Picasso’s life and art were shaped by friends, family and lovers, and as this exhibition demonstrates, his portraits were just as varied as his relationships.
Although he may not initially seem to possess the radicalism of his arte povera contemporaries, the Italian artist’s work abounds with mellow fruitfulness and measured contemplation.
The artist shows Studio International around her ‘futuristic medical room’ installation and explains how what, at first, might seem like science fiction, is pretty much science fact.
The British artist talks about context, subversion and what it means to build a career in the middle.
With three centuries’ worth of satire, this exhibition offers an overview of things that have changed and, perhaps more engagingly, things that have not, through an artist’s eye view of society.
Lewty, whose work combines fantastic images with text, talks about where his inspiration comes from, the music he listens to while working, and the artists who have influenced him over his lifetime.
Since it was founded in 1985, cultural organisation Artangel has made a name for itself staging exhibitions in headline-grabbing locations. Its latest show brings a cast of literary and art-world heavyweights to the cells, corridors and chapel of HM Prison Reading, which closed in 2013.
This is Johnson at his best. Mirrors, branded wood, black soap, shea butter, cut-up photography – his trademark materials are all here in this vast gallery, as he draws visitors in to contemplate his themes of anxiety and race.
A fantastic range of Surrealist works and ephemera displayed in this exhibition shows the mutifaceted nature of the surrealist art movement, encountered through four different collections of Surrealist art.
The film-maker talks about her incredibly successful and amazingly raw and personal documentary of her family history, The Closer We Get.
The artist explains his processes of painting and sanding, and using Google’s reverse image search to create works with layers of geological exploration.
Nathaniel Pitt explains that he looked to the processes of artists, instead of the subjects of their work, to curate the show. The three artists in this show, he says, are not starting from media, but from their curiosity.
The Turner Prize-winning conceptual artist underscores his first institutional show in New York with a meticulously researched multimedia installation based around WB Yeats’s 1916 play At the Hawk’s Well and Noh theatre.
Maine’s poet laureate Stuart Kestenbaum and artist Susan Webster talk about their recent collaborative cross-disciplinary work.
Canvases appear abandoned on the floor and wet paint suggest a state of un-finish, but the compositions are complex, and the overlaid marks, prints, and repeated brushstrokes, a result of a prolonged process and experimentation.
The towering canvases of abstract expressionism crowd the main galleries of the Royal Academy in this monumental exhibition.
A prominent member of the post-1980s generation of Chinese artists and a former assistant of Ai Wewei, the Beijing artist talks about his visually stunning, anti-authoritarian and provocative work. Lilly Wei talked to the artist in his Beijing studio in 2015.
The artist, who makes beautiful works of art using waste products from the meat industry talks about God, gastroenterology and pigs’ guts.
An enlightening and enriching insight into the juvenilia of the controversial photographer, showing 12 rarely seen collage and assemblage works, in which he develops motifs and themes that continue throughout his career.
More than 400 events and installations from high-profile designers and rising stars were included in this year’s London Design Festival, while the city’s inaugural design biennale showcased the works of 37 countries at Somerset House.
The opening room at Hauser & Wirth Somerset has been transformed into a spider’s lair, a fitting scene to start this exhibition of late etchings by Louise Bourgeois, seen here together for the first time.
In an exhibition dominated by self-portraits and seascapes, Celia Paul demonstrates the virtues of subtlety and perseverance.
The artist talks about the significance of his “proposals”, and discusses his recent project at Tate Modern involving a 500-strong choral performance, and his two new shows in the US.
In the startlingly altered states of Blenheim Palace, the multifarious Michelangelo Pistoletto spoke to Studio International about the history of time as captured in his Mirror Paintings, his rejection of the concept of a signature style, and the conviction that art can transform life.
New lithographs, slate drawings and a film of David Hockney, all done by Dean when she was in Los Angeles, are being shown alongside her acclaimed 2015 film Event for a Stage.
The artist subverts photography, as she strives to ‘rub out meaning’. Instead, she explains, she is interested in the things that are lost, denied and corrupted in the transposition from object into image, and from image into reality, and from reality into meaning.
Restricting herself to the abstract and the monochrome, referencing Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko and Barnett Newman, and setting rules for the sale of her work, Schneider questions the central relationships in art – between artist and antecedent, gallerist and buyer.
From yeti expeditions to spy shenanigans, the Himalayan hotel in Kalimpong has seen it all. Now, a new virtual reality work – along with its accompanying exhibition and publication – invites you to step back in time and explore.
Sensory stimulation is privileged over semantics in this tripartite installation of new works by the Turner Prize-nominated sound and video artist.
To celebrate its 90th birthday, the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum is staging an exhibition of works in wood, from vast installations to finely chiselled pieces, by five contemporary Japanese artists .