Lily Le Brun is a writer based in London.

The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers by Ben Rivers, installed at the Whitworth, 2016.

A strange tale of cruelty and creativity in the Moroccan desert

Ben Rivers’ attempt to reveal the artifice of filmmaking is somehow dull and disconcerting at the same time

12 Apr 2016

New scheme to get work by female artists into museums

Valeria Napoleone and the Contemporary Art Society are taking a proactive approach to a protracted issue

2 Jul 2015

Feminine Critique: Niki de Saint Phalle at the Guggenheim Bilbao

From shooting pictures to colourful ‘Nanas’, Saint Phalle’s work tackles feminist issues head on

8 Mar 2015

Women artists get a raw deal in historical collections. Will that ever change?

The imbalance seems historically ingrained. But surely museums could do more to explain it

2 Mar 2015

Picking the picture: Magnum Contact Sheets at C/O Berlin

It’s riveting to see the choices and accidents that produced some of history’s most iconic photographs

20 Nov 2014

Inquiry: art law and attribution

Do art historians and other art authenticators need greater legal protection?

1 Oct 2014

Review: Adriana Varejão, ‘Carnivorous’ at Victoria Miro

Taken on their own, Varejão’s drawings lack the sinister, seductive appeal of her other work

13 Jun 2014

Review: Liam Gillick and Viv Albertine star in Joanna Hogg’s ‘Exhibition’

Hogg delivers another candid portrayal of contemporary upper-middle class life

7 May 2014

‘Extraterrestrial’ views: Andreas Gursky photography displays in London

Gursky’s work is on display at Sprüth Magers and White Cube Bermondsey

29 Apr 2014

Richard Mosse’s ‘The Enclave’ on display in London

Stained pink, Mosse’s film from the Democratic Republic of Congo takes on a nightmarishly surreal aspect

12 Apr 2014

Disarmingly joyful: Phyllida Barlow’s ‘dock’ at Tate Britain

Barlow’s wonderfully wobbly looking monoliths are powerful but unpretentious

3 Apr 2014