Recent Articles

When Mona Hatoum videoed a private moment
To pee or not to pee? The artist recalls inviting visitors to a gallery toilet to make an alarming choice
Published: Friday, 11 November 2016
Patrizio di Massimo - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Thursday, 10 November 2016
A first look at Nan Goldin's drawings
Discover the deeply personal origins of the photographer's drawings on show for the first time
Published: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Christie's Strangest Sales – A salvaged £3m Spitfire
How a downed WWII fighter was saved from the coastal sands and went on to achieve seven figures at auction
Published: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Anselm Kiefer goes to Viking heaven
The German artist wrestles with Norse mythology, identity and recent history in forthcoming London show
Published: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
A Movement in a Moment: Cobra
How the first truly international post-war avant-garde movement was founded on this day 8 November in 1948
Published: Tuesday, 8 November 2016
The Art of the Plant – Edward Steichen
Great images by artists and photographers who've been inspired by our natural world
Published: Monday, 7 November 2016
The fine art posters that fired a revolution
A new exhibition looks back at the home made stencilled posters that bolstered the Bolsheviks
Published: Monday, 7 November 2016
Why Josef Albers’ squares began in black and white
David Zwirner’s current Josef Albers exhibition shows the monochromatic side of the great artist and colour theorist
Published: Monday, 7 November 2016
Celia Hempton - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Friday, 4 November 2016
The Art of the Plant – Thomas Ruff
More great images by artists and photographers who've been inspired by flora
Published: Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Virgilio and André Chiang hit the night market
The great Peruvian chef met up with his Asian counterpart for street-food fun on his haute cuisine world tour
Published: Tuesday, 1 November 2016
The Art of the Plant – Irving Penn
In a series of excerpts from Plant: Exploring the Botanical World we look at artists inspired by flora
Published: Tuesday, 1 November 2016

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