Indonesia’s first international modern art museum has opened. At a time of rising intolerance and self-censorship, it’s attracting thousands of art-hungry visitors and exposing them to works that are often deemed too […]
Renowned British painter David Hockney unveiled the huge painting he is donating to the Pompidou Center in Paris.
The art project “Bewegtes Land” transformed Germany’s Saale valley into a 30 kilometer long stage, entertaining passengers in passing trains. Some 500 residents and volunteers took part along the Jena-Naumburg route.
Diébédo Francis Kéré talks about his 2017 Pavilion design, his work in Burkina Faso and his German influences. Inspired by the tree that serves as a central meeting point for life in […]
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.