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Ni li, 'Thousand Character Classic in running style/行书千字文', standard 40" x 26.7", giclée printing, ink on watercolor paper. Image courtesy of the artist.

Ni Li: Ancient Words, Contemporary Vision

The art of calligraphy dates back to 4000 BC, which is the earliest record of written Chinese characters. Though many might see calligraphy as merely...

5 Must-See Art Foundations in Paris

In the world of museum giants, inexhaustible lists of galleries, and raved-about art fairs, art foundations are often hidden gems that not only offer...
Chris Ofili, The Caged Bird's Song, 2014–2017. Wool, cotton and viscose Triptych, left and right panels each 280 x 184 cm; centre panel 280 x 372 cm. Installation view, Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic, National Gallery, 26 April – 28 August 2017. © Chris Ofili. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London, The Clothworkers’ Company and Dovecot Tapestry Studio, Edinburgh. Photography: Gautier Deblonde.

Weaving Water in Chris Ofili’s “The Caged Bird’s Song”

At London's National Gallery, known globally for its collection of masterworks by Late Medieval, Renaissance and Modern painters such as Botticelli, Titian, Vincent van...
Isaac Julien, I Love My Friend (Looking for Langston Vintage Series), 1989/2016 (detail). Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London.

Top 10 Exhibits to See at Photo London 2017

Photo London is only in its third year, but this sprightly young fair does not disappoint in the quality and breadth of the work...
Mat Collishaw, The Centrifugal Soul (detail), 2016, Courtesy the artist and BlainSouthern, Photo Peter Mallet.

Mat Collishaw’s ‘The Centrifugal Soul’ – A Seductive Routine?

You may have been lucky enough to embark on the journey of a virtual lifetime by travelling through the extraordinary installations of Mat Collishaw. Emerging...
Ralfonso's Ferrari Red Kinetic Windsculpture FLAMENCO.

Art and Technology Come Together in Ralfonso’s Kinetic Sculptures

Since the early 20th century, some artists have been exploring the possibilities of movement by introducing the element of time, reflecting the importance of...

Alexa Meade: Contemporary Art in Living Color

Artist Alexa Meade is a painter who does not use a canvas. Her artistic practice hovers somewhere between painting, installation, and performance art. She paints...

Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg’s Perverse Reimaginings of Childhood Cartoons

A mass of colourful figures is scattered across the floor of the Lisson Gallery (London), resembling discarded children’s toys. On closer analysis, it becomes...

Utopia: Constructivist Architecture in Russia’s Yekaterinburg

Back in the day, when it was called Sverdlovsk, Soviet Yekaterinburg was considered a “city of the future”. Not only was it a buzzing...

Gutai Revival: Tsuyoshi Maekawa’s Tactile Canvases at Saatchi SALON

The Gutai movement set about to embody human creativity in material form. With an emphasis on radical experimentation, the movement has come to be...