Contemporary art

Vito Acconci's plan to link Anzac memorials is a bridge too far for some in Hobart

Collector David Walsh supports plan to mark Gallipoli centenary in Tasmanian capital but heritage experts object

Published online: 12 January 2015

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New York’s first Italian sale to look beyond Arte Povera

Curator Francesco Bonami is organising a Phillips auction in April

Published online: 12 January 2015

Frac Île-de-France opens a castle fit for an art king

A renovation of the Château de Rentilly led by Xavier Veilhan gives the Paris region’s contemporary art collection a second space

Published online: 09 January 2015

This week’s special: contemporary art for UK museums

Works from 50 exhibitions at London’s ICA Studio to be donated to public institutions

Published online: 05 January 2015

Artist who tested limits of freedom of expression in Cuba warned off Havana Biennial

Tania Bruguera plans to challenge back-to-back detentions in Cuban Courts

Published online: 05 January 2015

The long march of Pop art

Scholarly account of the movement’s enduring influence

Published online: 01 January 2015


Welcome to the Dollhouse

Good news, adrenaline junkies: You no longer have to wait for Halloween to get your haunted house fix. Next month, the artist Alex Da Corte...

First biennial planned where penguins roam

A new biennial is due to take place in 2016 in one of the most remote places on the planet: Antarctica. Nadim Samman, a curator at TBA-21...

Cumming our way

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has unveiled a racy new portrait of the actor Alan Cumming by the artist Christian Hook. The...


Bright young things

The Pinchuk Art Centre’s third bi-annual international Future Generation Prize awards ceremony took place on 6 December in Kiev, with 20 artists under 35 on the shortlist. While two multimedia artists, Nástio Mosquito of Angola and Carlos Motta of Colombia, split the main prize (see here), special prizes were awarded to three additional artists: Aslan Gaisumov (Russia) for a video about his native city Grozny in Chechnya, Nikita Kadan (Russia) for an installation exploring themes like provincial museology and Zhanna Kadyrova (Ukraine) for panoramic photographs of Kiev. Watch these three young artists accept their awards in this video clip.