Art and design

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Mr Banksy, I presume: the councillor who quit over claims he has a secret
When rumours went viral, Billy Gannon had ‘an existential crisis’, joining a list of those denying being the enigmatic artist

Esther Addley

27, May, 2022 @12:14 PM

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Munch masterpieces, open-air Emin and a pint-pulling EastEnders jamboree – the week in art
Munch shows his bleak brilliance, Tracey goes pastoral, the Queen Vic opens all hours and Hockney gets sketchy

Jonathan Jones

27, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Zombie workers and sexual hang-ups: how Edvard Munch foresaw our lonely lives – review
From the grief of loss to the despair of impotence and the misery of work, the Scandinavian master wallows gloriously in pain, filling the soul with the ecstatic sorrow of his colours

Jonathan Jones

26, May, 2022 @9:04 AM

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Rare Aboriginal art to return to Australia after Victorian government chips in $500,000 at last minute
Two works from 1897 by Wurundjeri artist William Barak purchased at auction in New York

Benita Kolovos

26, May, 2022 @2:24 AM

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Gerda Rubinstein obituary
Other lives: Dutch sculptor of figures and animals who moved to England in 1959

Jessica Stevens

25, May, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Mav Akram, the Birmingham boxer and mother – Jaskirt Boora’s best photograph
‘The only sportswomen we see in the mainstream media are elite athletes. But at the grassroots level, there are people of all shapes and sizes’

Interview by Amy Fleming

25, May, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Spanish photographer Ouka Leele, star of the Movida Madrileña, dies aged 64
Artist and poet played leading role in cultural explosion that followed end of Franco dictatorship

Sam Jones in Madrid

25, May, 2022 @11:46 AM

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‘He’s sabotaged his entire life for greed’: the $86m rise and fall of Inigo Philbrick
With galleries in Mayfair and Miami, a Made in Chelsea romance, and art-world backing, this young art dealer looked like he had it made. So how has he ended up in prison?

Dalya Alberge

25, May, 2022 @11:33 AM

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I’ll be back: from Terminator to Grease, LA’s most iconic bridge gets a thrilling sequel on seismic springs
The Sixth Street Bridge was the gritty go-to location for dance-offs, shoot-outs and car chases until it was torn down. Can the $500m rebuild bring back the fun of the freeway – and unite a divided city?

Oliver Wainwright

25, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Our Time on Earth review – ear-splitting obstacle course of barmy solutions to the climate crisis
Whether pondering dinner with pests, reinventing myself as a vegetable or being deafened by a waterfall that sounded like industrial machinery, this hectic show made me want to flee

Adrian Searle

24, May, 2022 @1:50 PM

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‘It’s so joyful and full of promise’: a modernism exhibition aims for hope
At a new exhibition at the Whitney in New York, a look back at early 20th-century modernist art offers optimism and also a rare diversity

Veronica Esposito

24, May, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Roman sculpture up for auction in US linked to disgraced dealer
Exclusive: researcher calls for sale of marble head of Greek philosopher Antisthenes to be halted

Dalya Alberge

24, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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