David Hockney in his Studio, Los Angeles March 1st 2016 © David Hockney Photo Credit: Jean-Pierre Goncalves de Lima
©Jean-Pierre Gonçalves de Lima

An interview with David Hockney

His new portraits began as a response to personal tragedy, the artist tells Jackie Wullschlager

Martin Creed's ‘Half the Air in a Given Space’. Photo: James Ewing
©James Ewing

Martin Creed: The Back Door — ‘Nauseating and dull’

The British artist continues to spin a career out of shallow gestures in his New York show

From Jeremiah Quarshie’s ‘Yellow is the colour of Water’ series
©Gallery 1957

The art of Ghana

African art has a vibrant local scene and is gaining prominence around the world

Louis Stettner photographed at his home in Paris
©Samuel Kirszenbaum

Louis Stettner at the Centre Pompidou

A major retrospective hopes to seal the American artist’s reputation as one of the greats

Left, ‘Photogram’ (1926). Right: ‘Construction AL6’ (1933-34)
©Los Angeles County Museum; Courtesy of Guggen

Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, Guggenheim Museum, New York — review

A surprisingly endearing show of the Hungarian-born artist’s work

Photography: Jacques Henri Lartigue

What inspires a novelist to co-curate a show on the French artist? William Boyd talks snapshots and stories

An installation view of ‘Alex Katz: Quick Light’ at London’s Serpentine Gallery, with ‘Anna’ (2015) on the right
©Tristan Fewings/Getty

Podcast: is music streaming making us better listeners?

Lorien Kite discusses this and more with Spotify’s Will Page and FT pop critic Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

©Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Modernist terrain: Roberto Burle Marx

A retrospective in New York celebrates the many talents of the Brazilian artist and landscape designer

'Tea Pot Rock' (1870), by William Henry Jackson

Sight Reading, New York — ‘Amiably discursive’

A fascinatingly eclectic survey of photography

'Bristow' by Adel Abdessemed is a rooftop commission for this year's Bold Tendencies. Photo: Damian Griffiths
©Damian Griffiths

Peckham’s car-park arts hub works on so many levels

Bold Tendencies is making the most of its limited lifespan

Stubbs and the Wild, Holburne Museum, Bath, UK — preview

The British artist was far more than just a horse-painter

Mona Hatoum, Tate Modern, London, review — ‘Triumphant’

The artist’s show expresses the terrible beauty of unbelonging

Carmen Herrera, Lisson Gallery, New York — ‘Purity of line and vision’

The centenarian painter creates fiercely-edged geometric works

Cao Fei, MoMA PS1, New York — ‘Pithy and profound’

A wistful portrait of urbanism’s crushing embrace

Art of the Hellenistic age at the Met, New York

‘Pergamon’ reveals the ‘theatricality, glitz and emotion’ of the art favoured by Alexander the Great’s successors

Cornelia Parker at the Met

The sculptor’s installation on the museum’s rooftop evokes a creepy American archetype

Inside Raqib Shaw’s fantasy factory

The artist, whose work of ‘extravagant artifice’ marries eastern and western art, talks about life in his exotic studio

Glasgow International Festival — ‘Breadth and depth’

The citywide biennial plugs seamlessly into its surroundings

Guan Xiao at London’s ICA

The video artist and sculptor on her complex feelings towards labels and technology

Driving force behind a touring culture bus

Mission to foster artistic links between US and the Middle East

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