Journalism

I'm going to come clean: I'm not brilliant at updating this site, and the list below is far from complete. If you're looking for something that I've written recently, you may find it easier to track down the link in my Twitter feed, since I do put out links to almost everything I write if it's available online. I recently did a spring clean and deleted links to some of the older pieces on this page since it was getting too cumbersome. If you're trying to track down something specific, please do get in touch: it's likely that I still have the original text even if the link has expired.

May 2017

 I review the Giacometti exhibition at Tate Modern (i)

Preview of the Alice Neel show at Victoria Miro (i)

I interview Shezad Dawood about his ambitious Leviathan cycle (The Guardian)

Wu Tsang ahead of her show at Nottingham Contemporary (The Guardian)

A Venice Biennale preview looking into the theme of post-national representation (Artnet)

The V_A_C Foundation's show of Russian and international art 'inspired' by the October Revolution (Artnet)

A sprint through the allied themes of liberal sex and liberal guilt  (Artnet)

I review Colori at Castello di Rivoli and GAM (ArtReview) 

A handy guide to the Biennale (Mr Porter Journal)

April 2017

Artists that disappear from the artworld: Martin Herbert's Tell Them I Said No (The Guardian)

I have fun hating the Selfie exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery (i)

First look at Damien Hirst's show in Venice (Artnet)

More Damien Hirst in Venice (like this piece better than the other one TBH) (i)

Queer British Art at Tate  (Artnet)

March 2017

Hal Fischer talks hankies in the pockets and gay semiotics  (The Guardian)

Eduardo Paolozzi at the Whitechapel (i)

Bill Viola visits the past in Florence (New York Times T Magazine online)

The American Dream at the British Museum (i)

The curious underwater world of Jean Painlevé (The Guardian)

Rethinking Bill Viola in Florence (Artnet)

Christophe Coppens: milliner turned artist turned opera director (New York Times )

Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg at Lisson Gallery (The Guardian)

JW Anderson's Disobedient Bodies at Hepworth Wakefield (Artnet)

Anish Kapoor on Brexit and his new body of work (Artnet)

February 2017

I review Entangled, Threads and Making (Frieze)

The convention-defying 1920s artist Gluck (New York Times T Magazine online)

I review Hockney at the Tate (i)

Russian Revolution at the Royal Academy (Artnet)

The transforming art of Urs Fischer and Anya Gallacio  (New York Times T Magazine online)

Art's domestic macabre (The Guardian)

DeWayne Valentine and the Plastic Show (New York Times T Magazine online)

I have a surprisingly fun time not liking the exhibition of Princess Diana's clothes (Artnet)

Wolfgang Tillmans at Tate (i)

January 2017

Mark Neville photographs playtime in the world's most inhospitable places (The Guardian)

The ferocious post-colonial art of Helen Johnson (The Guardian)

My review of Terrains of the Body at Whitechapel Gallery (i)

I ask Nick Knight what fashion illustration still has to offer in the age of abundant cameras (New York Times T Magazine online)

An interview with Lubaina Himid, pioneer of the black arts movement (The Guardian)

A feature on Room at Sadie Coles HQ (New York Times T Magazine online)

A confessional piece about my year-long fashion fast (The Guardian Weekend Magazine)

An essay on Jo Spence's unseen photos of children in London's junkyard playgrounds (Interwoven)

December 2016

What's behind the artworld's current fascination with animals? (Artnet)

Tove Jansson and the Moomins at the Southbank Centre (New York Times T Magazine online)

Three year-end round ups: word crimes (my favourite - it's pretty funny), themes and technologies (Artnet)

Alexander McQueen's Sarabande Foundation celebrates in style (New York Times T Magazine online)

November 2016

This is hardcore: Juergen Teller on Robert Mapplethorpe (i)

Fabienne Verdier on painting music (New York Times T Magazine online)

On Tacita Dean and Ugo Rondinone's theatrical artworks (Interwoven)

Has the artworld had enough of 'curators'? (Artnet)

Getting doomy with Anselm Kiefer at White Cube (i)

Martin Parr photographs Grenson (New York Times T Magazine online)

The Touching Contract gets physical (The Guardian)

