Recent Articles

Gombrich Explains Renoir
On the French Impressionist’s birthday a look at why his paintings have divided art lovers for over a century
Published: Thursday, 25 February 2016
How Paul McCarthy keeps the resistance up at 70
The US artist tells his audience at Whitman College that he mistrusts the world, and that we don't see who we are
Published: Monday, 22 February 2016
JR puts a face on the TED 2016 Virtual Reality event
Well, a set of eyes at least. Find out how the artist buddied up with Chris Milk to help VR users gain a little empathy
Published: Monday, 22 February 2016
A slice of Lucio Fontana
On the anniversary of his birth, we examine how Fontana’s slashed canvases led the way for a generation of artists
Published: Friday, 19 February 2016
Were US artists just as Modern as Europeans?
On the 103rd anniversary of the Armory Show, a new book reassesses the development of Modernism in America
Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Saving Noguchi’s dance sets
To mark its 90th anniversary, the Martha Graham Company is restoring the Modernist sculptor's stage sets
Published: Wednesday, 17 February 2016
The Tate celebrates 150 years of faking it in photos
Tate Modern's Performing for the Camera shows how performance and photos have always gone together
Published: Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Remaking the Dadaglobe
How did one art historian reassemble this lost Dada compendium, 95 years after it was supposed to be published?
Published: Monday, 15 February 2016
The van Gogh copy that became a 21st century classic
Learn how this monumental oil painting by the Romanian artist Adrian Ghenie serves to vindicate 21st European art
Published: Monday, 15 February 2016
The romantic world of Paul McCarthy
On Valentine's Day a conversation about beauty and truth with an artist always ready and willing to surprise. . .
Published: Sunday, 14 February 2016
Cindy Sherman mimics fashion Instagram poseurs
'Who travels with hair and make up just to see their sister in LA?' she asks. 'They're not even selfies they're setups'
Published: Friday, 12 February 2016
Kim Gordon and Larry Gagosian open a record store
Sort of. She'll host a booth at the LA Book Fair, selling records with cover art by Richard Prince and others
Published: Friday, 12 February 2016
Rent Van Gogh's bedroom in Chicago for $10
Airbnb is offering this recreation (with wi-fi) of Vincent's Arles room alongside a new Chicago show
Published: Thursday, 11 February 2016

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