Recent Articles

U2 and JR team up for the Grammys
The French artist provided imagery for the Irish band’s pro-immigration performance at the awards last night
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018
Christo barrels into London
The artist will float an Egyptian burial mound made of oil barrels on the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park this summer
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018
These Self-Portraits will make your bad hair day a bit better
Feeling tonsorially challenged? Be thankful your unruly tresses aren't captured for posterity in 500 Self-Portraits
Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018
When Georgia O'Keeffe went to Hawaii
See both O'Keeffe's Hawaii paintings and some of the plants that inspired her at the New York Botanical Garden
Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018
JR’s film nomination makes Oscars history
The artist's documentary, Faces Places is up for best documentary - here’s why the nomination is so important
Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Yeesookyung - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Imaginary Places series
Here’s how a 1980s travel guide to Narnia, Middle Earth and Oz led Frank Stella on an abstract voyage of his own
Published: Monday, 22 January 2018
These Self-Portraits will freak you out
What do you see when you look in the mirror? Let's hope its nothing like this trio of images from 500 Self-Portraits. . .
Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Benjamin Moore paintings
Discover how Frank Stella's love of commercial house paint helped him catch the eye of pop art pioneer Andy Warhol
Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018
Liz Larner - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Cones and Pillars series
Want to know why Frank Stella borrowed from fairy tales in his quest to break up the surface of his paintings?
Published: Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Emily Hesse - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Monday, 15 January 2018
Happy art for Blue Monday from Alain de Botton
Can pretty works by Matisse and Monet get us through the January blues? Yes, argues the Art as Therapy author
Published: Monday, 15 January 2018

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