Recent Articles

Rose Eken - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C

Published: Friday, 1 December 2017
John Pawson's World of Colour: Blue
How the architect found beautiful blues in the Aegean Sea and the skies over Chipping Norton
Published: Friday, 1 December 2017
How Yayoi Kusama inspired Donald Judd
If you like Donald's box sculptures you might want to thank Yayoi for helping him come up with them
Published: Thursday, 30 November 2017
Why Robert Ryman is having a moment right now
The author of our new monograph explains why critics are returning to the painter’s great white body of work
Published: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
The Artist Project: Zhang Xiaogang on El Greco
The Chinese artist admires the inner psychology this expressive Renaissance master set down in his work
Published: Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Jenny Holzer talks about her NYC AIDS Memorial
'I remember the hostility of the Reagan years - pragmatism, resources and mercy were needed then, and now'
Published: Monday, 27 November 2017
The Brit Awards go red - courtesy of Anish Kapoor
Kapoor – the first sculptor to create the trophy – has reworked the familiar Britannia in his favourite colour
Published: Monday, 27 November 2017
Artists Who Make Books: Ed Ruscha
By offering only 'technical data' the artist lets us see something exceptional in pools, gas stations and baby photos
Published: Monday, 27 November 2017
Why we should think of Robert Ryman as a contemporary artist
The categories of modern vs. contemporary are useful only for bureaucratic purposes and dissolve when we look to art for its full potential to move us, says Vittorio Colaizzi, author of our new Robert Ryman book
Published: Friday, 24 November 2017
Tommaso Corvi-Mora - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Artists Who Make Books: Taryn Simon
Concerned with the structure of secrecy, this artist's work makes for some very compelling printed matter

Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Decoding John Currin’s spooky Thanksgiving
There’s a ghost at the feast in John Currin’s depiction of the American harvest festival
Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Why you must not call Robert Ryman’s paintings ‘pictures’
Vittorio Colaizzi, author of our Robert Ryman book, schools us in the right way to describe this abstract painter's work
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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