Ahmed Alsoudani - Why I Paint

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Ahmed Alsoudani

Sarah Sze goes underground in New York

The artist joins Chuck Close, Vik Muniz and Jean Shin to create public works for the city's new subway line

Sarah Sze's Blueprint for a Landscape (2016) at the 96th Street station. All photos: Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Christie's Strangest Sales - Where Relativity Began

What happened when 54 pages of Einstein's theoretical mathematical processes went under the hammer?

Albert Einstein (1879–1955) and Michele Besso (1873–1955), Einstein–Besso Manuscript, 1913, 54 (of 56) pages, quarto, ink and pencil on 37 sheets of foolscap and squared paper of various types, mostly 27.5 x 21 cm (10½ x 8½ in) Sale 25 November 1996, New York Estimate $250,000–350,000/
£150,000–210,000 Sold $398,500/£238,700 Equivalent today $580,900/£400,000

The Art of the Plant – Yayoi Kusama

Find out why the Japanese artist regards her work as a means to heal both herself and mankind

Heart Flowers (2011) by Yayoi Kusama. Private collection. As reproduced in Plant

When James Franco spanked Paul McCarthy

The Hollywood actor tells Stephen Colbert how McCarthy helped him drop his pants in public

Paul McCarthy and James Franco in Rebel Dabble Bubble (2012) as reproduced in our newly expanded Paul McCarthy Contemporary Artist Series monograph

Yu Hong - Why I Paint

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Yu Hong

Steven Holl’s wave-like library for Malawi

The brilliant US architect brings his contemplative building design skills to one of the poorest areas of Africa

Steven Holl's model for the new Malawian library. Image courtesy of Stevenholl.com

The search for Darwin's moth

Why was Darwin convinced this long-tongued moth existed even though it wasn't discovered until after he died?

Angraecum sesquipedale (now commonly known as Darwin’s orchid) and the Xanthopan morganii moth as photographed by Robert Clark for Evolution

Grace's greatest photographers – Mario Testino

To celebrate the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington recalls some of her favourite photographers, including this Peruvian master who “manages to keep the mood up, up, up”


The Art of the Plant – Emily Dickinson

What did the American poet see in this simple page of pressed flowers?

Herbarium sheet, c.1839–46 Pressed flowers on woven paper, 33 × 49.5 cm / 13 × 19½ in Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. As reproduced in Plant

Great recipes deserve great ingredients

Couple our great new book Eataly with one of the regional gift boxes from the Italian food company this Christmas


BIG to rebrand the Nordic countries

Bjarke Ingels’ practice joins Area9, Ole Lund Creative and Mensch in an ambitious rebrand of the region

Bjarke Ingels in Greenland, 2016. Image courtesy of Bjarke Ingels' Instagram

David Diao - Why I Paint

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David Diao in his studio

Can you see Beirut in Mona Hatoum’s metal blocks?

How the Lebanese artist looked back to her shattered home town via this brutal, evocative steel installation

Bunker (2011), 22 mild-steel tubing structures, dimensions variable. Installation view at White Cube, London, 2011. As reproduced in our new Contemporary Artist Series monograph

Plant and BloomsyBox – the gift that keeps on giving

If you’re gifting our great book Plant this holiday season why not couple it with a year’s worth of blooms?

Plant and BloomsyBox.com - the gift that keeps on giving

Christie's Strangest Sales - An expensive egg timer

Find out how the world's most expensive timepiece weathered the revolution and winged its way back to Russia

Carl Fabergé (1846–1920), Rothschild Fabergé Egg, 1902, jewelled vari-coloured gold-mounted and enamelled egg on plinth, incorporating a clock and an automaton, 27 cm (101/2 in) tall SALE 28 November 2007, London ESTIMATE £6m–9m/$12.4m–18.6m SOLD £8,980,500/$18,573,940

A Movement in a Moment: Post-Impressionism

Discover why Virginia Woolf pinpointed a 1910 painting exhibition as the starting point for the modern life

Vincent van Gogh, Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889. Oil on canvas, 73 × 93.4 cm / 28¾ × 36¾ in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. As reproduced in Art in Time.

