Venice Biennale

Dallas-curated photography exhibition at Venice Biennale will land in Texas in 2018

Dallas Contemporary is a museum with an international flair, from executive director Peter Doroshenko, whose stops have included Belgium, the United …

The Arts

Nov. 21: Lebanon’s plight. Plus other letters to the editor

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Pae White On Turning a New Wing of Germany’s Saarlandmuseum Into a Technicolor Spacecraft

Art World<p>Polyester yarn was key to constructing this 45-foot-tall installation.<p>,<p>The Modern Gallery of the Saarlandmuseum in Saarbrücken, Germany, …


A matter of time: How long do you really need in Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrored Rooms?

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Done with the Impressionists? Here are 3 other art shows to catch this weekend

SINGAPORE: Keen to spend the whole weekend checking out some great art? You’re in luck.<p>While National Gallery Singapore’s double-whammy Century Of …

Roman Polanski

Aboriginal artwork $2m auction breaks record

A painting by the late Aboriginal artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye has sold for $2.1 million, marking a new record for the highest price achieved at …


We’re All Citizens of the Garbage Patch State

An Italian artist has created an imaginary homeland for all of our plastic waste.<p>Picture a car. And another, and another, until you get to 1.5 …


Mark Bradford: the artist and ex-hairdresser forcing America to face ugly truths about itself

He turned the US pavilion at the Venice Biennale into a comment on slavery, Trump and police brutality. The outspoken painter talks about feeding off rejection, muscling into Monet territory – and what he’d like to do to middle-class lawns<p>Mark Bradford created one of the most talked about displays …

UK News

The Big Easel: Prospect.4 New Orleans

The Big Easy becomes the Big Easel with the opening of Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp Nov. 18, 2017. The fourth iteration of the largest …


How cult label Golden Goose took flight with sneakers scuffed, scraped and scored

“Everything started by chance, as a game, a series and succession of fortunate events,” says Alessandro Gallo, creative director of Golden Goose …

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The Artists Who Made ArtReview's Power 100 List

Everyone's talking about ArtReview's newly released '2017 Power 100' list of the "most influential people in the art world." The list culls art fair …


New horizons: ceramic brand Mutina champions its inaugural art project

Ceramic tiles specialist Mutina makes its first foray into art with an ambitious new project titled ‘MUT’, unveiled at the brand's Angelo Mangiarotti-designed headquarters.<p>The MUT initiative also includes an annual art prize, titled ‘This is not a Prize’ (presented last year), and ‘Dialogue’, an …


Baltimore Museum of Art launches ambitious partnership with Greenmount Community Center

Artist Mark Bradford and the Baltimore Museum of Art will launch an innovative program next year aimed at teaching low-income children creative and …

The Arts

Jeremy Shaw wants Liminals to alter your state of consciousness

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Vinyl Records

With calligraphy, Japanese artist Sisyu finds calm in a chaotic world

All eyes in the room are on her. It’s a moment that would make anyone nervous. Yet renowned Japanese calligrapher Sisyu seems unperturbed, even …


Art Industry News: Are High Reproduction Fees Killing Art History? + More Must-Read Stories

Art World<p>Plus, London's Lord Mayor returns Nazi loot and a Fernando Botero bronze worth $490,000 is brazenly stolen in Paris.<p>,<p><i>Art Industry News is a</i> …


The best time to catch the Venice Biennale is here

As the frenzied summer months in Venice give way to a chilly autumn breeze, the art world and tourists alike make an ever so slight retreat. The …


The threadbare stories we tell ourselves are wrong. Australia needs a new narrative

On many measures Australia is comparatively average and bland. We stand out only in our extraordinary and profound Indigenous heritage<p>“Nations tells themselves stories,” the Irish commentator Fintan O’Toole wrote recently. “They are not fully true, they are often bitterly contested and they change …

Leo Varadkar

Mark Bradford Caps Off a Banner Year With His Largest Work to Date

MARK BRADFORD’S studio is housed in a 50,000-square-foot former metal-manufacturing facility on an industrial street in South Los Angeles. It neighbors a recycling plant, a big-rig trucking school and a fabric mill specializing in webbing. Fitting company, since Bradford’s own art production …

U.S. Department of State

Patrons object to Australia Council’s new Venice Biennale transparency measures

Why are wealthy philanthropists upset about changes to Australia’s presence at the Venice Biennale? Maybe because they can no longer run their own …


‘The newly empty plinths are all potential Fourth Plinths’

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Juergen Teller On Capturing Boris Mikhailov For The 2017 Venice Biennale

When German photographer Juergen Teller first saw Ukrainian photographer Boris Mikhailov’s work nearly two decades ago, the German photographer was immediately moved by the Berlin-based photographer’s Case History series, which displayed Soviet-era homeless people in quirky poses. The two became …


'Bureaucratic raffle': Arts donors in revolt against the Australia Council

The future of Australia's participation in the Venice Biennale is under a cloud after another major arts donor pulled its financial support.<p>The …

Australian News

Yellow Creature: Kunstmuseum Luzern opens new exhibition

The exhibition Yellow Creature uses artistic concepts to explore the ethnic and moral categories that define borders between creatures and also …


Millionaire philanthropists launch a blistering attack on the Australia Council

Two of Australia's leading arts donors have launched an attack on the federal government's arts funding agency, accusing it of "outrageous behaviour" …

Australian News

Irish Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale to Explore the "Free Market" Towns of Ireland

The Irish Ministry for Culture, Heritage and the <i>Gaeltacht</i> have announced <i>Free Market</i> as the theme of the Irish Pavilion at the 2018 Venice …


Post-9/11 art celebrated in 'Age of Terror' show in London

As the ghosts of September 11 still haunt the world, London's Imperial War Museum has opened an exhibition featuring art created in the aftermath of …

World News

Billionaire Heir Leads Team From Ukraine In Hurricane Harvey Cleanup

Out here behind the Addicks Reservoir on the west side of Houston whole neighborhoods were under three feet of water for days after Hurricane Harvey blew through. A month later there is still plenty of work to be done. Though the ground has now dried, hundreds of homes remain filled with the stench …

Linda McMahon

‘Objection’ exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale

Artists Michal Cole and Ekin Onat explore issues of gender at the Venice Biennale’s Pavilion of Humanity


Ten exciting artists to check out at Art Toronto 2017

Featuring a VR art experience, a gallery in a shipping container and much more