Hogarth and his contemporaries agreed that human life was a stinking and dirty business once you had skimmed the froth off the top.
Anicka Yi’s In Love with the World is an attempt to break down the distinctions we make between plants, animals, micro-organisms, and technology.
Quite a bit of wildness hides beneath the artist’s cloak of scholarship and respectability.
I soon discovered that this gentle, wary, vulnerable man of 75 possessed a will of steel.
So many of us have seen this painting too often in reproduction, without perhaps ever having really seen it at all.
“Oxford has a complex social divide that tends to be ignored,” says photographer Arturo Soto.
Rego’s women are always independent spirits, and they are often raging.
For Eduardo Chillida, a work was a finished thing. Gustav Metzger, on the other hand, would make works that sometimes existed in a state of perpetual evolution.
This is a public, political art that invites us to see the world differently, and even encourage the spirit of community.
Extinction Rebellion cheekily called the action at Daily Mail offices its “Submission for the 2021 Turner Prize.”
The exhibition Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life is both an examination of some of the best of her artworks and a spasmodic account of her life.
UNESCO recently put further pressure on the UK government to address concerns about the controversial plan.