Rose Wylie - Why I Paint

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Rose Wylie. Photo by Joe McGorty

How Ettore Sottsass took a shine to glass

A new show in the designer's centenary year looks at his fascination with, and dedication to, the material

Glass pieces, 1982 by Ettore Sottsass. From our book Sottsass

MAD's Fake Hills solve real world problems

Our new book shows how this coastal block draws on the local geography to bring nature into its residents’ lives

Fake Hills by MAD Architects. Images courtesy of MAD. As reproduced in MAD Works

Robert De Niro’s favourite new painter

Find out more about the New York painter RH Quaytman, winner of the 2016 Robert De Niro Sr. Prize

Chapter 12: iamb (2008) by RH Quaytman. As reproduced in Painting Abstraction

How designers take a lead from the natural world

Evolution details the natural phenomena aiding designers - and how some designs have changed the animal world

A microscopic view of sharkskin photographed by Robert Clark in Evolution: A Visual Record

Grace's greatest photographers – Tim Walker

To mark the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington recalls some of her favourite photographers, including this tenacious, quintessentially English fashion image maker

Kate Moss in Alexander McQueen; headpiece, Julien d’Ys. Hair, Julien d’Ys; makeup, Stéphane Marais; set design, Andy Hillman; Paris, April 2012. From Grace: The American Vogue Years and Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016

Genieve Figgis - Why I Paint

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Genieve Figgis photographed by Doreen Kilfeather courtesy Almine Rech

The Art of the Plant – Leonardo da Vinci

Artist or scientist? Discover why da Vinci's botanical drawings lie at the very heart of this Renaissance Man's work

Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum), wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa) and sun spurge (Euphorbia helioscopia), c.1505–10 Pen and ink with red chalk on paper, 19.8 × 16 cm / 7¾ × 6¼ in Royal Collection Trust, London

Sasha Petraske's 8 rules for drinking decorously

Find out how Milk & Honey's Sasha Petraske changed the bar culture of New York using this list of simple rules

Sasha Petraske

Grace's greatest photographers – David Sims

In honour of the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington recalls some of her favourite photographers, including the Nineties minimalist who reminded her of David Bailey

Sasha Pivovarova in Alexander McQueen. Hair, Guido; makeup, Diane Kendal; London, September 2008. From Grace: The American Vogue Years and Saving Grace Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016

Gift the Book - and the Look! #3

Regarding Cocktails is a great book and an even better gift when paired with a Williams-Sonoma shaker set

Crafthouse by Fortessa Cocktail Shaker Set - the perfect complement to our book Regarding Cocktails, and available from Sonoma Williams

Unveiling the New York City AIDS Memorial

Jenny Holzer and Studio ai collaborate on a monument to those who died and those who continue to fight AIDS

The New York City AIDS Memorial. Photograph by Max Flatow

Fäviken heads for the slopes

Next year one of the world’s greatest chefs is hosting a ski resort supper club - here’s how you can snag a table

Åre, Jämtland, Sweden. Photograph by Tuukka Ervasti/imagebank.sweden.se. Courtesy of Visit Sweden

Helen Johnson - Why I Paint

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Helen Johnson

Olafur Eliasson turns to ice (again)

The artist and activist has put his Greenland icebergs to work - this time to create a new Berlin show

Greenland ice being harvested by Olafur Eliasson. Image courtesy of Studio Olafur Eliasson's Instagram

Memphis does Hanukkah

Ever wondered what a Sottsass-influenced menorah looks like? Find out at the Jewish Museum, New York

Peter Shire, Hanukkah Lamp, Menorah # 7, 1986. Steel: painted; aluminum: anodized; chromium. The Jewish Museum, New York. Purchase: Judaica Acquisitions Endowment Fund, 1989-20. Image courtesy of the Jewish Museum

Christie's Strangest Sales - Hercules and the Duke

The auction that signalled a turning point in the high esteem in which the British Royal Family were once held

