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Painting in Public
American painter Walton Ford loved drawing animals as a kid and never stopped painting the wildlife he cherished.
After growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China, Zhang Xiaogang became internationally revered for his intimate portraits of Chinese history.
Cuban-American artist Félix González-Torres wanted to infiltrate the way people think and act – quietly but effectively.
Louise Bourgeois turned to art to make sense of her turbulent childhood. Her 80-year career has made a profound mark on 20th and 21st century art.
Butt plugs, Santa Claus & Paul McCarthy
"A joke, but serious."
Keith Haring made art first and foremost for the people.
Ayako Rokkaku, live
On November 23, Ayako Rokkaku painted for 8 hours in London. Rewatch the livestream from start to finish.
A true pioneer, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s fictional portraits have influenced the 21st century renaissance of the black figure in mainstream art.
For Lawrence Weiner, art should do three things: ask questions, communicate an idea, and be useful for people.
As one of the most celebrated painters alive, David Hockney remains dedicated to finding new ways to capture the enormity of the world around us.
A Record of Time
For Avant Arte's first curated NFT launch, collector Shahin Tabassi considers the ability of digital art to transport us through time.
Chris Ofili rose to fame in the late ‘80s as a figurehead of the Young British Artists. He was the first Black artist to win the Turner Prize, and throughout his career, his art has challenged and changed perceptions in the art world and beyond.
LY in Tokyo
Artist LY guides us through the places and spaces in Tokyo that have galvanised her practice - including some locations that are instantly recognisable in her latest works. Photography by Niko Wu.