I make a conjectural list of the 50 most exciting artists in Europe (Artnet)

Girls play with snakes in Clare Strand's eerie artist book (New York Times T Magazine online)

October 2016

Rachel Maclean's troubling candy-coloured world (New York Times)

On Mona Hatoum, weaving with hair (Interwoven)

MAAT opens, and with it a bright future for contemporary art in Lisbon (Artnet)

Botanical drawings and playful portraits of Louise Bourgeois (New York Times T Magazine online)

Talking fish and football with Philippe Parreno (i)

On a ceramics residency with Max Mara Prize-winner Emma Hart (New York Times T Magazine online)

I get Vulgar (and delight in doing so) at the Barbican (Frieze)

On two artist playgrounds: Assemble and Marvin Gaye Chetwynd (Interwoven)

An interview with architect Amanda Levete before the opening of MAAT (New York Times)

I detect signs of maturity at Frieze London (Artnet)

September 2016

A gallery marathon at the Brussels Gallery Weekend (Artnet)

Donna Huanca talks ayahuasca (The Guardian)

Isamu Noguchi's playground designs (Interwoven)

Inside Pop artist Gerald Laing's castle in the Scottish Highlands (New York Times T Magazine online)

Paula Rego on her Dancing Ostriches from Fantasia (i)

I ponder 'emerging' art at START Art Fair (Artnet)

A review of The Infinite Mix, a Hayward Gallery offsite show in London (i)

Instagramming a great big butt at the Turner Prize exhibition (Artnet)

August 2016

Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison (i)

A critique of Britain's imperial past at the Empire Remains Shop (Artnet)

July 2016

Cultural Digest Part 1: Ece Temelkuran's The Insane and the Melancholy (Frieze)

Cultural Digest Part 2: Author: The JT Leroy Story (Frieze)

Cultural Digest Part 3: Kyle Craft's Dolls of Highland (Frieze)

Un-Monumentality at the Edinburgh Art Festival (Artnet)

Palace Skates, on show at ICA (New York Times T Magazine online)

Georgia O'Keeffe at Tate Modern, Review (i)

Sigalit Landau's salt crystal wedding gown emerges from the Dead Sea (New York Times T Magazine online)

Getting to grips with the hyperactive V-A-C Foundation in Moscow (Artnet)

Anxieties at Moscow's Young Art Biennale (Artnet)

The Neo Naturists at Studio Voltaire (i)

June 2016

Manifesta 11 raises more questions than it answers (Artnet)

Dada in the here and now, a century on (i)

Zaha Hadid does Dada in Zurich (New York Times T Magazine online)

Flora Powers artist-designed bouquets at the Berlin Biennale (New York Times T Magazine online)

Tate Modern back work by female artists and new territories in its Switch House rehang (Artnet)

Steven Shore in Luzzara (New York Times T Magazine online)

A European outing for David Smith's sculptures in Zurich (Artnet)

Al Vandenberg photographs London's subcultures (New York Times T Magazine online)

May 2016

A Felix Gonzalez-Torres show at Hauser & Wirth is minimal but mighty (Artnet)

Mona Hatoum at Tate Modern review (i)

I talk Kanye and kittens with Cory Arcangel (The Guardian)

A social history of Australia through its swimming pools (New York Times T Magazine online)

Tate Liverpool hosts an emotional Maria Lassnig and Francis Bacon show (Artnet)

Martin Creed, singing and swearing at the TV at Hauser & Wirth Somerset (i)

Damien Hirst's show of works by Jeff Koons suffered from its lack of curator (Artnet)

April 2016

Closed venues and lack of enthusiasm marred Art Sheffield (Artnet)

Noodle throwing and the resurgence of art 'happenings' (The Guardian)

Accrochages: cooling and restrained art at the Pinnault Foundation Venice (New York Times T Magazine online)

Thrills aplenty (including paper maché breasts) at Glasgow International (Artnet)

A shimmering finale to the Sigmar Polke retrospective in Venice (Artnet)

March 2016

I am unconvinced by Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A (Artnet)

How Glasgow became an art capital (Independent on Sunday)

Simon Starling gets archeological at Nottingham Contemporary (Artnet

The great ceramics revival (Independent on Sunday)

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