A new generation of contemporary artists from the continent has now become an integral part of the global art scene, and a new generation of artists and gallery owners is growing-up in South Africa, Uganda and Angola.
There is plenty to see at the 58th Venice Biennale. From dismembered objects, a film from Chernobyl's "twin sister", and the wreck of a boat on which more than 600 migrants were killed.
The 58th International Biennale Arte in Venice opened this weekend under the title "May You Live In Interesting Times"
What unites philosophy, poetry, mushrooms and worms? Earth Day Season at Somerset House, obviously.
Our interview with artist Thomas Hirschhorn on inventing one's own guidelines.
Is Brexit artistic? A new art show in London is trying ot find out.
Russian police arrest suspect in case of casual artnapping caught on camera
Disabled Venezuelans reach new heights through dance
How Plumen’s iconic designer lightbulb is changing the world... again.
"Portrait of An Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" has become the world's most expensive painting by a living artist.
Museums and galleries across the country have come up with an exciting and diverse program this season.
We tour the latest major exhibition in London showcasing art as a social satire.
A major new free show running in London until January gathers 170 contemporary artworks with a decidedly dystopian view of today's, and tomorrow's, society.
Berlin's international art fair is in full swing, drawing collectors and art enthusiasts to one of the world's most creative cities.
The works of the nominees for this year's UK Turner Prize are on display at the Tate Britain in London with the emphasis very much on video
A ballerina's tutu, submerged in the Dead Sea and "frozen" by accumulated layers of salt into a 200 kg (440 lb) crystal-like sculpture, will soon go on international display, part of a unique artistic project at the lowest point on the planet.
Richard Orlinski talked to Living it about humanity, contemporary art and Lewis Hamilton.
We meet Portuguese contemporary artist Joana Vasconcelos for the opening of her retrospective “I’m your Mirror” at Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum
The "Known Unknowns" features works by seventeen contemporary artists
The work of the three finalists in the MAXXI Bulgari Art prize will go on display in Rome on Friday.
The first-ever international Tbilisi Art Fair is being held in the Georgian capital.
16th edition of Africa's original contemporary arts festival bigger and better than ever, with more than 75 artists exhibiting from 33 countries.
Want to find Strasbourg's best street art? An interactive map allows users to find new and popular works.
Fondation Louis Vuitton's new exhibition features artworks by Murakami, Matisse, Cattelan and more.
Ilhwa Kim's work draws on ancient traditions to create stunning vivid art from rolled up paper