Recent Articles

Four ways of looking at Giacometti
Heading to the Tate show? Then here are a few tips for getting the most out of the great man’s art
Published: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
How, after death, Hokusai changed art history
On the 168th anniversary of Hokusai’s death, we look at how his work altered the course of Western art history
Published: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Massimo Bottura breaks bread with Obama in Milan
Food and climate change brought the chef and the former President together in northern Italy earlier today
Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2017
How Sottsass and Scarpa pushed back against modernism
A new ceramics exhibition sheds light on the ways these two Italians subtly rejected modernism’s restraints
Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2017
What to expect from Bruce Nauman in the Tate Turbine Hall
Nauman's 2004 sound piece Raw Materials returns to the Tate next week. Here are some key insights into the work
Published: Monday, 8 May 2017
René Redzepi has just cooked a Mexican wasps nest!
It was harvested on a full moon, in accordance with local tradition, and cooked whole over a bonfire
Published: Monday, 8 May 2017
Ellsworth Kelly’s last paintings meet his early plant art
Here's why the late artist's gallery chose to pair his final abstract works with his earlier botanical drawings
Published: Monday, 8 May 2017
A Phaidon guide to Brad Pitt’s favourite sculptor
Here’s what you need to know about the British-born LA-based artist Thomas Houseago

Published: Friday, 5 May 2017
Andrew Bird and Theaster Gates have written some songs!
The artist has teamed up with the singer to turn his poems into songs - watch them perform together here
Published: Friday, 5 May 2017
Stefan Sagmeister puts a smile back on America's face
The legendary graphic designer tours his Happy Film across the US this month - here’s where you can catch him
Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017
When Keith Haring turned a men's room into art
On the anniversary of the artist’s birth, we look back on his site-specific work Once Upon a Time

Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Giosetta Fioroni on her 2017 Frieze Project
The 60s art voyeur tells us about recreating The Optical Spy in New York - 50 years on from its Rome premiere
Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Magnus and Massimo take a trip to La La Land
The chefs joined Iron Man director Jon Favreau to talk about how they're becoming part of the entertainment world
Published: Thursday, 4 May 2017

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