Gillian Wearing

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‘I’m desperate’: how Gillian Wearing exposed our innermost thoughts
In the third of our new series about artworks by women that are relevant today, our writer looks at a series of photographs that revealed the worries of people facing an economic recession

Katy Hessel

15, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Martina Hall obituary
Maker of arts and history films for TV with an eye for detail and a flair for celebrating the creative gifts of women

Saskia Baron

14, Sep, 2021 @4:46 PM

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The best art of 2020: Picasso's doodles, queer South Africa and gory Gentileschi
Pablo showed his devilish side, Zanele Muholi captured queer lives in South Africa and Artemisia Gentileschi offered a savage ride through suffering and rage. Our critics rank their top shows

Adrian Searle and Jonathan Jones

26, Dec, 2020 @12:00 AM

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Gillian Wearing's lockdown self-portraits peel back the mask and show the truth
Wearing has abandoned the video art that won her the Turner prize and taken up watercolours and oils to create a soul-baring investigation of the human condition

Jonathan Jones

16, Sep, 2020 @3:54 PM

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The 10 best statues in Britain – chosen by our critic
There’s more to British statues than the ones of Colston and Rhodes highlighted by BLM. From Damien Hirst’s sword-fighter to a cat called Hodge, our critic picks his top 10

Jonathan Jones

10, Jun, 2020 @4:49 PM

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Antony Gormley and Grayson Perry help design the 'ultimate artists’ activity pack'
A top team of visual artists – including Gormley, Perry, Jeremy Deller and Gillian Wearing – will this week launch an activity pack full of creative ideas for the coronavirus lockdown

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

30, Mar, 2020 @3:41 PM

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Gillian Wearing on George Eliot: 'She spoke of life from every side'
Artist Gillian Wearing on her new film about the great Victorian novelist’s life

Jude Rogers

10, Nov, 2019 @11:30 AM

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Shoreditch: is hipster heaven now falling prey to ‘cultural cleansing’?
It was an edgy part of London, a hipster heaven for artists and clubbers. Now big money is moving in and taking over

Andrew Anthony

22, Jul, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Abstraction in photography and nature in fashion – the week in art
Photographic experiments from Man Ray to Thomas Ruff, a philosophical cabinet of curiosities, and Parliament Square’s first female statue – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

27, Apr, 2018 @11:21 AM

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From Life review – lacking a vital spark
A confused survey of life drawing offers little in the way of fresh observation, or hope for the future of a dying art

Laura Cumming

17, Dec, 2017 @7:59 AM

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A naked Iggy Pop rubs shoulders with 1,000 Chinese artists – From Life review
Royal Academy of Arts, London
The rock god makes a fine nude model. But he’s no match for Quentin Crisp wearing nothing but toenail varnish, a blue rinse and a jock-strap

Adrian Searle

08, Dec, 2017 @5:47 PM

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Iggy Pop goes nude, the Turner grows up and Cecily Brown gets wrecked – the week in art
The legendary singer poses for a life drawing class, Lubaina Himid wins art’s top prize and it’s shipwrecks ahoy at the Whitworth – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

08, Dec, 2017 @1:17 PM

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