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Artist Basil Watson to design Windrush monument in London

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The internationally renowned artist Basil Watson has been chosen to design a permanent national Windrush monument that will be unveiled in Waterloo next year, despite criticism of its location in London. The statue, w ...

Portret van die kunstenaar: kritici laat twyfel ontstaan ​​oor die vakansie van Boris Johnson

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Dit is 'n besige tyd vir die premier, terwyl hy voor verskeie krisisse te staan ​​kom, insluitend die stygende energiepryse, houerskepe weggedraai het van die Britse hawens en 'n afwyking met die EU oor die Noord -Ierland -protokol. Maar ...

Artist Sutapa Biswas: ‘I wanted viewers to work hard and feel uncomfortable’

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The artist Sutapa Biswas’s father was a legendary figure in her family: a Marxist agronomist who stood up to the government in west Bengal over environmental abuses, and smoked joints in a moonlit Taj Mahal (he broke ...

‘I sculpt the air’ – what does scent artist Anicka Yi have in store for Tate’s Turbine Hall?

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Anicka Yi offers me some beetroot crisps. These, along with carrot crisps, are her breakfast, both free of oil and salt. “I can’t eat greens, dairy, suiker, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds, nightshades, spice, alcohol – no...

‘I sculpt the air’ – does scent artist Anicka Yi plan to make Tate’s Turbine Hall smell like vaginas?

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Anicka Yi offers me some beetroot crisps. These, along with carrot crisps, are her breakfast, both free of oil and salt. “I can’t eat greens, dairy, suiker, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds, nightshades, spice, alcohol – no...

Liquid liberation: artist Torkwase Dyson on her aquatic obsession

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Torkwase Dyson likes to be near water. “I look for it," sy sê, “whether it’s a river, a lake or the ocean. I prefer to be in an environment that has those things.” The Brooklyn-based artist has long been concerned ...

Embracing vitiligo: Ugandan artist dispels skin stigma with portraits

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It was a confrontation with a female Michael Jackson fan that first drew Martin Senkubuge’s attention to the skin condition vitiligo. Senkubuge, a Ugandan artist, was describing his tattoo of the musician to the woman...

Danish artist delivers empty frames for $84k as low pay protest

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In an unexpected reinterpretation of an earlier work, a Danish artist has left a museum with empty frames, a depleted bank account and red faces all round. Rather than applauding Jens Haaning’s artistic commentary on ...

‘Ground-breaking’ New Zealand artist Billy Apple dies aged 85

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Pioneering New Zealand artist Billy Apple has died overnight, bejaardes 85. The irreverent Auckland-raised artist, born Barrie Bates, was a major contributor to the pop art and conceptual art movements. Apple was based i...

A new start after 60: ‘I became a trapeze artist at 65’

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When Nikki Kenward was 30, she thought it was time to stop dancing. As a single parent, performance schedules were unforgiving. En, besides, that was the age at which dancers tended to retire. Nou, by 67, she has tak...

‘Law and order collapsed’: Hong Kong artist Kacey Wong on finding freedom in Taiwan

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For much of the last year Kacey Wong was waking up in Hong Kong and checking social media to see if friends had been arrested overnight. On a good morning Wong might see a photo of an oval plane window looking out ove...

‘A linchpin’: Tributes paid after New Zealand hip hop artist Louie Knuxx dies in Melbourne

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Tributes are pouring in for New Zealand hip-hop artist Louie Knuxx, whose real name is Todd Williams, after he died of a heart attack, in Melbourne on Friday morning. He was 42. He was running on a treadmill in his ho...

Rhik Samadder tries … mindful painting: ‘It dawns on me that I’m a very talented artist’

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Have you ever forgotten to buy a loved one a birthday present? Here’s a tip. Get a card, then draw a picture inside of you giving them the gift you intend to buy them later. It’s a charming IOU, impossible to resent. ...

Artist Oscar Murillo goes back to school with canvas project

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For a long time it was endless One Direction scrawls. Then it was Harry Styles, and then it was neither, but all along there have been a lot of football references, a lot of Superman “S” signs and a lot of cryptic mes...

The Restless review – unflinching study of an anguished artist

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This sad and painful movie takes us round and round, circling the drain of despair but never quite going down. In narrative terms it never really develops any of its characters or relationships, yet its two utterly he...

Why Benedict Cumberbatch fell for ‘oddball’ artist and his world of cats

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He was known as “the man who drew cats” thanks to his humorous, hugely popular paintings of anthropomorphised felines, but Louis Wain struggled with schizophrenia and ended his life in an asylum. Nou, on the eve of th...

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