THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris & Javier Pes:

The Los Angeles-based artist, Mark Bradford, who is the toast of the Venice Biennale for his US pavilion, delivered on Thursday (11 May) a masterclass in making the art world part of the real world. He said that if you want to work with people facing real hardship, you really have to “listen and be prepared to write the check” for what “they want”, with the stress on the word “they”. Puncturing pretensions, he criticised those seeking a “photo-op”… read more

Image | Awakening | Getty Images | Mark Bradford speaking about his project Tomorrow Is Another Day at the US pavillon at the 57th Biennale Arte in Venice, Italy