Recent Articles

The meanings in Robert Rauschenberg’s Monogram
Sexual metaphor or a religious offering? Here’s how to examine one of the key pieces in the Tate’s new show
Published: Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Valentina D'Amaro - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Monday, 5 December 2016
The Art of the Plant – Vincent van Gogh
Though better known for his Sunflowers, the artist drew this Hyacinth during his struggle with mental illness
Published: Friday, 2 December 2016
80-year-old Ingeborg Lüscher – Art needs courage
The artist on life with Harald Szeemann, how the Prague Spring changed her, and what young artists should do
Published: Friday, 2 December 2016
A few of Sarah Sze's favourite things
A Vermeer, a Japanese shrine, Rauschenberg's bed - and toilet paper - are among the artist's most-loved objects
Published: Thursday, 1 December 2016
Music to watch Agnes Martin to
The New York contemporary composer John Zorn sets the artist's abstract work to music at the Guggenheim
Published: Thursday, 1 December 2016
Christie's Strangest Sales – the Hand of God
How two Polish politicians' protests actually pushed up the price of this Maurizio Cattelan work
Published: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Happy 85th birthday Tomi Ungerer!
Eric Carle, Jean Julien, Milton Glaser, Oliver Jeffers and Stefan Sagmeister all pay tribute to the 85-year-old author
Published: Monday, 28 November 2016
Julia Rommel - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Friday, 25 November 2016
A Vitamin P3 guide to Art Basel Miami Beach
Want to understand what's on display at next month’s art fair? Then get our new painting survey Vitamin P3
Published: Friday, 25 November 2016
Cui Jie - Why I Paint
Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3
Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
The Art of the Plant – Rob Kesseler
This hand-coloured electron microscope scan shows how beautiful tiny pieces of the natural world can be
Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Christie's Strangest Sales – The Lady in Disguise
Discover the tragic tale behind one of Christie's earliest consignors, courtesy of our new book Going Once
Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2016

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