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Alice Childress (detail; 1950), Alice Neel. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London

Mid-century Harlem through the eyes of Alice Neel

The portraits she created in and around Spanish Harlem are vivid snapshots of New York life and community

9 Jun 2017
Photograph by Teddy Wolff | Courtesy of The Armory Show

Ten highlights from the Armory Show

A run-down of the most talked-about pieces at this year’s Armory Show in New York

4 Mar 2017

Yael Bartana brings controversial new work to Jerusalem Season of Culture

‘It’s one of the most charged locations I’ve ever been to’.

12 Sep 2015

Aaron Curry and Andrew Brischler: the art of process

Two young artists argue for a return to paint and pencil

29 Aug 2014

Review: ‘Syria’s Apex Generation’ at Ayyam Gallery

How does an art scene evolve if its founding location becomes a war zone?

18 Aug 2014

Interview with Phillip King

Sculptor Phillip King talks colour, steel and glitter in advance of his solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery

28 May 2014

Art and Azerbaijan: interview with YARAT’s Aida Mahmudova

YARAT’s director discusses ‘Love Me, Love Me Not’ in Baku

22 Apr 2014

‘Venus Drawn Out’ at The Armory Show, New York

Susan Harris has drawn together an impressive selection of drawings by 20th-century women artists, for The Armory Show’s first curated display

3 Mar 2014