Julia Michalska

Julia Michalska is the Deputy Editor and Digital Editor at The Art Newspaper

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The Week in Art podcast | Art Basel: fireworks and nuance, Lynn Barber on her artist interviews, Guillaume Lethière at the Clark

We find out what this year's fair says about the state of the art market. Plus, the veteran journalist Lynn Barber tells us about her encounters with artists and we discover a forgotten master of Neo-Classical art

The Week in Art podcast | Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York, Studio Voltaire at 30, Martha Jungwirth responds to Goya

We discuss O'Keeffe’s deeply personal renderings of Manhattan cityscapes and skyscrapers, plus look back at Studio Voltaire’s achievements and talk to a curator about a bold Jungwirth still life

The Week in Art podcast | Art’s AI reckoning, the rise of comic art and Degas’ Miss La La

Why the art world must tackle the questions posed by artificial intelligence head on, plus comics celebrated in two European locations and Degas’ portrait of the circus artist Anna Albertine Olga Brown

The Week in Art podcast | The Mona Lisa’s endless, and problematic, allure; Judy Chicago; and New Objectivity

We speak to the Leonardo da Vinci scholar, Martin Kemp, about the famous painting's potential move and the latest research on its background, to the US artist about her show at Serpentine North and to the director of the Leopold Museum in Vienna about Christian Schad’s 'Self-Portrait with Model' (1927)

The Week in Art podcast | Tate’s historic women artists show, Dia at 50, Martin Wong’s record-breaking painting

Exploring Now You See Us, which celebrates the output of Vanessa Bell, Mary Beale and many more, plus conversations about Dia’s legacy and the ’visual linguist‘ Wong

The Week in Art podcast | Artists’ stories from Gaza, Frank Stella remembered, Vanessa Bell’s garden view

How Israel’s military offensive in Gaza has changed the lives of artists, plus an insight into working with Stella and a highlight from a new show at the Garden Museum

The Week in Art podcast | Should UK museums charge for entry? Plus, Michelangelo’s last decades and Maria Blanchard

The case for and against the policy of free admission for UK museums, a tour of the British Museum's new Michelangelo show and an in-depth look at Maria Blanchard’s Girl at Her First Communion in Malaga

The Week in Art podcast | Klimt’s last picture auctioned, Rebecca Horn in Munich, a Cézanne restored

Unpacking the mystery around the Austrian artist’s painting, which sold for €30 million in Vienna, plus a look at a retrospective of Horn’s pioneering practice and a newly conserved Cézanne

Venice Biennale 2024: the worst art on show in the city

There's a lot to see during this year's edition of the city-wide event, so we've rounded up a few things you might want to skip

Venice Biennale 2024: our pick of collateral shows

Alongside the main event, there's a plethora of exhibitions vying for visitors' attention. We've selected some of our favourites, ranging from Shahzia Sikander fairytale gothic palace to Andrzej Wróblewski's poignant depictions of war

The Week in Art podcast | Venice Biennale 2024 special

We review the international exhibition, talk to artists and curators behind five national pavilions and take an exclusive look at Titian’s newly conserved Assunta

Venice Biennale 2024: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

Artists draw with their eyes and play with Zeus at the city's former shipyards and armories

Venice Biennale 2024: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini

From cocoa-covered creations, to spaceships and rotting fruit, here is our selection of top shows from the first preview day

The Week in Art podcast | Marlborough Gallery closes, Rose B. Simpson in New York, Caravaggio’s final painting

Looking back at the history of the pioneering dealership in post-war art, plus a thought-provoking new installation in Madison Square Park and Caravaggio's The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula

The Week in Art podcast | Inigo Philbrick and art world fraud, Hong Kong’s new security law, a Maharaja’s sword

Is a return for the disgraced art dealer that unthinkable? Plus, how Article 23 might impact the art sector, and a closer look at a royal weapon coming on show in London

Richard Serra remembered and an Expressionist art special

Donna De Salvo, senior adjunct curator of special projects at Dia Art Foundation, reflects on the work of the late American sculptor, plus we speak to the organisers of exhibitions of shows on Käthe Kollwitz and the Blue Rider group

The 2024 Whitney Biennial: our review

Plus, an analysis of our museum visitor figures survey and a drawing by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Keith Piper on tackling Tate Britain’s racist Whistler mural

Plus, the top takeaways from the new Art Basel/UBS report and a weaving by Anni Albers

Photography and feminist activism, Jacob Rothschild remembered and Robert Ryman

We speak to the curators of the South London Gallery's latest show and to our founding editor about the legacy one of the UK's leading philanthropists. We also discuss Robert Ryman's work Adelphi on show at the Musée de l’Orangerie

How has Frieze Los Angeles impacted the city’s art scene?

Plus, Angelica Kauffman at London’s Royal Academy and Matthew Wong’s response to a lost Van Gogh

Ekow Eshun on the power of Black figuration and his new London show

Plus, 100 years of the Surrealist manifesto and Tonita Peña’s Eagle Dance

Yoko Ono at Tate Modern: a closer look at ‘the world's most famous unknown artist’

Plus, Elton John‘s treasures at Christie’s and Factum Foundation’s reconstructed Roman colossus

Is censorship on the rise in the West?

Plus, Frank Auerbach at the Courtauld and an Indian painting from Howard Hodgkin’s collection

Adriano Pedrosa unveils his plans for the 2024 Venice Biennale

Plus, the rise of immersive institutions and Barbara Kruger’s “Untitled (Forever)”

Rewriting history? The fraught politics behind India's new Ram temple

Plus, the challenges facing the Old Master market and a lithograph by Honoré Daumier

Rybolovlev vs Sotheby’s: a closer look at the epic court battle

Plus, Singapore's art scene and a photograph by Zanele Muholi

What to look out for in 2024: market predictions and must-see exhibitions

From the Venice Biennale to the Harlem Renaissance at the Met

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Tim Schneider, Jane Morris and Gareth Harris. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Alexander Morrison

The Year in Review 2023: the biggest stories and the best shows

From the British Museum thefts to the consequences in art and heritage of the Israel-Hamas war

Hosted by Ben Luke. With guest speakers Louisa Buck and Benjamin Sutton. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Alexander Morrison
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Art Basel in Miami Beach: big sales, little politics

Plus, EMST, the all-women museum in Athens, and Pesellino’s David panels at the National Gallery in London

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Which heritage sites have been damaged or destroyed in Gaza?

Plus, the life and work of the pioneering Indigenous Australian artist Emily Kam Kngwarray, and a revealing manuscript by Paul Gauguin

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