Edward Farrell (active 1813–1845), the Duke of York’s silver candelabrum centrepiece, 1824, silver gilt,  weighing up to 28 kg (1,000 oz), 86 cm (34 in) high
S A L E 19 March 1827, London E ST I M AT E Not published SOLD £343 5s 6d/$1,695 EQU I VA L E N T TODAY £26,500/$38,200

Wolfgang Tillmans returns to magazines

The photographer turned musician shoots the cover of Pop and appears on the cover of Arena Homme +

Wolfgang Tillmans on the cover of the new edition of Arena Homme Plus. Image courtesy of Arena Homme Plus

Ryan Mosley - Why I Paint

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Ryan Mosley

The dirty politics in Mona Hatoum’s Cube

This Lebanese-born artist took US minimalism and added in a heavy subtext, as this book explains

Cube (2006) by Mona Hatoum. As reproduced in our new Contemporary Artist Series book

The meanings in Robert Rauschenberg’s Monogram

Sexual metaphor or a religious offering? Here’s how to examine one of the key pieces in the Tate’s new show

Monogram (1955-59) Combine: oil, paper, fabric, printed reproductions, metal, wood, rubber shoe-heel, and tennis ball on two conjoined canvases with oil on taxidermied Angora goat with brass plaque and rubber tire on wood platform mounted on four casters 106.7 x 135.2 x 163.8 cm Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Purchase with contribution from Moderna Museets Vänner/The Friends of Moderna Museet © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York. Image courtesy of the Tate

Gift the Book - and the Look! #2

If they’ll like A Hard Day’s Night they’ll love this Magnum contact sheet of the Fab Four at Abbey Road too


Can you see the music in these patterns?

Could fabric design and music share some unlikely common ground? Yes, judging by our new book Patterns

Printed fabric. 1936. Studio Bianchini-Férier. France. From the Loops category in Patterns

MAD's twisted home for traditional wooden art

Our new book describes how MAD architects created a polished steel home for a wood museum

The China Wood Sculpture Museum in Harbin, China by MAD Architects, as featured in MAD Works. Photograph by Xia Zhi

Valentina D'Amaro - Why I Paint

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Valentina D'Amaro

Magnum's moving photos of refugees

The photo agency teams with Amnesty International to highlight refugee crises past and present

Five boys from Promahi in front if the refugee ship S.S Samos that evacuated children during the Civil War. Greece, 1948 © David Seymour / Magnum Photos

Gift the Book - and the Look!

If they like Grace they'll love these Paul Smith accessories - so don't just gift our books, gift the world within them

Sir Paul Smith and Grace Coddington - two great gifts to the world!

The Art of the Plant – Vincent van Gogh

Though better known for his Sunflowers, the artist drew this Hyacinth during his struggle with mental illness

Vincent van Gogh, Tassel Hyacinth, (1889) Pencil, brush and ink on paper, 41.2 × 30.9 cm / 16¼ × 12¼ in Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. From Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

80-year-old Ingeborg Lüscher – Art needs courage

The artist on life with Harald Szeemann, how the Prague Spring changed her, and what young artists should do

Ingeborg Lüscher in her Amber Room installation, 2008. Image courtesy of Wikimedia commons

A few of Sarah Sze's favourite things

A Vermeer, a Japanese shrine, Rauschenberg's bed - and toilet paper - are among the artist's most-loved objects

Sarah Sze 2016

Music to watch Agnes Martin to

The New York contemporary composer John Zorn sets the artist's abstract work to music at the Guggenheim

Agnes Martin, Cuba, New Mexico (1974)

Ma Yansong on his MAD Tiananmen Square forest

The MAD Architect looks back on his scheme for Beijing and wonders whether he could improve Western cities

Tiananmen Square rendering from MAD Architects' Beijing 2050 proposal.

