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What links Van Dyck, Lenin and Colonel Sanders?
On the Flemish painter's birthday, an aspect of his portraiture that's resounded through the ages
Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
A Phaidon guide to the Fourth Plinth winner
What to say about the Michael Rakowitz sculpture that’s coming to Trafalgar Square soon
Published: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Wow! Will Superflex do this to the Tate?
Did you know that Tate Modern’s latest Turbine Hall artists once flooded a McDonald’s?
Published: Tuesday, 21 March 2017
When Warhol painted Greta Garbo
Ahead of the US sale of Warhol’s Star print, we look into Andy’s fascination with the actress
Published: Tuesday, 21 March 2017
RIP Trisha Brown, Rauschenberg's dance partner
A look back at Brown's huge influence on Bob, following the choreographer's death on Saturday
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017
Alex Olson - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017
What to say when walking round the new Theaster Gates show
Become an instant expert on the artist’s National Gallery exhibition - courtesy of our monograph
Published: Friday, 17 March 2017
When Olafur Eliasson dyed the rivers green
On St Patrick’s Day we look at how a simple green artwork made us look at our cities anew
Published: Friday, 17 March 2017
A Phaidon guide to the Whitney Biennial
Here’s how the artists in one of 2017's most important shows are described in our books
Published: Thursday, 16 March 2017
JR dons toy astronaut helmet to battle storm Stella
'En plain air' takes on a whole new meaning as the French artist scales NY water tower
Published: Thursday, 16 March 2017
How to get ahead in the art world by Magnus Resch
Serial entrepreneur's new publication offers the most wide-ranging report on today's art galleries
Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Maria Taniguchi - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Where is Ai Weiwei showing his new migrant artwork?
The artist is preparing to unveil a monumental new piece inspired by the refugee crisis
Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

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