Recent Articles

My Body of Art - photography critic Philip Gefter on the power of Robert Mapplethorpe's male nudes
The author and photographic critic explains how photography and gay rights became intimately intertwined
Published: Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Roy Lichtenstein - "The Worst Artist in the U.S.?"
On the 92nd anniversary of his birth we look at the animosity the Pop artist's work met with, following his big break
Published: Tuesday, 27 October 2015
My Body of Art - Tina Barney on her nudes, why she admires Rineke Dijkstra and that Halston photo
The photographer talks about the human body in her photographs and more in our latest Body of Art interview
Published: Monday, 26 October 2015
Look at Christo’s plans for an Italian lake walkway
The Bulgarian artist plans to install a three-kilometre, temporary Floating Pier in time for next year’s Art Basel

Published: Monday, 26 October 2015
Gombrich Explains Picasso
The best-selling art historian on why critics were wrong to consider cubism 'an insult to their intelligence'
Published: Sunday, 25 October 2015
My Body of Art - Luc Tuymans on Modigliani's Nude
The Belgian artist on his love for Modigliani and Balthus and what inspired his own works Body and Diagnostic View
Published: Friday, 23 October 2015
My Body of Art - New Museum Exhibitions Director Massimiliano Gioni on the Venus of Willendorf
The curator and Phaidon author tells Artspace what he sees in this ancient European fertility sculpture
Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2015
Could this arachnid nab an auction record?
Insiders think this 1997 Louise Bourgeois Spider could set a new auction record for a work by a female artist
Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2015
The Art of the Map - Alfredo Jaar
Chilean artist's sinking Giardini in Venezia is a humorous statement on the inequality of the Venice Biennale
Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2015
A tropical identity for a Helsinki film festival
Spanish designer Pol Solsona heats up the Finnish capital with his designs for a Latin American film festival
Published: Wednesday, 21 October 2015
How the (rest of) the world went Pop
A new show at Tate Modern looks at Pop Art from around the world - curator Flavia Frigeri talks us through it
Published: Monday, 19 October 2015
Antony Gormley unveils E.H. Gombrich blue plaque
English Heritage honours the art historian responsible for The Story of Art, the most popular art book ever published
Published: Monday, 19 October 2015


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