Art

Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

Bill Posters on deepfakes and transparency

Artist-researcher Bill Posters talks to CR about creating viral celebrity deepfakes, as well as the role of art in making complex topics relatable and the motivations behind Spectre, his new award-winning installation with Daniel Howe

So you want to be a… flower designer

Rebel Rebel is the green-fingered duo behind Beyoncé’s floral headdress for Tyler Mitchell’s debut Vogue cover shoot, as well as the flowers in the final episode of Fleabag. We speak to its founders about why the flower game is worth the long hours and hard graft

teamLab on crafting fantastical digital worlds

The art collective equate themselves to a group of scientists carrying out an experiment. Here, they explain how they bring their interactive artworks to life, and why digital art can bring people together in a way that traditional art often can’t

So you want to be a… makeup artist

Marie Bruce has worked on campaigns for Kenzo and Prada as well as shoots for Pylot, i-D and Refinery29. We talk to her about learning her craft, starting out in the industry and the demands of the job

So you want to be an… AR artist

3D artist Ines Alpha has made a name for herself creating augmented reality makeup that plays on our fascination with filters. She tells CR why it’s a burgeoning creative discipline that’s increasingly in demand

How I Got Here: Andy Gent

We talk to puppet maker Andy Gent about working on Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and Fantastic Mr Fox, and how stop motion animation is in a golden age, much to his surprise and delight

Pop Life: Keith Haring at Tate Liverpool

The forthcoming Keith Haring retrospective at Tate Liverpool is the first major UK exhibition dedicated to the politically active artist whose graphic line dominated public spaces in New York and around the world in the 1980s