Green is the new black
In this monthly column, Louisa Buck looks at how the art world is responding to the environmental and climate crisis.
Reopening the flood gates: series of films and exhibitions in UK mark 70 years since deadly storm surge in North Sea
The threat posed by rising sea levels to coastlines is explored across commissions and shows in east London, Southend and Cornwall
Jetting away with it: the challenge of parting the super-rich from their private planes
A lack of legislation to deter private flying is hampering efforts to convince the art world's elite to kick the habit
Who exactly is the Hayward Gallery's environment-themed summer blockbuster for?
At this pressing stage of the climate crisis, the London show seems to address our ecological emergency in the spirit of an earlier era
Tomás Saraceno invites wildlife into London's Serpentine Galleries for sustainable solar-powered show
A gallery wall has been removed to invite creatures from the park outside to roam the space
Curators in the climate crisis: who are the new museum hires turning art institutions green?
From the Serpentine Galleries to the Sainsbury Centre, in the UK and beyond, institutions have hired designated directors to head up matters environmental
Haroon Mirza and Mat Collishaw launch NFT projects in the wake of Ethereum’s eco-upgrade
The switch to a more sustainable blockchain system is encouraging artists to experiment with the collaborative potential of NFTs
Gallery Climate Coalition discourages potential greenwashing by members
Partners of the organisation are now rewarded for adhering to its decarbonising and emission-cutting guidelines
Skeletal trees and birds boiled for oil: Ingela Ihrman's duo of UK shows probe humanity's fraught relationship with nature
At the Eden Project in Cornwall, the Swedish artist has allowed a felled tree to decompose, while at London's Gasworks, she investigates the unsettling history of the oilbird
Oceanic kelp forests are regrowing thanks to charity that sells art to fund carbon capture projects
Platform Earth has partnered with Tracey Emin and Antony Gormley
The evergreen use of trees in art: just how sustainable is the greenery in our homes and museums?
While seemingly sustainable on the surface, arboreal art requires long-term planning and care to be impactful
As UN prepares for Cop27, we look at which art initiatives are working alongside governments to create real environmental change
Are art fairs going green at last? We break down how Frieze and Art Basel measure up on sustainability
From recycling carpets to shipping booth walls across oceans, the industry's biggest trade events are striving to clean up their act—but are they doing enough?
Art collectors listen up—here's how you can actually reduce your carbon footprint (while continuing to buy work)
As the art market’s prime players, collectors' choices are of utmost importance in improving our industry
Carbon offsetting is just another form of greenwashing—and the art world must stop pretending otherwise
Rather than hoping for a magic fix to neutralise our emissions, it is more realistic to fund projects that involve direct and strategic impact
The art industry needs a genuine sea change—in the shipping sense
Transporting an artwork by ship can reduce its carbon impact by up to 95% compared to air freight
Building with rubbish and fighting fish farming: How artists are leading the charge to combat the climate crisis
In matters environmental, artists have long been the driving force to reforming the sector
Green is the New Black: a new column spotlighting the movers and shakers making the art world more environmentally sustainable
From industry-wide coalitions to individual initiatives, our correspondent Louisa Buck looks at how the art industry is responding to our climate and ecological crisis