Martin Parr's pictures come to life in London!

Dover Street Market stages an installation to launch Parr’s new book Only Human Martin Parr's pictures come to life in London!

Why Josef Albers painted his squares

On Albers’ birthday, we look at how this uniform series actually encourages artists to think outside the box Why Josef Albers painted his squares

When Martin Parr’s luck came in at the Kentucky Derby

The British photographer loves horse racing, and got lucky in Louisville when this shot lined-up in his viewfinder When Martin Parr’s luck came in at the Kentucky Derby

Meet Toni Frissell - the woman who made sport fashionable

Vince Aletti credits the photographer with adding a winning streak to fashion magazines in new book, Issues Meet Toni Frissell - the woman who made sport fashionable

The trans Virgin Mary who made it into Art & Queer Culture

Giuseppe Campuzano knew the power of church imagery but seriously disliked the power of the church itself The trans Virgin Mary who made it into Art & Queer Culture

Look at the walls not the women in Matisse’s odalisques

Our book Exotic and a new exhibition agree the painter found more pleasure in Arabian art than in erotica Look at the walls not the women in Matisse’s odalisques

The fall of Baron de Meyer, fashion’s first big photographer

Photo historian Vince Aletti on the life of one of the most influential men in early 20th century fashion magazines The fall of Baron de Meyer, fashion’s first big photographer

Talking Textiles with Billie Zangewa

Stitching, sewing, knitting and knotting - Vitamin T artists tell us how and why they do what they do Talking Textiles with Billie Zangewa

A sweet treat (and a tall tale) for National Popcorn Lovers Day

United Tastes of America has some sweet recipes, but it doesn’t sugar coat America's less believable food tales A sweet treat (and a tall tale) for National Popcorn Lovers Day

Why was Le Corbusier so intent on meeting Albert Einstein?

On Einstein's birthday we look at the role the physicist played in helping Le Corbusier promote his influential idea Why was Le Corbusier so intent on meeting Albert Einstein?

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