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?"
American artist George Condo was part of the it-crowd in 1980s New York, hanging out at Andy Warhold’s factory. He blends Surrealism, Cubism and Pop Art to paint his own weird and wonderful world.
Jean-Michel Basquiat rose from New York's underground graffiti scene to become a legendary neo-expressionist artist. His bold canvases blend text, symbols and social commentary to highlight racial issues and challenge social norms.
Studio Works offers the chance to collect original artworks by emerging global artists. The first instalment features Alfie Caine, b.wing, Bell Nakai, Lin Yen-Liang and Sun-Kyo Park - five artists we were excited to meet earlier this year.
David Rudnick & Tim Marlow
Meeting for the first time, graphic designer David Rudnick and Design Museum Director Tim Marlow discuss false dichotomies, paradigm shifts, 'junk layer' culture and the multifarious challenges and opportunities faced by artists and designers in a Web3 age.