Hans Ulrich Obrist

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Artists and footballers warm up for Manchester international festival
Janelle Monáe, work by Yayoi Kusama and Ryuichi Sakamoto and a collaboration between footballer Juan Mata and artist Tino Sehgal kick off at this summer’s event

Shaad D'Souza

14, Mar, 2023 @11:01 AM

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Poet Slash Artist review – if this show is art’s future, it looks good to me
Home, Manchester
A show about the relationship between seeing and reading feels like a return to Romanticism – a belief in the passionate expression of the spirit

Jonathan Jones

02, Jul, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Manchester international festival 2021: the best poetry, from Arcadia to Poet Slash Artist
Lemn Sissay and Hans Ulrich Obrist combine art and poetry to sublime effect, and an installation explores our place within nature

Sophie Harris

29, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Make a masterpiece at home – with Yoko Ono and a tin of tuna
Is making a sandwich art? What about stacking furniture? Our writer gets through quarantine by obeying the commands of ‘instructional artists’ from Yoko Ono to her modern-day successors

Oliver Basciano

07, Apr, 2020 @2:32 PM

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Counterspace architects to be youngest Serpentine pavilion designers
South African firm will celebrate London communities in the Serpentine Galleries’ 50th year

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Sunday with Hans Ulrich-Obrist: ‘I go to London Zoo – mostly for the architecture’
The curator and artistic director of the Serpentine Galleries, London, on morning jogs, the Snowdon Aviary and meeting older artists

Michael Segalov

05, Jan, 2020 @6:45 AM

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On my radar: Hans Ulrich Obrist’s cultural highlights
The Serpentine Galleries artistic director on AI in art, the healing powers of Emma Kunz and some visionary jazz

Interview by Kathryn Bromwich

27, May, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Closure of New Art Gallery Walsall would be a devastating blow | Letter from 35 artists and gallery directors
Letter: Since it opened in February 2000, the gallery has been proof that the nation is committed to the principle that everyone should have access to the arts wherever they live


30, Nov, 2016 @7:15 PM

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What inspires Hans Ulrich Obrist and seven other cultural tastemakers
The heads of the Serpentine, Secret Cinema, Glasgow International, the Young Vic and others on how they find fresh talent and new ideas

Interviews by Imogen Carter and Kathryn Bromwich

28, Aug, 2016 @7:30 AM

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Guardian Live: Gilbert & George in conversation
At a Guardian Live event, Gilbert & George joined Hans Ulrich Obrist, Guardian columnist Charlotte Higgins and Guardian Members to discuss their 50-year career as living art, challenge the Tate and offer some advice for young artists

Paul Barfoot

26, May, 2015 @11:23 AM

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Hans Ulrich Obrist webchat – as it happened
The sleep-resistant curator and intellectual joined us to answer your questions – and weighed in on the most exciting young artists in Britain, the future of museums, his carbon footprint and more

18, May, 2015 @6:24 PM

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Hans Ulrich Obrist: ‘Everything I do is somehow connected to velocity’
Swiss curator Hans Ulrich Obrist talks and travels incessantly, barely sleeps and never cooks. He’s far too busy keeping London’s Serpentine gallery at the pinnacle of conceptual art…

Rachel Cooke

08, Mar, 2015 @8:59 AM

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