Art Stories

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Freeze Introduced the YBAs to the World – by Bruce Altshuler

Guerrilla tactics, showmanship and commercial acumen helped Damien Hirst and friends change art history Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Freeze Introduced the YBAs to the World – by Bruce Altshuler

Art & Hope: Jonas Wood’s tender, loving home life

A look at the ways in which artists offer us hope. Here’s how the LA painter locates love in domesticity Art & Hope: Jonas Wood’s tender, loving home life

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Impressionism and The Great Outdoors – by Carla Rachman

Do you miss the smells, sounds and sensations of the outside? Then thank Monet and the other artists who brought them into the gallery Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Impressionism and The Great Outdoors – by Carla Rachman

Why does Yoshitomo Nara’s girl have a knife in her hand?

Our new book on this Japanese contemporary artist tells the fascinating story behind Nara’s best-known work Why does Yoshitomo Nara’s girl have a knife in her hand?

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Abstract Expressionism made NYC the centre of the art world – by Morgan Falconer

Discover how Surrealism, primitive art and plenty of drips helped establish New York as the preeminent art town Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Abstract Expressionism made NYC the centre of the art world – by Morgan Falconer

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Sex and the Viennese Secession – by Peter Vergo

Read how Klimt and Schiele, both of whom died in the Spanish Flu pandemic, shook up European art and sex Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Sex and the Viennese Secession – by Peter Vergo

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Picasso and Cubism – by E. H. Gombrich

Read how primitivism and playfulness led to one of the most important artistic developments of the 20th century Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Picasso and Cubism – by E. H. Gombrich

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Andy Warhol's Voice - by Glenn O'Brien

The Warhol confidant and Interview magazine editor remembers how Andy said everything by saying almost nothing Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Andy Warhol's Voice - by Glenn O'Brien

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Why Art Gives Us Hope - by Alain de Botton

Self-isolation is an opportunity for self-improvement. So elevate your fine art appreciation without leaving your sofa with this new series of long reads from our best selling books Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Why Art Gives Us Hope - by Alain de Botton

The Phaidon Nutri Blast - Bircher Muesli

Invented by a Swiss doctor, and a favourite of Great Dixter’s Aaron Bertelsen this is the way to start your day of working from home
The Phaidon Nutri Blast - Bircher Muesli

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