tracey Emin on how lockdown has been a positive experience for her

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‘Wouldn’t it be sad if nothing really changes?’: Tate Modern director Frances Morris on the art world's pledge to be more green

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Is there life on Mars? No—but right now there’s a lot of art

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Now you see them, now you don’t: artist takes down sign paintings for the NHS

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Will it be OK? Mexican artist spray paints giant message on gilded building in southeast England

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New studio visit platform gives artists creative ways to open up their inner sanctums—and get paid for it

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Coronavirus resources

Some of the best places to buy art for a good cause

During the pandemic, buying art delivers the double whammy of donating to charity and owning a work by artists including Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley and Chantal Joffe

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Charity

Put your art where your mouth is: leading British artists design masks for charity

David Shrigley, Linder, Eddie Peake and Yinka Shonibare have created facemasks to raise funds for UK museums and artists

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Somewhere over the rainbow...London galleries are plastered with NHS support

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Mega art dealers talk collegial spirit against a backdrop of Montauk bedrooms and cats

Art Basel's latest webinar featured David Zwirner, Sadie Coles and Jeffery Deitch talking about new plans for gallery collaborations

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Eggspressionist art? A show for chickens includes works by Richard Wentworth, Amalia Pica and George Shaw

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Marina Abramovic

‘It is dangerous for artists when the events of the day change their work’: Marina Abramovic on art and the coronavirus pandemic

The performance artist has been in lockdown in Austria and spoke to us exclusively about making work in isolation and following Matisse’s example as a response to the crisis

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Colour me in: Michael Craig-Martin’s tribute to healthcare workers worldwide

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‘I’m running out of glue-gun glue’: artist’s signs supporting NHS go viral

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British artist Susie Hamilton depicts masked and visored medics treating patients during coronavirus pandemic

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Taiwanese artist Lee Mingwei offers the gift of one-to-one Zoom songs

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Gilbert & George say ‘Don’t Catch It!’ in new coronavirus poster

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Wolfgang Tillmans gets artist friends to make posters to help cultural spaces during lockdown

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Extension to Freelands Foundation artist programme and £3m to support creative practitioners

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Bob And Roberta Smith’s daily shot of art

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Damien Hirst makes butterfly rainbow for the NHS, while Mark Titchner's uplifting posters pop-up around the UK

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Coronavirus lockdown creativity continues with Grayson Perry’s art club and the isolation art school

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Tax Avoidance Kills—Jeremy Deller’s latest flyposter campaign hits London

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Gavin Turk’s live lockdown Easter eggshibition

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Artists show us what they have been up to during the lockdown ahead of Ryan Gander's live studio tour today

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'Thank god for immigrants': Jeremy Deller creates poster to raise funds for refugees and food banks

The A2 print pays homage to the foreign workers who have carried on working during the coronavirus crisis

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Exhibition WALL-E: robot leads tour of Hastings Contemporary

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Alien Sex Club artist John Walter offers tarot card readings over Skype during lockdown

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#ArtistsSupportPledge: growing online marketplace to help artists generates £9m in one week

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Gavin Turk provides some toilet humour as shit hits the fan

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Artist interview

'Galleries are not for me’: Imran Perretta on state surveillance and his difficult relationship with art spaces

As his latest film exploring the treatment of young Muslim men tours the UK, opening at Baltic in Gateshead this weekend, Perretta explains how he never wanted to be in the art world

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Artist couple Gary Hume and Georgie Hopton stage first joint exhibitions

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Surrealism: what was Britain's role?

Plus, Independent Art Fair's director on New York's changing gallery landscape. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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The vagina dialogue: Linder's sensory Kettle's Yard show channels the house's mistress Helen Ede

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'We abstracted our experience—that is how we saved ourselves': emotional opening at Margate's show of African American art

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Tschabalala Self: 'what information is needed for one’s body to become gendered and racialised?'

The US artist’s colourful, tactile works that mix printmaking, painting and fabric are political without being ponderous

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The Insiders

Valie Export and crowning babies bring mixed messages of motherhood to Mayfair

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Grayson Perry collaborations and pansexual pageants: James Birch reflects on a fabulous life

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2020: art market issues and big shows

We look at the year ahead for galleries, art fairs and auctions, and seek out the big shows in the UK, Europe and the US

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Moveable feasts and brisk bidding at Whitechapel's Art Icon gala

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Purrs and paw-prints: Vivian Suter and Athanasios Argianas join forces with four-legged friends at Camden Arts Centre

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Exhibitions

The best shows to see at Condo London 2020

From satirical prostitute advertisements to a baby's beating heart—the must see shows from London's coolest gallery sharing initiative

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Tim Marlow finally receives a big shiny medal as he waves goodbye to Royal Academy

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2019: the year in review

The Art Newspaper team ponder 2019's biggest art stories. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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The Insiders

Sarah Lucas eggs women on at Red Brick Museum

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Exhibitions

‘I mix the paint with rainwater, mud and fish glue': Vivian Suter on being back in the limelight after 30 years in rural Guatemala

She left Switzerland and art-world success behind, but with current and forthcoming shows in New York, London, Liverpool and Madrid, Vivian Suter is much in demand again

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Oscar Murillo hosts 'fun-raising' feast in London studio

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Turner Prize shocker: what next? Plus, Teresita Fernández in Miami

We talk to Louisa Buck about the decision to award the Turner Prize to all of the nominees. Plus, Miami-born artist Teresita Fernández tells us about her homecoming show at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

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Gavin Turk gives a load of bull at the Christmas Art Car Boot Fair

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Turner Prize

Could the joint win sound the death knell for the Turner Prize?

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani's decision to share the prize reflects the collective nature of their work, but how this could impact the future of the award remains to be seen