Christie's Strangest Sales – the Hand of God

How two Polish politicians' protests actually pushed up the price of this Maurizio Cattelan work

Maurizio Cattelan, La Nona Ora, 1999, wax, clothing, polyester resin with metallic powder, volcanic rock, carpet and glass, dimensions variable SALE 17 May 2001, New York ESTIMATE $400,000–$600,000/ £281,000–£421,400 SOLD $886,000/£622,325

Virgilio Martínez goes to Attica

The Peruvian chef teams up with Ben Shewry to prepare dinner at his world-beating Melbourne restaurant

Virgilio Martinez and Ben Shewry in Melbourne, November 2016

Toby Mott - Joe Corré’s punk bonfire was wrong

Punk In Print author says Sex Pistols' manager's son went against punk's spirit by burning cultural ephemera

Toby Mott on Newsnight

Grace's greatest photographers – Mert and Marcus

To herald the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington runs through her favourite photographers, including this pair who use digital techniques to get the perfect picture

Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott. Kendall Jenner in Louis Vuitton and cast of wonder.land (costumes designed by Katrina Lindsay); hair, Shay Ashual; makeup, Lisa Eldridge; set design, Andrew Tomlinson; London, December 2015. Courtesy The Condé Nast Publications. From Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016 and  Grace: The American Vogue Years

How this rural retreat mimics its environment

Look what happens when contemporary architecture meets splendid isolation via our book Elemental Living


The tiny hole that shed light on all of us

Our new book Evolution looks at the team of 'underground astronauts' who added weight to Darwin’s theory

The Rising Star Cave, as photographed by Robert Clark. From Evolution: A Visual Record.

The books beside Jonathan Ive

Did you catch our book cameo in the BBC interview with Apple's Chief Design Officer and Phaidon author?

Jony Ive and Brenda Emmanus on The Brits Who Designed the Modern World. Phaidon's This Brutal World and The High Line feature in the background.

Happy 85th birthday Tomi Ungerer!

Eric Carle, Jean Julien, Milton Glaser, Oliver Jeffers and Stefan Sagmeister all pay tribute to the 85-year-old author

Eric Carle's birthday tribute to Tomi Ungerer

Julia Rommel - Why I Paint

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Julia Rommel

A Vitamin P3 guide to Art Basel Miami Beach

Want to understand what's on display at next month’s art fair? Then get our new painting survey Vitamin P3

Art Basel Miami Beach. Image courtesy of Art Basel

Eataly is opening a theme park!

FICO Eataly World will take Italian food fanatics on a culinary roller coaster ride all in one ambitious new venue

A rendering of FICO Eataly World

How Massimo Bottura's family do Thanksgiving

Look at how the world’s best chef brings together the two sides of his family over a pumpkin-infused tiramisu

Massimo Bottura makes Tirami zucca. Image courtesy of Massimo's Instagram

Grace's greatest photographers – Ellen Von Unwerth

Ahead of the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington runs through some of her favourite photographers, including fellow ex-model turned fashion professional Ellen von Unwerth

Christy Turlington, Jaime Rishar, and Keith Martin, 113, Ralph Lauren; hair, Peter Savic, USA, 199. From Grace Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue and Saving Grace

Cui Jie - Why I Paint

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Cui Jie

The Art of the Plant – Rob Kesseler

This hand-coloured electron microscope scan shows how beautiful tiny pieces of the natural world can be

Scabiosa crenata. Fruit – diameter 7.2mm, 2013. Hand-coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM), dimensions variable. Private collection. From Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

Christie's Strangest Sales – The Lady in Disguise

Discover the tragic tale behind one of Christie's earliest consignors, courtesy of our new book Going Once

A portrait of Charles d’Éon from 1792 by Thomas Stewart, after Jean-Laurent Mosnier. From Going Once

How Monica Bonvicini put the sex into construction

The artist's first UK retrospective demonstrates how this Italian artist finds erotic charge within the built environment

Harness, 2006 © Monica Bonvicini and VG-Bild Kunst photo: Jens Ziehe.

Can you guess what this new Pentagram logo is for?

