Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

Go See: Monet, the Modest Revolutionary

To be accepted as a Creative Genius, is it necessary to cultivate the image of one? The National Gallery’s Monet and Architecture show suggests that, if the work is good enough, it can speak for itself, says Paul Cardwell

Alex Prager

How I Got Here: Alex Prager

As a major new exhibition looking back at ten years of her work opens at the Photographers’ Gallery in London, we talk to US artist Alex Prager about teaching herself photography and the complex stories that lie beneath her images

A World Cup history in posters

Every World Cup comes with an official poster, offering a history of both football and graphic design through the decades. Here, Ned Read, editor and founder of football mag Pickles, analyses the posters for CR

Stanley Donwood rare print sale

Artist and long-time Radiohead collaborator Stanley Donwood has been looking through his back catalogue of screenprints and has put together an exhibition of rare and sold out prints which opens at Jealous East in London today

Escaping the canon

Speech Acts, an exhibition at Manchester Art Gallery, asks us to consider how what we see in museums shapes our perception of which artworks and artists matter. These are questions that are important for all cultural forms to examine, says Eliza Williams

How I Got Here: Hattie Stewart

Artist Hattie Stewart discusses why she prefers to be thrown in the deep end, how suffering for art isn’t her thing, and why you can’t go wrong with hearts and flowers