Recent Articles

These Self-Portraits look a bit like your hangover
Not firing on all four this morning? Hopefully you don't actually look like these flaky, shaky self-portraits
Published: Wednesday, 7 February 2018
JR lunches with Spielberg and his fellow Oscars nominees
But Agnès Varda couldn’t make it so JR brought a cut-out of her to the Oscar Nominees lunch yesterday!
Published: Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Understanding Stella: The Alsace-Lorraine series
Here's how the artist's first proper sculptural series embodied one of the world's great struggles
Published: Friday, 2 February 2018
Viktor&Rolf recycle an old collection to make a new one
The Dutch designers launch a new range of price-friendly, eco-friendly clothes via German e-retailer Zalando
Published: Thursday, 1 February 2018
An Art of the Erotic guide to Sotheby’s latest sale
Here's some sexy insight into Picasso, Polke and other artists in Sotheby's erotic sale, courtesy of our new book
Published: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
Why Lorde pinned a Jenny Holzer work to her Grammys dress
Here’s what you need to know about the Inflammatory Essay Lorde pinned on her frock last night
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018
Understanding Stella: The Polish Village series
Discover how Stella’s series traces the loss of wooden synagogues in Europe and the rise of abstract painting
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018
U2 and JR team up for the Grammys
The French artist provided imagery for the Irish band’s pro-immigration performance at the awards last night
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018
Christo barrels into London
The artist will float an Egyptian burial mound made of oil barrels on the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park this summer
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018
These Self-Portraits will make your bad hair day a bit better
Feeling tonsorially challenged? Be thankful your unruly tresses aren't captured for posterity in 500 Self-Portraits
Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018
When Georgia O'Keeffe went to Hawaii
See both O'Keeffe's Hawaii paintings and some of the plants that inspired her at the New York Botanical Garden
Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018
JR’s film nomination makes Oscars history
The artist's documentary, Faces Places is up for best documentary - here’s why the nomination is so important
Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Yeesookyung - Why I Create
Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C
Published: Wednesday, 24 January 2018


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