How Warhol turned Marilyn Monroe into a star

Following her suicide in 1962 Andy's image of Monroe effectively made his reputation - and revived hers

Blue Marilyn, 1962 Andy Warhol - courtesy the Princeton University Art Museum

3 great anecdotes from Andy Warhol's Factory

Stephen Shore's new book not only includes wonderful photos but some equally evocative tales from the time

Edie Sedgwick using the only telephone in the Factory. From Factory Andy Warhol Stephen Shore.
All photographs 1965-7 © Stephen Shore

Is this the most intimate painting of Andy Warhol?

Born this day in 1900, Alice Neel captured Andy after his shooting - just one of her many overlooked masterpieces

Andy Warhol (1970) by Alice Neel

3 'oh so Andy!' anecdotes from Warhol's Factory

Parties, paranoia and 'H for John's toothache' - more salty stories from Factory Andy Warhol Stephen Shore

A young Stephen Shore with Andy Warhol at the Factory. From Factory: Andy Warhol

How Jagger briefed Warhol

Less is more when it comes to rock covers, or so claims The Rolling Stones singer in his brief to Warhol

Mick Jagger (1975) by Andy Warhol

3 more anecdotes from Andy Warhol's Factory

Stephen Shore's new book reproduces evocative photos and seamy gossip from the pop artist's mid-sixties milieu

Reed, Morrison, Nico, Boulogne, Tucker, Cale, in the Factory, being filmed by Warhol, The Velvet Underground and Nico (1966), for Exploding Plastic Inevitable performances. Factory Andy Warhol Stephen Shore

All photographs 1965-7 © Stephen Shore

The Andy Warhol gastronomy guide

Author and curator Bob Nickas on Warhol's love of food and his plans to open an 'Andy-Mat'

Andy Warhol - self portrait eating banana (1982)

Andy Warhol in China

A new Shanghai exhibition documents the artist's 1982 trip to Beijing

Andy Warhol in Tiananmen Square, 1982, by  Christopher Makos.

Michael Bierut on reworking George Nelson

The Pentagram partner opens up on his new version of the 1977 design bible How to See


The Inca ruin that inspired Virgilio Martinez

The Central chef recalls how an ancient agricultural ruin give him the gastronomic edge

Virgilio Martinez photographed by Daniel Silva

The Guerrilla Girls recall their 1989 'weenie count'

A short look at the lengths the US collective went to in order to expose male dominance in art

The Guerrilla Girls 2015. As reproduced in Co-Art

Uncovering the hidden gems of Palm Springs

Phaidon author Sam Lubell talks mid-century architecture fans through the town's highlights


Stuart Franklin on the ethics of this photo

Chairman of World Press Photo panel describes 'moral struggle' in choosing 2017 winner

World Press Photo of the Year 2017. Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş shouts after shooting Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey. © Burhan Ozbilici, The Associated Press Title: An Assassination in Turkey

Frieze will plant fake collectors at the NY Fair

Frieze Projects will take a swipe at exhibitionism and voyeurism via art-world doppelgängers

Hauser & Wirth, Frieze New York 2016. Photograph by Mark Blower. Courtesy of Mark Blower/Frieze.

The man who built up a photo collection for free

How David Hurn amassed photos by Bresson, Eve Arnold and Martin Parr simply through swaps

The Picnic, Extremadura, Spain, 1998 by Harry Gruyaert © Harry Gruyaert/Magnum Photos

Virgilio Martinez is shining in this Netflix trailer

Look out for the Central chef and Phaidon author in Netflix's Chef's Table this week

Virgilio Martinez in the new Chef's Table trailer

A Message of Love from Wolfgang Tillmans

At the preview of his Tate Modern retrospective this morning the photographer reminded us that 'it's still a positive world and there’s a lot that connects us that we can enjoy together'

Wolfgang Tillmans photographed at his 2017 Tate retrospective by Mat Smith

Understand Raymond Pettibon in three works

He’s produced thousands of drawings. Here’s how to 'get' them all, by looking at just three

Raymond Pettibon, No Title (This feeling is), 2011. Pen and ink on paper, 37 ¼ x 49 ½ in (94.6 x 125.7 cm). Private collection. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles. As featured in Raymond Pettibon: A Pen of All Work

Show your love with insects this Valentine’s Day

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a plate of ant tears, courtesy of our new book On Eating Insects

Ant Tears, as featured in On Eating Insects

What is it with Gerhard Richter and Grey?

