25 neat numbers from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Want to know The number of blacks in Kerry James Marshall’s palette? How many volts Mona Hatoum ran through her early, dangerous works? The number of photos Nigel Cooke has on the walls of his studio? Our CAS books have the answers! 25 neat numbers from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Yoshitomo Nara and Cecily Brown create plates to feed needy New Yorkers

The NYC charity Coalition for the Homeless is working with 50 prominent artists to raise money in new ways this autumn Yoshitomo Nara and Cecily Brown create plates to feed needy New Yorkers

Theaster Gates makes a holy New York debut

The artist’s first solo show in NYC, draws together pottery, tar paintings and a pandemic-focused take on the religious space Theaster Gates makes a holy New York debut

25 key events from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Love, death, political dissent and new masterpieces are all chronicled in our landmark series of monographs 25 key events from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Watch David Adjaye, Michael Bierut and Spencer Bailey talk about contemporary memorials

The architect, designer and author got together yesterday to discuss all aspects of Bailey's new book, In Memory Of Watch David Adjaye, Michael Bierut and Spencer Bailey talk about contemporary memorials

Sarah Sze on art, life and Covid

Find out why time and space have strangely flipped for our Contemporary Artist Series artist Sarah Sze on art, life and Covid

Smart things to say about Signature Dishes: Peach Melba

Served on an ice sculpture and named after a soprano, this dish’s secret is actually its simplicity! Smart things to say about Signature Dishes: Peach Melba

KAWS, Adam Pendleton and friends reimagine the I Voted sticker

Postal ballot voters can take pride in wearing these new versions of the classic lapel label KAWS, Adam Pendleton and friends reimagine the I Voted sticker

Michele Robecchi on 25 years of Phaidon's Contemporary Artist Series

Phaidon's Commissioning Editor talks about the series' beginnings, why he always wants the books to 'introduce, celebrate and surprise', and what he's learned from working so closely with artists over the years Michele Robecchi on 25 years of Phaidon's Contemporary Artist Series

25 things we learned from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

Did you know about Wolfgang Tillmans’ short spell in social care, Yayoi Kusama’s Broadway musical, Kerry James Marshall’s brush with Hanna Barbera, Jonas Wood’s highly illegal ingredient, Paul McCarthy’s unlikely Vietnam link and Trevor Paglen’s days as punk club promoter? 25 things we learned from 25 years of our Contemporary Artist Series

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