Francesca Gavin

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Life through Andy Warhol’s lens

Striking Polaroids taken by the artist capture intimate self-portraits, famous faces and his Factory entourage at Bastian’s inaugural Mayfair show
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To Peru with David Bailey

A new book and exhibition explore the rich culture and landscapes of South America through the lens of a formidable photographer
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Art in the era of #metoo

The quest to bring overlooked female artists to the fore is finally beginning to bear fruit, says Francesca Gavin. And it’s a cultural shift that’s inspiring collectors
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Kusama comes to town at Victoria Miro

From painted bronze pumpkins to flower sculptures and a fresh take on her Infinity Mirror Rooms, Yayoi Kusama’s new work brings her kaleidoscopic polka-dot-filled fantasy world to life
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A very British art affair at Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum’s x Frank – a collaboration between the London department store and collector Frank Cohen – returns for a third exhibition, which this year puts artist John Virtue in the frame
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Fendi salutes Giuseppe Penone in a new exhibition

A towering forest of works by Giuseppe Penone is taking root in Fendi’s historic Rome HQ as a prelude to the Italian fashion house’s donation of a monumental commission to the city. Francesca Gavin has an exclusive audience with the artist. Photographs by Valentina Sommariva
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