Art Stories

Kathrina Grosse paints Denmark pink

Aarhus's coastline gets a dash of colour, courtesy of this wild, German site-specific abstract painter Kathrina Grosse paints Denmark pink

JR does the cover of the new Arcade Fire album

The artist’s desert installation features on the band’s new record cover and in new video Everything Now JR does the cover of the new Arcade Fire album

A Movement in a Moment: Social Practice

JR, Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson are at the vanguard of a new movement. But what exactly is it that they're doing? A Movement in a Moment: Social Practice

Elmgreen & Dragset’s Fjord focus

The art duo’s latest sculpture Dilemma recalls the early childhood urge to both leap and hold back Elmgreen & Dragset’s Fjord focus

A Marilyn Monroe postcard from Ellsworth Kelly

On the 94th anniversary of the artist’s birth we look back at his little-known (and often stolen) mail art collages A Marilyn Monroe postcard from Ellsworth Kelly

Did you see us with Grayson Perry on TV last night?

The ceramicist is inspired by our books Body of Art and Map judging by his Channel 4 Brexit documentary Did you see us with Grayson Perry on TV last night?

A Phaidon guide to Mario Testino’s art collection

The photo legend is selling his collection at Sotheby’s - here’s all you need to need to know about the artists in it A Phaidon guide to Mario Testino’s art collection

The weird numerology behind Anselm Kiefer’s new show

Meet the poet who wrote a language for birds, predicted the web, and inspired Kiefer's new Hermitage exhibition The weird numerology behind Anselm Kiefer’s new show

David Lynch's art, architecture and photography influences

As Twin Peaks returns we take a look at how the director’s life-long appreciation of cool stuff affects his vision David Lynch's art, architecture and photography influences

Have you seen this new Wolfgang Tillmans video?

The acclaimed photographer has made a video with London producer Powell and will perform with him in August Have you seen this new Wolfgang Tillmans video?

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