Recent Articles

Who knew Anselm Kiefer did erotica?
The great German painter mixed ancient sex myths with sensual female nudity in this watercolour
Published: Wednesday, 6 September 2017
How Georgia O'Keeffe saw the night sky
Here's why Georgia O’Keeffe imposed a little human order on the heavens in her painting Starlight Night
Published: Monday, 4 September 2017
Looking back at NY’s leading African-American art museum
A new show at The Carnegie Museum of Art showcases works from the Studio Museum in Harlem
Published: Friday, 25 August 2017
Why Mark Bradford thinks the Robert E Lee statue should stay
The artist says if the conversation is about the history of the US then you have to talk about that history
Published: Tuesday, 22 August 2017
We're looking forward to the eclipse!
In the US on Monday there will be a total solar eclipse. This is how one photographer captured the 2008 one
Published: Friday, 18 August 2017
Your chance to be a ceramic artist courtesy of The Tate
Clare Twomey opens a fascinating installation at Tate Modern next month - and you can take part
Published: Thursday, 17 August 2017
Ten Questions for Wolfgang Tillmans
On his 49th birthday here's another chance to read an interview we did to coincide with his latest Phaidon book
Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017
The amazing story behind this stolen Willem de Kooning
Woman-Ochre found on the wall of a New Mexico couple's bedroom where it had hung for the last 32 years
Published: Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Yayoi Kusama gets her own museum
Tokyo structure that began taking shape in 2014 is at last revealed to be a shrine to the octogenarian's work
Published: Monday, 14 August 2017
Random International release a drone swarm
The makers of the worldwide hit Rain Room return with another interactive artwork in London

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017
Why is Mary Beard planning a fake Bronze show for Frieze?
Hauser & Wirth has teamed-up with the classicist for a faux show placing Paul McCarthy beside real artefacts
Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017
When Pablo Picasso made textiles
As art prices spiral could textiles forge a way into collecting? A forthcoming exhibition takes a look

Published: Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Edmund de Waal is working on a Wayne McGregor ballet
The ceramicist and Phaidon author is designing a new production based on Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms
Published: Tuesday, 8 August 2017


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