Art Stories

The Artist Project: Swoon on Honoré Daumier

The contemporary artist explains why the 19th century caricaturist still offers 'something beautiful (and difficult)' The Artist Project: Swoon on Honoré Daumier

How we relocated Easter Island to The Art Museum

The statues cannot be moved anymore but you can see them all in our impossibly good museum-in-a-book How we relocated Easter Island to The Art Museum

Sahej Rahal - Why I Create

Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C Sahej Rahal - Why I Create

How Galileo saw the night sky

Here's how the astronomer's sketches changed our view of the moon and undermined the Catholic Church How Galileo saw the night sky

The Sportsman’s winning ingredients: Sea Salt

How saline waters around the Sportsman enabled Stephen Harris to turn a grotty pub into a team GB champion The Sportsman’s winning ingredients: Sea Salt

The Artist Project: George Condo on Claude Monet

The artist explains why the 'ugliest combinations of colours' he's ever seen makes for an exquisite experience The Artist Project: George Condo on Claude Monet

Sterling Ruby - Why I Create

Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C Sterling Ruby - Why I Create

When Yayoi Kusama met Damien Hirst

She propositioned Nixon, held a gay wedding (and created cool art) so what happened when she met the YBA? When Yayoi Kusama met Damien Hirst

Alex Katz remembers John Ashbery

Following the great American poet’s death, we look at the painter's enduring relationship with him Alex Katz remembers John Ashbery

How we relocated the Lascaux caves to The Art Museum

They've been closed since the Sixties but now you can visit them in our impossibly good museum-in-a-book How we relocated the Lascaux caves to The Art Museum

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