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Recent Articles

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: Monday, 18 May 2015
Take a trip through Yin Xiuzhen’s Ruined City
How cement covered furnishings let this artist express the distress she felt at China’s breakneck modernisation
Published: Friday, 15 May 2015
Who is showing what at Frieze New York
$20 Dots, punk rock and Arte Povera - here's what to look out for in the booths at the New York art fair
Published: Thursday, 14 May 2015
Yin Xiuzhen and the Chinese art revolution
How the hopeful mid-Eighties years helped shape one of China's greatest contemporary artists
Published: Thursday, 14 May 2015
The Phaidon guide to art speak - Social Practice
Decoding the language of art criticism - one knotty phrase at a time
Published: Thursday, 14 May 2015
From Book to Bid - Ed Ruscha's Whiz Kids
The tension between visual and textual understanding lie at the heart of this work, on sale at Christie's tonight
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Zhang Xiaogang and the 'nightmare' of Tiananmen
Images of decapitated bodies and severed limbs - how China's foremost artist reacted in paint to the events of 1989
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
JR on his new movie with Robert De Niro
The artist tells us about The Ghosts of Ellis Island, 'a fiction, that slowly connects to the reality'
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
A Movement in a Moment: De Stijl
How a group of artists in Holland tried to find a universal way to show the human experience
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015
From Book to Bid - de Kooning's Pink Angels (study)
Renaissance allusion and sexual imagery abound in this study for a later masterwork on auction at Sotheby's
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Zhang Xiaogang's light bulb moment
How does this bare bulb symbolise the father son relationship of one of China's most famous artists?
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Picasso's Women of Algiers smashes auction record
Eleven minutes of frenetic bidding at Christie's sees $160 million Picasso become world's most expensive painting
Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015
From Book to Bid – Alexander Calder's Untitled
At auction tonight - the Calder mobile loved by Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Duchamp and Fernand Léger
Published: Monday, 11 May 2015

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