How was 2014 for Roger Ballen?

Dreams, nature, and hearing the word 'Ballenesque' used to describe another piece of art all made it a great year
How was 2014 for Roger Ballen?

Alex Katz on work, life and New York

The great artist on working outdoors, how it takes a week to know if a painting’s worked and why nudes don’t date
Alex Katz on work, life and New York

How was 2014 for JR?

He choreographed a ballet, created an installation at Ellis Island and hung out with Spielberg, Lucas and De Niro
How was 2014 for JR?

How Kandinsky helped create abstract art

On his birth date we look at how in trying to reconcile music and painting the artist invented a new form
How Kandinsky helped create abstract art

Gombrich Explains Katsushika Hokusai

Some good reasons to catch the Grand Palais show - the last time many prints will be seen outside Japan
Gombrich Explains Katsushika Hokusai

How was 2014 for Bob Nickas?

The great New York critic and curator delighted in the Optical Unconscious but despaired in Cooper Union
How was 2014 for Bob Nickas?

Gombrich explains Edvard Munch

The Norwegian painter, born today, 12 December, in 1863, detached fine art from its conventions, to great effect
Gombrich explains Edvard Munch

How was 2014 for Alex Katz?

How wraparound landscapes, billboards and regular gallery going all inspired the New York painter this year
How was 2014 for Alex Katz?

Reviewers love Phaidon's Christmas crackers

In the run up to the festive season, we’d like to share some of the praise our titles have garnered across the world
Reviewers love Phaidon's Christmas crackers

How was 2014 for Tomi Ungerer?

The octogenarian artist, illustrator and author takes a look back at this and reveals what's happening next
How was 2014 for Tomi Ungerer?

Jockum Nordström's Muse Music

The Swedish artist on the punk, classical, gypsy and blues music that inspired his new David Zwirner show
Jockum Nordström's Muse Music

What else is happening at Art Basel Miami Beach?

Leo DiCaprio, Miley Cyrus, $3 billion-worth of art, and a pop-up sanitarium: it's looking like a vintage year. . .
What else is happening at Art Basel Miami Beach?

Dive into Warhol in Miami

Your chance to buy an Andy Warhol that's only had one previous owner - Andy himself!
Dive into Warhol in Miami

Memo to art forgers - don’t flaunt it in a submarine

John Re could face 20 years in jail after allegedly pimping out his sub on forged Pollocks and de Koonings
Memo to art forgers - don’t flaunt it in a submarine

How Renoir captured the countryside in the city

The painter, who died 95 years ago today, used new paint technology to depict Paris as it changed
How Renoir captured the countryside in the city

How to understand this year’s Turner Prize winner

Duncan Campbell’s film essay It for Others is complex, but you can get your head round it via these Phaidon books
How to understand this year’s Turner Prize winner

Gombrich Explains the Death of Marat

Lady Gaga recreates the French Revolution work at Art Basel, what does our legendary art historian think of it?
Gombrich Explains the Death of Marat

Olga Chernysheva's spheres of influence

Contemporary Russia as seen through the eyes of one of the last generation of artists to grow up in the Soviet Union
Olga Chernysheva's spheres of influence

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