Recent Articles

These Self-Portraits will freak you out
What do you see when you look in the mirror? Let's hope its nothing like this trio of images from 500 Self-Portraits. . .
Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Benjamin Moore paintings
Discover how Frank Stella's love of commercial house paint helped him catch the eye of pop art pioneer Andy Warhol
Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018
Liz Larner - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Cones and Pillars series
Want to know why Frank Stella borrowed from fairy tales in his quest to break up the surface of his paintings?
Published: Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Emily Hesse - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Monday, 15 January 2018
Happy art for Blue Monday from Alain de Botton
Can pretty works by Matisse and Monet get us through the January blues? Yes, argues the Art as Therapy author
Published: Monday, 15 January 2018
How Kerry James Marshall kept MLK's memory alive
The artist was inspired by commercial souvenirs to spread Dr. King's legacy - without desecrating his memory
Published: Monday, 15 January 2018
Markus Karstieß - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Friday, 12 January 2018
Tomi Ungerer is now a Commandeur de la Légion d'Honneur
The 86-year-old author receives one of France's highest honours in the French National New Year's list
Published: Friday, 12 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Moby Dick series
Here's how Frank Stella's tribute to the Great American novel also paid a debt to the abstract expressionists
Published: Thursday, 11 January 2018
Marco Chiandetti - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C

Published: Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Scarlatti K series
Here's how Frank Stella uses 3D printing, cutting-edge software and baroque music to reinvent painting
Published: Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Who knew Renoir did erotica?
Is this painting of a girl bathing entirely innocent - or loaded with sexual suggestion?
Published: Monday, 8 January 2018

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