Turner Prize

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Queen Elizabeth  is seen in London, England, on Saturday. The queen’s birthday honours have been released. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Former frontman of The Undertones Feargal Sharkey (60) has been made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours. Sharkey is one of several musician(...)

Derry Girls: the portrait of the show’s stars, on the side of Badger’s Bar on Orchard Street, is a new focal point

Pump Street, Derry. Dominating the skyline is the 17th-century St Columb’s Cathedral; to the left are the city’s historic walls. Gleann Doherty, a tou(...)

Wolfgang Tillmans: ‘Doubting and questioning are not counterproductive but really positive.’ Photograph: Alex Welsh/New York Times

In 2016, Wolfgang Tillmans launched a pro-EU campaign that included a collection of posters and print-at-home T-shirt designs emblazoned with pointed (...)

David Mach working on his installation Rock’n’Roll. Photograph: Andrew Downes

David Mach and I are looking, in the manner of that council worker’s cliche, into a hole. This is a hole with a difference, in that Mach has attacked (...)

 Gilbert & George after receiving their medals at the Royal Academy of Arts in May. The election of two people as one artist member is the first of its kind in the history of the Academy. Photograph:  Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

The White Cube Gallery in southeast London has hosted plenty of openings in its time, but they wouldn’t usually be filmed for Sky News. Such hectic sc(...)

Duncan Campbell in front of  his film  Sigmar: “If you went into a small village in the 1960s and started asking people questions about their sex lives you weren’t going to get much of an answer.” Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Thoughtful, reserved, and considered in his speech, Duncan Campbell, who won the Turner Prize in 2014, is the opposite of the kind of flamboyant artis(...)

Work by Vincent van Gogh has appreciated in value enormously. Above, van Gogh’s Noon, or The Siesta, after Millet. Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France/Bridgeman Images

Oscar Wilde, always good for a quote, once said: “When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they (...)

“I love the way people can  curate their own festival out of a programme with thousands of options. Essentially, it’s a month-long explosion of arts” Irishwoman Shone McCarthy, the new director of the Edinburgh Fringe

Hailstones are bouncing off the cobblestones, but the buskers across the Royal Mile from the Fringe Society’s bright blue door just keep on playing. (...)

Ballyfermot’s forthcoming PlayPark: state-of-the-art park design will furnish something for everyone

Some urban parks are sedate affairs, all herbaceous borders, duck ponds and benches, but not so Ballyfermot’s forthcoming PlayPark. After an interna(...)

Cinema Usera 2015:  a collaboration with Todo Por La Praxis in Madrid

With Assemble winning the Turner Prize, architecture that might not actually involve building permanent things has never been more popular. These d(...)

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