Recent Articles

Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Aki Sasamoto
The Japanese-born New York-based artist on why she is installing a 3D personality test inside the NYC art fair
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015
How Leonardo da Vinci used science to elevate art
On the anniversary of his birth, how the Renaissance Master used learning to raise the status of painting
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Are you fit for Carsten Höller’s new thrill ride?
The Belgian artist will insist on certain physical and mental criteria from the riders on his forthcoming UK installation
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015
Stories from the Secession - Art or porn?
Art in Vienna examines how the erotic charge of the Secessionists pushed Viennese society to its limits
Published: Friday, 10 April 2015
Dancing on Warhol's Silver Clouds
A new NYC production of Merce Cunningham's 1968 work RainForest brings back Warhol's Mylar balloons
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2015
Why forgery was a good move for Michelangelo
Author Noah Charney explains how a bit of cunning deception helped launched the master artist's career
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Samara Golden
The LA artist hopes to reveal hidden depths at this year’s New York art fair, via her Frieze Projects commission
Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Pia Camil
We speak to 2015's Frieze Projects participants, including Pia Camil, the artist giving away clothes at the fair
Published: Tuesday, 7 April 2015
How Raphael won his place within the Renaissance
The Italian artist proved that a sweet temper and a balanced manner is no hindrance to a place in art history
Published: Thursday, 2 April 2015
Zhang Xiaogang explained in 5 paintings
How Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and Richter all inform the work of China's most important contemporary painter
Published: Wednesday, 1 April 2015
Stories from the Secession - Radical music and art
The Viennese Secessionist artists didn't just limit their influence to painting, as Art In Vienna explains
Published: Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Le Corbusier's art goes on show in Paris
The architect's paintings and collages are the subject of a joint show at two Parisian galleries
Published: Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Roger Ballen goes back to Outland #2
The photographer revisits his 1995 photo, Woman, man and dog from his seminal book Outland
Published: Monday, 30 March 2015