Recent Articles

Lewis Carroll - Pre-Raphaelite photographer
On his birthday, why we should regard the author’s photos not as cultural curios, but as Victorian artworld artifacts
Published: Friday, 27 January 2017
Christo cancels river project over Trump election
'The federal government is our landlord,' says the artist. 'And I can’t do a project that benefits this landlord.'
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017
Take a look at the private work tools of Pollock, Rauschenberg, Noguchi, Judd, Calder and Albers
Here's how Nicholas Calcott photographed the personal effects of some of the 20th century's most famous artists
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017
The art found down the back of Freud’s couch
Photographers Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin examine the famous psychoanalyst’s sofa in a new show
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Women artists get a room at Sadie Coles
London gallery’s new show looks at how a wide array of women artists interpret the domestic space
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
What's inside The Gallery of Everything?
Founder James Brett on the steady rise of private artists and how he's helping write an entire new art history
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
How prison made Isamu Noguchi a true modernist
A new exhibition at the Noguchi Museum examines the artist's time as a voluntary prisoner in WWII America
Published: Monday, 23 January 2017
Christie's Strangest Sales – The Oriental Museum
How a bunch of 'heathen curiosities', blackened with boot polish or painted white, ended up in London
Published: Friday, 20 January 2017
Gombrich explains Cézanne
On the anniversary of the artist’s birth, let the great art historian explain how this master moved painting forward
Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017
The show that links Gerhard Richter and Etel Adnan
NY's Flag Art Foundation proves the German master has quite a lot in common with a 91-year-old 'emerging' artist
Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
The painter who escaped the School of London
Find out why Michael Andrews' landscapes have broken the £1m mark and landed him a show at the Gagosian
Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Shepard Fairey’s plan for Trump’s inauguration
The street artist and creator of the Obama HOPE image has some new posters ready for the Jan 20 event
Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Theaster Gates adds new colour to old data
The US artist moves into poetry and data visualisation for his new LA exhibition at Regen Projects
Published: Monday, 16 January 2017


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