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Learn how Ellsworth Kelly changed abstract art
You'll find all you need to know about how the 92-year-old painter impacted US art in his first full-career monograph
Published: Monday, 10 August 2015
Cindy Sherman stars in Rufus Wainwright's opera
Sherman plays legendary diva Maria Callas in a Francesco Vezzoli-shot film for new Wainwright opera
Published: Friday, 7 August 2015
Andy Warhol - by Andy Warhol
On his birthday we look at how Andy's wildly differing self-portraits shaped his public persona and myth
Published: Thursday, 6 August 2015
How we got from cave paintings to contemporary art
30,000 Years of Art offers a complete history of mankind’s artistry - are you ready to explore?
Published: Monday, 27 July 2015
Wow! How did you get up there JR?
The artist and Phaidon author has been pretty busy in Philly and New York this week, but what's he been up to?
Published: Thursday, 23 July 2015
How AIDS shaped art in America
A new exhibition examines the immense effect a big disease with a little name had on contemporary art
Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Ai Weiwei just got his passport back!
The artist just Instagrammed this picture - hurray!
Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Theaster Gates reveals new church project details
The artist outlines his plans for Sanctum, a 24/7, three-week-long performance in a derelict British church
Published: Monday, 20 July 2015
New show channels the spirit of Agnes Martin
Chewday's clever new show questions the way art is rapidly reduced to image data on social networks
Published: Wednesday, 15 July 2015
When Warhol wanted to tap dance
A new exhibition looks back at the influence of choreography, film and rock music on the great Pop artist’s work
Published: Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Can JR's new book change your world?
The artist has already altered perceptions from Paris to Palestine - isn't it time he weaved his magic on you?
Published: Monday, 13 July 2015
Time to take a new look at our world?
The picture below is a map - Map: Exploring the World features 300 more, just as unusual, exciting and beautiful
Published: Tuesday, 7 July 2015
How Marc Chagall painted his own birthday - inspired by the love and gifts of his muse Bella
To mark the painter’s date of birth, 6 July, we look back to an early anniversary celebrated in this lovely painting
Published: Monday, 6 July 2015

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