Who knows why these Agnes Martin paintings are hanging beside Navajo blankets?

Agnes Martin friend and expert and Pace Gallery founder Arne Glimcher that's who. His new exhibition of her work draws a line (and a thread) between the artist's canvases and the folk art that surrounded her Who knows why these Agnes Martin paintings are hanging beside Navajo blankets?

Who is Alexandra Sankova giving her book to this Christmas?

The Moscow Design Museum director and Designed in the USSR author tells us she's already given some of the creatives featured in the book their own copy for Christmas (and here's the proof!) Who is Alexandra Sankova giving her book to this Christmas?

The NY Times loves everything about our Freud book

New York Times’ Sunday Book Review praises the text, images and colour choices - and it's not alone The NY Times loves everything about our Freud book

And we have lift off!

Trevor Paglen’s Orbital Reflector launched yesterday. This is how you can track its progress through the heavens And we have lift off!

The vintage handbag that never was (but is now)

A 1963 Dieter Rams handbag, originally designed for his wife, is finally available to buy The vintage handbag that never was (but is now)

David Dawson reveals how Lucian Freud painted in private

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A Phaidon chef is up for the Nobel Peace Prize (and it's not the one you think it is!)

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In Miami this week? Then come to the Artspace and Phaidon VIP lounge

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Who is Stephen Harris giving his book to this Christmas?

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Massimo Bottura says his food is like this Ai Weiwei artwork

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