Recent Articles

Bob Nickas on his genre-busting new painting show
Are the pictures in Nickas’s exhibition figurative? Are they abstract? The answer is ‘yes’ and ‘no’ and also ‘maybe’
Published: Friday, 18 November 2016
The Art of the Plant – Marc Quinn
Best known for Self - a cast of his blood-filled head, the sculptor has also found inspiration in the natural world
Published: Thursday, 17 November 2016
Elizabeth McIntosh - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Christie's Strangest Sales – Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels
Discover how the actress acquired a $140 million collection, thanks to her ping-pong skills, among other talents
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Gerhard Richter says art is the highest form of hope
In a rare new interview the painter reasserts the solace and comfort that fine art can offer humanity
Published: Tuesday, 15 November 2016
The Art of the Plant – Piet Mondrian
The abstract painter is best known for his De Stijl works, yet he found early inspiration in the natural world
Published: Monday, 14 November 2016
How Nigel Cooke has a blast in the studio
How loud music and an abundance of enthusiasm led to a life model being covered in emulsion paint
Published: Friday, 11 November 2016
When Mona Hatoum videoed a private moment
To pee or not to pee? The artist recalls inviting visitors to a gallery toilet to make an alarming choice
Published: Friday, 11 November 2016
Patrizio di Massimo - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Thursday, 10 November 2016
A first look at Nan Goldin's drawings
Discover the deeply personal origins of the photographer's drawings on show for the first time
Published: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Christie's Strangest Sales – A salvaged £3m Spitfire
How a downed WWII fighter was saved from the coastal sands and went on to achieve seven figures at auction
Published: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Anselm Kiefer goes to Viking heaven
The German artist wrestles with Norse mythology, identity and recent history in forthcoming London show
Published: Wednesday, 9 November 2016
A Movement in a Moment: Cobra
How the first truly international post-war avant-garde movement was founded on this day 8 November in 1948
Published: Tuesday, 8 November 2016