Art Stories

'Get your Indiana Jones on' - with Noah Charney

The Phaidon author talks us through some of the most highly prized lost artworks that are out there . . . somewhere 'Get your Indiana Jones on' - with Noah Charney

Theaster Gates cuts a live jazz record at his Swiss show

Gates' Black Monks of Mississippi record their performances directly onto disc and release them on his new label Theaster Gates cuts a live jazz record at his Swiss show

The painting that pushed Luc Tuymans to 'authentic forgery'

On his 60th birthday, we look at an early self-portrait and a crisis that led him to draw on a wide range of sources The painting that pushed Luc Tuymans to 'authentic forgery'

Trevor Paglen’s Last Pictures

The artist’s selection of black-and-white photos aims to show future civilisations what life on earth was like Trevor Paglen’s Last Pictures

Christo on Stalinism, Van Gogh and his new work in London

The artist explains how he went from the Eastern Bloc to building an oil barrel pyramid on a lake in London Christo on Stalinism, Van Gogh and his new work in London

David Hammons’ ghost pier gets the go ahead

The NY Senate changed laws to OK the artist's tribute to Gordon Matta-Clark and a former gay meeting place David Hammons’ ghost pier gets the go ahead

Elmgreen & Dragset set a vulture loose in Regent’s Park

The bronze bird will join pieces by John Baldessari and Tracey Emin in this year's Frieze Sculpture installation Elmgreen & Dragset set a vulture loose in Regent’s Park

Shore and Mapplethorpe's Warhol photos feature in new show

Museum exhibition includes wallpaper, posters and candid snaps to capture Andy’s production line approach Shore and Mapplethorpe's Warhol photos feature in new show

The buried pleasure palace loved by Michelangelo and Raphael

Emperor Nero's Golden House was buried after his reign but it didn't stop these Renaissance masters getting in The buried pleasure palace loved by Michelangelo and Raphael

Trevor Paglen’s surveillance-free safe space

The artist’s Autonomy Cube lets gallery goers go online anonymously Trevor Paglen’s surveillance-free safe space

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