Recent Articles

Why forgery was a good move for Michelangelo
Author Noah Charney explains how a bit of cunning deception helped launched the master artist's career
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Samara Golden
The LA artist hopes to reveal hidden depths at this year’s New York art fair, via her Frieze Projects commission
Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Cameron, Milliband and Clegg as Mexican wrestlers
Design agencies Pentagram, Applied Wayfinding and Handsome visualise Britain's main parties as pictograms
Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Modern stadium draws on ancient motifs
Can you spot the medieval architectural influences in this Anatolian soccer facility, currently under construction?
Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Bjarke Ingels goes to the bathroom
Acclaimed architect’s design team creates faucets for high-end American fixtures firm Kallista
Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Stories from the Secession - Otto Wagner's revolt
How the inspired Austrian architect came to rebel against his own work, as revealed in our book Art in Vienna
Published: Tuesday, 7 April 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Pia Camil
We speak to 2015's Frieze Projects participants, including Pia Camil, the artist giving away clothes at the fair
Published: Tuesday, 7 April 2015
Massimo and Magnus serve up secrets in new show
Chef’s Table, a new Netflix series, goes inside the lives and kitchens of six of the world’s most famous chefs
Published: Thursday, 2 April 2015
How Raphael won his place within the Renaissance
The Italian artist proved that a sweet temper and a balanced manner is no hindrance to a place in art history
Published: Thursday, 2 April 2015
'Even modernists like Mies loved bricks. . .'
From Bavarian viaducts to Mesopotamian zigurats, Brick author William Hall also loves them - we ask him why
Published: Thursday, 2 April 2015
The Store Detective: Carturesti Carusel, Bucharest
Books provide a happy ending to this cavernous 19th century bank building in Bucharest’s old town
Published: Thursday, 2 April 2015
Zhang Xiaogang explained in 5 paintings
How Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and Richter all inform the work of China's most important contemporary painter
Published: Wednesday, 1 April 2015
Noma's new locally sourced soundtrack
Danish band Efterklang have recorded a 67-minute work especially for the Copenhagen restaurant's restrooms
Published: Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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