Art Stories

Edmund de Waal is working on a Wayne McGregor ballet

The ceramicist and Phaidon author is designing a new production based on Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms Edmund de Waal is working on a Wayne McGregor ballet

Why ceramics are so this season!

From the windows of Fifth Avenue to the side projects of Hollywood’s elite, clay is making a comeback Why ceramics are so this season!

Have you actually seen Cindy Sherman’s Instagram?

The US fine-art photographer just switched off her privacy settings, and boy, is there a lot to see! Have you actually seen Cindy Sherman’s Instagram?

Was Arthur Dove America’s first great abstract artist?

Why this artist and part-time chicken farmer is the missing link between Cézanne, Rauschenberg and Frank Stella Was Arthur Dove America’s first great abstract artist?

JR takes to the high seas!

The French artist's image will grace the sails of this yacht when it races from France to Brazil this autumn JR takes to the high seas!

5 key points for the Tate’s new Bruce Nauman show

Tate Modern’s Nauman exhibition has just opened. Here’s a handful of things to think about when you visit 5 key points for the Tate’s new Bruce Nauman show

What your fridge has in common with this Jean Dubuffet show

On the anniversary of the French artist's birth, we look forward to a new exhibition of his Théâtres de Mémoire works What your fridge has in common with this Jean Dubuffet show

What Millais thought of Beatrix Potter

On the 151st anniversary of her birth, we look back at Potter's art and the admiration it drew from one Pre-Raphaelite What Millais thought of Beatrix Potter

JR gives Cara Delevingne a late-night French rooftop tour

The artist and activist joined the movie star high above the streets following her movie’s French premier JR gives Cara Delevingne a late-night French rooftop tour

Have you seen Elizabeth Peyton’s portrait of Angela Merkel?

The US artist has painted a tender picture of the German Chancellor for a profile in the August edition of Vogue Have you seen Elizabeth Peyton’s portrait of Angela Merkel?

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