Sarah Lucas

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Sarah Lucas’s joyful bodies express freedom – and are a riposte to Sunak’s binary Britain | Katy Hessel
The power of the British artist’s bronze, concrete and stuffed nylon bodies is to show our diverse society in all its liberating glory

Katy Hessel

09, Oct, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Philip Guston; Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas review – tragi-comic cartoonery
The delayed Philip Guston retrospective opens at last – and it is mordant, magnificent, unmissable. Over at the other Tate, Sarah Lucas’s repertoire of rude Britannia one-liners wears a little thin

Laura Cumming

08, Oct, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas review – bulging tights, pervy plinths and kinky boots
In this gloriously filthy show, the sculptor collides old and new work to make an exhilarating cornucopia of sex, jokes and death

Adrian Searle

25, Sep, 2023 @4:48 PM

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‘Time is the only valuable thing’: artist Sarah Lucas on slacking, social media and her free bus pass
As Tate Britain opens a retrospective – replete with cigarettes, marrows and fried eggs – the former YBA extols the importance of being idle

Stuart Jeffries

25, Sep, 2023 @4:00 AM

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From Expend4bles to Marina Abramović: a complete guide to this week’s entertainment
Whether you’re after Hollywood beefcakes or intense performance art, our critics have you covered for the next seven days

23, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Big Women review – Sarah Lucas’s gal gang seek to shock
The former YBA has curated a show of 25 female artists – but the effect is superficial and cliquey

Claire Armitstead

13, Feb, 2023 @3:52 PM

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Everyone’s a cynic! Film, TV, music, books and art about pessimism
From Wall Street savagery to withering R&B, choose art that shows humanity at its most misanthropic

Sasha Mistlin, Hollie Richardson, Sam Jordison, Jenessa Williams and Jonathan Jones

15, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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London exhibition to examine surrealism’s influence on design
Design Museum show to look at how movement revolutionised arts from furniture to fashion

Harry Taylor

17, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Home is where the art is: Suffolk’s creatives throw open their doors
Leading contemporary artists who locked down in their studios give East Anglia a new cultural landscape

Alice Fisher

12, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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'My pubic hair paintings could hang in your living room': the artists reclaiming women's sexuality
A Woman’s Right to Pleasure is a new compendium celebrating female erotic art. We meet its contributors, including the photographer who turned her vagina into a camera

Hettie Judah

03, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'He came out of the womb dancing!' Stars relive their wild times with Michael Clark
Baryshnikov couldn’t keep up, Sam Taylor-Johnson had a panic attack and Sarah Lucas built him the rudest stage set ever … as a new show celebrates the dance legend, stars pin down his punk genius

Interviews by Lyndsey Winship

30, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Hard-partying ex-YBA Sarah Lucas: 'I was pretty wild'
As the shamelessly bawdy artist thunders towards her 60s, she talks about knobby guys, life in metal-detecting country – and coping with all her hair falling out last year

Andrew Gilchrist

24, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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