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Coked-up caped crusader: how Hélio Oiticica liberated the art world with drugs, nests and hammocks
He co-founded Brazil’s Tropicália movement, fled fascism, pioneered immersive art in his flat, became a drug dealer and then died aged 42. Now his wild world is being rebuilt at the English seaside

Oliver Basciano

19, Sep, 2023 @1:57 PM

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Toppled, eaten, pooed on, licked, rusted and stolen: life’s tough for the treasures of Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Its works by Moore, Hepworth and Gormley are priceless. But they are at risk – from toxic bird poo, shifting tree roots and 400,000 greasy humans. We spend a day with the team keeping everything safe

Andrew Dickson

24, Aug, 2023 @11:15 AM

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Sarah Lucas, Philip Guston and women revolt: the best art and architecture of autumn 2023
An American great for the age of Trump, a baroque master’s feminine side and 20 contentious years for women’s art are among the highlights ahead

Jonathan Jones, Adrian Searle and Oliver Wainwright

21, Aug, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Rage, ecstasy and painting turned up to 11 – Edinburgh art festival review
This year’s complement to the fringe is not short of drama in Alberta Whittle and Peter Howson’s impassioned work – and there is balmy colour from Elizabeth Blackadder

Jonathan Jones

08, Aug, 2023 @1:54 PM

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Michael Rakowitz review – a new hanging garden of hope and yearning
The Iraqi-American’s intricately-labelled planters and models form a repository for stories on everything from the destruction of Palestinian olives to homesick migrants

Adrian Searle

20, Jul, 2023 @2:28 PM

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Black Venus review – female bodies reclaimed in spectacular style
Reflecting on the shocking representation of the ‘Hottentot Venus’ in the 19th century, 18 artists refocus the othering of Black women

Charlotte Jansen

18, Jul, 2023 @3:49 PM

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Usos y Costumbres - Gabriel Chaile in collaboration with Laura Ojeda Bär
Laura Ojeda Bär’s depictions of famous artworks jostle into position inside Gabriel Chaile’s unruly, adobe-plastered installation

Adrian Searle

18, Jul, 2023 @8:59 AM

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Unruly Bodies review – grotesque breasts, gaping orifices … but where’s the soul?
A show by 13 women and non-binary artists present the body as abject, disgusting and objectified – to alienating effect

Eliza Goodpasture

07, Jul, 2023 @1:58 PM

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Lagos, Peckham, Repeat review – Yoruba culture and musical craft beer
The cross-cultural circuits between west Africa and south London ignite startling works – and snacks! – by artists including Yinka Shonibare and Chiizii

Jonathan Jones

06, Jul, 2023 @12:27 PM

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Yayoi Kusama: You, Me and the Balloons review – a psychedelic pop-art garden of earthly delights
The 94-year-old Japanese trailblazer goes big – really big – with warehouse-filling inflatables of dolls, pumpkins and writhing tentacles instilling satisfaction and a stupid happiness

Jonathan Jones

30, Jun, 2023 @3:39 PM

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Psychedelic balloons, little Lagos and hidden treasure in Manchester – the week in art
A veteran pop artist makes her mark, Peckham’s Nigerian ties are on display and Mancunians are sent on a hunt for treasure

Jonathan Jones

30, Jun, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Beyond Munch: Norwegian art shares spotlight with Bubbles the chimp in Oslo
As a major exhibition celebrates founder Hans Rasmus Astrup, the museum has been promoting fresher Norwegian talent

Kate Connolly in Oslo

24, Jun, 2023 @6:00 AM

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