Recent Articles

David Lynch's art, architecture and photography influences
As Twin Peaks returns we take a look at how the director’s life-long appreciation of cool stuff affects his vision
Published: Saturday, 27 May 2017
Have you seen this new Wolfgang Tillmans video?
The acclaimed photographer has made a video with London producer Powell and will perform with him in August
Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
The ancient inspiration behind Peter Marino's Gagosian debut
Discover how a pre-Christian shipwreck led the architect and fine-art collector to create a series of beautiful boxes
Published: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
In Production - Kerry James Marshall
Contemporary Art Editor Michele Robecchi gives us a sneak peek at a book about to leave our shelves for yours
Published: Monday, 22 May 2017
JR and Agnès Varda’s small-town film comes to Cannes
The documentary Visages Villages follows the pair aboard JR’s mobile photo booth as they drive into rural France
Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017
How Walter Gropius made the modern age
On the anniverary of the Bauhaus founder's birth we look at how his school helped form modern functionalism
Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017
Philip Guston versus Richard Nixon
On the 44th anniversary of the Watergate hearings a new show looks back at the artist's take on Tricky Dicky
Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017
How drinks with Erik Satie helped Man Ray make this 'gift'
On the 151st anniversary of the minimalist composer’s birth we look back at his little-known surrealist collaboration
Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Art inspired by the Cultural Revolution
On the 51st anniversary how the generation it affected incorporated their experience into great artworks
Published: Tuesday, 16 May 2017
5 reasons to look again at Las Vegas architecture
Vegas was founded 112 years ago today. Here’s how to love it, even if you’re not a slots and Cirque du Soleil sort
Published: Monday, 15 May 2017
What was the Target in Jasper Johns' paintings?
On the artist’s 87th birthday, we look into the hidden meanings in one of his best-known series of works
Published: Monday, 15 May 2017
A Movement in a Moment: The Pre-Raphaelites
On Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s birthday, we look back at the original band of revolting London art students
Published: Friday, 12 May 2017
JR’s mercy mission to Somalia
The artist and activist joins social media-stars Jérôme Jarre and Juanpa Zurita on their aid trip to East Africa
Published: Thursday, 11 May 2017


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