hamishi farah’s painting of dana schutz’s son exposes the art world’s white fragility
Presented at LISTE in Basel, the artist’s response to Dana Schutz’s Open Casket and the Whitney Biennial controversy, provokes a German magazine’s ire.
Harry Burke and Whitney Mallett
theresa chromati is creating a world run by carefree black women
And creates soundscapes that explore her characters’ feelings.
toru kamei is the japanese artist working with dior homme
The painter, whose striking vanitas caught the eye of creative director Kris Van Assche, spoke to i-D Japan about what happens when he gets stuck in a creative rut, and what young artists need to know.
charting the political, social and economic upheaval of 30s america through art
As Grant Wood's American Gothic arrives in England for the first time, we step inside America After the Fall, the brand new exhibition at The Royal Academy.
david leggett is the dark, comic art star of underground chicago
His paintings and drawings are elaborate collages that meld icons of black power together with symbols of white racism into a political comment on American culture.
the return of figuration in painting
A new wave of figurative painters are using the body in painting to highlight the sexist politics in art history.
illma gore assaulted by trump supporter over her nude painting
'This type of violence makes creatives feel like we live in a world where our individual creative input isn't safe,' the gender-fluid artist wrote on Instagram over the weekend.
why abdullah qandeel is saudi arabia’s unlikely arts saviour
Abdullah Qandeel might be the enfant terrible of Saudi Arabian art -- he's been arrested twice for vandalism -- but he's also doggedly determined, an incredibly talented painter and a cultural progressive trying to make himself heard in a country known...
tristan pigott makes oil paintings for the instagram generation
A playful post-internet David Hockney undermining the serious legacy of oil painting.
meet billy al bengston, hedi slimane's reluctant 81-year-old artist muse
We caught up with the painter and former professional motorcycle racer who outfitted Saint Laurent’s most recent teen tribe.
jackson pollock: blind spots opens at tate liverpool today
The Black Paintings that art historians and curators struggled to define – and therefore ignored – have been collected on an unprecedented scale for this important reconsideration.
tali lennox says her paintings aren’t selfies
We speak to the model-turned-painter as she opens her first gallery show in NYC.