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.
Communities: En Iwamura & Shigaraki Village
The first instalment of a new series telling the stories of artist communities worldwide.
This hugely influential Ethiopian-American artist has changed the game for abstract painting. Her epic, monumental works are based on real, historical events.
Kehinde Wiley, born in 1977 in Los Angeles, is a prominent American artist acclaimed for his vibrant and reimagined portraits that fuse contemporary subjects with classical European painting styles.
Larry Bell, born in 1939 in Chicago, is celebrated for pioneering Minimalism and Light and Space art by manipulating glass and geometry to investigate light's influence on perception.
Tschabalala Self in London
We all do it, but what does it mean to sit?
This iconic photographer captured day-to-day queer life in the 1980s. In 2022, he became the talk of the art world after the release of the documentary All the Beauty and the Bloodshed. In this Artist's Artist, we take a look at her backstory.
Kudzi at Queercircle
Visit Queercircle in London to see Kudzanai-Violet Hwami’s first Avant Arte edition and peruse her literary picks.
Discover how British artist Cecily Brown made her mark as a painter despite spending her formative years on the installation-obsessed ‘90s British art scene.
A new partnership with Hospital Rooms will support their inspiring work advocating and enacting the ways in which art can impact mental health.
The GOAT of performance art didn't get where she is today without risking her life a few times. Born 1946 in Belgrade, Serbia, this trailblazing artist has taken on some of the most extreme feats of endurance and vulnerability – including one of the weirdest break-ups you've ever heard.
With her first ever public sculpture, Tschabalala Self brings ongoing explorations of body politics and domestic performance to London.
In conversation with Tyler Hobbs
"Can I write a program that creates a painting?"