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Evanescent Imagery: Precarity and persistence in Gerhard Richter’s paintings

Paint, or a rudimentary version of it, was landed upon tens of thousands of years ago as a basic tool for mark-making. What else is there for Gerhard Richter to say?...

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Hauser & Wirth Announces Two Exhibitions With Frank Bowling

Sir Frank Bowling’s inaugural exhibitions with Hauser & Wirth will be presented in both the gallery’s London and New York locations, beginning May 2021...

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Jessica Rankin: The Language of Painting

Millie Walton speaks to Australian artist Jessica Rankin about the nature of thought, painting and embroidery in the context of a solo show at White Cube gallery in London...

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Julie Mehretu at the Whitney Museum

Featuring more than 70 paintings and works on paper dating from 1996 to present, Julie Mehretu's mid-career survey underlines her prolific creativity...

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Two Major Solo Exhibitions Celebrate the Work of Sutapa Biswas

Solo exhibitions at BALTIC and Kettle’s Yard will look back on the British Indian artist's career and showcase a new film exploring issues of migration...

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Trebuchet x Matt Berninger (The National) Ltd. Edition Print

Trebuchet and Matt Berninger (The National) collaborate on a limited edition print in celebration of the deluxe release of Serpentine Prison...

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The Emergence of Spring by David Hockney

According to The Royal Academy's revised exhibition programme, David Hockney's solo exhibition will run from May to September...

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The Definite Line of Emma Coyle

Emma Coyle's current figurative work focuses on contemporary fashion magazine imagery to produce painterly paintings of a Fine Art standard...

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Big Star Falls in We Travel Time

The giant shifts in chords and sonic layers creates classical headspaces and feels orchestral in its depth and shifting subtlety. We travel Time...

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Inside Kara Walker’s Private Archive

American artist Kara Walker will show her collection of private sketches in an extensive museum exhibition in June...

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Philip Guston’s Restless Creativity

Hauser & Wirth continues its global series of exhibitions reflecting on the influence and creative processes of American painter Philip Guston ...

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Faye Toogood’s Assembled Artworks at NGV Triennial

As the NGV Triennial opens in Melbourne, participating artist Faye Toogood discusses light, materiality and how the Dutch Masters inspired her installations...

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Painting the Collective: An Interview with Nengi Omuku

As Nengi Omuku’s solo exhibition 'Gathering' reopens in London, the artist discusses how her interest in crowds was inspired by protests in Nigeria and her own isolation ...

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Street Artist Pipette Painting Inspired by Cancer Research

Based upon real-life images of cancer research, James Cochran's intricate artwork is made of an estimated 50,000 small dots of paint, each hand-dispensed from a laboratory pipette....

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Cathrin Hoffmann Debut Solo Exhibition

IT STILL SMELLS OF NOTHING features installation and sculpture by Hoffmann for the first time, alongside some of the artist’s largest and most ambitious paintings to date. ...

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Jade van der Mark: We’re All Human

Dutch artist's first London solo show explores contemporary society both before and after the pandemic, and examines the dichotomy of crowds and human intimacy....

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Conrad Jon Godly: Nevertheless

Godly's second show at JD Malat Gallery represents a return to the artist's favourite subject matter: the awe, terror, beauty, and suspense of the mountains. ...

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Soft Power in the Political Art of Annya Sand

An interview with London based painter Annya Sand on painting and politics. ...

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The Last Faust Gesamtkunstwerk

Artist Philipp Humm uses Goethe’s narrative as the compass for his own retelling of the Faust legend, as he continues to create a total body of work....

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Grove Square Galleries Launches With Lockdown Paintings by Christopher Kieling

Sierra, a significant body of new paintings, was created during the lockdown of spring 2020 and presents a visual reduction of the artist's surroundings....

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MSCHF Recreate Medical Bills and Sell to Erase $73,000 Debt

The Brooklyn-based group sold each work at a price equal to the amount of each individual’s debt, with the profits sent to the bill owners in full....

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Feel Flows: Richard Stone & Lorena García Mateu

A review of joint contemporary art exhibition, A Splendour Amongst Shadows, at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London Bridge. ...

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Decoding our futurist longings in the work of Tullio Crali

An exploration of the talent, impact and vision of futurist aeropainter Tullio Crali...

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Axel Stocks: Blood Painting Genealogist

Axel Stocks: A Blood Painter and Genealogist by Jeffrey Wengrofsky...

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Lisa Sanditz: Mud Season

Paintings made during lockdown reimagine and rework the tradition of the Romantic landscape in the time of global health pandemics and Trump-era America....

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Tommy Fiendish: FAITH

Box Galleries kickstart their spotlight on emerging artists with Fiendish's unflinching reflection of politics and the human condition through the converging aesthetics of modern baroque and street...

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Ian Cumberland: Presence in Absence

Best known for his hyperrealist portraits of isolated subjects in detailed interiors, Cumberland explores themes of mass media culture, surveillance and the notion of the human self....

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Lovecraft, AI, and the Limits of Human Imagination

The question highlights the field of discourse for how humans work with AI-generated content...

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Screen Grabs and Future Constructs in the Work of Ian Francis

Prismatic Reality Distortions: An intervirew with Painter Ian Francis. ...

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Surrealism, Over, Yet Everywhere: Mica McDonald and Sofia Mitsola

“And now consider how passing a child on a swingCalling higher, higherCan bring back all that tender trauma of childhoodRealising that we don’t leave the past behindBut that it leaves...

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