Recent Articles

High-speed photo pioneers inspire Sarah Sze's new show
The artist looks back to Eadweard Muybridge and Harold Edgerton in her new work, Images in Debris
Published: Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Fire Island and Pet Shop Boys made Tillmans groove again
The photographer describes getting back into making music - now he plans to include some in his next exhibition
Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Trevor Paglen subverts classified military insignia
Why does the artist collect secret military patches? And what do they tell us about warfare today?
Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The hidden message in Robert Indiana’s Love
Following his death, we look at how this work evolved from a Christmas card into an appeal to Ellsworth Kelly
Published: Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The exhibition that pushed NYC to the art world's centre
The Ninth Street Show opened 67 years ago today. Here's how it focussed and clarified the city's art scene
Published: Monday, 21 May 2018
The poignant truth behind Kerry James Marshall's new $21 million Sotheby's auction record
Here's why Marshall's work, Past Times, embodies the artist's struggle to place black people in grand paintings
Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018
However you're feeling today Jean Jullien has a badge for you!
Express yourself courtesy of the illustrator with these brass pins that put a face to every feeling
Published: Thursday, 17 May 2018
The decline and fall of the gentlemanly art thief
In The Museum of Lost Art Noah Charney explains why today's criminals favour car bombs over cunning
Published: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Did Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman share some moves?
An upcoming Tate show brings the two artists together, drawing out some surprising parallels in their work
Published: Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Sex, madness and the Met’s summer show
Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection, showcases one man’s tastes
Published: Friday, 11 May 2018
So why do artists destroy their own work?
In The Museum of Lost Art Noah Charney explains how vanity and reinvention lie behind the urge to slash and burn
Published: Friday, 11 May 2018
Wolfgang Tillmans is working on a World War II Requiem
The photo artist has teamed up with ENO to stage a production of a Benjamin Britten choral masterpiece
Published: Friday, 11 May 2018
How, after death, Hokusai changed art history
On the anniversary of Hokusai’s death, we look at how his work altered the course of Western art
Published: Thursday, 10 May 2018


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