Read why the German master thinks the colour epitomises indifference, fence-sitting - and despair

Bomber (1963) by Gerhard Richter, oil on canvas, 130 x 180 cm (51¼ x 70¾ in) Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany. As reproduced in Chromaphilia

Violence forces Shia LaBeouf installation to close

Actor and Co-Art collaborator has his live-streaming protest closed following on-site scuffles

Jaden Smith (centre) and Shia LaBeouf (right) at He Will Not Divide Us, 2016 by LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner

How London fashion beat the odds

Sarah Mower on the London students who changed fashion after the 2008 financial crash

Two revellers at London at Richard Mortimer’s now-legendary Hoxton club nights. Photograph by Alistair Allan. As reproduced in London Uprising

How to eat Pizza like a Neapolitan

On Pizza Day let our author Daniel Young tempt you with a Naples soft crust


Henry Moore inspires the new Burberry collection

The brand collaborates with the Henry Moore Foundation on a new collection and a show

Burberry's new Henry Moore-inpsired collection. Photograph by Josh Olins. Image courtesy of Burberry

London hair salon swaps mirrors for art

Sam Jacob Studio takes the customers’ minds off the cut and into artistic contemplation

The DKUK salon by Sam Jacob Studio. Photograph by Jim Stephenson. Image courtesy of Sam Jacob Studio

Apple CEO - 'Yes JR, Art CAN change the world!'

Tim Cook hangs out with the French artist and Phaidon author during a flying trip to Paris

Tim Cook and JR at JR's studio in Paris. Image courtesy of Tim Cook's Twitter account

Elmgreen & Dragset stage Brexit show

The duo examines post-Brexit Europe in a Mies van der Rohe house

Elmgreen & Dragset Eternity, 2014 Epoxy resin sculpture on wooden bed, bedding, white super matte lacquer finish 133 x 155 x 66 cm. Courtesy: the artists Photo by: Anders Sune Berg © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2017

What is it with Anish Kapoor and Red?

Learn why the colour signifies home, earth and motherhood for this remarkable sculptor

Mother as Mountain 1985 by Anish Kapoor. Wood, gesso and pigment 140 x 232.4 x 102.9 cm (55 x 911/2 x 401/2 in) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. As reproduced in Chromaphilia

Peter Saville reworks Calvin Klein

Designer joins Warhol, Sterling Ruby and Richard Prince to give brand a slick new look

Andy Warhol, Elvis 11 Times (Studio Type), 1963 © The Andy Warhol Foundation / ARS 
Photographed by Willy Vanderperre at The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, for the new Calvin Klein campaign. The new logo, in the bottom right corner is by Peter Saville

Prix Pictet looks at a world running short of space

See how the shortlisted photographers are interpreting the international prize’s 2017 theme

Sergey Ponomarev  November 16, 2015. Migrants arrive by a Turkish boat near the village of Skala, on the Greek island of Lesbos. The Turkish boat owner delivered some 150 people to the Greek coast and tried to escape back to Turkey; he was arrested in Turkish waters. Series: Europe Migration Crisis 2015. © Prix Pictet Space

The Hague goes De Stijl for centenary celebrations

To mark the abstract art and architecture movement's anniversary The Hague turns its City Hall into a Mondrian

The Hague's City Hall with its new De Stijl treatment, as overseen by Studio Vollaerszwart. Image courtesy of denhaag.com

Anish Kapoor gives $1 million to help refugees

The artist’s Genesis Prize money will go to help individuals caught up in the refugee crisis

Kapoor during his and Ai Weiwei's 2015 refugee walk through London

What was it with Picasso and Blue?

