Recent Picture Galleries

David Smith's steely determination
Abstract expressionist sculptor's retrospective makes its way across America
Published: Monday, 19 December 2011
The Failsafe Gift Guide - Andy Warhol 'Giant' Size
If you're after a big present for the big day - this one will be warmly received
Published: Friday, 9 December 2011
Yayoi Kusama designs London tube map
Now you (and 14,999,999 others) can have an artwork by the Japanese artist in your pocket
Published: Friday, 9 December 2011
Paul McCarthy presents George Bush and The Seven Dwarves
Disturbing yet humorous, the controversial artist's new shows in New York and London make compulsive viewing
Published: Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Contemporary art - a primer
Want to know the exact difference between contemporary and modern art? Read on
Published: Monday, 24 October 2011
What will PaweĊ‚ Althamer do next?
He's travelled as a spaceman and a goat but even he's not sure what might happen at his Berlin Guggenheim Show
Published: Friday, 21 October 2011
Wilhelm Sasnal reveals his "fight" with art
Polish artist admits to stretched and torn canvasses at Whitechapel Gallery talk
Published: Thursday, 20 October 2011
The Walmart of art
Supermarket heiress worth $21 billion funds museum of American art
Published: Tuesday, 18 October 2011
The reason why Ai Weiwei is the world's most powerful artist
An exclusive look at how Descending Light went from scruffy sketch to decadent sculpture
Published: Monday, 17 October 2011
From the Egyptians to Ai Weiwei (and everything in between)
A sneak preview of what you'll find inside The Art Museum
Published: Thursday, 6 October 2011
Edgar Degas: Picturing Movement
A closer look at the works of the reluctant Impressionist
Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2011
Adrian Ghenie launches new Haunch of Venison Gallery
Dark subjects for the new space's debut exhibition
Published: Tuesday, 6 September 2011
Michelangelo Pistoletto's cardboard labryinth at the Serpentine Gallery
A swirling maze of mirrors and cardboard marks the artist's first one-man show in London
Published: Monday, 22 August 2011


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