Matthew McLean

From Marina Abramović to extinct tropical birds, seeing more than what’s there

By Matthew McLean

Exploring Isamu Noguchi's News (1940), the inspiration for Frieze Sculpture New York

By Brett Littman

For all the camp and capering, Eddie and Patsy’s antics also have a plaintive, even existential tinge

By Matthew McLean

The Turner Prize-winning photographer’s set design for ENO’s new production asks: can the greatest horror be better communicated by the unseen?

By Matthew McLean
Laurie Anderson. Photo: EbruYildiz

At Frieze London this year's talks explore the role played by autobiography in art and society

After the dissolution of their turbulent relationship, Oskar Kokoschka commissioned an accurately proportioned re-creation of Alma Mahler in 1918

By Matthew McLean

Finding Trump-aping parallels with the extravagant, tragic story of Ludwig II, at Madragoa, Lisbon

By Matthew McLean

An exhibition at CAMERA, Turin, illustrates photography's key role for the enigmatic polymath 

By Matthew McLean

Surreal currents, charged objects and deformed bodies in the work of four emerging British painters

By Matthew McLean

The best films, books and shows focusing on representations of gay life in 2017

By Matthew McLean

Various venues, Turkey

By Matthew McLean
Tracey Emin, ‘The Memory of Your Touch’, 2017, installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels. Courtesy: the Artist and Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
; photograph: Allard Bovenberg

Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

By Matthew McLean