Recent Articles

How Emory Douglas branded the Black Panthers
Douglas's engaging designs have earned a place at Tate Modern and the Design Museum this summer
Published: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
How Italian family life inspired this artist
Emma Hart created her new show during a six-month trip, taking in ancient Rome, family therapy - and pottery
Published: Wednesday, 12 July 2017
When Andy Warhol met Muhammad Ali
The Louisville Lip ranted about drugs, religion and angel food cake, but Andy still thought Ali was 'beautiful'
Published: Tuesday, 11 July 2017
When Joseph Beuys boxed for democracy
A new London show looks back on the German artist’s pugilistic performance at Documenta VI
Published: Monday, 10 July 2017
A Movement in a Moment: Pointillism
Discover how an upset at a tapestry factory gave rise to one of the most striking artistic techniques
Published: Monday, 10 July 2017
Monica Bonvicini thinks Toni Schmale is one of the best new artists in the world right now
Machines that serve no function, ferociously hot metal, psychoanalytic theory - the italian artist says Schmale is the one to watch at new BALTIC Artists' Award show
Published: Friday, 7 July 2017
Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Tillmans and Phaidon artists create ES covers to celebrate London's resilience
Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, and Jamie Hewlett make up all star cast of contemporary art talent
Published: Thursday, 6 July 2017
Summer with Warhol and the Kennedy kids
What happened when Jackie O’s kids came to stay at Warhol’s summerhouse? Lots of fun, says to Jonas Mekas
Published: Tuesday, 4 July 2017
When Kerry James Marshall painted the 4th of July
On Independence Day we look at how the painter’s work Bang subtly subverts this all American holiday
Published: Tuesday, 4 July 2017
U2 screen JR’s new Syrian refugee film
The band have worked JR’s latest video piece into their current 30th anniversary Joshua Tree world tour
Published: Monday, 3 July 2017
Joel Meyerowitz talks French nonchalance
As Joel's Arles show opens, we look back at his earlier photographic jaunt around Europe, half a century ago
Published: Monday, 3 July 2017
How Paul Klee remained creative until the end
On the anniversary of the artist’s death, we look back at how Klee didn’t let illnes or Nazism degrade his talents

Published: Thursday, 29 June 2017
The painter who escaped Memphis
Artist and founder member of the Memphis group Nathalie Du Pasquier adds model-making to her practice
Published: Wednesday, 28 June 2017


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