Chloë Ashby is an arts contributor for The Daily Beast. A graduate of the Courtauld Institute, she has written for The New York Observer, the Guardian, and the Asian Art Newspaper. She is based in London.

London Exhibit

Saatchi is bringing together artists from two continents that used to be united, exploring the playful works that obscure—and highlights—the conflicts faced by their modern societies.

Richard Hamilton

There has been no shortage of Richard Hamilton exhibitions over the years. But a new show at the Tate Modern is one of the most extensive, exploring every twist of the artist’s career.


David Bailey is best known for his ultra glam photos of the fashionable and famous. But a new exhibit pairs these works with anonymous portraits of locals taken during his travels.


Using straws, bamboo, lights, scents, and other experimental materials, six architects have transformed London’s Royal Academy, making visitors stop and think about their surroundings.

Are You Ready?

When cosmetics magnate Stanley Picker died in 1982, he left behind a gorgeous house and notable art collection. Elizabeth Price's documentary invites viewers to come in and explore.

Blurred Lines

The ‘Bloomberg New Contemporaries’ exhibit has always been a springboard for young artists seeking to make the climb from obscurity to enduring fame. This year, the unorthodox rules.

Framed Faces

Selfies may be all the rage, but there’s still nothing like a framed portrait. From famous faces to twins, a look at the spontaneous collection of winners at London's Portrait Gallery.


A new exhibition in London showcases the connection between Pop Art and design. From a ‘fetish chair’ to a creation made out of mud, Chloë Ashby picks the wildest pieces.

Our Picks

From a 48 portraits of young men and women to a Jeff Koons lobster, all the must-see art at the four-day Frieze London, which opens on Thursday. By Chloë Ashby.