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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From centuries of printmaking to video art pioneers

Analysis
Art market

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

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Podcast

The National’s 'sweetest song': how Ragnar Kjartansson convinced US rock band to play a song repeatedly for six hours

Icelandic artist's video work is in New Museum's pop-up show in London

Preview
Exhibitions

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

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Podcast

Christian Marclay on the physical demands of making The Clock

The Swiss-American artist tells this week’s The Art Newspaper podcast about the effects of the three years’ editing of his masterpiece, now on view at Tate Modern

Review
Video, film & new media

Gael García Bernal’s new film Museo turns Mexico’s biggest art heist into a madcap caper

The Spanish-launguage movie follows two middle-class flunkies who somehow pulled off one the largest antiquities thefts in modern-day history

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Exhibitions

How video games grew up and became a major cultural force

Victoria and Albert Museum show promises an in-depth exploration of gaming design and culture

Blog
Adventures with Van Gogh

The revealing story of the painting that inspired Julian Schnabel’s new Van Gogh film

Vincent painted At Eternity’s Gate, the title of the film premiering in Venice, when he was at the asylum

Interview
Video, film & new media

‘I like the liberation of film’: the photographer and experimental film-maker Duane Michals explains why he prefers moving pictures

The 86-year-old artist is showing three new short films at DC Moore Gallery in New York

Review
Exhibitions

John Akomfrah digs into history’s darkness at the New Museum

The British film-maker’s first US museum survey at the New Museum shows that he is one of the most forceful and stirring artists of the day—and one of our best social archaeologists

Review
Media & broadcast

Nico, 1988: the twilight after the spotlight

Susanna Nicchiarelli’s drama depicts the grim final years of the singer-songwriter

Review
Media & broadcast

Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti is a sombre picture of the artist under the sun

There are few surprises in this boilerplate biopic based on the painter’s time in Polynesia

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In the frame

Dirty Ho draws kung fu fans to MoMA

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In the frame

Lily Cole steps behind the camera for Emily Brontë film

Performance art

Down under: Australian artist Mike Parr buries himself under a road for 72 hours

Veteran performer's tribute to victims of totalitarian violence is part of Dark Mofo festival in Hobart

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Research

Palestinian stories reconstructed through films, photographs and artefacts confiscated by Israel

An Israeli art historian has spent 20 years trawling the country’s archives for Palestinian cultural property

Artists

Livestream: Antony Gormley, Norman Rosenthal and Louisa Buck talk about the genius of Joseph Beuys

The panel discussion at London's Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac coincides with exhibition of the German artist's early work

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In the frame

A Maine werewolf in New York

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In the frame

A portrait of the artist as a mother

Interview
Frieze New York

On the road, from Iraq to Germany

The Iraqi-Kurdish artist Hiwa K on migration and contemporary politics

Review
Media & broadcast

Mapplethorpe feature film includes plenty of titillation and drama but not enough of the man himself

The film premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, along with several other art-related films

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Video, film & new media

TED-style art history platform aims to promote arts education online

Heni Talks features videos from artists including Damien Hirst and Jeremy Deller

Review
Media & broadcast

How Garry Winogrand captured the everyday drama of American life

A new documentary includes many of the artist’s myriad images and his voice, but leaves gaps in his story

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Art market

Art Basel in Hong Kong welcomes more mainland galleries

Dealers from across Asia are ramping up their presence, and around half of the projects in the Kabinett sector are by Asian artists

Blog
In the frame

Rashid Johnson’s Native Son film finds its star

Review
Media & broadcast

Andy Goldsworthy revisits his relationship with nature in new documentary

Leaning Into the Wind follows an earlier popular film on the artist and his works in stone, water, wood and earth

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Building projects

New York art and technology organisation announces new programmes for its 20th anniversary

Eyebeam plans residencies, fellowships and exhibitions for its new Brooklyn headquarters

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Museums

Hirshhorn to re-stage postponed Krzysztof Wodiczko projection in March

The museum stopped showing the "unbearably relevant" work, which has two hands holding a gun and a candle, after Parkland shooting

Preview
Media & broadcast

What to see at Documentary Fortnight at MoMA

From the history of Cuba to a gay beauty pageant to the Kitsch of Prejudice, the museum’s annual film series has plenty to offer

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Video, film & new media

Hirshhorn to reschedule Krzysztof Wodiczko’s monumental projection after Florida school shooting