Find out how an early personal tragedy changed the 20th century master’s colour palette

The Old Guitarist 1903–4 by Pablo Picasso, oil on panel 122.9 x 82.6 cm (48½ x 32½ in) Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, ny/ Scala, Florence / ©
Succession Picasso/dacs, London 2017. As reproduced in Chromaphilia: The Story of Colour in Art

Massimo Bottura's own personal La La Land

The Phaidon author and world's greatest chef tells GQ how jazz helped guide his creative breakthough

Massimo Bottura in a Gucci navy wool coat with red and blue piping. Image courtesy of British GQ, gq-magazine.co.uk

Miracles of Mobitecture - The Sound Booth

Barry Prophet's hut on Lake Nipissing, Ontario is a listening room for the sounds generated on the outside

Sound Booth - Barry Prophet Canada 2010

China's Rose Museum puts the petal to the metal

NEXT Architects create a striking, stainless-steel home for floral appreciation in the Chinese capital, Beijing

Next Architects' Rose Museum, Beijing. Photographs by Xiao Kaixiong courtesy of Next Architects

George Nelson on survival (using baseball as a guide)

There's a big reason why sports and other goods look the way they do argued the designer - and it's not aesthetic

From George Nelson's How To See

Liz Diller plans an opera for the High Line

The architect was inspired to create her forthcoming work following a protest from one of the park's neighbours

The High Line, New York

Russia's revolution and the buildings that never were

See pictures and plans by El Lissitzky, Sokolov and the Vesnin Brothers at The Design Museum's Imagine Moscow

El Lissitzky photo by the artist of his design GC Y Cloud Iron Ground Plan

Mies van der Rohe’s plan for London

What would the capital have looked like had Mies been allowed to create a Seagram Building for Britain?

Mansion House Square; view of model collaged into photograph of site. As reproduced in Mies

How Elmgreen & Dragset surf the age of the selfie

By working together the artistic duo aim to upset our era of individualism and narcissism

Elmgreen & Dragset

Miracles of Mobitecture - The Mailroom

This immersive installation on a frozen lake has a desk at which guests can read, write and share experiences

The Mailroom - Timothy Smith-Stewart, Charles Spitzack, USA

Chef’s Table director David Gelb - 'Virgilio Martinez gives the performance of his life every night'

Ahead of the third series the Chef's Table director tells us about rock star chefs, VR and one particular Peruvian

David Gelb - photographed by Mathieu Young for Netflix

Grace Coddington takes Gaga to the Super Bowl

Vogue’s creative director at large has cast the singer in a 60-second halftime advertisement for Tiffany & Co.

Lady Gaga in Tiffany & Co.'s new campaign. Art direction by Grace Coddington. Image by Hanna Besirevic.

What was it with Ad Reinhardt and Black?

Quite a bit actually. Here's how to spot the subtle undercurrents of red, the nuanced blues and the slightly greenish tinges in the Abstract Expressionist artist's suede-like works - courtesy of new book Chromaphilia

Ad Reinhardt, Abstract Painting, 1963, oil on canvas. As reproduced in Chromaphilia

Miracles of Mobitecture - The Starlight Room

Raniero Campigotto's camping cabin in the Dolomites is set on skis, built by artisans - and perfect for stargazing

The Starlight Room - Raniero Campigotto


The secret of Warhol’s smiles

The pop artist’s singular love of lips is the focus of a new exhibition on now at New York's Danziger gallery

An image from Andy Warhol – Lips (c.1975), courtesy of Danziger Gallery

How George Nelson made us all look a bit closer

The designer took a camera everywhere he went (in the days before we all did). What he pointed his lens at wasn't particularly remarkable - but what he highlighted in his detail-packed images taught an entire generation how to see

'When someone puts up a sign on which words and a picture say the same thing, one wonders if this is not another example of the kind of overkill which has become so common in the urban landscape. It might be, in many instances, but I suspect there are other reasons for it.' George Nelson in How To See

How Shia LaBeouf and two art school graduates made the definitive Trump protest artwork

Brad Pitt may have warned Shia LaBeouf off the art world but the star has found power in artistic collaboration

Shia LaBeouf at He Will Not Divide Us, 2016 by LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner.

Miracles of Mobitecture - Richard Horden's Ski Haus

It's winter so let's take a look at the runners (and the riders who invented them) from our new book Mobitecture

Ski Haus - Richard Horden Associates, Switzerland. Aluminium framing, glass, solar turbine

What was it with Jean Dubuffet and Brown?

