The Art World

Nathaniel Kahn’s new HBO film works on the assumption that money and power is all anyone in the art world is interested in

By Dan Fox

Is the lack of social mobility in the arts due to a self-congratulatory conviction that the sector represents the solution rather than the problem?

By Hettie Judah

A new report suggests that women, people from working-class backgrounds and BAME workers all face significant exclusion

By Tom Jeffreys

Ahead of the Oscars the director of the art world satire talks about making the real-life Square, the Swedish monarchy and male moral failure

By Jörg Heiser

A new illustration by Monika Aichele

By Monika Aichele
Andy Freeberg, Mitchell Innes & Nash, 2006, from the series ‘Sentry’. Courtesy: the artist and Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles

What does the term ‘gallerina’ symbolize?

By Isobel Harbison
Cerith Wyn Evans, EXIT, 1994

Trying to leave the art world

By Dieter Roelstraete
Grayson Perry, The Frivolous Now, 2011, included in ‘The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman’, British Museum, 2011–12

Meaning beyond the market

By Jonathan Watkins

Dear Mr Jankel...

By Ned Beauman

What kind of art do you stand for?

By Dan Fox

Is today’s art too self-referential?

By Dieter Roelstraete
The T.A.G. (Teen Art Gallery) team, from left to right: Daniel Ramos, Sam Williams, director Audrey Banks, Sophie Donlon and Noa Bricklin at the New York Open Center, 2011

The contradictions of a youth-obsessed art world

By Graham T. Beck