Matthew Holman


‘God Save the Team’: artist Corbin Shaw seeks to reframe divisive Saint George flag through message of unity

As England’s football team prepares to play its final group game at the Euro 2024 championships, the Sheffield-born artist has added words to the emblem that he hopes will remind people to protect players from racist abuse


Remembering Frank Stella, one of the leading abstract artists of his generation

The American artist married complex with simple, from Minimalist canvases to “maximalist” sculptures


Remembering Richard Serra, the American sculptor whose monumental works conjure a sense of wonder in the world

"The acerbic and sometimes misanthropic troublemaker who was such a generous champion of younger artists and critics"

Remembering Faith Ringgold, one of the great story-tellers of American art

New York artist was acclaimed for the power of her paintings and quilts telling the civil rights story

Urs Fischer: ‘I don’t fear anything when I make my large sculptures’

The imposing works by an artist who is not afraid to think big are brought together in a new book launched this week at Art Basel

Eduardo Chillida show shines a light on lesser-known works inspired by summer holidays in Menorca

The Hauser & Wirth exhibition of "lighter" pieces by the Basque artist—best known for his huge steel sculptures—commemorates his centenary

The Big Review: Philip Guston at Tate Modern ★★★★★

The long-delayed London survey is a revelatory tour de force that charts the twists and turns of the Canadian-American artist's 50-year career

Paris blockbuster to look at how Mark Rothko was once a struggling realist

Fondation Louis Vuitton show will go beyond the artist's colour field works and considers his early focus on homelessness, unemployment and the banality of the commute


Remembering Françoise Gilot, who showed that being a muse of Pablo Picasso did not preclude being a great artist herself

The French painter and memoirist, who worked in Paris, London and the United States, showed elegance and ferocity in her work and a remarkable versatility as a colourist

The Big Review: Peter Doig at the Courtauld Gallery in London ★★★☆☆

Oblique views of London, Caribbean memories and poetic etchings highlight the itinerant artist’s flair for reinvention

Richard Prince: the master of appropriation who wants to feel like he can do anything he wants

The American artist, who is showing works on paper at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, discusses artistic inspirations and the history of his "rephotography" practice

Remembering Peter Schjeldahl: indispensable critic, poet, and lyrical observer of the embodied experience of art

His direct and personal style made him a well-respected chronicler of the US art scene for over 50 years

The Big Review: Alice Neel at the Centre Pompidou ★★★★★

While her New York peers were fighting over the future of abstraction, Alice Neel was urgently capturing life

The Big Review: Postwar Modern—New Art in Britain 1945-1965 at Barbican Gallery

A show shaped by refugees and immigrants who made new lives on British shores has a war-stained resonance with today

Book Clubfeature

Lyrical Helen Frankenthaler biography and Joan Mitchell catalogue make a splash

New publications cast a light on two formidable women artists and place them at the heart of Abstract Expressionism

The Big Review—Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness of the Soul

The British artist rekindles her love affair with the work of her favourite artist at the Royal Academy—and it is Emin whose voice emerges strongest