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'Get your Indiana Jones on' - with Noah Charney

The Phaidon author talks us through some of the most highly prized lost artworks that are out there . . . somewhere
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018

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Theaster Gates cuts a live jazz record at his Swiss show
Gates' Black Monks of Mississippi record their performances directly onto disc and release them on his new label
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018
The painting that pushed Luc Tuymans to 'authentic forgery'
On his 60th birthday, we look at an early self-portrait and a crisis that led him to draw on a wide range of sources
Published: Thursday, 14 June 2018
Trevor Paglen’s Last Pictures
The artist’s selection of black-and-white photos aims to show future civilisations what life on earth was like
Published: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Christo on Stalinism, Van Gogh and his new work in London
The artist explains how he went from the Eastern Bloc to building an oil barrel pyramid on a lake in London
Published: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
David Hammons’ ghost pier gets the go ahead
The NY Senate changed laws to OK the artist's tribute to Gordon Matta-Clark and a former gay meeting place
Published: Monday, 11 June 2018
Elmgreen & Dragset set a vulture loose in Regent’s Park
The bronze bird will join pieces by John Baldessari and Tracey Emin in this year's Frieze Sculpture installation
Published: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Shore and Mapplethorpe's Warhol photos feature in new show
Museum exhibition includes wallpaper, posters and candid snaps to capture Andy’s production line approach
Published: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
The buried pleasure palace loved by Michelangelo and Raphael
Emperor Nero's Golden House was buried after his reign but it didn't stop these Renaissance masters getting in
Published: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Trevor Paglen’s surveillance-free safe space
The artist’s Autonomy Cube lets gallery goers go online anonymously
Published: Tuesday, 5 June 2018
'This is probably the first instance in the art world where a black person took part in a capital competition and won'
Kerry James Marshall on why Sean Combs paid $21m for his painting Past Times at Sotheby's the other week
Published: Monday, 4 June 2018
The monk who made Botticelli burn his paintings
Meet the Italian friar who's one of the worst villains in art history and popularised the phrase, Bonfire of the Vanities
Published: Friday, 1 June 2018
Jean Jullien gives a face to a brainy plant
How do you explain plant neurobiology? With a little help from a great artist and illustrator, that's how
Published: Thursday, 31 May 2018


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