Art Stories

No one did hats like Yves Saint Laurent

The masterful designer loved headwear, even if he apparently wasn’t so keen on its bourgeoisie wearers No one did hats like Yves Saint Laurent

The Artist Project: Cecily Brown on a Medieval Madonna

The painter went straight to The Met's medieval sculpture room when asked to choose an artwork that moved her The Artist Project: Cecily Brown on a Medieval Madonna

William Curtis's Le Corb book gets another award!

The International Committee of Architectural Critics honours Ideas and Forms with a Bruno Zevi Award William Curtis's Le Corb book gets another award!

The Artist Project: Catherine Opie on Louis XIV’s bedroom

The fine-art photographer believes the Met’s period room dedicated to the Sun King works as a history portrait The Artist Project: Catherine Opie on Louis XIV’s bedroom

The Artist Project and Met Membership – a gift for art lovers

Gift a membership to America's biggest art museum, and have the world’s great artists show your loved-one around The Artist Project and Met Membership – a gift for art lovers

The Artist Project: Sarah Sze on the Ancient Egyptians

The artist finds unlikely parallels between the Tomb of Perneb and the grave-like aspect of her own work The Artist Project: Sarah Sze on the Ancient Egyptians

Shary Boyle - Why I Create

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

Who knew Edward Weston did erotica?

The photographer’s nudes appear abstract but his infamous photo of a pepper packs an unexpected erotic charge Who knew Edward Weston did erotica?

A Vitamin C guide to Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid

Here's how the 63-year-old Tanzania-born artist utilised old crockery to win the 2017 contemporary art award A Vitamin C guide to Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid

Marlene Steyn - Why I Create

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

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