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  1. FT Photo Diary

    April 11, 2013

    Rachel Whiteread's new show 'Detached'

    Dan Kitwood/Getty A visitor takes a photograph of an art piece from Turner Prize winning British artist Rachel Whiteread’s...

  2. December 4, 2012

    Antony Gormley: Model, White Cube, Bermondsey, London

    Antony Gormley is the people’s sculptor. From the outset of his career in the early 1980s he has announced his commitment to...

  1. December 3, 2012

    Elizabeth Price scoops Turner Prize

    The Turner Prize has been awarded to Elizabeth Price for a “rhythmic and ritualistic” film linking Gothic architecture, a...

  2. July 22, 2012

    The job: Hospital art curator

    Artworks in a hospital are not sealed in an ivory tower. They have a therapeutic purpose, creating a sense of calm for...

  3. June 22, 2012

    The next big thing

    “What is the maximum architecture can do?” Rem Koolhaas asked at the end of the 20th century. “Architects are in the...

  4. June 3, 2012

    The Walk from the Garden, Salisbury Cathedral

    On an early summer evening Salisbury Cathedral – surrounded by the walled garden of the Close – is a good approximation for...

  5. May 25, 2012

    Five galleries

    Jenni Lomax, director of the Camden Arts Centre, picks her favourite off-the-beaten-track art galleries Studio Voltaire,...

  6. March 2, 2012

    Lunch with the FT: Jay Jopling

    Standing on bohemian, buzzing Bermondsey Street in south London, outside Europe’s biggest commercial art gallery, its owner...

  7. February 10, 2012

    Gilding among the grime

    Stepping out of Shoreditch station into winter sunshine, it’s impossible not to feel heartened by the spirit of regeneration...

  8. September 2, 2011

    This time it’s permanent

    Beyond the heavy wooden doors of a former bank on London’s Piccadilly, Phyllida Barlow is standing beneath a mass of...

  9. January 21, 2011

    Unnatural selection

    Damien Hirst’s ‘Let’s Eat Outdoors Today’ With a replica of Kurt Schwitter’s Dadaist “Merz Barn” installed in the Annenberg...

  10. December 10, 2010

    Treasure hunting with the FT: Rachel Whiteread

    Rachel Whiteread, photographed in her London studio with some of her found objects: ‘The collection of things becomes like a...

  11. December 7, 2010

    UK to host ‘Cultural Olympiad’

    An array of the world’s leading artists will perform in the UK for a 12-week cultural festival held to celebrate the London...

  12. September 17, 2010

    Rachel Whiteread, Tate Britain

    In a bustling world it can be a treat to encounter a Rachel Whiteread sculpture. The trademark objects she has been...

  13. June 4, 2010

    Charles Saatchi’s ‘Newspeak’

    ‘It Happened In The Corner’ (2007) by Glasgow-based duo littlewhitehead Is Charles Saatchi having fun? On the plus side, he...

  14. October 7, 2009

    Here today, gone tomorrow

    The last place to see lively contemporary art right now is Tate Britain. The days when the grandees and enfants terribles...

  15. October 6, 2009

    Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London

    The last place to see lively contemporary art right now is Tate Britain. The days when the grandees and enfants terribles of...

  16. February 14, 2009

    Formative experience

    Women are gender but men are normal." The speaker is Iwona Blazwick, the inspired, immensely competent director of London's...

  17. February 13, 2009

    The reopening of the Whitechapel Gallery

    Iwona Blazwick in the newly converted library, now part of the Whitechapel Gallery, London “Women are gender but men are...

  18. October 18, 2008

    Jackie Wullschlager on 20 years of the YBAs

    1988 Damien Hirst, 23, organises Freeze , an exhibition by 16 students at Goldsmiths College including Angus Fairhurst,...

  19. June 14, 2008

    Religious nature

    If evolution is a faith, London's Natural History Museum is its cathedral and Charles Darwin its patron saint. And just as...

  20. May 24, 2008

    A long way from home

    The most disturbing art is usually that which makes the familiar strange. And the most familiar place is home. Psycho...

  21. May 14, 2008

    Women dominate Turner shortlist

    It used to be the art prize that was guaranteed to scandalise the public - but the only surprising part of this year's...

  22. May 7, 2008

    Works join battle for UK arts project

    The five proposed art works that will compete for Britain’s largest public art commission were unveiled yesterday – and...

  23. January 29, 2008

    ‘Angel of south’ artists shortlisted

    Five artists have been chosen to compete for a £2m ($3.9m) sculpture commission that is set to become the south of England’s...

  24. January 29, 2008

    'Angel of south' artists shortlisted

    Five artists have been chosen to compete for a £2m sculpture commission that is set to become the south of England's...

  25. January 26, 2008

    Shock value

    Sculpture Today By Judith Collins Phaidon Press. £39.95 FT Bookshop price £29.95 In 1993 the artist Rachel Whiteread made a...

  26. October 9, 2007

    There is no business in the art business

    It is easy to make fun of the Turner Prize. Indeed, the official history, a 240-page book by Virginia Button, includes a...

  27. October 5, 2007

    Not all prize-winners are equal

    Where’s the show? Every year, as regularly as autumn leaves falling, the Turner Prize prompts the Emperor’s New Clothes...

  28. September 22, 2007

    Plato and the ideal home

    I've always had a soft spot for empty houses. I don't mean that in a Rachel Whiteread sense; I'm not talking about the...

  29. September 21, 2007

    Plato and the ideal home

    I’ve always had a soft spot for empty houses. I don’t mean that in a Rachel Whiteread sense; I’m not talking about the...

  30. August 18, 2007

    Sketch for England

    Sale: A Postcard from Home. Location: Bonhams, Montpelier Street, Knightsbridge, London SW7. +44 (0)20-7393 3900...

  31. July 17, 2007

    Unilever extends Tate Modern sponsorship

    It has been responsible for some of the most striking - and biggest - new art works to be seen in London over the past...

  32. May 9, 2007

    Winning ways

    * The prize, started in 1984, was named after JW Turner by its founders, the Tate Gallery's Patrons of New Art, for two...

  33. January 20, 2007

    The shape of things

    It is a perfect YBA moment. With a fresh-from-the-studio look - plaster-smeared jeans, trainers, trim, determined gait,...

  34. January 19, 2007

    Lunch with the FT: Rachel Whiteread

    It is a perfect YBA moment. With a fresh-from-the-studio look – plaster-smeared jeans, trainers, trim, determined gait, hair...

  35. October 20, 2006

    An expert observer

    The latest evidence that modern furniture is now treated with the same reverence as art came last Saturday at a Phillips de...

  36. October 7, 2006

    Art for art's sake

    Sale:The Whitechapel Auction Location: Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1, tel: +44 (0)20-7293 5000,...

  37. September 24, 2006

    Way beyond the Thinker

    By comparison with other forms of fine art, a high proportion of sculpture is literally “out there”. Yet few of its...

  38. September 19, 2006

    Record numbers visit Tate despite fall in tourism

    A record number of people have visited the Tate galleries over the past two years, despite the depressing effects of the...

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