Recent Articles

Wilhelm Sasnal’s spooky Christopher Columbus film
The Polish artist and filmmaker draws on the New World explorer's darker side for his new short film
Published: Monday, 5 October 2015
When Ai Weiwei met Bono
Look who has just cropped up on the roving Chinese artist and dissident’s Instagram page
Published: Friday, 2 October 2015
How JR uses ballet to break down barriers
Why did this contemporary artist turn to classical ballet when telling the story of the 2005 Parisian riots?
Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Gombrich Explains the beauty in Caravaggio
The artist was born today, 29 Sept, 1571. Learn how he broke the rules to create his brutally honest paintings
Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Davide Balula knocks holes in the Gagosian
The artist chips away at Gagosian's Athens outpost in a show inspired by Ancient Greece and Gordon Matta-Clark
Published: Monday, 28 September 2015
The Art of the Map - Olafur Eliasson
The innovative, European artist is obsessed with sunshine, as you can gather from his neon-lit map of the world
Published: Monday, 28 September 2015
Watch a Richard Wentworth artwork take shape
False Ceiling – Indianapolis opened at the weekend, and the museum sent us this video capturing its installation
Published: Monday, 28 September 2015
Why did Ellsworth Kelly help a toddler doodle?
Does his open-mindedness keep the 92-year-old artist creative? You might think so after reading this story
Published: Friday, 25 September 2015
See JR's Robert De Niro film in New York next week
The French artist will stage a preview screening of Ellis as part of his appearance at the New Yorker Festival
Published: Thursday, 24 September 2015
Help the Tate uncover art history secrets
A new site lets amateur researchers annotate Francis Bacon and Barbara Hepworth documents, among others
Published: Thursday, 24 September 2015
The one photo that got JR into trouble
From Brazil’s favelas to the West Bank, only one picture has got the artist into hot water. Can you guess why?
Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2015
The problem Alex Katz has with waiters
The 88-year-old New York painter might have found new fans in later life, yet some perennial problems remain
Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2015
The art Ed Ruscha made with his pop star friend
A new exhibition explores a little-known collaborative relationship predating Ed Ruscha’s arrival in LA
Published: Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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