Art Stories

Who knew Paul Klee did erotica?

The Swiss artist only used a few abstract forms to effectively suggest the act of lovemaking in this drawing Who knew Paul Klee did erotica?

Jesse Wine - Why I Create

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

Lucy Orta talks us through her 2017 Frieze Project

Artist and Phaidon author on her plans to distribute Antarctica World Passports at the London art fair Lucy Orta talks us through her 2017 Frieze Project

Theaster Gates uses sculpture prize to fund literary venture

The Chicago artist plans to spend his $100,000 2018 Nasher Prize money on an antique mechanical printing press Theaster Gates uses sculpture prize to fund literary venture

Clare Twomey - Why I Create

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

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

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