As the Danish artist Tal R heads to the British coast for the summer, with an exhibition at Hastings Contemporary, he talks to Apollo about the impulse that drives his paintings – and how he has alwa
It's not often that you hear 'pleasure' mentioned in the context of contemporary art these days. Somehow, in these times of refugee crises, the rise of various forms of radical nationalism, the discou
PHILADELPHIA — Tal R's current exhibition, The Minute, at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery gave me a headache. Throughout the show there are works that hang vertically, when it seems they should hang hor
The most striking thing about Frank Kafka's Amerika —a novel he completed in 1914, but that wasn't published until three years after his death in 1927—is that Kafka himself never visited America. I
Shortly before he turned fifty, we had the unique pleasure of spending six months with Danish artist Tal R, while he was in the process of making his grand series of nine enormous railcar-paintings, '
Academy of Tal R is the Israeli-born artist's largest exhibition to date, recently moving from Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. Tal R is also
'Art is the only place I can bear disappointment,' says Danish artist Tal R, who paints sex shops and dreams of making a clay pigeon fly. Meet one of Denmark's leading painters in this engaging and hu
'We don't get inspired by each other, we steal from each other'. See what happens when you put two artists, who are also friends, together and get them to comment on each other's paintings. Music by: