Art Stories

A Movement in a Moment: Romanticism

On Delacroix's birthday we look at how a literary movement went on to shape European art history A Movement in a Moment: Romanticism

Wilhelm Sasnal has painted Marine Le Pen

As French elections begin, the far right leader appears alongside Angela Merkel and Hillary Clinton in new show Wilhelm Sasnal has painted Marine Le Pen

How a watchmaker changed Willem de Kooning’s life

On the painter's birthday, we look back at one early encounter that spurred him on to become an artist How a watchmaker changed Willem de Kooning’s life

What’s JR doing on top of that Louise Bourgeois spider?

The artist and activist, fresh from a Paris opening, heads south to France's leading public art vineyard What’s JR doing on top of that Louise Bourgeois spider?

Cindy Sherman, Kerry James Marshall in Time's 100

Here’s why the painter and fine art photographer are among Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People 2017 Cindy Sherman, Kerry James Marshall in Time's 100

A Movement in a Moment: Symbolism

Understand how a poetic movement spurred painters on to express inner truths, not subjective realities A Movement in a Moment: Symbolism

Sarah Sze explains her 2nd Avenue subway art

Here’s why the artist and Phaidon author drew on the Futurists and Constructivists for her NYC commission Sarah Sze explains her 2nd Avenue subway art

5 Artworks you possibly didn't realise were religious

It's Easter - take a brief moment to educate yourself about the unseen messages within these iconic artworks 5 Artworks you possibly didn't realise were religious

How to sound smart when talking about Kanye’s collection

Kim Kardashian's husband goes old skool with new line inspired by the Italian Renaissance How to sound smart when talking about Kanye’s collection

How to love, lunch and dream at the Venice Biennale

Here's why the 2017 Venice Art Biennale will be filled with pleasure and leisure (as well as a bit of politics) How to love, lunch and dream at the Venice Biennale

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