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The garden that nurtured Impressionism
Get to know Claude Monet's horticultural masterpiece ahead of a new Royal Academy blockbuster
Published: Wednesday, 27 January 2016
The art app that lets you try before you buy
Artspace’s new app lets you find shows and browse works - but there’s one other function we’re really taken with. . .
Published: Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Yet another Phaidon author curates Venice Biennale!
Centre Pompidou chief curator becomes the fifth Phaidon author in a row to head up the prestigious art event
Published: Monday, 25 January 2016
A new studio for firework artist Cai Guo-Qiang
Old meets new as Rem Koolhaas and OMA dramatically rework the artist's New York studio complex
Published: Friday, 22 January 2016
Why Mark Grotjahn swapped his art for shop signs
Learn how the Gagosian artist overcame artistic difficulties by exchanging his paintings for grocery store notices
Published: Friday, 22 January 2016
Elmgreen & Dragset create a fake art fair in China
For their debut solo show in Asia at Beijing's UCCA, the European duo spoof the ever expanding sales events
Published: Thursday, 21 January 2016
Was Cézanne really the father of modern art?
On the anniversary of his birth, we look at why the 19th century French artist still influences painting today.
Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Ellsworth Kelly on Monet, painting and his chapel
The late, great US artist discusses his art, influences and his spiritual beliefs in these wonderful new videos
Published: Monday, 18 January 2016
Olafur Eliasson wins award for improving the world
Artist, social entrepreneur and author is honoured alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, at The Crystal Awards in Davos
Published: Monday, 18 January 2016
Stan Douglas shoots a spy film
The artist retells Joseph Conrad’s novel The Secret Agent on the turbulent streets of 70s Portugal
Published: Monday, 18 January 2016
Meet the artist selling shadows of famous works
LA-based artist Ana Prvacki will offer shadows cast by the works of Koons, Duchamp and Bourgeois at new show
Published: Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Picasso’s private works go on show
Sotheby’s sale includes drawings, sculptures and ceramic works that the artist kept behind in his studio
Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2016
Do you know about this photography pioneer?
Saul Leiter shot in colour years before William Eggleston. A new retrospective reassesses his work
Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2016


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