The world-famous German painter Gerhard Richter has unveiled three stained glass windows at a Gothic monastery in Tholey, Germany.
Anish Kapoor, Louise Bourgeois, Rachel Whiteread, Gerhard Richter. These may not be names that spring to mind when you think of the British Museum, but they all have work filed away in its extensive a
LONDON — Banksy has always had a complicated relationship with the art market. His unsanctioned street works deliberately challenge the idea of art as a tradeable commodity, but often still end up at
IN JUNE, NEW YORK'S MUSEUM OF MODERN ART WENT DARK to put the finishing touches on its contentious five-year expansion, which promised to put $450 million and 47,000 square feet of Diller Scofidio + R
New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) unveiled its new $450m expansion on Thursday in a revamp of the gallery – including a radical "remix" of its permanent collection, which will see famous works e
Even for those familiar with modernism's history in the latter half of the 20th century, the story of the life of the British painter Bridget Riley and the development of her work is not very well kno
Bridget Riley is a name so familiar that it seems baffling nobody has previously written in-depth about her early years, and how she rose to such a stellar place in our cultural lexicon. A new book fr
Among the gleaming Bugattis, Aston Martins and Porsches at one of the UK's premier car auctions next month will be a 17-tonne truck with a price tag to match them all. Bonhams has announced it is sell
Five winners of the Turner prize are demanding an end to BP's sponsorship of the National Portrait Gallery, stepping up the campaign against big oil's involvement in the arts. Antony Gormley, Rachel
A long-lost interview with a young man claiming to be Banksy, the world's most famous anonymous street artist, has been found in a television company's vault.
Banksy has revealed that he designed the Union Jack stab-proof vest that British rapper Stormzy wore during his headline set at this year's Glastonbury festival.
'To talk about painting is not only difficult but perhaps pointless, too,' says Gerhard Richter in Corrina Belz's 2012 documentary Gerhard Richter Painting. 'You can only express in words what words
With a major retrospective coming up at New York's Met Breuer next year (4 March-5 July), plus his Seascapes at the Guggenheim Bilbao (until 9 September), the German artist Gerhard Richter is having a
Art Basel 2019 opens to the public on Thursday, June 13, with two preview days, on June 11 and 12. Some 290 galleries from 34 countries will show work at the Swiss fair, which runs through June 16.
On a lazy Sunday earlier this month, I visited a selfie space. Snark Park, a project of Daniel Arsham, Alex Mustonen, and Ben Porto's design group, Snarkitecture, opened last month inside the new mall
LONDON—In 1981, the Royal Academy of Arts in London put on an exhibition of 20 th century painting that changed the art world. A New Spirit in Painting was 'a manifesto,' the accompanying catalogu
MANTUA, Italy — In 1972, Gerhard Richter represented West Germany at the Venice Biennale and presented one of his most renowned series of paintings: '48 Portraits,' which depict famous and forgotten
'A faint, beautiful memory' is how curator Norman Rosenthal described A New Spirit Then, A New Spirit Now, 1981-2018, the current show at Almine Rech Gallery on the Upper East Side. What he’s rememb
A new gallery of contemporary art opens its soaring glass doors this week – or rather, an old one is controversially reborn. The renowned John Hansard Gallery, once out on the verges of Southampton U
In 2017, the National Rifle Association in the US broadcast a controversial video advertisement, 'The Clenched Fist of Truth', which warns of liberal America's threat to freedom. In it, a brief scene
Last year, the National Rifle Association released its now infamous ' The Clenched Fist of Truth ' video in which a brief clip of Anish Kapoor's sculpture ' Cloud Gate ' appeared as a stand-in for Chi
The work of Bridget Riley (b. 1931) has always created something barely there, disappearing even as you glimpse it. At the preview for her new show Recent Paintings 2014–2017 at David Zwirner in Mayf
One of the truly impressive things about Riley's career in the sense of unhurried progression one gets from her work. One thing leads to another. Riley speaks of what she does as being a dialogue. Fir
Singapore rolls out the welcome mat to lovers of international art for Singapore Art Week 2018. This vibrant visual art showcase takes place from 17-28 January. The 12-day celebration, now in its six