Recent Articles

How Peggy Guggenheim made Jackson Pollock
As Pollock's mural for Peggy heads to London we look at how it ushered him into the ranks of the avant-garde
Published: Thursday, 14 April 2016
Can you spot Noma on Olafur Eliasson's shelfie?
Hands up who spotted this picture in our new book Studio Olafur Eliasson The Kitchen
Published: Thursday, 14 April 2016
Why Sarah Sze’s words are as intricate as her art
Intrigued? Then come to the New York Public Library to hear the artist in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016
5 Phaidon artists - 5 great Robert Storr lines on them
As the author/ curator is made Officer of France's Order of Arts and Letters we pick out some of his best writing

Published: Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Why did Oscar Murillo destroy his UK passport?
Did the artist really flush his passport down an aircraft toilet mid-flight in an attempt to shake off western identity?
Published: Tuesday, 12 April 2016
The artwork that got JR arrested
These faces were only revealed as the block was torn down - here's how JR did it and what happened next
Published: Monday, 11 April 2016
John Baldessari - Affordable on Artspace
In his Double Motorcyclists and Landscape piece the grainy image of the bikers contrasts with the Icelandic wild
Published: Friday, 8 April 2016
Cindy Sherman's hooked to the silver screen
The artist’s new exhibition, opening in May, draws inspiration from Hollywood publicity stills of the 1920s
Published: Thursday, 7 April 2016
What lies behind Jeff Wall's Door?
How to get a grip on, and to buy a limited-edition print of, a quintessential work by one of today's greatest artists
Published: Wednesday, 6 April 2016
How Raphael won his place within the Renaissance
On the anniversary of his birth, and death, read how his easygoing nature helped him secure a place in art history
Published: Wednesday, 6 April 2016
How our Botticelli writer snubbed Mussolini
Lionello Venturi was forced to leave Italy after refusing to sign allegiance to Il Duce - here's what he did next
Published: Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Richard Serra on Ellsworth Kelly
The great artist remembers being blown away when he saw Kelly's Colors for a Large Wall the first time
Published: Monday, 4 April 2016


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