Art Stories

Alex Katz remembers John Ashbery

Following the great American poet’s death, we look at the painter's enduring relationship with him Alex Katz remembers John Ashbery

How we relocated the Lascaux caves to The Art Museum

They've been closed since the Sixties but now you can visit them in our impossibly good museum-in-a-book How we relocated the Lascaux caves to The Art Museum

Who knew Anselm Kiefer did erotica?

The great German painter mixed ancient sex myths with sensual female nudity in this watercolour Who knew Anselm Kiefer did erotica?

How Georgia O'Keeffe saw the night sky

Here's why Georgia O’Keeffe imposed a little human order on the heavens in her painting Starlight Night How Georgia O'Keeffe saw the night sky

Looking back at NY’s leading African-American art museum

A new show at The Carnegie Museum of Art showcases works from the Studio Museum in Harlem Looking back at NY’s leading African-American art museum

Why Mark Bradford thinks the Robert E Lee statue should stay

The artist says if the conversation is about the history of the US then you have to talk about that history Why Mark Bradford thinks the Robert E Lee statue should stay

We're looking forward to the eclipse!

In the US on Monday there will be a total solar eclipse. This is how one photographer captured the 2008 one We're looking forward to the eclipse!

Your chance to be a ceramic artist courtesy of The Tate

Clare Twomey opens a fascinating installation at Tate Modern next month - and you can take part Your chance to be a ceramic artist courtesy of The Tate

Ten Questions for Wolfgang Tillmans

On his 49th birthday here's another chance to read an interview we did to coincide with his latest Phaidon book Ten Questions for Wolfgang Tillmans

The amazing story behind this stolen Willem de Kooning

Woman-Ochre found on the wall of a New Mexico couple's bedroom where it had hung for the last 32 years The amazing story behind this stolen Willem de Kooning

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