Art Stories

Astonishing Animals – Cai Guo-Qiang's Heritage Installation

Spectacular artwork featured in our new book Animal, depicts a scene that could never actually occur in nature Astonishing Animals – Cai Guo-Qiang's Heritage Installation

Theaster Gates on the artist representing the US at Venice 2019

Watch Gates interview the acclaimed abstract sculptor Martin Puryear, due to represent the US at the next Biennale Theaster Gates on the artist representing the US at Venice 2019

Iggy Pop has just recreated this Warhol burger video

The singer follows Warhol’s actions faithfully, right down to the slightly odd way he applies ketchup to the dish Iggy Pop has just recreated this Warhol burger video

Astonishing Animals – The Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

This beauty has 100 feet long tentacles with thousands of microscopic harpoons that inject a paralysing venom

Astonishing Animals – The Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Thomas Bayrle on Elvis, America and Jacques Tati

Bayrle has much in common with more critical artists, but don't overlook the joy and humour in his pictures Thomas Bayrle on Elvis, America and Jacques Tati

Andy's Athletes - Willie Shoemaker

The stories behind Warhol's encounters with sports stars of the Seventies - as pictured in our Catalogue Raisonné Andy's Athletes - Willie Shoemaker

Astonishing Animals – The Monarch of the Glen

New book Animal is a magnificent menagerie of imagery, documenting animals of all kinds throughout the ages Astonishing Animals – The Monarch of the Glen

Zhang Xiaogang reflects on more disquieting memories

The Chinese artist draws on his personal recollections in a new exhibition of emotionally charged pictures Zhang Xiaogang reflects on more disquieting memories

Edmund de Waal brings the émigré experience to LA

The artist and writer’s forthcoming installation at the Schindler House in LA draws on its maker’s Viennese heritage Edmund de Waal brings the émigré experience to LA

Annie Leibovitz, Cai Guo-Qiang and a robot get RISD awards

American photographer and Chinese artist joined by artificial presence at Rhode Island School of Design ceremony Annie Leibovitz, Cai Guo-Qiang and a robot get RISD awards

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