Art Stories

A Phaidon guide to the Whitney Biennial

Here’s how the artists in one of 2017's most important shows are described in our books A Phaidon guide to the Whitney Biennial

JR dons toy astronaut helmet to battle storm Stella

'En plain air' takes on a whole new meaning as the French artist scales NY water tower JR dons toy astronaut helmet to battle storm Stella

How to get ahead in the art world by Magnus Resch

Serial entrepreneur's new publication offers the most wide-ranging report on today's art galleries How to get ahead in the art world by Magnus Resch

Maria Taniguchi - Why I Paint

Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3 Maria Taniguchi - Why I Paint

Where is Ai Weiwei showing his new migrant artwork?

The artist is preparing to unveil a monumental new piece inspired by the refugee crisis Where is Ai Weiwei showing his new migrant artwork?

Big names turn out for Jimmie Durham opening

Curator of new show ranks Durham among the USA's greatest living sculptors - and she's not alone Big names turn out for Jimmie Durham opening

What was it with Mark Rothko and Purple?

When he came to make one final spiritual series there was only one colour to pick. . . What was it with Mark Rothko and Purple?

Gallery hopping with Stephen Shore

Half a century on from meeting Warhol, the fine-art photographer still knows what’s hot Gallery hopping with Stephen Shore

Howard Hodgkin 1932 - 2017

The British painter and printmaker died this morning in a London hospital Howard Hodgkin 1932 - 2017

Cindy Sherman behind the mask

Or is she? Celebrating the fine-art photographer on International Women's Day Cindy Sherman behind the mask

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