This is an ambitious exhibition that examines the legacy of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in Britain from the 1840s to the first world war and beyond, but though it is sometimes intriguing it does not live up to its promise
One of the UK’s leading curators, Dumas talks about women in the art world, the trials and triumphs of curatorial life, the differences between working in the US and the UK, and Van Gogh, Cezanne, Degas, and Picasso – the subject of her latest exhibition, about to open at the Royal Academy.
The London-based Filipino artist talks about The Collection of Jane Ryan & William Saunders, 3D replicas of some of the $21m haul of jewels amassed by Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, and why the underlying narrative throughout this project is the act of grieving.
The pioneering Austrian feminist artist talks about breaking taboos and provoking aggressive responses – in the 1960s and now – ahead of a reinstallation of her 1980 Venice Biennale works at London’s Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac.
McMaster, who often transforms herself into hybrid animal-human creatures for her photographs, discusses her show, As Immense as the Sky, at the Ikon Gallery, and how her mixed European and Plains Cree ancestry feeds into her work.
As his seminal Rwanda Project is revived at London’s Goodman Gallery, the Chilean artist and architect speaks on inculcating empathy, the difficulty of representing real-world tragedy and the malaise of the contemporary media.
While a quest to understand the myriad undefined potentials of queer social spaces is one factor behind Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s deconstruction of his portraits, primarily he seeks to interrogate the act of photography itself.
From Ryan Orme’s inventive form of urban landscape painting to Eleonora Agostini’s weird depictions of family life and Ben Yau’s deep-dive into the history of the 1973 military coup in Chile, here are some of the best from this year’s New Contemporaries.
As part of the nationwide arts festival Insiders/Outsiders, this retrospective of the Jewish émigré artist brings to life his suffering and his search for a common humanity, epitomised in his paintings of Welsh miners returning home against the twilight sun.