The Art Brut founder would visit flea markets in order to immerse himself in the 'bituminous and soiled brown colours of mankind' - but how did he go about making these colours come to life on the canvas?

Jean Dubuffet (1901–85) Fleshy Face with Chestnut Hair 1951, oil-based mixed media on Isorel, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Lewis Carroll - Pre-Raphaelite photographer

On his birthday, why we should regard the author’s photos not as cultural curios, but as Victorian artworld artifacts

Lewis Carroll's portrait of Mary Millais, daughter of John Everett Millais, c. 1860. As reproduced in The Photography Book.

Christo cancels river project over Trump election

'The federal government is our landlord,' says the artist. 'And I can’t do a project that benefits this landlord.'

Christo Over The River (Project for Arkansas River, State of Colorado) (detail) Drawing 2012 in two parts 15 x 65

Take a look at the private work tools of Pollock, Rauschenberg, Noguchi, Judd, Calder and Albers

Here's how Nicholas Calcott photographed the personal effects of some of the 20th century's most famous artists

Materials from Robert Rauschenberg’s home and studio. Courtesy Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York. Photography: Nicholas Calcott. Image courtesy of Frieze New York

Kengo Kuma's high-tech take on wood

The Japanese architect draws from natural forms to create these wooden-slatted chalets on Bali's southern coast

Tsubomi Villas by Kengo Kuma & Associates. Image © Kengo Kuma & Associates

Pujol has a new mid-century modern home!

Architect Javier Sánchez and interior designer Micaela de Bernardi reinvent Enrique Olvera's Mexico restaurant


Meet our latest chef signings!

How Jeremiah Stone and Fabian von Hauske of New York's Contra sum up their city with oh so subtle flavours

From left: Fabián von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone. Image courtesy of Contra

The art found down the back of Freud’s couch

Photographers Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin examine the famous psychoanalyst’s sofa in a new show

One of Broomberg & Chanarin's Freud couch tapesteries with pieces of the pair's Portable Monument blocks. Image courtesy of Lisson Gallery, Milan

Women artists get a room at Sadie Coles

London gallery’s new show looks at how a wide array of women artists interpret the domestic space

Installation view, Room, Sadie Coles HQ, London, 13 January – 18 February 2017. Copyright the artists, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London

Tony Lu's Guide to Chinese New Year

The Yong Yi Ting chef on how to make your Chinese New Year celebrations momentous - and memorable!

Tony Lu of Yong Yi Ting, Mandarin Oriental, Shanghai

What's inside The Gallery of Everything?

Founder James Brett on the steady rise of private artists and how he's helping write an entire new art history

The Gallery of Everything - photograph Damian Griffiths

Stephen Shore shoots The Women’s March

The New York photographer records another moment in the ever-changing life of New York City

Stephen Shore's photograph of the Women's March, New York, January 2017. Image courtesy of Shore's Instagram

What do Joel Sternfeld's photos say about America?

Ahead of a new show, Phaidon authors unpack the meanings in this 20th-century fine-art photographer's images

McLean, Virginia, December 1978 © Joel Sternfeld. Image courtesy of Luhring Augustine and Beetles + Huxley. This image forms part of Joel Sternfeld Colour Photographs: 1977 - 1988

How prison made Isamu Noguchi a true modernist

A new exhibition at the Noguchi Museum examines the artist's time as a voluntary prisoner in WWII America

Isamu Noguchi, Yellow Landscape, 1943. Magnesite, wood, string, metal fishing weight. Photo: Kevin Noble / ©The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS).

Viñoly joins other starchitects in Miami

Architect's two tower condo, One River Point, boasts skylofts and a skybridge for 'elegantly expensive living'

One River Point, Miami - Rafael Viñoly Architects

Christie's Strangest Sales – The Oriental Museum

How a bunch of 'heathen curiosities', blackened with boot polish or painted white, ended up in London

The Oriental Museum of Major General Charles Stuart, comprising manuscripts, sculptures, bronzes, costume, jewellery, weapons and natural history SALE 11 and 14 June 1830, London estimate Not published sold £1,964/$9,350 equivalent today £157,000/ $227,600

How The Jetsons inspired a 3-mile-high super tall

Engineers Arcon say the materials and technology to build this future cityscape already exist

Arconic claims that the tower could be built from materials that are either already available or are in development

Aren't these wooden buildings beautiful?

