Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed? Look at the ‘What to read this week’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Lynx Team.
by Alice Bucknell on The Space
For centuries the city has been a source of inspiration for artists. But while its sensory stimulation might fuel the creative soul, its neon highs are sobered by rising rents and lack of affordable studio spaces. Thankfully artist-in-residence programmes are here to help. Laid on by galleries, cultural foundations, hotels and schools, they offer spaces where creatives can live and work for free in some of the world’s most exhilarating and expensive cities. Read more here
By Eliza Williams on Creative Review
Tate Modern’s retrospective of US artist Robert Rauschenberg reveals a restless, generous and endlessly creative spirit. It also demonstrates an artist hugely ahead of his time, with his art exploring many of the ideas that preoccupy the creative industries today. Read more here
By Rob Sharp, published on Artsy
Valuing an artwork can be a subjective affair. It demands a detailed understanding of an artist’s career, factoring in nebulous shifts in a taste along with economic variables like supply, demand, and the vagaries of the global economy. So what matters most? We spoke with leading specialists about the myriad elements they consider when assigning value to different pieces. Read more here
The art critics of The New York Times — Holland Cotter and Roberta Smith — share their picks for the best art of the year. Read more here