How the ‘Master of Black’ uses non-colour to manipulate light in his artwork
Magic from the mundane – paper towels flourish in the hands of a coffeeshop artist
Flashing together: when fireflies meet LEDs, the result is a beautiful lightshow
Why does contemporary art make for wildly popular blockbusters?
Judith H Dobrzynski
Born of pain, filled with power – a teenage girl’s art that confronts in order to heal
Has art ended again?
James Turrell’s singular quest to transform a crater into a natural-light observatory
How a generation of consumptives defined 19th-century Romanticism
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the fairest rectangle of them all?
A brilliant ‘geometric ballet’ of sound, shape and symmetry on the theme of 180°
‘This is post-traumatic growth’: how one artist painted over her rape
Show me the Monet
A film that dreams of a poem that dreams of tragedy and love
What happens when an artist doesn’t give up the day job?
Feel-good fractals: from ocean waves to Jackson Pollock’s art
Why the dandy is a subversive work of public art
Tara Isabella Burton
Here’s looking at you
Jeffrey M Zacks
If culture is too expensive for most, everyone pays a price
Jonathan R Goodman
How a focus on the present moment has given David Hockney many lives
It’s not easy to make landscape a place: you have to feel it
An artist finds rich pickings in the sprawling mundanity of a Walmart store
Why Socrates believed that sexual desire is the first step towards righteousness
It is and it isn’t
Damon Young & Graham Priest
The flickering ray of hope in the stark loneliness of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks
Why people collect art
Does technological analysis destroy the romance of art history?
How René Magritte turned philosophy into painting
There is no difference between computer art and human art
If we return Nazi-looted art, the same goes for empire-looted
When is art a better tool for understanding mental illness than science?