Paula Scher turns pictures into words in this new identity for a Canadian healthcare charity

Pentagram's new design for The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. Image courtesy of Pentagram.com

Take a look at Paul McCarthy's tortured dwarves

Artist's latest show demonstrates just how he can't leave these pop-cultural obsessions alone

White Snow Dwarf, Bashful (Affected Original), 2009—2016 Clay, foam, steel, wood 177.8 x 121.9 x  21.9 cm / 70 x 48 x 48 in Photo: Dylan Huig. Image courtesy of Hauser & Wirth

Dive into Doug Aitken’s Underwater Pavilions

Discover why the Californian artist's latest installation lies under the waves 22 miles off LA's coastline

Doug Aitken, Underwater Pavilions, 2016, installation view, Avalon, CA.  Courtesy: MOCA Los Angeles and Parley for the Oceans photo by: Shawn Heinrichs

Caragh Thuring - Why I Paint

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Caragh Thuring - photographed by Alison Goldfrapp

When Mies went wild in the country

Our new book Elemental Living looks at the great modernist’s bucolic getaway project, the Farnsworth House

The Farnsworth House by Mies van der Rohe, as featured in Elemental Living

Bob Nickas on his genre-busting new painting show

Are the pictures in Nickas’s exhibition figurative? Are they abstract? The answer is ‘yes’ and ‘no’ and also ‘maybe’

Swaz (2016) by Sadie Benning. Courtesy the artist and kaufmann repetto, Milano/New York © the artist

Herzog & de Meuron mix art and science at the RCA

Discover how a Phaidon author is helping the Swiss practice rework the Royal College of Art Campus

Royal College of Art Battersea South Campus (Visualisation), Herzog & de Meuron 2016 © Herzog & de Meuron. Image courtesy of the RCA

The Art of the Plant – Marc Quinn

Best known for Self - a cast of his blood-filled head, the sculptor has also found inspiration in the natural world

Seed of the Baroque (2014) by Marc Quinn, from Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

Elizabeth McIntosh - Why I Paint

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Elizabeth McIntosh

Why Darwin was confused by birds

Birds helped Darwin formulate his theory, but not every species suited his breakthrough as our new book explains

A peacock photographed by Robert Clark. From Evolution: A Visual Record

Christie's Strangest Sales – Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels

Discover how the actress acquired a $140 million collection, thanks to her ping-pong skills, among other talents

Elizabeth Taylor in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), wearing the La Peregrina, 1972, natural pearl, diamond and ruby necklace, 78 cm (30½ in) necklace and drop SALE: 13 December 2011, New York; ESTIMATE: $2m–3m/£1.3m–1.9m; SOLD $11,842,500/£7,626,570. From Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste and Collecting at Christie’s

Gerhard Richter says art is the highest form of hope

In a rare new interview the painter reasserts the solace and comfort that fine art can offer humanity

Gerhard Richter during his Louisiana Museum interview, 2016

Grace's greatest photographers – Arthur Elgort

To herald the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue's Grace Coddington runs through some of her favourite photographers, including the New Yorker whom she refers to as her “travelling companion”

Keira Knightley in Bottega Veneta. Hair, Didier Malige; makeup, Aaron de Mey at Streeters; set design, Chris Payne and Emma Campbell of Interior IDEA Kenya; Kenya, June 2007. Photograph by Arthur Elgort. From Grace: The American Vogue Years and Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016

Snøhetta help Saudis see the future

Could this new building enable one of the world's biggest oil states to find its place once the wells run dry?

The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture by Snøhetta. Image courtesy of Saudi Aramco

Beautiful and bizarre beasts behind Darwin's theory

Photographer Robert Clark's new book offers some striking supporting evidence for the theory of natural selection

Alevin spawned from salmon by Robert Clark. © Robert Clark. From Evolution: A Visual Record

The Art of the Plant – Piet Mondrian

The abstract painter is best known for his De Stijl works, yet he found early inspiration in the natural world

Red Amaryllis with Blue Background (c.1907) by Piet Mondrian. From Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

How Magnum recorded the discord in Mao's China

Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonne looks back at a 1960s trip through the Cultural Revolution

Spreads from The Three Banners of China by Marc Riboud, from Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonné

