Article image
Back with a crash bang: Banks Violette on his wrecked chandelier self-portraits
Inspired by black metal, his art was the toast of the 00s. But the former tattooist flamed out. Now he’s returning – with 14 fallen chandeliers that speak of opiated excess

Alex Needham

28, Nov, 2023 @2:53 PM

Article image
From Tracey Emin to Kiki Smith: National Gallery of Australia puts art by women in the spotlight
A new exhibition in Canberra charts how women artists of the 20th century have been consumed with the body – and changed the way it has been depicted

Isabella Trimboli

28, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

Article image
Greek PM bemoans lack of progress on return of Parthenon marbles
Kyriakos Mitsotakis to raise issue of ‘reunification’ of sculptures when he meets Rishi Sunak this week

Jessica Murray and agencies

26, Nov, 2023 @1:28 PM

Article image
Nightmarish, playful, erotic: the revelatory Sydney show of art titan Louise Bourgeois
Spanning almost 130 works – including a number of showstoppers – the Art Gallery of NSW pays homage to the strange fruits of the late artist’s psyche

Dee Jefferson

24, Nov, 2023 @11:00 PM

Article image
‘This is going to be our Angel of the North’: Leeds unveils Yinka Shonibare sculpture
While Hibiscus Rising celebrates a diverse city, it is also in recognition of a dark moment in Leeds’ past

Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent

24, Nov, 2023 @3:56 PM

Article image
Pope.L review – sublime shipwreck misses its crawling captain
Renowned for his epic crawls through New York in the 1970s, the artist’s first UK show teeters with boozy liquids, toilets and poignant symbolism – it just lacks the man himself

Adrian Searle

23, Nov, 2023 @12:38 PM

Article image
‘I can sense her presence in the works’: the bold designs and trailblazing life of sculptor Kim Lim
A first major museum show celebrating the dazzling constructions of the Singaporean-British artist will finally etch her place in the UK art pantheon once and for all

Saba Ahmed

23, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

Article image
Women’s Work Is Never Done review – decay, dildos and the disappeared enliven a great unravelling
Catherine de Zegher, a prolific Belgian curator, lets a host of artists loose to tackle everything from eco-feminism to childbirth to torture in South America

Adrian Searle

22, Nov, 2023 @12:53 PM

Article image
‘There’s a story of racialised exclusion’: the forgotten Chinese artist who transformed Cumbria
Li Yuan-chia was influential in British art circles of his time – but struggled to attain broader recognition. A major exhibition of his work shines the light on his legacy

Nicholas Wroe

20, Nov, 2023 @8:00 AM

Article image
Making New Worlds: Li Yuan-chia and Friends review – the open invitation of one remarkable man
What happened when the Chinese artist Li Yuan-chia turned an old barn in Cumbria into a free-form space that attracted everyone from Delia Derbyshire to Andy Goldsworthy? Find out in this captivating group show

Laura Cumming

19, Nov, 2023 @1:00 PM

Article image
Ten metres high and 10 tonnes: Louise Bourgeois’ giant spider crawls into Sydney
Titled Maman, the bronze, steel and marble arachnid will be the looming centrepiece of the Art Gallery of NSW’s major summer exhibition

Michael Sun

17, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

Article image
‘I’m staggered this isn’t front-page news’: the ‘provocative’ climate art that ended up in a cathedral
Inspired by global warming and the refugees who lost their lives trying to reach Europe, Shezad Dawood’s work asks difficult questions. How will it go down in church?

Charlotte Jansen

15, Nov, 2023 @11:39 AM

1 / 275 pages