The 30-year-old piece showing two hands holding a gun and a candle is "strangely familiar and at once unbearably relevant", the artist says

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The Buck stopped here

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

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Commissions

Cornelia Parker captures dystopian political era in new works for UK’s snap election

First female Election Artist unveils two new videos and a series of photographs using drones and Instagram

Review
Media & broadcast

From Koons to Kusama, five art films to catch from the Sundance Film Festival

Documentaries that examine the contemporary art market boom and the life of the world’s most popular artist had their world premieres in Park City, Utah

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Artists

Oscar nomination for street photographer JR and film-maker Agnès Varda

Movie follows JR's travels through France, as he photographs everyday people and pastes their giant portraits onto buildings

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Acquisitions

Tacita Dean’s film of Hockney smoking bought by Royal Academy and National Portrait Gallery

Acquisition heralds triptych of London shows dedicated to Dean

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In the frame

Forget the Lobster Telephone, Salvador Dali’s pièce de résistance was crayfish with herbs

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Biennials & festivals

High-tech art in Houston: data-driven installations look at issues like Hurricane Harvey and mass incarceration

The works were commissioned and presented as part of the art and music festival Day for Night

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Venice Biennale 2019

Canada announces first presentation of Inuit art for 2019 Venice Biennale

Video collective Isuma will tell story of indigenous culture in Canadian pavilion

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Artists

Banksy and Danny Boyle create Alternativity in Bethlehem, despite never meeting

Street artist and film director staged performance that was filmed for BBC Two documentary which will air this weekend

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Performance art

Zardulu behind video of iguana appearing in Miami family’s toilet

The performance piece, viewed by millions as a viral news story, was based on an ancient Greek myth of Kronos usurping the throne of Ouranos, the artist tells us

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

In pictures: Art Basel in Miami Beach Public sector

Artists claim their turf in Miami Beach

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Fairs

Basquiat Boom reaches Miami Beach

Documentary about artist’s life screens at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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In the frame

Beyoncé and the Louvre win Instagram gold

The social media platform has revealed its most popular people, places and hashtags in 2017

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Exhibitions

Kehinde Wiley unveils debut film in London

US artist's new work examines migration, madness and colonisation in contemporary America

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Video, film & new media

Art history-inspired film Manifesto starring Cate Blanchett opens in the UK

From Futurists to Supermatists, Hollywood star takes on thirteen characters to recite famous artist manifestos

Feature
Louvre Abu Dhabi

Introducing Emirati Voices: a video series on Louvre Abu Dhabi

Emirati citizens talk about the museum's collection and global impact

Sponsored byAbu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority

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In the frame

Andres Serrano judges a vampire fancy dress contest

Video, film & new media

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Cornelia Parker

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

Video, film & new media

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Marcus Coates

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

Frieze 2017

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Georgina Starr

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

Frieze 2017

Exclusive video: Personal shopping with Seth Price

Miranda July creates multifaith charity shop on the third floor of Selfridges for Artangel commission

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Frieze 2017

Top art films at the BFI London Film Festival

From Cate Blanchett performing artists' manifestos to an animated Van Gogh biopic

Blog
Artists

Zardulu, the mythmaker on Denny and the bat

We asked the performance artist to look at a viral video and tell us what message could be gleaned from it

Video, film & new media

No Woman, No Drive

Satirical video by Saudi Arabian comedian Hisham Fageeh

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Museums

Window dressing at the New Museum

The window display format is making a comeback with a new work by Alex Da Corte in the empty storefront next door

News

Guggenheim Bilbao celebrates 20th birthday with Bill Viola

Retrospective honours US artist who sparked museum’s commitment to video art

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Bill Viola

Bill Viola reimagines the Renaissance with a retrospective in Florence

In 1974, fresh after graduating from the experimental studies programme at Syracuse University’s visual and performaning arts department, Bill Viola moved to Florence to work at Art/Tapes/22, one of the first video art production studios in Europe

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Fairs

Moving Image fair embraces virtual reality

The fair’s co-founder explains why now is the time to look at works that use the nascent technology

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Video, film & new media

Art on film at Sundance, from Van Gogh’s landscapes to an orbiting VR vanitas

Drawings come to life and visitors follow the trail of malware code at the annual film festival in Park City, Utah

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Exhibitions

Steve McQueen’s Ashes to have US debut at the ICA Boston

The artist’s film of a young man killed by drug violence was a star of the 2015 Venice Biennale