Fire , 2021, Oil on canvas, 177 x 213 cm All images courtesy White Cube

Fire, 2021, Oil on canvas, 177 x 213 cm

All images courtesy White Cube

Margaux Williamson at White Cube, London

 Nyan Cat (2011)

Nyan Cat (2011)

You can run but you can’t hide. Dean Kissick on NFTs and the pervasiveness of mundane art.

 Readellion co-founders Mariia Diakova and George Vyhranovskyi

Readellion co-founders Mariia Diakova and George Vyhranovskyi

They’re the front line workers of the art world, or something. In Spike’s new series, Shoptalk, we call book and magazine stores and publishers from around the world to see what they’re reading, thinking, stocking, and plotting. First up is Mariia Diakova and George Vyhranovskyi of Readellion, who play fairy-godparents to Kyiv’s budding art scene. 

 View from outside

View from outside

From the Archives: an interview with artist Kader Attia about La Colonie in Paris

 Left: Vue du torrent du Valentin dans le parc des Buttes Chaumont au sud , 2020 Acrylic on canvas, 197 x 138 cm Right: Capriccio à Paris , 2020, Acrylic on canvas, 160 x 250 cm

Left: Vue du torrent du Valentin dans le parc des Buttes Chaumont au sud, 2020 Acrylic on canvas, 197 x 138 cm

Right: Capriccio à Paris, 2020, Acrylic on canvas, 160 x 250 cm

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy at Museum Frieder Burda – Salon Berlin

Beginning with Issue #67, The Sports Issue, which will be out in early April, Spike is delighted to announce our new contributing editors... Our MVPs, if you will. 

 Jenny Holzer, Truisms: All things are delicately interconnected, 1977–79 Electronic sign, Installation view Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 1986. Photo © 1986 Jenny Holzer, Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Jenny Holzer, Truisms: All things are delicately interconnected, 1977–79 Electronic sign, Installation view Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 1986. Photo © 1986 Jenny Holzer, Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

The endless circuit of global fairs, exhibitions, and biennials once kept the art world perpetually in motion, but Corona has put a stop to all of this, blocking the easy paths to jetsetting. Is that necessarily a bad thing? Or can we find solace and community in our own backyards, with only glimpses of goings-on abroad from our overly Zoom’ed sofas? By JEPPE UGELVIG

 Leilah Weinraub, photo © Quentin Belt

Filmmaker, artist, and former CEO of Hood By Air Leilah Weinraub; all photos © Quentin Belt

With heavy hearts, Spike and Jordan Richman announce the death of the art world's dearly beloved After Party. 

 Shoveler Duck from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon, etched by William Home Lizars

Shoveler Duck from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon, etched by William Home Lizars

For his first column of the new year, Dean Kissick finds solace and good omens in ornithology. The future looks not altogether unpromising.

 Emanuel Layr, Henrikke Nielsen, Sophie Tappeiner; Photo by Katharina Gossow

Emanuel Layr, Henrikke Nielsen, Sophie Tappeiner; Photo by Katharina Gossow

With the country still in lockdown, three Vienna galleries – Emanuel Layr, Croy Nielsen, and Sophie Tappeiner – came up with a new format for an art fair set in the conference halls of a popular hotel in the Austrian capital.

BOTTEGA VENETA has found a means to offer a runway show in a bag, complete with photobooks, and a soundtrack on green vinyl.