The tales in the Thamesmead Codex are melded, mashed up, meshed together fragments of the many human stories told to artist Bob and Roberta Smith.
Cézanne Saw the Nobility of an Apple
The French painter felt he had to rise to the challenge of one question above all things else: What exactly is it to be a modern artist?
Artists Who Say They Were Silenced Agree to Six-Figure Settlement With Tate
The settlement comes after Tate prevented an artist who exposed sexual harassment by one of its largest donors from co-curating an exhibition.
The Restless Spirit of Lubaina Himid
Lubaina Himid’s Tate exhibition is a conversation, a rhetorical question, an experiment. Like opera, from which it draws its inspiration, it aims to be “a total work of art.”
At Tate Modern, an Installation Blurs the Line Between Technology and Biology
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.
Unraveling Rodin’s Artistic Mystique
A corrective to the sculptor’s self-aggrandizing, The Making of Rodin draws attention to the hidden figures who made his work possible.
Standing Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Mind
How much of the effect is the object reflected, or the reflection of the object?
What Is Bruce Nauman for?
It is neither easy nor especially relaxing to spend time with Nauman.
A Very Duchampian Protest Action at Tate Modern
A curious sign in a bathroom at Tate Modern was created to protest lay offs at one of the UK’s biggest museums.
Teenager Who Threw Child From Tate Modern Balcony Is Sentenced to 15 Years
A British 18-year-old pleaded guilty to one count of attempted murder and admitted to premeditating the attack.
What Are Exhibition Catalogues for?
No exhibition of any pretension is complete without lasting proof of its existence, preferably in print on coated paper.
My Argument With Andy Warhol
It’s all slightly depressing that we can’t seem to get rid of the Warhol itch.