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The Antarctic Biennale: a crazy idea becomes reality
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The Antarctic Biennale: a crazy idea becomes reality 17 March 2017

In little more than a year, the artists and scientists—and, crucially, the funds—have been gathered for a unique biennial. The journey begins this month

The other lives of artists
The other lives of artists

The exhibition Michelangelo & Sebastiano at the National Gallery in London reflects the younger artist’s sharp decline in production once he became keeper of the papal seal. But second jobs did not stop Rubens and Velázquez painting

Tala Madani: the descent of man
Tala Madani: the descent of man

As Tala Madani prepares for the Whitney Biennial, she explains how childhood comics and Trump’s election victory figure into her satirical images of men

Lubaina Himid: hidden figures
Lubaina Himid: hidden figures

As two survey shows open in the UK, the artist and curator, who was a linchpin of the 1980s Black Arts movement, is proud to be a history painter of under-represented people

Rachel Maclean: Selfie Portrait
Rachel Maclean: Selfie Portrait

The video artist, who is representing Scotland at next year’s Venice Biennale, discusses her satirical take on identity and online narcissism

The great 3D quantum leap
The great 3D quantum leap

As the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis prepares for its 2017 survey of Merce Cunningham, it has commissioned an ambitious work from Charles Atlas, the late choreographer’s former collaborator

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