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Stefan Brüggemann, OK (Untitled Action), 2020. Photo: John Nguyen/PA.
The artist explains why he has painted a building in Folkestone in gold leaf and scrawled OK across it and talks about his forthcoming show of gold paintings done during lockdown, a period that spurred him on to great creativity
Sophie Taeuber-Arp with Dada-Head, Zurich, 1920. Photo: Nic Aluf. © Stiftung Arp e.V., Berlin/Rolandswerth.
An online exhibition at Hauser & Wirth serves as a fine reintroduction to one of the interwar avant garde’s great boundary-shattering figures.
Yuko Hasegawa, artistic director at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo.
The artistic director at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo was preparing a solo exhibition of Eliasson’s work when the museum shut because of Covid-19. She explains how a printed catalogue and an online talk saved the day.
Anthony Whishaw RA, Works on Paper, Beam Editions, 2020.
This accessible and entertaining book by Richard Davey focuses on the 90-year-old artist’s long-forgotten sketches and works on paper and provides new insights into Whishaw’s career.
Matthew Burrows.
The artist talks about his strategies for thinking about painting, how his long-distance running is integral to his work, and the unexpectedly huge success of his #ArtistSupportPledge idea.
Tom de Freston.
For an artist whose work is bound up with trauma and who suffered the devastating loss of 12 years’ work in a fire earlier this year, De Freston remains remarkably upbeat .
Christo in his studio with a preparatory drawing for The Mastaba, 2012. Photo: Wolfgang Volz. © 2012 Christo.
The Bulgarian-born artist famed for wrapping massive structures, great bodies of water and chunks of coastline died on Sunday at his home in New York, aged 84.
Kyoto City Kyocera Museum of Art facade. Photo: Koroda Takeru.
The original 1933 building, a mix of traditional Japanese design and 1920s western architectural style, has been sympathetically renovated by architects Jun Aoki and Tezzo Nishizawa to make it relevant to 21st-century museum-goers.
Nanda Vigo speaking to Studio International in Milan, 4 September 2014. Photo: Martin Kennedy.
Nanda Vigo, the multifaceted protagonist of postwar European arts, has died in Milan aged 83.
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg.
The coronavirus pandemic is a chance for people to ask how they can do better by nature, says Ginsberg, who talks about her work using artificial intelligence and technology.
Still from Give us a meow, 2019, HD video by Ben Toms and Urara Tsuchiya, 9 mins 3 secs.
With Scotland’s premier contemporary art biennial postponed to 2021, a digital programme of often timely film and sound pieces marks the festival’s original dates.
Esther Teichmann. Photos © Esther Teichmann
The artist talks about the inspiration of watery places, lockdown at her parents’ home and how motherhood has changed her as an artist.
Ann Thomson, January 2020. Photo courtesy Mitchell Fine Art.
Now in her late-80s, the Australian artist discusses how her love of Aboriginal art was sparked as a child, being influenced by the Scottish-born artist Ian Fairweather along with American, French and Chinese art, and being compared to Cy Twombly.
Hetain Patel. Photo courtesy Hetain Patel.
Known for performance art that mixes superheroes such as Spider-Man with the Gujarati traditions of his family, Patel explains why Eddie Murphy and The Simpsons influence him more than the arts and why he struggles to be seen as a British artist.
David Downes. Photo: John Milne.
The artist talks about his project of documenting the Covid-19 pandemic and how his autism feeds into his work.
Mark Titchner. Photo: Simon Webb.
His text-based work Please Believe These Days Will Pass has formed a key part of the UK’s early lockdown landscape. Here, he talks about his process and the power of language – its ambiguity as well as our collective understanding – within specific contexts.
Lonnie Holley. Photo: © Tamir Kalifa.
Following a traumatic childhood, his art saved him, says Holley. Here he talks about the environment, the coronavirus – and why he’d love a Lonnie Holley museum near a landfill site.
Ken Done. © the artist.
Now 80, Done says you should be fearless as you age and take more risks. Here he talks about why a good work is like a long-term relationship, collaborating on art with his grandchildren – and swimming with sharks.
Hilarie Mais. Photo: Val Wens.
The artist talks about her abstract constructions, which lie partway between painting and sculpture, and how her art was shaped by life in New York in the 1970s followed by her move to Australia nearly 40 years ago.
Domestic Bliss, installation view, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow. Photo: Ruth Clark.
This exhibition of works from Glasgow Museums’ collection explores the concept of domestic bliss, from domestic labour and feminism to intimate relationships and contested social roles.
Helen Cammock. Photo: Alun Callender.
Last year’s Turner Prize-winner talks about the inspiration behind her latest film and text installation, different understandings of idleness, the role that writing plays in her practice and how her time as a social worker feeds into her art.
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