The man who linked Rodin to Stephen Shore

Edward Steichen, born on this day in 1879, linked 19th Century European artists to 20th century NYC innovators The man who linked Rodin to Stephen Shore

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Want to swap a good book for a great one?

Bring your old art books to MoMA tomorrow and you could get some fabulous Phaidon ones - and meet an artist! Want to swap a good book for a great one?

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Stories from the Secession - Klimt’s The Kiss

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Anish Kapoor 'I want to write a grand opera...'

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Doug Fishbone’s Biennale Golf Course

The American artist brings his mini-golf course to Venice in time for the 2015 Biennale this May  Doug Fishbone’s Biennale Golf Course

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The designs Alessi declined

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If you've got it - flaunt it!

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Why would an architect burn a wooden building?

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Seeing LA through Rauschenberg’s eyes

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Anish Kapoor ‘An artist’s job is to say I’m lost’

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