Corresponding with a jailed paedophile led Van Tongeren to collaborate with him to make a film. She discusses their relationship and the moral and ethical implications of working with someone who has committed such a heinous crime
Christine Lindey, author of Art for All. British Socially Committed Art from the 1930s to the Cold War, discusses an era of artists committed to their political beliefs and prepared to take a stand with their work.
Crone Music features two new films by London-based artist Beatrice Gibson. Exploring themes of motherhood and queer kinship, this show considers how one might endure, and finally resist, an unpredictable future .
From a balloon bunny to a vast, glossy pink Venus of Willendorf, there is everything we would expect from Koons at his latest exhibition at the Ashmolean – but there is also a sense that he has run out of new ideas.
From this annual showcase of new talent, we pick five artists to watch, from Yushi Li’s erotically charged photograph from her My Tinder Boys series to Madelynn Mae Green’s painting of three children on a bed.
Commemorating the centenary of the deaths of two of Austria’s great modernist artists, this exhibition showcases 100 drawings on loan from the Albertina Museum and proves them to be far more than just erotic sketches.
Pardo and his team have transformed a tired French hotel in Arles into a work of art, designing and making a million handmade tiles, almost every piece of furniture and hundreds of his signature light fittings.
Set in the spectacular alpine resort of Gstaad, the Elevation 1049 festival explores contemporary art practice. This year it focused on performance art, with a programme of works over one weekend, and a new Doug Aitken installation, Mirage Gstaad, which will stay put for two years.
Deer-headed lodges, globe-shaped temples, sunken pleasure pavilions: a long-overdue exhibition at the Petit Palais unravels the dreamlike world of Lequeu, Revolutionary France’s most eccentric and enigmatic visionary architect.