Art

Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

How coronavirus cancelled art school

For the Class of Covid-19, the pandemic has left them grappling with no access to workshops, ‘virtual’ degree shows and uncertain career prospects. CR investigates the deepening crisis in the UK’s art schools, and whether they are doing enough to support students

On the influence of Asterix

Last week saw the death of Albert Uderzo, who, alongside René Goscinny, created the stories of Asterix the Gaul. Here, Mark Sinclair explores Uderzo and Goscinny’s remarkable creative collaboration and the influence it has had on generations of creatives

How I Work: Ibrahim Mahama

The Ghanaian artist gives new life to discarded materials in his often monumental projects which evoke centuries of history. He takes us through the process behind his work, and the value of bringing in ordinary people to create extraordinary installations

An image of Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR

A voyage into Soviet-era space graphics

Moscow Design Museum founder Alexandra Sankova explains why graphic design magazines were so prevalent in the Soviet era, and takes us through the history of USSR space art – which goes back much further than the space race