Zaha Hadid and the first wooden football stadium

Architects reveal plans for a 5,000 capacity new home for British eco-friendly side Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers' Eco Park Stadium by Zaha Hadid Architects. Render by VA

How Nigel Cooke has a blast in the studio

How loud music and an abundance of enthusiasm led to a life model being covered in emulsion paint

Nigel Cooke Artist's Garden, 2006

When Mona Hatoum videoed a private moment

To pee or not to pee? The artist recalls inviting visitors to a gallery toilet to make an alarming choice

Mona Hatoum - Look No Body! 1981 performance 40 min

Patrizio di Massimo - Why I Paint

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Patrizio di Massimo - photographed by Mark Blower

A first look at Nan Goldin's drawings

Discover the deeply personal origins of the photographer's drawings on show for the first time

The plot, Berlin, March 2016 by Nan Goldin. Image courtesy of Matthew Marks

Christie's Strangest Sales – A salvaged £3m Spitfire

How a downed WWII fighter was saved from the coastal sands and went on to achieve seven figures at auction

German soldiers posing with Peter Cazenove’s downed Spitfire Mark IA-P9374 in 1940. SALE: 9 July 2015, London; ESTIMATE: £1.5m–2.5m/$2.3m–3.8m; SOLD: £3,106,500/$4,777,025. From Going Once: 250 Years of Culture, Taste and Collecting at Christie’s

Anselm Kiefer goes to Viking heaven

The German artist wrestles with Norse mythology, identity and recent history in forthcoming London show

A painting from Walhalla, 2016 Anselm Kiefer. Image courtesy of White Cube

The world's best chefs are set to swap restaurants

Who knows where Massimo, Virgilio and co. will end up cooking tomorrow, at the Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle

A selection of the chefs taking part in this year's Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle

A Movement in a Moment: Cobra

How the first truly international post-war avant-garde movement was founded on this day 8 November in 1948

Hip Hip Hoorah (1949) by Karel Appel. From Art in Time

Grace's greatest photographers – Bruce Weber

To mark the publication of Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016, Vogue magazine's Grace Coddington runs through some of her favourite photographers, including this all-American master of fashion photography

Aretha Franklin, Beverly Peele, and Another Bad Creation; hair, Didier Malige; makeup, Denise Markey, USA 1991. Photograph by Bruce Weber.  From Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue here and Saving Grace: My Fashion Archive 1968-2016

When Cecil Beaton shot Mick Jagger

Her Majesty in the morning, Mick in the afternoon. A page from the 1968 diary of the great British photographer

Cecil Beaton, Mick Jagger and Anita Pallenberg on the set of Performance, October 1968. ©The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s

The Art of the Plant – Edward Steichen

Great images by artists and photographers who've been inspired by our natural world

Delphiniums by Edward Steichen, 1940. Dye imbibition print, 33 °— 23.4 cm / 13 °— 91/4 in George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. From Plant

The fine art posters that fired a revolution

A new exhibition looks back at the home made stencilled posters that bolstered the Bolsheviks

One of Vladimir Lebedev's Rosta posters, c. 1920. As reproduced in Iron Fists

T Magazine’s Elemental Living weekend getaway

The NY Times style mag offered a virtual weekend escape via Instagram and our book Elemental Living

John Pawson, Montauk House, Montauk, NY, USA. Picture credit: Gilbert McCarragher. From Elemental Living

Why Josef Albers’ squares began in black and white

David Zwirner’s current Josef Albers exhibition shows the monochromatic side of the great artist and colour theorist

Homage to the Square (A), (1950) by Josef Albers. Oil on Masonite 31 1/8 x 31 1/8 x 1 1/8 inches (79.1 x 79.1 x 2.9 cm) © 2016 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Celia Hempton - Why I Paint

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Celia Hempton photographed by Arnaud Lajeunie

John Pawson turns bunker into ancient art gallery

This Berlin bunker might appear rather brutal but it's now home to some rarefied East Asian art and furnishings

The Feuerle Collection. Photograph by Friederike von Rauch