400 million years old and wood (finally) gets its own book and show!

Facade detail, 475 West 18th, New York, NY, 2015. When complete, the 10-story residential building known as 475 West 18th will be the first structural timber building in New York City. The design by SHoP Architects was one of two competition winners of the U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Courtesy SHoP Architects PC)

Gombrich explains Cézanne

On the anniversary of the artist’s birth, let the great art historian explain how this master moved painting forward

Paul Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Bellevue, c. 1885. As reproduced in The Story of Art

Chek Mok Kit Keung's Guide to Chinese New Year

The Shang Palace chef on how to make your Chinese New Year celebrations momentous - and memorable!

Chek Mok Kit Keung of Shang Palace at the Shangri-La Kowloon Hotel in Hong Kong

The show that links Gerhard Richter and Etel Adnan

NY's Flag Art Foundation proves the German master has quite a lot in common with a 91-year-old 'emerging' artist

Etel Adnan L’etang Fleuri, 2016 Tapestry, wool (hand-woven by Pinton) Original tapestry design by the artist 1967-70. 148 x 217 cm. Image courtesy of the Flag Art Foundation.

Magnum goes back to Children’s World

How Capa, Chim, Cartier-Bresson and co came together to document the kids of a post world war II landscape

From the ‘Children of the World’ project, 1954 © David Seymour / Magnum Photos

When design doesn't have to be as little as possible

A new show of Mario Bellini's work focuses on the way he worked beauty into industrial production

Meritalia Via Lattea, sofa range, 1970 by Mario Bellini. Photo credit: © Oliviero Toscani. From Mario Bellini: Furniture, Objects & Things.

The painter who escaped the School of London

Find out why Michael Andrews' landscapes have broken the £1m mark and landed him a show at the Gagosian

Micheal Andrews, Permanent Water Mutdjula, by the Kunia Massif (Maggie Spring, Ayers Rock), 1985 - 1986 Acrylic on canvas 213.4 x 259.1 cm 84 × 102 inches. © The Estate of Michael Andrews. Courtesy James Hyman Gallery, London

A look back at glasses

A new show at Design Museum Holon examines the history of spectacles through one remarkable collection

A selection of glasses from Overview at Design Museum Holon. Image courtesy of Design Museum Holon

OMA and Prada create domestic bliss

Rem Koolhaas’ firm built a decidedly homely setting for Prada’s Men’s and Women’s Fall/Winter 2017 show

2017 FW Prada Men's and Women's Show - Continuous Interior by AMO for Prada. Image courtesy of OMA.eu

Shepard Fairey’s plan for Trump’s inauguration

The street artist and creator of the Obama HOPE image has some new posters ready for the Jan 20 event

Defend Dignity Fear by Shepard Fairey. Photographer: Ridwan Adhami. From the Amplifier Foundation’s We The People campaign.

Theaster Gates adds new colour to old data

The US artist moves into poetry and data visualisation for his new LA exhibition at Regen Projects

Installation view of Theaster Gates' But To Be A Poor Race at Regen Projects, Los Angeles January 14 - February 25, 2017 Photo: Brian Forrest. Courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Grace Coddington remembers Lord Snowdon

The fashion icon recalls working with the society photographer both as a model and as a creative director

Grace Coddington, 1959 by Lord Snowdon, as reproduced in Grace: 30 Years of Fashion at Vogue and Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016. Also posted by Grace on her Instagram

Josef Albers at Zwirner kicks off 2017 Sunny Side Up

A new show of the Bauhaus legend's yellow squares is the perfect antidote to a grey London January

Josef Albers, Color study for Homage to the Square, n.d CREDIT: © 2017 THE JOSEF AND ANNI ALBERS FOUNDATION/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK. COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK/LONDON.

Bold new stadiums for Chelsea FC and the Raiders

Two world-class sports brands are teaming up with equally prominent architects to oversee new homes

Manica Architecture's renderings for the proposed Las Vegas Raiders' stadium

Peter Marino designs major Mapplethorpe show

Opening in Tokyo in March, Memento Mori will feature more than 90 photographs curated by Marino from his own collection in a space he himself designed. It's the first Japanese show of Robert Mapplethorpe's work in 15 years

Watermelon with Knife, 1985, by Robert Mapplethorpe. Gelatin Silver Print © Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Used by permission.

