Gombrich explains Turner

The historian admired the painter’s mastery of nature and the stagecraft with which he managed his visual effects
Gombrich explains Turner

Our new author on how to write about art

Noah Charney, the author of The Book of Forgery, hosts a Guardian Masterclass on art writing
Our new author on how to write about art

Why Edmund de Waal’s pots are like prisoners

The ceramicist and Phaidon author’s decision to support a British charity offers a great insight into his work
Why Edmund de Waal’s pots are like prisoners

How Okwui Enwezor changed the art world

The Wall Street Journal charts the ascent of the Phaidon author, from poet to the director of the Venice Biennale
How Okwui Enwezor changed the art world

Where have Warhol’s Elvis and Brando been?

In a West German casino, since the seventies, of course, but this autumn they're going back to New York
Where have Warhol’s Elvis and Brando been?

Pulling down Mies van der Rohe’s glass curtain

Monika Sosnowska's new work, Tower takes down one of architecture’s best-known, most-loved buildings
Pulling down Mies van der Rohe’s glass curtain

The Phaidon guide to art speak - Altermodern

Decoding the language of art criticism - one knotty phrase at a time. Today, a word for what's after postmodernism
The Phaidon guide to art speak - Altermodern

How Courbet retains the power to shock

A newly opened European exhibition places the French painter’s most explicit and controversial work at its centre
How Courbet retains the power to shock

Wolfgang Tillmans hangs with the modern masters

When Fondation Beyeler aquired his works it asked him to place them with others in its collection. But which ones?
Wolfgang Tillmans hangs with the modern masters

Theaster Gates’ Black Monks hit the road

The Chicago artist takes his monastic order to Porto this month for 12 days of art, music, sermons and readings
Theaster Gates’ Black Monks hit the road

Yayoi Kusama: from fried onions to pumpkins

On the eve of her new show, the artist describes her more humble years in 1960s New York City
Yayoi Kusama: from fried onions to pumpkins

Latino artists face down Modernism

The effect of Modernism on Latin America is charted at New York’s Bronx Museum of the Arts
Latino artists face down Modernism

Understanding Francesca Woodman

A new London exhibition of the late photographer’s work offers insight into her subtle flux of styles
Understanding Francesca Woodman

Jenny Holzer’s classified calligraphy

The American artist looks back at an Afghan’s death in 2003 to create a set works examining the US’s path to war
Jenny Holzer’s classified calligraphy

Moscow’s graffiti foreign policy

Should the Russian Foreign Ministry really try to clean up Bulgaria’s Soviet Army Monument?
Moscow’s graffiti foreign policy

The good news is Warhol painted dad's portrait...

...the bad news is it was 13 Most Wanted Men, the long lost mural from NewYork's 1964 World's Fair
The good news is Warhol painted dad's portrait...

The Phaidon guide to art speak - Unmonumental

Decoding the language of art criticism - one knotty phrase at a time. Today, a word for scrappy sculptures
The Phaidon guide to art speak - Unmonumental

The Guggenheim goes back to Zero

The New York museum hosts the first large-scale US show dedicated to this influential German post-war group
The Guggenheim goes back to Zero
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