The artist, who describes her work as ethnographic drawing, explains how her practice began when she worked with Aboriginal people in Australia and draws similarities between that continent and Shetland, where she now lives.
The Palestinian artist unravels some of the layers of In Vitro, her science-fiction film now showing in the Danish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and relates it to our present – unsettling – reality.
This small but delightful display, comprising largely sketches from the RA’s collection, beautifully illustrates the key themes of Knight’s working life: the countryside, the nude, and scenes from the theatre, ballet and circus.
The artist discusses how going to a football match at the age of seven inspired him to start painting, his dislike of organised religion, his rigorous approach to his art and his current new work at Blain Southern.
From Star Wars’ R2-D2 to a machine that produces compassionate messages for the dying, this is a celebration of robots that also asks timely questions about how we interact with machines, and how we should design our shared future.
Haroon Mirza, Jack Jelfs, Gaika and Hannah Perry were among nine international artists performing to a packed house at the London nightclub Ministry of Sound during the city’s Frieze Week. The evening’s event was curated by Louise O’Kelly, founding director of Block Universe.
The British artist and author talks about his many exhibitions this year, including his work for the Venice Biennale 2019 in which he turned the idea of the ghetto into a place of hope and possibility.
Now 96, remarkably the Royal Academician’s latest show is full of recent paintings, which Frank Auerbach has told him are his most original yet. He talks about his artistic practice, the influence of his mother’s work and how hard he finds it to finish a painting.
From the dreamlike worlds of her colossal tapestries to her printmaking and the photographs in which she records her own sculptures, this show reveals the multiple threads that weave in and out of her rich, multidisciplinary practice.