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Ten questions for Cristina Salmastrelli, the director of the Affordable Art Fair, New York City
She reveals how much works can go up by, why they have an artist in residence, and how they keep out the fakes
Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Tomi Ungerer gets a medal from the French president
Phaidon children's author is given Order of Merit medal by François Hollande at the Élysée Palace in Paris
Published: Friday, 19 September 2014
What Theaster Gates did last summer
Chicago artist curates show focussing on artists of color themed around the idea of a retreat
Published: Friday, 19 September 2014
Remembering the LA Olympics
Rauschenberg and Hockney's pop art creations for the 1984 games go on show in Switzerland
Published: Thursday, 18 September 2014
Jenny Holzer’s classified calligraphy
The artist looks back at an Afghan’s death in 2003 with a set of works examining the path to war
Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Gombrich Explains Turner
The historian admired the painter’s mastery of nature and the stagecraft with which he managed his visual effects
Published: Monday, 15 September 2014
Our new author on how to write about art
Noah Charney, the author of The Book of Forgery, hosts a Guardian Masterclass on art writing
Published: Friday, 12 September 2014
Why Edmund de Waal’s pots are like prisoners
The ceramicist and Phaidon author’s decision to support a British charity offers a great insight into his work
Published: Thursday, 11 September 2014
How Okwui Enwezor changed the art world
The Wall Street Journal charts the ascent of the Phaidon author, from poet to the director of the Venice Biennale
Published: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Where have Warhol’s Elvis and Brando been?
In a West German casino, since the seventies, of course, but this autumn they're going back to New York
Published: Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Pulling down Mies van der Rohe’s glass curtain
Monika Sosnowska's new work, Tower takes down one of architecture’s best-known, most-loved buildings
Published: Tuesday, 9 September 2014
The Phaidon guide to art speak - Altermodern
Decoding the language of art criticism - one knotty phrase at a time. Today, a word for what's after postmodernism
Published: Monday, 8 September 2014
How Courbet retains the power to shock
A newly opened European exhibition places the French painter’s most explicit and controversial work at its centre
Published: Monday, 8 September 2014
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