Recent Articles

The Brit Awards go red - courtesy of Anish Kapoor
Kapoor – the first sculptor to create the trophy – has reworked the familiar Britannia in his favourite colour
Published: Monday, 27 November 2017
Artists Who Make Books: Ed Ruscha
By offering only 'technical data' the artist lets us see something exceptional in pools, gas stations and baby photos
Published: Monday, 27 November 2017
Why we should think of Robert Ryman as a contemporary artist
The categories of modern vs. contemporary are useful only for bureaucratic purposes and dissolve when we look to art for its full potential to move us, says Vittorio Colaizzi, author of our new Robert Ryman book
Published: Friday, 24 November 2017
Tommaso Corvi-Mora - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Artists Who Make Books: Taryn Simon
Concerned with the structure of secrecy, this artist's work makes for some very compelling printed matter

Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Decoding John Currin’s spooky Thanksgiving
There’s a ghost at the feast in John Currin’s depiction of the American harvest festival
Published: Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Why you must not call Robert Ryman’s paintings ‘pictures’
Vittorio Colaizzi, author of our Robert Ryman book, schools us in the right way to describe this abstract painter's work
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Katie Cuddon - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Monday, 20 November 2017
Artists Who Make Books: Richard Prince
Here’s how a controversial figure in contemporary American art went from pulp novelist to appropriation artist
Published: Monday, 20 November 2017
Camden Arts Centre gets a blast of Vitamin C
Clare Twomey, Emma Hart and Tommaso Corvi-Mora join us for a panel discussion with book editor Louisa Elderton
Published: Friday, 17 November 2017
Don't get Robert Ryman? Try viewing his work as sculptures!
That's the advice of Vittorio Colaizzi, author of our Robert Ryman book, though he admits Robert might not like it
Published: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Why Leonardo has always kept us guessing
Last night's $450 million sale may have surprised some but uncertainty was a Da Vinci specialty
Published: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Who knew JMW Turner did erotica?
We know his ships and seascapes, but Turner also painted this bedroom scene - and may have created others
Published: Wednesday, 15 November 2017

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