In the infamous novel American Psycho, the main protagonist and yuppie killer Patrick Bateman references Donald Trump hundreds of times. We talk to the book’s author Brett Easton Ellis about the new […]
He’s one of the most influential British artists of the past 50 years. Now David Hockney’s work is being celebrated in a major new exhibition in London. Four years in the planning, […]
A new David Hockney exhibition is opening at London’s Tate Modern this week (9 February – 27 May 2017). In 1980, Fran Morrison caught up with David Hockney for Newsnight to discuss […]
The Greek capital of Athens, well-known for its ancient monuments, is opening its first National Museum of Contemporary Art. Artists who have suffered during the country’s economic crisis hope this will be […]
Olafur Eliasson was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and it’s where he still has one of his studios. The work that put Olafur on the map was the weather project, in the Turbine […]
Stephen Smith unravels the 60-year-old mystery of a missing unfinished nude by Francis Bacon, which is hidden under a pair of works by a little known Irish painter, Tony O’Malley.
Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s new documentary takes an uncensored look at trailblazing arts patron and collector Peggy Guggenheim.
Eldzier Cortor (1916-2015), a painter and printmaker, was part of a generation of black artists whose work was overlooked by many institutions but is now being recognized.
Boat of Ra is one of many monumental sculptures in Matthew Barney: RIVER OF FUNDAMENT at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. In this work manifold symbols, narratives and histories are layered within […]
The artist Ben Johnson has painted every building on the Liverpool skyline in one picture. He painted all 30,000 tiles of the Dome of the Rock, each with seven layers of paint. […]