It is among the most intriguing mysteries surrounding the art and imagination of Joseph Mallord William Turner: the secret he insisted was waiting to be discovered in one of his greatest paintings.
6 June 2023
Feature, Features, Opinion
Over the past four decades, Callum Innes has worked in series, creating luminous abstractions which expose the fundamentals of painting…
29 May 2023
It takes a long time to reawaken a slumbering giant, forty years in the case of the Battersea Power Station.
17 May 2023
Just as Photo London was about to open its doors, it seemed that AI was about to blow everything up (again)
17 May 2023
Feature, Features, Photo Features
Sabine Moritz was born in East Germany in 1969: her family managed to move west in 1985, but her early work often took its subjects from recollections of the Soviet era…
7 May 2023
Feature, Features, Interviews
After visiting the excellent Paul Smith-curated Pablo Picasso exhibition at the Musée Picasso in Paris, I was inspired to choose ten paintings, writing a paragraph on each.
3 May 2023
It’s difficult to say definitively whether artists like Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst are “only in it for the money,” as motivations can be complex and multifaceted.
2 May 2023
Sue Hubbard looks at Damien Hirst’s Mother And Child (Divided) in her latest critical study for Artlyst’s Significant Works.
27 April 2023
One of the most rewarding things I get to do as an art journalist is to run around and choose my favourite works on offer.
22 April 2023
Opening on International Women’s Day, Radium Dreams showcases a series of poems and artworks inspired by the remarkable life story of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie. A punchy collaboration between award-winning poet Sue Hubbard and acclaimed artist Eileen Cooper RA
27 March 2023
It’s been hard to choose a single painting by Frank Bowling for this series, to select one that is more significant in his long and illustrious career than any of the others. Each time his style has changed seems to have been a significant moment.
23 March 2023
On a recent trip to Phnom Penh, I was really excited to visit the studio of one of the leading Cambodian Contemporary artists, Sopheap Pich.
12 March 2023
Artist Spotlight, Feature, Features
Virgine Puertolas Syn explores the vibrant South Asian Art scene: from Dhaka Art Summit to Indian Art Fair in Delhi.
19 February 2023
‘The child,’ Wordsworth famously remarked, ‘is father to the man.’ Growing up in West Yorkshire, the land was always close to Andy Goldsworthy’s heart.
28 January 2023
Art Criticism, Artist Profile, Feature
Artlyst has put together a month-by-month guide of the best of the London art exhibitions coming in 2023.
2 January 2023
Feature, Features, Guide
Anthony Gormley Angel Of The North: We are enthralled by gigantic statues. The ancient Greeks referred to them as kolossoi.
24 December 2022
Art Criticism, Artist In Focus, Feature
The installation of Ronit Keret Tears, presented at the Palazzo Mora in Venice until the end of November, is a striking example of how an artist can contribute to our understanding of a significant scientific problem.
12 October 2022
I begin this month with two exhibitions that touch on religion in the context of exploring identity and end with a series of book-based installations
9 October 2022
Last year was the centenary of the birth of Joseph Beuys. Centenary exhibitions included ‘The Inventor of Electricity – Joseph Beuys and the Christian Impulse’
3 September 2022
Feature, Photo Feature
The image of Essex is currently being questioned, challenged and re-framed by artists and exhibitions in and from Essex.
9 July 2022
It is a work that has deeply influenced the practice of countless artists, in particular fine art photographer Jeffery Becton.
3 July 2022
Art Criticism, Feature, Reviews
Summer has arrived. Have you planned your UK staycation yet? To help you, Artlyst has put together a selection of twelve exhibitions to tempt you outside of London and across the length and breadth of the UK.
28 June 2022
Belgian sculptor Peter Buggenhout makes slippery, near-formless sculptures that typically repulse with their abject materials, yet draw you in to an uncanny unknowability.
11 June 2022
In the autumn of 1921, Henry Moore, a student from the Royal College of Art, visited Stonehenge. It would have a profound effect on him.
4 June 2022
The 59th Venice Biennale reconnects sensory awareness with ancestral forms of knowledge
23 May 2022
Feature, Photo Feature, Venice Biennale
Several exhibitions/installations in Venice during the 59th Biennale re-situate key works or themes from Christianity’s historic engagement with the Arts, in some cases overlaying biblical narrative onto the present.
3 May 2022
Art Criticism, Feature, Opinion
Martin Parr is famous worldwide for over 50 years of intensely colourful and wittily affectionate photographic observations of people.
3 May 2022
Feature, Interviews, Photo Feature
The Venice Biennale sparks surreal conversations between past and present in ‘Milk of Dreams’, curated by Cecilia Alemani
2 May 2022
Art Criticism, Feature, Opinion
Great Art Cities Explained (GACE) follows the successful YouTube art history series Great Art Explained in 15 Minutes, founded last year by art writer and curator James Payne.
29 April 2022
Love them or loathe them, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have now established their place in the art world firmament and, in doing so, have hogged the headlines.
11 April 2022
After exploring Oaxaca and the iconic Casa Wabi designed by Tadao Ando in Puerto Escondido, I was happy to be back in Mexico for Art Week.
16 February 2022
London-based Canadian Allison Katz relishes the second of those options at Camden Art Centre
1 February 2022