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Rachel Maclean: Selfie Portrait
Features
Rachel Maclean: Selfie Portrait 01 December 2016

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

A museum for a time of doubt
A museum for a time of doubt

Over a decade in the making and due to open in 2017, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has evolved into a museum that has gone beyond being merely a showcase for historical European art into one that is a truly global institution reflecting a new kind of universalism

New museums: the rise of cryptic cathedrals of the cosmos
New museums: the rise of cryptic cathedrals of the cosmos

Charles Jencks revisits his article written for The Art Newspaper in 2000 to survey how museum architecture has evolved since the millennium. Then, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Bilbao ushered in an era of spectacular buildings designed for mega-collections. As the Louis Vuitton museum in Paris, designed by Gehry, plays host to the Shchukin collection from Russia, Jencks charts the diversity of secular cathedrals, or “enigmatic signifiers”, worldwide

William Kentridge: an animated life
William Kentridge: an animated life

As a major show and opera come to London, the South African artist reflects on his multimedia installations’ disparate influences, from his homeland’s politics to Wallace and Gromit

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