The performance artist talks about Chinese encyclopaedias, the Austrian feminist playwright Elfriede Jelinek, and her family of actors.
The artists talks about her two most recent films, Haus Atlantis and TET-Stadt, which centre on the buildings and ideas of the German expressionist architect and Nazi sympathiser Bernhard Hoetger.
This dramatic selection of the American artist’s painting from 1990-2011 marks her first London show for 26 years.
Laura Owens’s dynamic abstract paintings, accompanied her own quirky audio guide, ensure there is never a dull moment in this vibrant exhibition.
The German artist talks about his latest show at White Cube in London, which includes paintings done in the past two years as part of his continuing project, 1914, looking at the horrors inflicted on first world war soldiers.
This bite-size exhibition offers a concise but surprisingly thorough overview of the artist’s life in, and love for, Cookham; his complex personal relationships; and his dedication to depicting everyday domestic life through a religious lens.
The UK may be struggling with its identity in a globalised world, but the artists of the past century knew exactly who we were, as seen in this joyous and playfully curated sweep through 20th-century British art.
For her third solo exhibition at Maureen Paley, London, the New York-based painter shows a group of new works that continue to mystify with their enigmatic portrayals of secluded houses and nature scenes.
As viewers, we witness Moscow conceptualism caught in a perpetual bind between the Romantic obscurity of the “inside” and the unattainable transparency of the “outside.” For us, then, Moscow conceptualism remains incurably Romantic.
The influential American sculptor, now in the fifth decade of his career, brings out his wood wall reliefs from the late 1970s for their first survey exhibition, at Dominique Lévy in New York, along with a new installation.
Two of the 14 original sculptures are accompanied by other work from that time, alongside maquettes and models, and documentation from a special edition of Studio International produced to accompany the 1972 project.
This exhibition reveals Themerson’s ability to conjure life and emotion out of a single line in her drawings, or convey a whole interior landscape through her rich, densely worked paintings.
The Passion For Freedom ambassador talks about her current project, which brings together the stigmata of the crucifixion and the Holocaust, seeking to create a dialogue of unity and reconciliation within a fractured society.
Ensor’s star has remained dim in the UK. This small exhibition of his works, selected by fellow Belgian and lifelong admirer Tuymans, establishes Ensor as a major figure of his era.
With two exhibitions of his work opening in Italy this month, Wael Shawky talks about his film-making, connecting literature with myth and history, and why he uses marionettes and children as his protagonists .
The Turner Prize-nominated artist talks about her experience of reimagining the Kettle’s Yard collection at the University of Cambridge in a contemporary and collaborative fashion.
The Hungarian neo-avant-garde relief artist unravels his enduring interest in the abstract possibilities of drapery, his belief that reliefs should be afforded the status of a fine art in their own right, and the difficulties of staying connected to contemporary art behind the iron curtain.
The Berlin and Brussels-based artist discusses the benefits of repetition, grappling with tradition, and being an extra in a film with Tom Cruise.
For his latest instalment at the south London gallery The Sunday Painter, the Polish artist poses questions about our relationship to the objects, architecture and nature that surround us.
Ai Weiwei is showing at four New York City galleries simultaneously. To mark this, Royal Academy America hosted an informal event at which Ai talked to members and the general public about his work and his mission.
Anselm Kiefer weaves myth and the modern era into a characteristically apocalyptic show. But is it all doom and gloom?.
From a house extension modelled on a fox, to a new quad for an Oxford college, to a hotel in the air, Kohn has tackled them all, with – as he explains – a little help from some very strong-minded clients.
The Chinese-born artist unfolds his search for abstraction in all art, his pursuit of musicality and why all art should be judged by the same standards regardless of nationality.
Dreaming of new ways to connect humans to cities, the Paris-based brothers have sidestepped architectural rhetoric to ignite imaginations with a handful of inspired, three-dimensional sketches.
The Italian artist talks about her survey show at Baltic and how bringing together her works in new combinations helps her see them in different ways.
For his first solo US exhibition, the Chinese artist presents his view of New York through a multimedia installation. It's a fascinating insight into the city seen through the eyes of a stranger.
The Chicago-born artist discusses shedding skin, the idea of permanence, and being involved in Manifesta 11.
This exhibition is packed with fantastic items that tell stories of resilience and resistance. But they are not given the space they deserve.
The sculptor talks about her ideas of beauty and pain, and how she learned to express these through a visual language.
This modest exhibition consists of 10 photographs by Raintree of the work of Isamu Noguchi. Manipulating light and shadow, she transmutes his predominantly stone sculptures into otherworldly pitted lunar landscapes, Martian horizons and comets nestled within dustclouds.