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  1. FT Photo Diary

    July 17, 2013

    In the shadow of the 'Spider Maman' in Bilbao

    David Ramos/Bloomberg Pedestrians pass the “Spider Maman” steel sculpture by Louise Bourgeois on the waterside in Bilbao,...

  2. June 28, 2013

    Fibre optics

    At 10am on the opening morning of India’s Kochi Biennale, Ernesto Neto is not the only artist to look exhausted. A glut of...

  1. November 26, 2012

    Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972, Museum of Modern Art, New York

    Like many attractive artists, Alina Szapocznikow enjoyed posing, whether it was for someone else’s snapshot or for her own...

  2. November 23, 2012

    Contemporary vintage

    Art and wine: the combination sounds irresistible. And this is what Dublin property investor and art collector Patrick...

  3. October 19, 2012

    The Art Market: All astir in Paris

    In the run-up to Paris’s leading contemporary art fair, Fiac, which opened on Wednesday, only one subject was on everyone’s...

  4. October 3, 2012

    Bound Unbound: Lin Tianmiao, Asia Society, New York

    The snip, snip, snip of scissors fills the silent space. Titanic blades hover on a floating screen, hacking at a curtain of...

  5. September 14, 2012

    Cast of thousands

    Hockney versus Hirst, the Royal Academy versus Tate Modern – that was London’s visual arts battleground in the first half of...

  6. September 13, 2012

    Phoenix rising

    In a world that is in love with minimalist steel and glass, who needs ormolu and marquetry? Who wants the grand goût...

  7. June 15, 2012

    The art market: And so to Basel ...

    Art Basel opened this week with a two-day invitation-only vernissage designed to avoid last year’s pandemonium, when...

  8. June 5, 2012

    Charles Long: Pet Sounds, Madison Square Park, New York; Tomás Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

    It’s a fantastic moment for outdoor art in Manhattan. Psychedelic blobs are disgorging strange noises in Madison Square...

  9. April 27, 2012

    Gone – but still doing good work

    If you’re keen on the works of art market darling Alexander Calder, the 20th-century US artist famous for his mobile...

  10. February 15, 2012

    Christie’s art sale hits post-2008 high

    The rare sale of a Francis Bacon painting depicting a full-figured female nude on a bed pushed sales at Christie’s Postwar...

  11. February 6, 2012

    Yayoi Kusama, Tate Modern, London

    There are 14 rooms in Tate Modern’s extensive retrospective of 82-year-old Yayoi Kusama, of which 13 offer pretty standard...

  12. October 14, 2011

    Frieze Art Fair 2011

    Is the live hermit crab inhabiting a shiny replica of Brancusi’s sculpture “Sleeping Muse” in Pierre Huyghe’s aquarium...

  13. October 12, 2011

    Structure and Absence, White Cube Bermondsey, London

    Picasso’s dealer Kahnweiler loved collapses in business because they gave him time to write art history. Vollard, Cézanne’s...

  14. April 23, 2011

    Taraf de Haïdouks and Kočani Orkestar: Band of Gypsies 2

    Taraf de Haïdouks and Kočani Orkestar Band of Gypsies 2 (Crammed) What could improve a wedding week soundtrack from the...

  15. December 17, 2010

    In praise of older women

    ‘Trees’ (1990-1991) by Joan Mitchell If the pram in the hall is the enemy of good art, what happens when the babies grow up...

  16. December 10, 2010

    Leading from the front

    FT writers and editors pick their most influential women of the past 10 years across the globe, from Nobel prize-winning...

  17. October 16, 2010

    Still life with vineyard

    Lorenza Sebasti with Daniel Buren’s ‘Sulle Vigne Punti di Vista’ We are standing in a stone outbuilding at Castello di Ama,...

  18. October 13, 2010

    ‘Louise Bourgeois: The Fabric Works’, Hauser and Wirth, London W1

    Louise Bourgeois’ ‘Untitled’ At one stroke, Hauser and Wirth has transformed London’s art map with the inauguration on...

  19. October 13, 2010

    Hauser & Wirth raises the stakes

    London’s largest commercial gallery space to date will open its doors for the first time on October 13, with a major show of...

  20. July 3, 2010

    The grown-up model comes of age

    Elle Macpherson for Louis Vuitton in March Clothes and hairstyles are not the only trends born on the catwalk. Designers...

  21. June 12, 2010

    A great sculptor, regardless of her sex

    From Ms Helen Fairbank Goodkin. Sir, Thank you for the excellent obituary of sculptor Louise Bourgeois (“Pioneering feminist...

  22. June 8, 2010

    The still centre of a spinning world

    Textiles loomed large in the life of Louise Bourgeois from childhood. Born to a family of tapestry restorers in Paris, from...

  23. June 7, 2010

    The still centre of a spinning world

    Business of pain: Louise Bourgeois’ ‘Spider’, 2007 (detail) Textiles loomed large in the life of Louise Bourgeois from...

  24. June 5, 2010

    Pioneering feminist sculptor who unleashed huge spiders

    Louise Bourgeois, who died aged 98 in New York on Monday, was the greatest female artist of the 20th century and held a...

  25. June 4, 2010

    Feminist sculptor who unleashed huge spiders

    Louise Bourgeois, who died aged 98 in New York on Monday, was  one of the greatest female artists of the 20th century and...

  26. April 19, 2010

    Guide: Arts around the world

    Abu DhabiWomadThe Womad world music festival - held in Abu Dhabi for the first time last year - comes to the Corniche from...

  27. February 27, 2010

    Hauser & Wirth’s latest expansion

    Iwan Wirth in his newest London gallery space With his round glasses and curly dark hair, Iwan Wirth looks a bit like a...

  28. October 30, 2009

    Dressing up for a job in the art world

    Examining the costume choices I make when I dress for my job at an art gallery, I’m reminded of artists who use fashion both...

  29. May 30, 2009

    On Show

    Giving something back Super Contemporary at London’s Design Museum is a showcase of 15 new commissions from some of London’s...

  30. September 4, 2008

    Tate's art collection boosted by 300 gifts

    A record number of almost 500 art works, worth more than £63m, were acquired by the Tate galleries over the year 2007-08....

  31. September 4, 2008

    Tate’s art collection boosted by 300 gifts

    A record number of almost 500 art works, worth more than £63m, were acquired by the Tate galleries over the year 2007-08....

  32. August 2, 2008

    Tracey Emin, 20 Years

    Tracey Emin, 20 Years Modern Art Galleries, Edinburgh When the dust and glitter settle and the Young British Artists become...

  33. May 10, 2008

    Visual arts - Jackie Wullschlager

    Paula Rae Gibson Rollo, London W1 Another way of questioning how female artists use their own bodies. In opposition to the...

  34. April 26, 2008

    Still angry after all these years

    Why have there been no great women artists?" Linda Nochlin's provocative question, asked in 1971, echoed down to the end of...

  35. April 12, 2008

    Isa Genzken

    Isa Genzken, who is 60 this year, belongs to a generation of women artists born between the end of the second world war and...

  36. January 12, 2008

    VISUAL ARTS

    Andrey Bartenev, Disco-nexion Riflemaker Beak Street, London W1 "If I weren't an artist, I would be a dancing pianist,"...

  37. December 22, 2007

    VISUAL ARTS JACKIE WULLSCHLAGER

    The Painting of Modern Life Hayward Gallery, London SE1 Last chance to catch this provocative show and other highlights of...

  38. December 14, 2007

    Hirst to donate £15m worth of his art to the Tate

    British artist Damien Hirst is to give four important works valued at more than £15m to the Tate gallery, it was announced...

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