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Ai Weiwei: "The highest joy in human society is overcoming difficulty"
To commemorate the unveiling of his new commission, ‘History of Bombs’, part of London’s Imperial War Museum's 'Refugees' season, we visited the era-defining contemporary artist in his Berlin studio.
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Joy Labinjo is setting a new benchmark for Black representation in painting
With two solo shows under her belt at the age of 25, the British-Nigerian figurative painter’s star only continues to rise.
See this Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition for free
The legendary artist’s New York retrospective can be viewed in full online right now.
See Andy Warhol’s compelling polaroids of the queer community in New York
Two of the iconic artist's series, 'Sex Parts and Torsos' and 'Ladies & Gentlemen', are now on view on the Fotografiska site.
The artist using food as a tool for decolonisation
Through immersive filmed performances, Abidjan-based Ramata Cissé uses food as means to explore issues of racism, oppression and the possibilities of postcolonial African identity.
The Belarus artist turning brooches into little wearable pieces of art
Hanna Petrusevich's designs exude big Gustav Klimt energy.
AMKMQ is the artist advocating for Black African women’s right to be loud
Living in West Africa, the UK and the US, she’s constantly had to negotiate her identity with local prejudices and expectations. Now, she’s creating space for her authentic self through art.
Oh de Laval paints erotic scenes inspired by the dark side of humanity
The playful London-based artist on painting EP artwork for Kali Uchis, people watching and goblin dogs.
Role models are getting younger as the world is embracing its inner child
From Greta Thunberg to children’s drawings: what’s next? The foetus?
Stream this vital art piece on Black America this weekend
Arthur Jafa’s profound film installation, ‘Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death’, will be available digitally for the first time ever.
The contemporary art prodigy defying Brazil’s ultra right-wing government
Samuel de Saboia discusses the intentions behind his work, quarantining in Zurich, and life as a queer Black artist under Bolsonaro.
Artists are creating statues in commemoration of the Windrush generation
As we near the 72nd anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, Thomas Price and Veronica Ryan have created historic sculptures to celebrate the African Caribbean diaspora in East London.