Art Stories

Trevor Paglen’s robot revolutionary

The artist says his portrait of a dead revolutionary shows how tech may come to be used to kill off dissent Trevor Paglen’s robot revolutionary

Where Ellsworth Kelly’s colours came from

On the 95th anniversary of his birth, we examine how he was inspired by European painters and American birds Where Ellsworth Kelly’s colours came from

The man who turned Robert Ryman onto jazz

On the artist's 88th birthday we look back at the influence jazz teacher Lennie Tristan had on his art The man who turned Robert Ryman onto jazz

Picasso joins Ferran Adrià in the kitchen

The elBulli chef’s paintings and drawings form part of a new show examining Picasso’s enduring interest in food Picasso joins Ferran Adrià in the kitchen

JR buddies up with Pace to change our cities

The artist joins FuturePace, a new place-making partnership which uses art to invigorate the urban environment JR buddies up with Pace to change our cities

Why Theaster Gates believes black magazines matter

He's staging a show examining the Johnson Publishing Company, once the largest African-American publisher Why Theaster Gates believes black magazines matter

Why Andy Warhol started Interview

As the magazine Andy launched finally goes down the tube we look into why he set it up in the first place Why Andy Warhol started Interview

High-speed photo pioneers inspire Sarah Sze's new show

The artist looks back to Eadweard Muybridge and Harold Edgerton in her new work, Images in Debris High-speed photo pioneers inspire Sarah Sze's new show

Fire Island and Pet Shop Boys made Tillmans groove again

The photographer describes getting back into making music - now he plans to include some in his next exhibition Fire Island and Pet Shop Boys made Tillmans groove again

Trevor Paglen subverts classified military insignia

Why does the artist collect secret military patches? And what do they tell us about warfare today? Trevor Paglen subverts classified military insignia

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