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Ian Tricker’s Flux (2014, detail)

Bloomberg New Contemporaries: Disappointment, Sex & Politics

What do you expect from the next generation of artists? Just don’t look for youthful optimism, says Josie Sommer, as she explores this latest batch of New Contemporaries… This is it: Bloomberg New Contemporaries...

Wysing Arts Centre Futurecamp: A Post-Gender World

Wysing Arts Centre’s Futurecamp: A Post-Gender World

Are we living in a Post-Gender World? What do the words ‘post’ or ‘gender’ actually mean to you? Alice Hughes takes an in-depth look at social labels, identity stereotypes and ideas about the ‘self’...

Berlin-based artist and writer Hito Steyerl, film still

Adapting The Way We Watch Film: ICA Artists’ Moving Image Network

Where is the best place to watch artists’ film? Josie Sommer explores the ICA’s Artists’ Film Club on tour and finds herself wondering whether we need an entirely new space outside of the cinema...

Jonathan Barnbrook, Biennale of Sydney (detail)

The Big Interview: Jonathan Barnbrook

Designer, Typographer, Provocateur? Alex Croll nervously meets the real Jonathan Barnbrook… Entrusted with the task of interviewing Jonathan Barnbrook at this year’s Designival, I was understandably a little bit nervous. Barnbrook is somewhat of a...

Little Girl Giant courtesy Chris Pennington

Liverpool, Land Of The Giants

Is the Giant Spectacular great art? And how does it compare to other public art in the city? Mark Evans on the power of the unifying moment… Today Liverpool officially welcomes back the Giants.  French...

Why Be A Critic? Image courtesy Kresge Art Museum. The initial focus of the gallery was to collect 19th and 20th century American art, but this was quickly abandoned because of donations that span all areas of art. Donations facilitated by MSU Art Department faculty member Charles Pollock (brother of Jackson Pollock), and his friend, art critic Clement Greenberg, expand the holdings of modern abstract painting.

Why Be A Critic?

C James Fagan on why anyone would want to be an art critic, and perhaps more importantly, why criticism is needed at all… What is the point of criticism? Why be an Art...

Cactus Gallery, Liverpool

Liverpool’s Art Scene Now

Ahead of this week’s Biennial 2014 opening, ArtReview’s Oliver Basciano assesses Liverpool’s contemporary art offer, and wonders at the striking absence of new artist-run initiatives… Contemporary art – at least if we follow a...


Introducing: Be A Critic’s Oliver Basciano

We are thrilled to announce that Art Review’s Oliver Basciano will be the first to lead our #BeACritic campaign. Basciano, who has been Managing Editor at ArtReview for three years, will be commissioned...

The Wind Rises, Studio Ghibli

Culture Diary w/c 05-05-14

What’s hot this week? Our pick of the listings from around Liverpool and the rest of the UK… Tuesday – Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK 10am-6pm @ the British Library, London...