From a naked man flinging himself into a giant jelly to a 24-hour piano recital to John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s first joint show, London’s experimental art scene of the 1960s changed the face of art in the UK. David Curtis’s book is a fascinating look at the counterculture and the artists who made it possible.
It is known as a showcase for critical, speculative and multidisciplinary design projects that make us question the how and the why of design, as much as the what and the who. How did 2020’s virtual version fare?.
Wiley’s first foray into film depicts a scene of young black men in the sea, struggling to reach land. It is a poignant meditation on migration, exclusion and social dislocation, yet it is not without hope.
This show explores the works of the fisherman-turned-artist who painted the souls of boats and inspired a generation of modernists.
To mark the 50th anniversary of this pioneering publication and exhibition, Cybernetic Serendipity: The Computer and the Arts has been reprinted and is available to purchase.
The artist talks about why she favours working with bitumen, metal paint and wax and why colour is dangerous.
The British Kenyan painter’s first institutional show demonstrates his remarkable development, while allowing space for his neglected East African influences.
Bruce Nauman’s work explores language and perception in a manner that is at times irksome or troubling, or both, but it is worth the effort.
This fantastic exhibition of belle époque posters, by Parisian artists who used developments in colour lithography and the burgeoning advertising industry to create celebrity for themselves and the stars of cabaret and stage, is now online, delivering the joys of turn-of-the-century Montmartre to your living room.
The artist talks about looking to ancient civilisations for inspiration, why he doesn’t like working with a sitter in his studio, and how his practice changed during lockdown.
This lush, even glamorous exhibition is curated by Mel Bochner and comprises 18 works by himself, Alighiero Boetti and Lucio Fontana, as he seeks to show the connective threads that bind them.
Ahead of their first joint exhibition, Beyond Nature, the artists talk about their relationship to nature, materiality, process and one another.
Nicole Eisenman’s first solo UK presentation for Hauser & Wirth Somerset showcases her large sculptures and new innovative pulp paper works.
Through film, sculpture, painting, costume and photography, this wild party of an exhibition celebrates 40 years of Clark’s work, extending beyond modern dance to visual art, music, costume and set-design.
The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art was first published in April 1893. It introduced the young illustrator Aubrey Beardsley to the world and quickly became the world’s most successful art magazine.
The Belgian artist discusses her perception-bending work, currently on display at the South London Gallery.
Is the message of Rashid Johnson’s new show helped or hindered by the repetitive motifs and elaborate detail?.
The eight new works here began as a project about a fictional village and its response to tragedy, but shifted as Berrío explored her feelings and emotions regarding the real catastrophe of the current global pandemic.
For the first time ever, the Summer Exhibition falls in autumn and winter, but the RA’s galleries look much as they do every year.
Long-known for her autobiography, visceral and violent, yet strongly feminine portrayals of Apocryphal heroines, and her self-portraits in the guises of various martyrs, the Italian Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi is finally being celebrated for her full four-decade career as a successful and savvy painter.
The British Museum has just bought 103 newly rediscovered drawings by Hokusai. Tim Clark, the museum’s leading expert on the Japanese artist, talks about studying the pictures and their connections during lockdown, making them available online and preparing for a physical exhibition next year.
Sound and vision collide in Verdier’s work, with this latest show exploring the physical, emotional and aesthetic landscape of Mozart arias.
The Johannesburg-based artist, whose work is currently on show at Lehmann Maupin in New York, talks about her collages of domestic life, which advocate for self-preservation and the demystification of black women.
Although this year’s fair had to be pared back, it nevertheless showcased a diverse and exciting range of perspectives on modern life and African identity.
Created during lockdown, against a backdrop of rising deaths from Covid, the police killing of George Floyd and raging fires across California, the nine new paintings in this show at Pilar Corrias are haunted by melancholy. Quarles spoke to Studio International via Zoom from her studio in Los Angeles.
An exhibition of art inspired by the spirit world at Drawing Room London offers up some surprising visions.
An outdoor exhibition of art on London’s Southbank celebrates the heroes of lockdown with an eclectic collection of art and poetry.
The artist explains how working for a taxidermist helped her with sculpture, why she is fond of materials that are basically refuse, and the nerdy humour that she hides in her work.
Using installation, photography, film and sound, Whipps takes us on a journey exploring histories from around the world through plants and minerals.
A hometown survey of the Berlin photographer captures a city on the cusp of change, anxious and expectant.