An African American artist known for her racially charged art addressing slavery and its legacy, is to be Tate Modern’s next commission for its Turbine Hall. Kara Walker is probably best known for her
Peter Chappell, 23, is a writer and journalist from south London. He is currently studying data at City, University of London I once bought a rug in the grand bazaar in Istanbul; many people do. I didn’t
Sarah Lucas disrupts Franz West’s Tate Modern survey in off-kilter meeting of two great art provocateurs
The first posthumous UK retrospective of Austrian artist Franz West has surfaced at London’s Tate Modern following a run at the Centre Pompidou. A chronological compendium of work spans the artist’s anarchic
This is one of the strangest exhibitions I’ve ever seen in a major public gallery. Its subject is Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012), one of a number of brilliantly talented women at the heart of the surrealist
I’m looking into a seedy hotel room. The lights are low. Bodies are sprouting from cracks in the walls. A creature straight out of a Bosch vision of hell is creeping, or is it seeping, out of the fireplace.