Art Stories

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

Christie's sets new record for Wolfgang Tillmans

How the photographer set a new high with a type of work that isn't even a 'proper' photo Christie's sets new record for Wolfgang Tillmans

Fantastic Man remake Wolfgang's EU posters

The publishers adapt Wolfgang Tillmans's anti-Brexit posters for the Netherlands election Fantastic Man remake Wolfgang's EU posters

Piet Mondrian - loved jazz (but couldn't dance!)

On the anniversary of his birth find out how jazz informed his art and why musician Thelonius Monk would often refer to Mondrian's paintings when describing his own compositions Piet Mondrian - loved jazz (but couldn't dance!)

Can you spot the crack in this Michelangelo?

The Taddei Tondo features in the National Gallery's forthcoming show, despite its tiny flaw Can you spot the crack in this Michelangelo?

How Georgia O'Keeffe's bones link heaven to earth

On the anniversary of her death, we look back at O'Keeffe's near-abstract animal bone paintings How Georgia O'Keeffe's bones link heaven to earth

The National Trust recreates a 1930s Gay Club

The Caravan club returns to mark the 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality The National Trust recreates a 1930s Gay Club

What's lurking in Sterling Ruby’s basket?

The artist has filled his ceramics, on show at the Gagosian, with an uneasy set of desires What's lurking in Sterling Ruby’s basket?

In Production - Chromaphilia

Senior Editor Diane Fortenberry gives us a sneak peek at a book about to leave our shelves for yours In Production - Chromaphilia

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