Art Stories

Have you seen this new Wolfgang Tillmans video?

The acclaimed photographer has made a video with London producer Powell and will perform with him in August Have you seen this new Wolfgang Tillmans video?

The ancient inspiration behind Peter Marino's Gagosian debut

Discover how a pre-Christian shipwreck led the architect and fine-art collector to create a series of beautiful boxes The ancient inspiration behind Peter Marino's Gagosian debut

David Lynch's art, architecture and photography influences

As Twin Peaks returns we take a look at how the director’s life-long appreciation of cool stuff affects his vision David Lynch's art, architecture and photography influences

In Production - Kerry James Marshall

Contemporary Art Editor Michele Robecchi gives us a sneak peek at a book about to leave our shelves for yours In Production - Kerry James Marshall

JR and Agnès Varda’s small-town film comes to Cannes

The documentary Visages Villages follows the pair aboard JR’s mobile photo booth as they drive into rural France JR and Agnès Varda’s small-town film comes to Cannes

How Walter Gropius made the modern age

On the anniverary of the Bauhaus founder's birth we look at how his school helped form modern functionalism How Walter Gropius made the modern age

Philip Guston versus Richard Nixon

On the 44th anniversary of the Watergate hearings a new show looks back at the artist's take on Tricky Dicky Philip Guston versus Richard Nixon

How drinks with Erik Satie helped Man Ray make this 'gift'

On the 151st anniversary of the minimalist composer’s birth we look back at his little-known surrealist collaboration How drinks with Erik Satie helped Man Ray make this 'gift'

Art inspired by the Cultural Revolution

On the 51st anniversary how the generation it affected incorporated their experience into great artworks Art inspired by the Cultural Revolution

5 reasons to look again at Las Vegas architecture

Vegas was founded 112 years ago today. Here’s how to love it, even if you’re not a slots and Cirque du Soleil sort 5 reasons to look again at Las Vegas architecture

NEW ART BOOKS




HOME OF THE VISUAL ARTS

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
Read more