Recent Articles

Big names turn out for Jimmie Durham opening
Curator of new show ranks Durham among the USA's greatest living sculptors - and she's not alone
Published: Monday, 13 March 2017
What was it with Mark Rothko and Purple?
When he came to make one final spiritual series there was only one colour to pick. . .
Published: Friday, 10 March 2017
Gallery hopping with Stephen Shore
Half a century on from meeting Warhol, the fine-art photographer still knows what’s hot
Published: Thursday, 9 March 2017
Howard Hodgkin 1932 - 2017
The British painter and printmaker died this morning in a London hospital
Published: Thursday, 9 March 2017
Cindy Sherman behind the mask
Or is she? Celebrating the fine-art photographer on International Women's Day
Published: Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Christie's sets new record for Wolfgang Tillmans
How the photographer set a new high with a type of work that isn't even a 'proper' photo
Published: Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Fantastic Man remake Wolfgang's EU posters
The publishers adapt Wolfgang Tillmans's anti-Brexit posters for the Netherlands election
Published: Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Piet Mondrian - loved jazz (but couldn't dance!)
On the anniversary of his birth find out how jazz informed his art and why musician Thelonius Monk would often refer to Mondrian's paintings when describing his own compositions
Published: Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Can you spot the crack in this Michelangelo?
The Taddei Tondo features in the National Gallery's forthcoming show, despite its tiny flaw
Published: Monday, 6 March 2017
How Georgia O'Keeffe's bones link heaven to earth
On the anniversary of her death, we look back at O'Keeffe's near-abstract animal bone paintings
Published: Monday, 6 March 2017
The National Trust recreates a 1930s Gay Club
The Caravan club returns to mark the 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality
Published: Thursday, 2 March 2017
What's lurking in Sterling Ruby’s basket?
The artist has filled his ceramics, on show at the Gagosian, with an uneasy set of desires
Published: Thursday, 2 March 2017
In Production - Chromaphilia
Senior Editor Diane Fortenberry gives us a sneak peek at a book about to leave our shelves for yours
Published: Wednesday, 1 March 2017


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