Tim Marlow at the 57th Venice Biennale: The Arsenale
In his second film from the 2017 Venice Biennale, Tim Marlow, artistic director of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, tours the Arsenale’s vast buildings and discovers artworks from the New Zealand, South Africa and Central pavilions.
Whitney Biennial 2017: Art and Identity (Part 2)
In the second film in a three-part series, artists raise questions about the nature of art and identity, emphasize the need for care and attention, and propose new ways to see the world.
A Brief History of Ballet: Here/Now Festival 2017
This very brief history of ballet begins in 1661 and continues through to the New York City Ballet’s Here/Now Festival. On view now, the festival amasses 43 ballets from 22 choreographers to display the NYCB’s unparalleled commitment to new work.
THE ARTIST PROJECT: Hiroshi Sugimoto on "Bamboo in the Four Seasons," Attributed to Tosa Mitsunobu
“It's almost like conceptual art to me.” Though photographs frequently capture moments in time, Sugimoto’s long-term exposures are designed to capture the passage of time in a single image. The Japanese photographer explains his fascination with Tosa
Inside the Extraordinary Palace of Versailles
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Versailles, one of the most renowned royal residences and one of the greatest achievements in French 17th-century art.
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Dr Barnaby Wright discusses the work of Egon Schiele, one of the most important artists of the early 20th century and a central figure of Austrian Expressionism.
The Fabergé Museum in St Petersburg
Housed in the opulent Shuvalov Palace, The Fabergé Museum in St Petersburg, Russia contains the most complete collection of Fabergé eggs in the world. Among their nine imperial eggs, the internationally famous Coronation Egg, with its bright lime-yel
Inside Ai Weiwei. Libero
Go inside the exhibition Ai Weiwei’s exhibition Libero as the artist talks about the origin and his thoughts behind this project, which was on view at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence from 23 September 2016–22 January 2017.
THE ARTIST PROJECT: Raymond Pettibon on Joseph Mallord William Turner
As artist Raymond Pettibon explains, when great artists reach the boundaries of realism in their paintings, their genius has nowhere to go but into abstraction. For Pettibon, J.M.W. Turner’s blurred and atmospheric landscapes come closer to realistic