Recent Articles

Anish Kapoor gives $1 million to help refugees
The artist’s Genesis Prize money will go to help individuals caught up in the refugee crisis
Published: Monday, 6 February 2017
What was it with Picasso and Blue?
Find out how an early personal tragedy changed the 20th century master’s colour palette
Published: Monday, 6 February 2017
How Elmgreen & Dragset surf the age of the selfie
By working together the artistic duo aim to upset our era of individualism and narcissism
Published: Wednesday, 1 February 2017
What was it with Ad Reinhardt and Black?
Quite a bit actually. Here's how to spot the subtle undercurrents of red, the nuanced blues and the slightly greenish tinges in the Abstract Expressionist artist's suede-like works - courtesy of new book Chromaphilia
Published: Tuesday, 31 January 2017
The secret of Warhol’s smiles
The pop artist’s singular love of lips is the focus of a new exhibition on now at New York's Danziger gallery

Published: Monday, 30 January 2017
How Shia LaBeouf and two art school graduates made the definitive Trump protest artwork
Brad Pitt may have warned Shia LaBeouf off the art world but the star has found power in artistic collaboration
Published: Monday, 30 January 2017
What was it with Jean Dubuffet and Brown?
The Art Brut founder would visit flea markets in order to immerse himself in the 'bituminous and soiled
brown colours of mankind' - but how did he go about making these colours come to life on the canvas?

Published: Friday, 27 January 2017
Lewis Carroll - Pre-Raphaelite photographer
On his birthday, why we should regard the author’s photos not as cultural curios, but as Victorian artworld artifacts
Published: Friday, 27 January 2017
Christo cancels river project over Trump election
'The federal government is our landlord,' says the artist. 'And I can’t do a project that benefits this landlord.'
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017
Take a look at the private work tools of Pollock, Rauschenberg, Noguchi, Judd, Calder and Albers
Here's how Nicholas Calcott photographed the personal effects of some of the 20th century's most famous artists
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017
The art found down the back of Freud’s couch
Photographers Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin examine the famous psychoanalyst’s sofa in a new show
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Women artists get a room at Sadie Coles
London gallery’s new show looks at how a wide array of women artists interpret the domestic space
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
What's inside The Gallery of Everything?
Founder James Brett on the steady rise of private artists and how he's helping write an entire new art history
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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