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Best of London, 2015

Ralph Rugoff is director of the Hayward Gallery in London. He recently curated the 13th Lyon Biennale, on view through Jan. 3, and is currently organizing a group show featuring video work that centers on the idea of performance, which will open at...

Lyon Biennale

The title of the 13th Lyon Biennale is curiously antiquated: “La Vie Moderne.” Like previous iterations of the recurring exhibition, this one was conceived by a guest curator in response to a prompt by the event’s cofounder and artistic director,...

Laure Prouvost Wins 2013 Turner Prize

The 2013 Turner Prize goes to French artist and filmmaker Laure Prouvost. She will receive an award of nearly $41,000, while runners up Tino Sehgal, David Shrigley and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye will each win just over $8,000.

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

The prize is awarded annually to a British artist under 50 and frequently is the subject of great controversy in the British press. Artists are nominated for a presentation of their work that took place in the preceding year.

Tentacle Erotica

Picasso’s abstracted, erotically charged images of his mistress, Marie-Thérèse Walter, are not unlike the sexual drama unfolding in Jean Painlevé’s 1920s film documentaries on marine biology.

Tracey Emin: No Bedtime Story

Once the bad girl of Young British Art, her works taken seriously by only a few, Tracey Emin now has her first museum survey under way. Will she finally achieve a level of art-world respectability that matches her pop-star notoriety?

Q&A: Warhol's Mother, Condo's Muse?

Fittingly for the iconoclastic George Condo, the artist says the subject that brought about his first mature painting was the Madonna. That 1982 work is the lynchpin of a retrospective, "George Condo: Mental States," which opens at the New Museum...

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