Recent Articles

How Galileo saw the night sky
Here's how the astronomer's sketches changed our view of the moon and undermined the Catholic Church
Published: Friday, 15 September 2017
The Sportsman’s winning ingredients: Sea Salt
How saline waters around the Sportsman enabled Stephen Harris to turn a grotty pub into a team GB champion
Published: Friday, 15 September 2017
The Artist Project: George Condo on Claude Monet
The artist explains why the 'ugliest combinations of colours' he's ever seen makes for an exquisite experience
Published: Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Sterling Ruby - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Tuesday, 12 September 2017
When Yayoi Kusama met Damien Hirst
She propositioned Nixon, held a gay wedding (and created cool art) so what happened when she met the YBA?
Published: Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Alex Katz remembers John Ashbery
Following the great American poet’s death, we look at the painter's enduring relationship with him
Published: Friday, 8 September 2017
How we relocated the Lascaux caves to The Art Museum
They've been closed since the Sixties but now you can visit them in our impossibly good museum-in-a-book
Published: Thursday, 7 September 2017
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


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