Art Stories

JR is on TIME Magazine's 100 most influential list

He is commended for dedicating his career to bridging gaps - physical, cultural, spiritual - among all people JR is on TIME Magazine's 100 most influential list

When Larry Gagosian paid Peter Marino with a Brice Marden

An 80s New York article reveals how the art dealer got his rundown loft fixed via some smart negotiation When Larry Gagosian paid Peter Marino with a Brice Marden

How Damien Hirst, Poussin and Maurizio Cattelan saw Midas

In an age of billionaire presidents and financial uncertainty, the king with a golden touch still speaks to us How Damien Hirst, Poussin and Maurizio Cattelan saw Midas

How Peter Doig saw the night sky

It's Doig's 59th birthday - this is how he breathed new life into a celestial feature in his painting The Milky Way How Peter Doig saw the night sky

Phaidon and Free Arts NYC honour Lawrence Weiner

We joined Marian Goodman Gallery, Gagosian Gallery and Artsy in sponsoring a charity dinner and auction Phaidon and Free Arts NYC honour Lawrence Weiner

A Movement in a Moment: Kinetic Art

The idea was that art should keep up with technology, so why did the movement become yesterday's futurism? A Movement in a Moment: Kinetic Art

JR gives a face to the Dreamers

New film shows how the artist's Inside Out Project is putting a face to the immigrants trying to stay in the US JR gives a face to the Dreamers

How Hobbes first pictured the “monster” of good government

The political philosopher, born 430 years ago today, put a face to the-then novel theory of the ‘body politic’ How Hobbes first pictured the “monster” of good government

What Bacon thought of Warhol and Jasper Johns

In a series of newly released taped conversations, Bacon can be heard dismissing these Titans of 20th century art What Bacon thought of Warhol and Jasper Johns

How Rubens, Richard Hamilton and Titian saw Adonis

Death, rebirth and y fronts - the classical hunk has inspired ancient and modern artists in many different ways How Rubens, Richard Hamilton and Titian saw Adonis

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