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The death of a Tsar and the birth of modernism

Two contemporaneous artworks reveal two very different histories, as outlined in 30,000 Years of Art
Published: Wednesday, 2 September 2015

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Did this forger actually want smarter art experts?
A manuscript by forger Eric Hebborn calls for greater expertise. But is he laughing at us from beyond the grave?
Published: Tuesday, 1 September 2015
Eight facts for Ai Weiwei's 58th birthday
We shed light on the artist's half-brother, his card skills, and the Beijing art district he more or less designed
Published: Friday, 28 August 2015
Theaster Gates: Art, lies and pottery
Gates might be known for his real estate projects, yet his first show featured ceramics with a shady back story
Published: Thursday, 27 August 2015
How Peggy Guggenheim made Jackson Pollock
It’s the heiress’s birthday today. Learn how she helped the career of the foremost abstract expressionist
Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Ai Weiwei’s bicycles come to London
The artist's famous Forever sculpture will be installed in the British banking district at the beginning of next month
Published: Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Ellsworth Kelly, bird watcher
Can ornithological practices shed light on the great American abstract artist’s works?

Published: Monday, 24 August 2015
Anish Kapoor’s artfully filthy Instagram account
The British sculptor has recycled the title of his controversial Versailles piece for his new Instagram handle
Published: Thursday, 20 August 2015
How Theaster Gates saved a ‘maimed’ King
We take a closer look this key political work by one of America’s most exciting contemporary artists
Published: Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Look who Ai Weiwei hung out with at the weekend
Film stars, politicians, and fellow artists have all welcomed Ai upon his recent arrival in the German capital
Published: Monday, 17 August 2015
Is Theaster Gates America's most exciting artist?
Our new monograph lays bare the civil, spiritual and capitalist components that make up this extraordinary artist

Published: Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Seeing Picasso in three dimensions
Could MoMA’s forthcoming show prove that Pablo’s sculptural works were as innovative as his paintings?
Published: Tuesday, 11 August 2015
The final days of Jackson Pollock
On the anniversary of his death in a car crash we look at the last months of the great abstract expressionist
Published: Tuesday, 11 August 2015

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