Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity’s historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying biblical narrative onto the present.
Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.
The Venice Biennale sparks surreal conversations between past and present in ‘Milk of Dreams’, curated by Cecilia Alemani
29 April 2022
Great Art Cities Explained (GACE) follows the successful YouTube art history series Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded last year by art writer and curator James Payne.
Love them or loathe them, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have now established their place in the art world firmament and, in doing so, have hogged the headlines.
After exploring Oaxaca and the iconic Casa Wabi designed by Tadao Ando in Puerto Escondido, I was happy to be back in Mexico for Art Week.
London-based Canadian Allison Katz relishes the second of those options at Camden Art Centre
The painter Frank Auerbach, sent in 1939 to England learned years later, that his parents had perished in Auschwitz.
Marlene Dumas’ portraits of the writer Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) and his young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas (1870–1945), known as ‘Bosie’, illustrate that social attitudes do change
The last Art Basel Miami Beach to take place was in 2019. It was an optimistic time for the international art world
The German painter Magnus Plessen tends to paint in thematic groups: in 2016, he showed his ‘1914-1918’ series in London
Whenever you hear the name Fabergé, you think of opulent, lavish, jewelled, decorated and, let’s face it kitsch, Russian Imperial eggs.
Richard Wilson 20:50: Nearly one-hundred-and-five years after Marcel Duchamp’s porcelain urinal was daubed with the pseudonym ‘R..Mutt.’
26 October 2021
Welcome to this new series of monthly artist interviews by critic Paul Carey-Kent. Paul has written for Art Monthly and Frieze Magazine
Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) a cross between a Beaver and John Belushi in conversation with Oliver Malin ahead of his London show.
Nolan’s Africa will be the first book on Sidney Nolan written with access to the newly opened Sidney Nolan archives
16 September 2021
Tate’s Ervin Bossanyi Stained Glass Window Vanishes After 2011 Redevelopment
Banksy Spraycation Guide. How To Find Them in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Cromer, Norfolk, Lowestoft and Oulton Broad in Suffolk
9 August 2021
Rachel Whiteread approached the last tenant, retired docker Sydney Gale to explain her desire to make an artwork out of his old home.
5 August 2021
Yorkshire Sculpture Park is open again for business, and it is so good to revisit it. The great news is many of its temporary shows have been extended, like Joana Vasconcelos’ Beyond (till January 2022).
The entertaining and thought-provoking solo exhibition, ‘Soft Girls’, by Rosie Gibbens, is at the Zabludowicz Collection, London, until 15 August.
26 July 2021
Have you planned your summer staycation away from London? Artlyst has put together a selection of exhibitions throughout the country to satisfy your cultural cravings.
A recent Opinion piece on the website Hyperallegenic fiercely condemned Frida Kahlo, long one of the patron saints of contemporary feminist art.
In his current exhibition at Lisson Gallery (‘Only the hand that erases writes the true thing’, to 31 July), Spencer Finch presents new works
In an era when modernism was dictating that painting should abandon all connection to narrative, Paula Rego
There’s an aura of mystery to Ena Swansea’s big, impressive paintings at Ben Brown Fine Arts (‘green light’ to 30 July)
Ken Currie, undoubtedly among the most significant painters of our time, is known for his dark side, his bleak, black pictures
I first saw Mona Hatoum’s installation The Light at the End at The Showroom in East London in 1989.
13 April 2021
Keith Haring was a revolutionary artist who transformed the art world during his short but impactful life
Anka Dabrowska, a Warsaw born queer woman artist living and working in London, spoke to Artlyst on the eve of an exciting new project in the seaside town of Margate.
Founded in 1999, Modus Operandi, an independent arts unit with a track record of curating and producing high-quality art in the public realm, recently celebrated its 21st birthday.