Rem Koolhaas creates a new Factory for Manchester

OMA leans on the city's legendary televisual and musical heritage for its huge new cultural venue

A rendering for Factory Manchester by OMA. Copyright: OMA. Image Courtesy Factory Manchester

A Marina Abramović space odyssey

Ever wondered what an interstellar flight with the world-famous artist might be like? Of course you have!

Marina Abramović at the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination

Screensavers as folk art?

Should we regard these functional, visual loops as valuable artifacts? Yes, says Rotterdam’s Het Nieuwe Instituut

Still from Flurry (2002) Mac by Calum Robinson. Image courtesy of Het Nieuwe Instituut

New designs for old age

Design Museum exhibition examines contemporary design solutions to the problems we'll all face in later life

Aura by Superflex. Image courtesy of the Design Museum

Did you spot JR in the 72nd Street station?

See how Vik Muniz, fellow artist and friend of the French photograffeur, sneaked JR into his NY Subway art

Marc Azoulay (right), JR's studio director, beside Vik Muniz's portrait of JR in the 72nd Avenue Station, as part of Perfect Strangers. Image courtesy of Marc's Instagram

How artist co-ops created NY’s downtown scene

A new show looks at how artist-run galleries helped create an astonishingly varied Sixties art scene

Red Grooms transporting an artwork to Reuben Gallery, New York, 1960 (detail) photo by John Cohen, . Gelatin silver print, 10 x 6 3/4 in. © John Cohen. Image courtesy of the Grey Art Gallery

The High Line gets a London-style art plinth

New York’s linear park will soon have its first dedicated public art space, inspired by Trafalgar Square

Simone Leigh's Cupboard VII proposal for the High Line Plinth. Image courtesy of High Line Art

Nocturnal Animals' hidden art stars

Did you spot the Sterling Ruby, Mark Bradford, John Currin and Alexander Calder works in Tom Ford's new film?

Amy Adams in Nocturnal Animals, beside a photograph by Richard Misrach. Photograph by Merrick Morton, courtesy of Focus Features

JFK airport gets a $10 billion upgrade

Could a huge cash injection turn this 68-year-old entry point into the kind of airport New York deserves?

Rendering of the JFK upgrade, courtesy of the New York Governor's office

What are you doing up there Massimo?

Discover why the Phaidon author and world’s greatest chef began this year with a high-altitude dinner over Mexico

Massimo Bottura at Dinner in the Sky Mexico. Image courtesy of Milena Yanes' Instagram

Stephen Shore's snowy American Surfaces

The 69-year-old New York photographer reprises his cross-country road trips for a winter in the Instagram age

Stockyard Café, Bozeman, Montana by Stephen Shore. Image courtesy of Stephen Shore's Instagram

Fredrik Berselius on nature, food and Michelin stars

The founding chef of Aska in New York describes how he went from would-be architect to Michelin-star winner

Aska's Fredrik Berselius. Photograph by Gentl and Hyers

Juan José Cambre - Why I Paint

Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3

Juan José Cambre

Elemental Living - Down Under

Resembling an ancient settlement and built using rammed earth and local crushed rock, Earth House comprises a series of living and sleeping spaces, all connected by a corridor the architect calls the 'disappearing street'

Earth House, Victoria, Australia - Jolson Architects 2003

Christie's Strangest Sales – Raphael’s Muse

The stakes were high when this sublime Renaissance sketch came up for sale at the venerable auction house

Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (1483–1520), Head of a Muse, c.1510, black chalk over pounce marks, traces of stylus, 30.5 x 22 cm (12 x 8½ in). Sale: 8 December 2009, London. Estimate: £12m–16m/ $19.7m–26.3m. Sold £29,161,250/ $48,009,960

Déborah Pruden - Why I Paint

Exploring the creative processes of tomorrow's artists today - as featured in Vitamin P3

Deborah Pruden

Grace's greatest photographers – Demarchelier

To celebrate the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington recalls some of her favourite photographers, including the long-standing consummate professional Patrick Demarchelier