Burned books, dirty nappies and stacks of oranges – conceptualism flew in the face of stuffy modernism, but is still often dismissed as pretentious. Olivia Laing explores a new exhibition at Tate Britain
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How much is a visible work of genius worth? In May, a 1955 painting by Pablo Picasso was sold at auction for more than $179 million, the highest price at auction ever. And attendance at major art museums
NBCBLK In one art piece, a black statue face down on the wood surrounded by yellow police tape and four orange traffic cones. In another, a painting of a white and black hand clasped together covering
An exhibition coinciding with an AI conference shows the creative side of artificial intelligence. Think artificial intelligence and you probably envisage clear-cut tests of mental acumen: solving equations,
The Bridges Conference is an annual event that explores the connections between art and mathematics. Here is a selection of the work being exhibited this year, from a Pi pie which vibrates the number onto
"Art has been defined over and over as man's highest spiritual expression, superior even to religion in that it is the only human activity that does not lead to killing." So said Jacques Barzun. True.
“Art holds out the promise of inner wholeness.” The question of what art is has occupied humanity since the dawn of recorded history. For Tolstoy, the purpose of art was to provide a bridge of empathy