Imelda Barnard is assistant editor at Apollo

Frank Bowling, photographed in his studio in London in April 2017.

‘My life has always been about painting’

Frank Bowling has been experimenting with paint for six decades – but it still surprises him

1 Jul 2017

The European art fairs worth visiting this summer

A quick guide to the upcoming events in London, Bamberg, Edinburgh, and Knocke

30 Jun 2017
St Louis of France (1620s), Juan de Mesa. Colnaghi at London Art Week

Summer season kicks off in London and Brussels

London Art Week returns to St James’s and Mayfair, while Old Master fair Paris Tableau is revived – in Brussels

9 Jun 2017
Detail of a female figure, 19th century, Lobi, Burkina Faso. Serge Schoffel at Cultures: The Worlds Arts Fair

This month’s unmissable international art events

Antiques in Hong Kong, tribal art in France, and London’s first quattrocento maiolica show in 100 years

3 May 2017
Helen and Her Hula-hoop, Lynemouth, Northumberland (1984; negative); (1985; print), Chris Killip. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Courtesy the artist.

‘These works resonate in America now’

Chris Killip’s photographs of the north of England are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago

24 Apr 2017
Nu sur fond jaune (1930), Raoul Dufy. Grob Gallery at Art en Vieille-Ville

A guide to this month’s best art fairs

Art Brussels, Art Cologne, and the London Original Print Fair all return in the coming weeks, and the countdown to Art en Vieille-Ville in Geneva begins

17 Apr 2017
A Marina Abramović performance during ‘Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present’ at MoMA, New York in 2010. Wikimedia Commons

Inside the mind of Marina Abramović

In ‘Walk Through Walls’, Abramović is actively using the memoir form to reveal the persona ‘I try to keep hidden’

14 Feb 2017

‘I used to think art could change the world’

Ahead of a retrospective across three UK venues, Lubaina Himid discusses how black British art has evolved over the past three decades

17 Jan 2017
Guercino at Master Drawings New York 2017

A tour around January’s art fair highlights

From British modern art, to antique rugs and Old Master drawings, there’s something for everyone on the art fair circuit this month

2 Jan 2017

Black British art, Merce Cunningham’s collaborations, and Lygia Pape in the USA

A number of UK shows are celebrating black British art, and large-scale exhibitions of Merce Cunningham and Lygia Pape are planned in the US

30 Dec 2016