Recent Articles

Warhol’s Giant Size bequest
More Andy art will be seen in 2015 thanks to his foundation’s recent donation of 14,000 works
Published: Tuesday, 6 January 2015
The Store Detective: May Books, New Orleans
In our new series we speak to the people behind some of the best fine-art bookshops in the world
Published: Monday, 5 January 2015
How was 2014 for Zhang Xiaogang?
The major Chinese artist looks back at last year’s Korean show, and forward to his Prague retrospective
Published: Monday, 5 January 2015
How was 2014 for Laura Carlin?
The author of our new book for younger readers made a tile wall in East London and prepared for her solo show
Published: Thursday, 1 January 2015
How was 2014 for Yin Xiuzhen?
Environmental change, bewilderment at human greed and a new art language all played a part in her work
Published: Monday, 29 December 2014
Gombrich Explains Christian Iconography
The art historian charts the primitive and sophisticated methods that created Christian imagery
Published: Thursday, 25 December 2014
How was 2014 for Joel Meyerowitz?
Late period Matisse proved an inspiration, and working with film maker Ralph Goertz helped him find himself
Published: Wednesday, 24 December 2014
How was 2014 for Roger Ballen?
Dreams, nature, and hearing the word 'Ballenesque' used to describe another piece of art all made it a great year
Published: Friday, 19 December 2014
Alex Katz on work, life and New York
The great artist on working outdoors, how it takes a week to know if a painting’s worked and why nudes don’t date
Published: Friday, 19 December 2014
How was 2014 for JR?
He choreographed a ballet, created an installation at Ellis Island and hung out with Spielberg, Lucas and De Niro
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014
How Kandinsky helped create abstract art
On his birth date we look at how in trying to reconcile music and painting the artist invented a new form
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Gombrich Explains Katsushika Hokusai
Some good reasons to catch the Grand Palais show - the last time many prints will be seen outside Japan

Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
How was 2014 for Bob Nickas?
The great New York critic and curator delighted in the Optical Unconscious but despaired in Cooper Union
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
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