Louisa Buck

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Christo

Christo: Alone but undaunted

As Christo's new work for the Serpentine shows, he remains as ambitious as ever

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Suffragette cities: UK women take to the streets to mark 100 years of the vote

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A Riot of Subversion: Welcome to the House of Fun

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Joan Jonas moves off the land and into the ocean for Tate Modern performance

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Flies, a cyborg and a human instrument at Fatima Maleki’s performance fest

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Andrew Logan brightens up London’s Elephant and Castle with jewellery parade

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Paint and pronouncements fly as Alfred Molina reprises Rothko in West End revival of Red

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From Shrimp Eyes to Tom Odell: Royal Academy's collection (and VIPs) serenaded at opening party

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John Walter puts on a viral extravaganza at CGP London

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‘A primal, erotically-charged mud fest’: Florence Peake’s rite at De La Warr Pavilion

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The private life of the Royal Academy revealed in TV documentary

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From a glimpse of the future at the V&A to a Charles II blast from the past at the Queen's Gallery

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Sparks fly at topping out of Goldsmiths university's new contemporary art space

Podcast

Podcast episode 29: Taryn Simon on grief and mourning

We talk to the US artist about her acclaimed work An Occupation of Loss staged in New York and now London. We hear from a curator and conservator at the Met about resurrecting Moretto da Brescia’s final great painting, and appraise the Turner Prize shortlist.

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Review: Glasgow International permeates city with its distinctively dystopian tentacles

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Public art

'Courage calls to courage everywhere': Suffragist sculpture unveiled in London

Gillian Wearing talks about creating the first statue of a woman—and by a female artist—in Parliament Square

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Wolfgang Tillmans talks post-Brexit and 'the backfire effect' at London's ICA

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How Tacita Dean 'seduced' her famous subjects to capture their essence

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Canadian artist David Milne's Modernist landscapes to the chains used by suffragettes to secure themselves to the House of Commons

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Joan Jonas and Ozu the poodle reign supreme at Tate Modern

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Lydia Ourahmane sends out vibrations at the Chisenhale

Patrons and friends felt the tremors of an hour-long soundscape emanating from beneath the floor

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Tacita Dean's double-header, including films of David Hockney and fermenting pears, to a Tate Modern takeover by Joan Jonas

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's boozy reading raises funds for the Contemporary Art Society

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Features

Tacita Dean on her three major London shows

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

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Anish Kapoor and Marina Abramovic battle it out at launch of new VR works

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Joan Jonas checks out digital double whammy of Ian Cheng and Sondra Perry shows

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Kindred collage spirits John Stezaker and Georgie Hopton talk the dark side of the art form

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Valeria Napoleone spreads the love in support of Alexandra Bircken and London art space Studio Voltaire

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Eric Fischl gives out Trump clown posters for London show on US underbelly

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Bravado, bats and giant bugs as Marvin Gaye Chetwynd takes over Sadie Coles

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The eyes have it at Jason Brooks’s Marlborough Fine Art show

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Russian man suspends himself from a London building in the name of art—and LGBT rights

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From cabinets of curiosities at the Whitechapel to confronting trauma at the Barbican

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Books, trees and live birds: Mark Dion's new exhibition at Whitechapel Gallery

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Cornelia Parker: from Westminster Hall to Cambridge’s Kettle's Yard

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Three to see: London

From the glitz and glamour of ocean liners to post-Brexit politics by the official election artist Cornelia Parker

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Artist interview

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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Eddie Peake takes centre stage for new performance show at London’s White Cube

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Crystals and contemplation: Mona Hatoum celebrated as Whitechapel Gallery’s 2018 Art Icon

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries show opens in edgy new Brixton venue

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Newly refurbished Hayward lights up after dark

Brutalist museum reopens with new skylights and glass pyramids

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Rural rites at Hauser & Wirth Somerset show

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Podcast episode 15: What will 2018 hold for the art world?

We are at the London Art Fair speaking to Georgina Adam about her art market predictions and to Louisa Buck about the top shows and artists to keep on your radar this year

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Compliments and coronets for Lisa Milroy at Parasol Unit exhibition

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Condo and London Art Fair openings bring art tribes out in force across the city

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Jeremy Deller is lost in music at the Barbican

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Sophie Jung rings in the new year with a ‘topless’ performance mixing Marxism and Mary Poppins

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Podcast episode 14: the top stories of 2017

From Louvre Abu Dhabi to Leonardo, Documenta to Trump, we look back at the year with our journalists Louisa Buck, Gareth Harris and Anny Shaw

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Kati Heck’s paintings come to musical life at Sadie Coles

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Rose Wylie’s parade of footballers and royalty to Arthur Jafa’s powerful video collage

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Rose Wylie's painterly energy at the Serpentine

“Her medium is energy,” Hans-Ulrich Obrist says of her work

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Jeremy Deller and Studio Voltaire throw a European party for Remainers

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Kehinde Wiley talks politics, painting and portraying Michael Jackson as he unveils new works in London

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Celebration and self-deprecation at Apollo Awards

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Tate’s Art Now supporters circle launched with venom and elixir

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Gilbert & George’s Fuckosophy fest at London's White Cube

