Art Stories

Elmgreen & Dragset’s Merman splashes into Warsaw

The copper-green sculpture, He, forms part of a new mermaid themed group exhibition in the city Elmgreen & Dragset’s Merman splashes into Warsaw

The pain that fired up Goya but finished off Van Gogh

Both were born on 30 March and both learned to put their inner turmoil into their art - but with very different results The pain that fired up Goya but finished off Van Gogh

Peter Doig meets Albert Camus in Beijing

New show pairs painter’s best-known pictures with quotes from the French Algerian writer Peter Doig meets Albert Camus in Beijing

Hong Kong’s trams turned into camera obscuras

Kingsley Ng’s Art Basel Hong Kong work takes daydreaming on public transport to a new level Hong Kong’s trams turned into camera obscuras

A Movement in a Moment: Arte Povera

On Jannis Kounellis’s birthday, we look at the artists who turned low materials into high art A Movement in a Moment: Arte Povera

Hayv Kahraman - Why I Paint

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

What links Van Dyck, Lenin and Colonel Sanders?

On the Flemish painter's birthday, an aspect of his portraiture that's resounded through the ages What links Van Dyck, Lenin and Colonel Sanders?

A Phaidon guide to the Fourth Plinth winner

What to say about the Michael Rakowitz sculpture that’s coming to Trafalgar Square soon A Phaidon guide to the Fourth Plinth winner

Wow! Will Superflex do this to the Tate?

Did you know that Tate Modern’s latest Turbine Hall artists once flooded a McDonald’s? Wow! Will Superflex do this to the Tate?

When Warhol painted Greta Garbo

Ahead of the US sale of Warhol’s Star print, we look into Andy’s fascination with the actress When Warhol painted Greta Garbo

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