Monthly Archives: January 2009

Lucky Kunst: The Rise and Fall of Young British Art by Gregor Muir

There are various reasons why nobody has previously written a history of that powerful explosion of creativity that shook British art in the 1990s and whose perpetrators have been saddled with the unusually ugly sobriquet of the Young British Artists, or, as the time-poor were apt to condense it, the YBAs. To this day, two […]

Unmissable shows of 2009

The galleries of Britain – and further afield – are serving up some tasty exhibitions this year. Our correspondent picks the best, from modern architects to Aztec emperors