Art and design

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The big picture: Nobuyoshi Araki captures a dreamy boat trip
The Japanese photographer’s portrait of his wife and muse, Aoki Yoko, captures a startlingly intimate moment early in their relationship

Tim Adams

28, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Hurvin Anderson: Salon Paintings review – bright, beautiful series brings barbershops to life
In living scenes, rich with dissonant colours and tactile textures, Anderson’s collage-like paintings explore Black British social spaces in the impressionist cafe tradition

Eliza Goodpasture

26, May, 2023 @3:40 PM

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Painted Love – on the marriage market in Renaissance Europe
Although these portraits were something like dating profiles for aristocrats to woo across countries, staring back across the centuries they have an enigmatic privacy

Jonathan Jones

26, May, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Photorealist suburbia, Russian war protesters and the dark side of Constable – the week in art
A major show for photorealists Boyd and Evans, protesters mourn victims of the war in Ukraine and looming storms spark savage poetry – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

26, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Ramsay art prize 2023: Ida Sophia wins $100,000 for ‘deeply emotive’ video work
The acquisitive award is Australia’s richest art prize for artists under 40, with the finalists exhibited at the Art Gallery of South Australia until August

Michael Sun

26, May, 2023 @1:32 AM

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‘People didn’t think of her work as fine art’: revisiting the psychedelic creations of Moki Cherry
The late artist embraced a multitude of disciplines in a 40-year career, including a decades-long partnership with jazz musician Don. Now her granddaughter is curating the first UK show of an overlooked body of work

Gabrielle Schwarz

25, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Stand clear of the closing jaws: Monster Chetwynd, the artist putting amphibians on the tube
She’s worked with luminous slugs, murderous sex toys and inflatable slides. Now the Turner-nominated performance artist – and occasional nudist – is taking over the London Underground

Tim Jonze

24, May, 2023 @4:32 PM

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‘Beyoncé is wearing my jeans!’ Markus Klinko’s best shot
‘This was for the cover of Beyoncé’s Dangerously in Love album. She thought pairing the diamond top with a skirt would look too red carpet. But she hadn’t brought any jeans – so I gave her mine’

Interview by Michael Cragg

24, May, 2023 @3:12 PM

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‘Why would anyone put themselves through this?’ Melati Suryodarmo’s 12 hours of hell – review
Whether hand-crushing charcoal in break-free stints or dancing on bricks of butter, the Javanese performance artist engages full-on with soul crushing and seemingly futile punishment

Adrian Searle

24, May, 2023 @8:42 AM

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‘It’s psychologically charged’: New York’s Met celebrates Van Gogh’s cypresses
Shown together for the first time since 1901, a ‘precise but powerful’ exhibition showcases Van Gogh’s deep fascination with the cypress tree

Veronica Esposito

24, May, 2023 @7:11 AM

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Photie Man: 50 Years of Tom Wood review – a joyous journey to the heart of Liverpool
From bargain hunters to lipsticked revellers to a kid on a cow, Tom Wood has been connecting with everyday people via photography for half a century. The results are spellbinding

Hannah Clugston

23, May, 2023 @1:44 PM

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Tate Britain rehang review – this is now the museum where art goes to sleep
Tate Britain, London
Once the provocative home of artistic sensation, the gallery is now vacuous, worthy and fundamentally dull. It even seems to disapprove of the very British art it used to promote

Jonathan Jones

23, May, 2023 @12:35 PM

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