Recent Articles

JR takes to the high seas!
The French artist's image will grace the sails of this yacht when it races from France to Brazil this autumn
Published: Tuesday, 1 August 2017
5 key points for the Tate’s new Bruce Nauman show
Tate Modern’s Nauman exhibition has just opened. Here’s a handful of things to think about when you visit
Published: Tuesday, 1 August 2017
What your fridge has in common with this Jean Dubuffet show
On the anniversary of the French artist's birth, we look forward to a new exhibition of his Théâtres de Mémoire works
Published: Monday, 31 July 2017
What Millais thought of Beatrix Potter
On the 151st anniversary of her birth, we look back at Potter's art and the admiration it drew from one Pre-Raphaelite
Published: Friday, 28 July 2017
JR gives Cara Delevingne a late-night French rooftop tour
The artist and activist joined the movie star high above the streets following her movie’s French premier
Published: Thursday, 27 July 2017
Have you seen Elizabeth Peyton’s portrait of Angela Merkel?
The US artist has painted a tender picture of the German Chancellor for a profile in the August edition of Vogue
Published: Thursday, 27 July 2017
The English paintings that inspired Stanley Kubrick
On the 89th anniversary of the director’s birth, we look at how eighteenth-century art found its way into his work
Published: Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Did Alice Cooper’s ghoulish live show help him snag a Warhol?
The US shock rocker’s electric chair routine may have prompted his girlfriend to buy a print from Andy for just $2.5k
Published: Monday, 24 July 2017
5 art inspired chess sets on International Chess Day
From Memphis to the Bauhaus, here’s how the modern and contemporary art world has reworked the game
Published: Thursday, 20 July 2017
Have you seen the art of Evelyn Waugh?
New show draws together wide array of the novelist’s little-known, surprisingly expressive and funny visual works
Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
What will art look like in the age of AI?
A new show wonders what life and art might be like when mankind takes its anticipated big leap forward
Published: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
When Georg Baselitz painted his Heroes
A new exhibition looks at how the artist reinvented German painting to suit a post-war perspective
Published: Monday, 17 July 2017
A Movement in a Moment: Precisionism
How photography, the Ford Motor Company and Cubism shaped America’s first truly modern art movement
Published: Friday, 14 July 2017


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