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A new exhibition at the Barbican explores the vital, symbiotic relationship between cabaret and club culture and 20th-century visual art.
How George Stubbs got under the skin of his subjects, animal and human, before he started painting.
For his latest exhibition at the Barbican, the US artist spent years plumbing the depths of a uniquely disturbing database.
Honey-Suckle Company: Omnibus, a new exhibition at the ICA, showcases the evolving artistic practices of the Berlin-based art collective.
As their portraits show, two of art’s supposed “great loners” were deeply social painters.
The renowned painter Emil Nolde denied his Nazism by the end of the war. But a new exhibition reveals the extent of his anti-Semitism, and has challenged his artistic legacy in Germany.
After a wave of artists withdrew from the Whitney Biennial over its links to tear gas, the art world is reassessing the role of artists in challenging where institutions get their wealth.
Flaxman developed a style that both caught and defined the classical revival at its peak.
Thanks to a familiar, domestic material unburdened by artistic tradition, the linocut birthed fresh and colourful depictions of the everyday.
Despite ongoing attempts to return stolen treasures to their countries of origin, critics argue that the history of museums will always tie them to a colonial mindset.