Recent Articles

JR creates a new world for kids in his hometown
The artist’s Vous êtes ici exhibition at the Centre Pompidou offers a high tech 'model village' of his work
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016
The Art of the Map - Leonardo da Vinci
On his birth anniversary learn why he crafted this stealthy city map for one of Europe's most violent rulers
Published: Friday, 15 April 2016
Elmgreen & Dragset turn a pool into Van Gogh's Ear
What does this swimming pool readymade say about the difference between Van Gogh's time and our own?
Published: Friday, 15 April 2016
Asako Iwama on the 'small universe' of the body
Artist Asako Iwama cooked at Studio Olafur Eliasson for a decade - this is what she learned along the way
Published: Thursday, 14 April 2016
How Peggy Guggenheim made Jackson Pollock
As Pollock's mural for Peggy heads to London we look at how it ushered him into the ranks of the avant-garde
Published: Thursday, 14 April 2016
Can you spot Noma on Olafur Eliasson's shelfie?
Hands up who spotted this picture in our new book Studio Olafur Eliasson The Kitchen
Published: Thursday, 14 April 2016
Why Sarah Sze’s words are as intricate as her art
Intrigued? Then come to the New York Public Library to hear the artist in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016
5 Phaidon artists - 5 great Robert Storr lines on them
As the author/ curator is made Officer of France's Order of Arts and Letters we pick out some of his best writing

Published: Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Why did Oscar Murillo destroy his UK passport?
Did the artist really flush his passport down an aircraft toilet mid-flight in an attempt to shake off western identity?
Published: Tuesday, 12 April 2016
The artwork that got JR arrested
These faces were only revealed as the block was torn down - here's how JR did it and what happened next
Published: Monday, 11 April 2016
John Baldessari - Affordable on Artspace
In his Double Motorcyclists and Landscape piece the grainy image of the bikers contrasts with the Icelandic wild
Published: Friday, 8 April 2016
Cindy Sherman's hooked to the silver screen
The artist’s new exhibition, opening in May, draws inspiration from Hollywood publicity stills of the 1920s
Published: Thursday, 7 April 2016


Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City. Read more
Contact us

Phaidon Offices

Contact the sales team

  Press offices

Submitting a book proposal

Careers at Phaidon

. .
. . . . . .