painting

Culture

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
6.20.18
Culture

theresa chromati is creating a world run by carefree black women

And creates soundscapes that explore her characters’ feelings.
André-Naquian Wheeler
1.12.18
Art

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.
i-D Japan
4.24.17
Art

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.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.23.17
Interviews

​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.
Felix Petty
11.8.16
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.
Rózsa Farkas
6.29.16
News

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.
Hannah Ongley
5.3.16
Culture

​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...
Karim Khan
4.22.16
Culture

tristan pigott makes oil paintings for the instagram generation

A playful post-internet David Hockney undermining the serious legacy of oil painting.
Alice Newell-Hanson
11.4.15
Art

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.
Emily Manning
7.24.15
Culture

​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.
Charlotte Gush
6.30.15
Art

tali lennox says her paintings aren’t selfies

We speak to the model-turned-painter as she opens her first gallery show in NYC.
Alice Newell-Hanson
3.19.15
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