Recent Articles

A Movement in a Moment: Abstract Expressionism
As the Royal Academy show opens, we look back at the New Yorkers who remade painting for post-war America
Published: Friday, 23 September 2016
How Richard Attenborough bagged $2m in Picassos
Ahead of its Sotheby's sale, discover how the actor director put together a highly valuable ceramics collection
Published: Thursday, 22 September 2016
This is why Owen Wilson loves Ed Ruscha's work
The Hollywood star reveals his love for the LA pop artist in his voiceover for this new mini documentary
Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Why Jared Leto wants to play Andy Warhol
A clue to the Hollywood star's casting as Andy lies in a 2013 interview wherein he quotes the Pope of Pop
Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2016
When Warhol painted the Hammer and Sickle
Did a working trip to Seventies Italy change Andy's political outlook?
Published: Monday, 19 September 2016
Mecanoo’s wooden station is on track
The Dutch architects’ Veluwe National Park train station employs a suitably sylvan building material
Published: Monday, 19 September 2016
Why Cindy Sherman has just won a painting prize
The US fine-art photographer will be 2016's recipient of Japan's Praemium Imperiale prize in the painting category
Published: Monday, 19 September 2016
A Movement in a Moment: Institutional Critique
Discover how artists developed a new mode of expression - by criticising public art institutions
Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2016
The hidden message in Robert Indiana’s Love
On his birthday we look at how this work evolved from a Christmas card into an appeal to Ellsworth Kelly
Published: Tuesday, 13 September 2016
What happened when Sarah Sze was censored
By changing one of her apolitical pieces the Chinese Government inspired Sze to create a more critical work
Published: Monday, 12 September 2016
Sterling Ruby is signing his new book in Berlin
Want your Phaidon book inscribed by the artist? Then get over to his new show in the German capital
Published: Friday, 9 September 2016
The Gagosian is opening a tattoo parlour
Come to the Gagosian's NY Art Book Fair stand and get inked with works by the gallery's artists
Published: Friday, 9 September 2016
Shrigley goes shopping in New York
The British artist's new Manhattan public artwork pairs a permanent medium with a throwaway message
Published: Wednesday, 7 September 2016