Laura Allsop is a writer and editor based in London

Lubaina Himid's work at the Turner Prize 2017 exhibition in Hull. Apollo magazine.

A quiet but powerful Turner Prize

The four artists shortlisted this year tackle ideas about rootlessness and belonging in a series of understated works

28 Sep 2017
Matching Pair (2017), Grayson Perry. Photo: Robert Glowacki; courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London; © Grayson Perry

Has Grayson Perry’s populist approach paid off?

Art must be accessible, says Perry, but it must also make people feel included

15 Jun 2017
Nasema Nawe (2016), Michael Armitage. © Michael Armitage. Photo © White Cube (Ben Westoby)

The disturbing dreams of Michael Armitage

Armitage’s paintings combine African politics and western art history – and will make you see both in a different light

2 Jun 2017
Materials and documents from the artist’s studio on display in Study #15. Untitled (The Ninth Resort), Charles Avery at DRAF, 2017. Courtesy the artist and DRAF. Photo: Tim Bowditch

Charles Avery among the Islanders

This is what happens when you spend a decade exploring a world of your own imagination

2 Feb 2017