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Jean-Léon Gérôme's Body of Art - 'Passion and skill'

A spectacle of exoticism and mythology at the moment of metamorphosis created at the end of a glittering career
Published: Friday, 9 October 2015

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The Art of the Map - Richard Hamilton
How the pop artist used the world’s most hotly contested territory as the basis for his work, Maps of Palestine
Published: Friday, 9 October 2015
Henry Darger’s Body of Art - ‘Magnificently lyrical’
The transgender children in this canonical work of outsider art are another highlight from our new book Body of Art
Published: Thursday, 8 October 2015
Fernand Léger's Body of Art - 'A return to order'
Abstracted into tubular fragments, owing a debt to the multiple viewpoints of Cubism - another Body of Art highlight
Published: Wednesday, 7 October 2015
The incredible story behind Ai Weiwei's pushchair
Royal Academy curator Adrian Locke tells us how a covert surveillance operation resulted in an astonishing artwork
Published: Wednesday, 7 October 2015
The Noguchi Museum rocks out
The New York museum examines the way in which less intently worked and shaped stones can still qualify as art
Published: Wednesday, 7 October 2015
JR cuts and pastes in Canada
The artist turned up for two very special openings in Canada this week - and we were there
Published: Wednesday, 7 October 2015
Paul McCarthy’s Body of Art – ‘comic and grotesque'
In the second highlight from our hotly anticipated book Body of Art, we look at Paul McCarthy’s Painter
Published: Tuesday, 6 October 2015
Watch Ai Weiwei blow up a bugging device
Someone installed a few additions to the artist's home while he was away. Here's what he did to them
Published: Monday, 5 October 2015
George Condo's Body of Art - 'So hideous, so real'
This week we're highlighting 5 artists from the eagerly anticipated Body of Art - we start with George Condo
Published: Monday, 5 October 2015
Wilhelm Sasnal’s spooky Christopher Columbus film
The Polish artist and filmmaker draws on the New World explorer's darker side for his new short film
Published: Monday, 5 October 2015
When Ai Weiwei met Bono
Look who has just cropped up on the roving Chinese artist and dissident’s Instagram page
Published: Friday, 2 October 2015
How JR uses ballet to break down barriers
Why did this contemporary artist turn to classical ballet when telling the story of the 2005 Parisian riots?
Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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