Recent Articles

From Book to Bid - Ed Ruscha's Whiz Kids
The tension between visual and textual understanding lie at the heart of this work, on sale at Christie's tonight
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Zhang Xiaogang and the 'nightmare' of Tiananmen
Images of decapitated bodies and severed limbs - how China's foremost artist reacted in paint to the events of 1989
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
JR on his new movie with Robert De Niro
The artist tells us about The Ghosts of Ellis Island, 'a fiction, that slowly connects to the reality'
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
A Movement in a Moment: De Stijl
How a group of artists in Holland tried to find a universal way to show the human experience
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
From Book to Bid - de Kooning's Pink Angels (study)
Renaissance allusion and sexual imagery abound in this study for a later masterwork on auction at Sotheby's
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Zhang Xiaogang's light bulb moment
How does this bare bulb symbolise the father son relationship of one of China's most famous artists?
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Picasso's Women of Algiers smashes auction record
Eleven minutes of frenetic bidding at Christie's sees $160 million Picasso become world's most expensive painting
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015
From Book to Bid – Alexander Calder's Untitled
At auction tonight - the Calder mobile loved by Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Duchamp and Fernand Léger
Published: Monday, 11 May 2015
Chris Burden R.I.P.
Following the US artist's death on Sunday,we examine the key pieces that made him such a unique talent
Published: Monday, 11 May 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Jo Stella-Sawicka
The Artistic Director of the fair on how to turn curious visitors into lifelong collectors
Published: Monday, 11 May 2015
From Book to Bid – Andy Warhol’s Fright Wig
The loss of friends and failing health inspired his most iconic portraits - one of which is up for auction at Sotheby's
Published: Friday, 8 May 2015
Could Ellsworth Kelly get a World War II medal?
In VE celebration week it's revealed that the great artist might receive a Congressional Medal for his WWII trickery
Published: Friday, 8 May 2015
From Book to Bid – Kusama's Infinity Nets (ZYA)
Damien Hirst asks the artist about the loneliness in her work on auction at Christie's, NY next week
Published: Thursday, 7 May 2015

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