Contemporary art

Ukrainian art prize appoints a jury

Kiev’s Pinchuk Art Centre is readying for its next Future Generation Prize

Published online: 03 April 2014

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Austria considers bailing out collector

Karlheinz Essl is offering his 7,000 works of art to the state to save 4,000 jobs at his struggling DIY firm

Published online: 26 March 2014

Prada Marfa vandalised again

Elmgreen & Dragset's work defaced this weekend will reopen when restored

Published online: 11 March 2014

French artist to create incandescent work for Louvre’s glass pyramid

Commission continues Paris museum’s commitment to contemporary art

Published online: 05 March 2014

Franco goes from punching bag to fridge

A Spanish artist says his next series of sculptures will entomb dictators in refrigerators

Published online: 05 March 2014

Biennials, far from the crowded art market?

As the Whitney Biennial opens in New York, Jori Finkel examines how such exhibitions try to keep their distance from commercial fairs

Published online: 03 March 2014


Art that melts in your mouth, but not on the wall

Sticky-fingered viewers will find it difficult to heed the “look but don’t touch” rule when confronted with Anya Gallaccio’s...

Norway, then and now

The Oslo-based artist Trond Hugo Haugen is marking the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution by recreating Eidsvold 1814, a...

History repeats itself

Hearkening to earlier politically volatile times, Peter Greenaway and Saskia Boddeke’s immersive multi-media exhibition “Golden Age of the...


It's tough in the middle for New York, ABMB 2013

While it's a good time to be at the very top or at the emerging end of the market, the middle tier of galleries and artists are feeling the squeeze. We ask New York's dealers and directors what are the alternatives to the mega gallery system?