In exile or amid the horror, Syrian artists carry on working

While civil war tears their country apart, most artists have fled Syria and are achieving success in the Gulf and the West. But some remain in their native country, where art provides a brief escape from the conflict

Published online: 12 March 2015

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Lynda Benglis: going with the flow

Though best known for the 1970s Artforum ad in which she posed naked brandishing an enormous dildo, the American artist, now 73 and the subject of two spring shows, is still experimenting with a novel range of materials

Published online: 08 March 2015

Lost libraries and broken Buddhas: war, iconoclasm and social media

The history of cultural destruction as a propaganda tool

Published online: 07 March 2015

Documentary on black photography is more of a scrapbook than a comprehensive catalogue

“Through a Lens Darkly” aims to show the hidden history of African American artists using the medium

Published online: 17 February 2015

Cornelia Parker adds note of choreographed violence to Whitworth Art Gallery reopening

After bullets and explosions, the artist creates forceful work from commemorative poppy paper

Published online: 12 February 2015

Helen Mirren shines as Maria Altmann in ‘Woman in Gold’

But the film, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival this week, may struggle to find the wide appeal it aims for with audiences

Published online: 11 February 2015