Recent Articles

Ray Pettibon, Marcel Dzama and an exquisite corpse
The artists team up to employ a surrealist technique in their new show at David Zwirner in New York
Published: Wednesday, 6 January 2016
Theaster Gates on the real meaning of gentrification
The artist explains how you can improve a neighbourhood and still look after its existing inhabitants
Published: Tuesday, 5 January 2016
How Paris Changed Ellsworth Kelly
Understand why the late great American abstract artist abandoned figurative painting during a trip to Europe
Published: Monday, 4 January 2016
Ellsworth Kelly - 'It's been a long fun life'
In his last Artspace interview the late artist discussed Picasso, nature, and the fragments of life that inspired his art
Published: Wednesday, 30 December 2015
Ellsworth Kelly 1923 - 2015
Groundbreaking artist who bridged European and American modernism passed away at the weekend
Published: Monday, 28 December 2015
What's Ed Ruscha saying with his "word" works?
Learn how the artist, who celebrates his 78 birthday today, puts the "noise of everyday life" on to his canvases
Published: Wednesday, 16 December 2015
How Diego Rivera tried to paint the future
On the anniversary of the artist’s death, we look back at one his most prophetic and infamous works
Published: Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Why these two NYC art advisors have given away 850 art works to the Whitney and the Pompidou
The authors of Collecting Art for Love, Money and More describe the thinking behind their generous donation
Published: Monday, 23 November 2015
My Body of Art - Hank Willis Thomas on Eadweard Muybridge's frozen movement photographs
The US contemporary artist admires Muybridge's pioneering work breaking down human movement
Published: Thursday, 19 November 2015
The Art of the Map - Albrecht Dürer
Learn how the German Renaissance artist expressed both his love of art and science in this star chart
Published: Friday, 13 November 2015
From Book to Bid – Cindy Sherman’s Untitled #352
Understand the multiple roles the artist plays in this photograph, up for auction at Sotheby’s in New York
Published: Thursday, 12 November 2015
My Body of Art - Rashid Johnson on the hidden depths in Jackson Pollock's Full Fathom Five
The contemporary artist explains why he sees a thread between his work and that of the Ab Ex artist
Published: Thursday, 12 November 2015
Decoding the hidden meanings of Calder's mobiles
As Tate Modern opens the largest Calder show ever staged in the UK its co-curator Ann Coxon talks about how a meeting with Mondrian in his studio inspired the artist to create his most innovative and powerful work
Published: Wednesday, 11 November 2015

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