The innovative festival in north-east England drew on the area's past while making links to a wider present, says Fatema Ahmed
An exhibition of the conceptual artist’s early, design-influenced work includes some surprisingly appealing objects, says Fatema Ahmed
The Californian artist’s work has long questioned how we perceive colour and light, and now he’s doing the same with sound and space.
With only a week left to see The Vorticists at Tate Britain, we bring you Owen Hatherley’s review of this exhibition celebrating the “insurgent avant-garde” art movement that flourished in London before and during World War One.
Some artists take a very hands-on approach to architecture – digging it up, twisting it and slicing it up. We meet Mary Ellen Carroll, who is rotating a suburban house, and Richard Wilson, who punctures and dissects buildings.
Ai Weiwei, who has been called called “a surgeon of space”, had his studio complex in Shanghai demolished by the Chinese authorities in January – just months after he built it at their request.
The Barbican Art Gallery’s new show Pioneers of the Downtown Scene opened last week, looking at how Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown and Gordon Matta-Clark shaped the art scene in 1970s Manhattan. Here’s our 2009 conversation between Anderson and architect Thom Mayne.