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Artist interview

Gilbert & George’s fuckosophy

Fifty years after they first met, the artists are being celebrated with eight international exhibitions of their Beard Pictures. Meanwhile, a new text work finds them in typically provocative form—it features 5,000 F-words

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Your correspondent goes Inside Pussy Riot—and gets a wake up call

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Pussy Riot's immersive penal colony installation to a final chance to see Francis Kéré’s Serpentine Pavilion

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Bruce McLean interviews himself as he launches his autobiography

He asked himself "ten difficult questions"

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Rainbow Aphorisms bring sunshine—and wisdom—to south London

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Icelandic songs and ancestral sausages mark end of Peter Liversidge’s Southwark show

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Sex, violence and technology at the Freelands Foundation salon

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Let there be light: London artists take on encroaching property developers

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Frieze 2017

Tate goes for gender (e)quality in Frieze shopping spree

Frieze Tate Fund picks four works from fair

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Frieze 2017

Let's talk about sex at Frieze

A special section at the fair looks at the “radical feminists” who were once ostracised by their peers

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Artistic solutions in abundance at the Art Licks Weekend

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Sprüth Magers London reopening and Gary Hume show reunites YBA clan

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Jenny Holzer occupies Blenheim with memories of war and a flying dragon

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Herald St gallery opens its new West End space with crossed fingers

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Vadim Zakharov gives Stephen Fry’s history of classical music a lease of Russian life at the Whitechapel

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Cheers! Twenty years of London's Approach Gallery

East End art space celebrates at the closing of its anniversary show

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Tom Phillips celebrates his 80th birthday with a ‘chance opera’

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Much admiration—and the art of noise—as Tate and Rachel Whiteread kick-off the new art season

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Andy and Peter Holden’s nesting instincts make for an extraordinary installation in south London

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London exhibitions part 2: black rights on both sides of the Atlantic and Middle Eastern spaceship diners

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London exhibitions part 1: female Surrealists reclaim the body, a peek into Matisse’s studio and an exploration of the artist-sitter dynamic

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Boundary blurring, bacchanals and rude food at David Roberts Art Foundation’s last hurrah in Camden

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Voices from the past talk to our present in Putti’s Pudding at Studio Voltaire

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Roll up, roll up to Britain’s first interfaith charity shop on Selfridges’ third floor

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Artist interview

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”

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A Service of Lament and Thanksgiving in the shadow of Grenfell Tower

Family, friends and fellow artists filled St Mary’s Church in London’s North Kensington to commemorate and celebrate the young artist Khadija Saye

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The sun sets on twenty years of art clan gatherings at the Hydra Workshops

There are many outstanding events in the art world but few as eagerly anticipated as the annual gathering on the Greek island of Hydra hosted by Pauline Karpidas

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Khadija’s Garden named at PEER

In a sombre but heartwarming ceremony PEER art space named the community garden, trees and seating outside the gallery on Hoxton Street as Khadija’s Garden

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Tears, laughter, thunder and lightning to celebrate Jenni Lomax’s 26 years at Camden Arts Centre

Your correspondent rounded off the speeches at the packed party to celebrate Jenni Lomax, who is stepping down as the director of Camden Arts Centre

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Emma Hart keeps all lines of communication open at unveiling of her Max Mara show

The winner of the 2015-17 Max Mara Women’s art prize has unveiled Mamma Mia!, a spectacular installation that fills the Whitechapel’s number two gallery

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Some vintage posing as the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair comes home

The moveable feast came home to Vauxhall, south London

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Parry and thrust and pregnant pauses at unveiling of Frieze Sculpture

The exhibition now runs from 5 July until the closing of the art fair on 8 October

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David Lamelas: time zones

The peripatetic Argentinian artist has explored memory, space and time in works made across the world. In September, his first full career survey opens in Los Angeles as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative

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Serpentine Summer Party goes with a swing and a chill

New CEO Yana Peel partnered up with Chanel

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Mark Leckey offers a cathartic shout-out at Cubitt gallery

For his new show Leckey lead a mass rendition of a sound piece that forms a key element of his new installation

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Conrad Shawcross channels Brexit in his St Pancras International sculpture

The official take is that sculpture is “a celebration of mechanics and engineering”

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Ikon artists serve up Brexit on a plate

Artist-designed fundraising dinner for the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham coincided with the first day of Brexit negotiations

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Exhibitions

Venice Biennale: triumphs and talking points

Leading figures give their impressions of Christine Macel’s main show, Viva Arte Viva, and their pick of the national pavilions

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Grayson Perry bites and strokes the hands that feed him at Serpentine preview

Teasingly-titled show, The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! opened this week

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An artistic comb-over at Rosemarie Trockel’s Skarstedt show

Major Greek collection had agreed to loan the artist’s rarely seen Untitled (1999)

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Pinochet Porn premieres at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

Ellen Cantor worked on experimental feature-length film right up to her death from cancer in 2013

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Architectural practice IF_DO show what they can do with Dulwich Picture Gallery’s pavilion

Move over Serpentine, there’s a new gallery pavilion in town

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Goldsmiths ushers in its new Centre for Contemporary Art with monstrous belly worship and some searing sounds

The purpose of the evening was to introduce—and drum up support for—the Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art