Now in his 80s, Gough continues to paint his vast abstract canvases. He talks about his long career and, in particular, the influence John Walker had on him.
She has worked with dancers in the world’s deepest swimming pool, with scientists investigating glacial retreats and others investigating the effect of noise pollution on the oceans’ inhabitants. She explains how her work responds to environmental crises.
How did you choose the clothes you are wearing today, and what do they say about you? This show picked apart fashion and the meaning of dress codes.
The artist talks about the development of her art practice and her curatorial debut, Goddess Now.
Do we need yet another impressionist exhibition? This Royal Academy showcase of Denmark’s Ordrupgaard collection proves that there is life still in the old dog.
The work of the photographer Bill Brandt and the sculptor Henry Moore first came together during the second world war. From their depictions of coalmines to the London underground, a new book tells the story of their intersecting practices in a way that helps us see the work of both artists afresh.
Seven artists interpret the sexuality of the female body in subversive and surreal ways.
One of the most infamous YBAs returns to London and Sadie Coles with an exultant, expressive refinement of a seminal sculptural series.
Malani won the Joan Miró Prize last year and the resulting exhibition, You Don’t Hear Me, is now on in Barcelona. She has also just been awarded the first National Gallery Contemporary Fellowship. She explains why telling and retelling stories, often from a feminist perspective, has been at the core of her art.
Parks’s photographs of everyday life for black families in the 1950s and 60s lure the viewer in with their lush colours, only to reveal the toxic reality of segregation and racism – something that, 60 years on, still resonates.
With its nod to the US-Mexico border wall, Zamora’s installation at the Met raises provocative questions about socioeconomic and environmental issues as well as the increasing scrutiny facing art in public spaces.
With museums and galleries shut due to the pandemic, art had to be rethought. Online shows have their place but can’t compete with seeing the real thing. With that in mind, here is a roundup of New York’s best outdoor offerings.
A clever smartphone app has turned Christo & Jeanne-Claude’s London Mastaba into a trick of augmented reality that you can carry around in your pocket, allowing you to site it anywhere you chose.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York reveals Yoko Ono’s new commission, created in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, ahead of the museum’s reopening this month.
With contributions from painters, poets, illustrators and film-makers, including Ralph Steadman, Rasheed Araeen and Frank Bowling, this glossy publication gives older creatives a platform to discuss their daily working habits and motivations, and how their approaches have adapted over the years.
She discusses a new, candid documentary of her life, and talks about her art practice and the influence of John Cage, Sol LeWitt and Agnes Martin, and about feminism, politics and civil rights.
Nisenbaum is preparing for two exhibitions this year, one at Anton Kern Gallery in New York and one at Tate Liverpool. She was meant to be in the UK now, painting for the Liverpool show. She explains how she has instead had to adapt to working with her subjects via Zoom.
The artist talks about clay’s therapeutic and expressive qualities, and how her work helps her to explore and articulate feelings of social awkwardness and displacement.
Anish Kapoor’s postponed exhibition at Houghton Hall opens as lockdown eases in the UK.
The San Francisco-based, data-driven creative Shirley Wu has designed a scrolling mountainscape that maps data from Wikipedia to draw attention to Hong Kong’s female artists for the M+’s digital education platform.
A major UK survey exhibition of her work reveals the restless creativity and curiosity of this talented, multimedia artist. She talks about her love of landscape and her revolutionary approach to pattern.
The artist talks about the erasure of black people in everyday society, and how this informs and motivates her to challenge herself, and her audience, with her filmic and performative installations.
With her sculpture THE END finally installed in Trafalgar Square, after a delay due to Covid-19, and the first full monograph of her work now out, Phillipson talks about the pandemic, subversion, her multimedia practice and endings and beginnings.
The French artist and film-maker Natacha Nisic talks about The Crown Letter, the international participatory art project she launched in April, which offers a digital space for female artists from around the world.
The Chinese artist Li Qing explores the tensions between east and west through the lens of architecture and the urban environment, documenting what he calls Hangzhou’s ‘lonely house’ phenomenon.
Forced to close because of the Covid pandemic, the biennale has reopened for an extended period. As its first Australian Indigenous curator, Brook Andrew hopes to challenge the dominant narrative and shine a light on environments in shadow.
Schoeni discusses the challenges of curating an immersive group exhibition in a London townhouse during lockdown.
The Milan-based Japanese artist’s solo exhibition invites visitors to think about differing cultural values and associations held by societies.
The photographer talks about his love of landscapes, his instinctive composition, and that elusive somewhere you can never reach.
Taking our relationship with plants as its starting point, Camden Art Centre’s ambitious exhibition, now visitable as a digital platform, explores centuries of interconnection between physical, psychic and spiritual worlds.