Art Stories

All you need to know about Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue and Wasn’t Sorry

Now kids can delight in the life story of this major artist, thanks to Fausto Gilberti's quirky, picture-book biography All you need to know about Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue and Wasn’t Sorry

All you need to know about Lucian Freud A Life

From early family photos to his final portraits our new book takes an intimate look at the private life of the painter All you need to know about Lucian Freud A Life

Talking Textiles with Josh Blackwell

How the New Orleans born artist elevates the cultural status of materials that might otherwise be considered garbage Talking Textiles with Josh Blackwell

Unpicking the Bauhaus’s woven legacy

The Art Institute of Chicago’s new show looks at how the German school changed the course of American textile art Unpicking the Bauhaus’s woven legacy

JR features one thousand New Yorkers in his epic new work

For his Brooklyn Museum show the French artist has created a huge new mural, inspired in part by Diego Rivera JR features one thousand New Yorkers in his epic new work

Here’s where Phaidon authors are going on holiday

From southern France to the Faroe Islands, our creatives are carving out time to kick back this summer Here’s where Phaidon authors are going on holiday

Eight sides of Andy

The Pope of Pop was born 91 years ago today. Here’s how he went from magazine illustrator to art world superstar Eight sides of Andy

The Baltimore Museum of Art devotes a year to women artists

The museum’s 12-month long 2020 Vision initiative will attempt to redress gender imbalance in the art world The Baltimore Museum of Art devotes a year to women artists

Jake Gyllenhaal helps install JR’s latest NYC project

The star pasted up part of the new installation onto the Broadway Theater where he’s currently performing Jake Gyllenhaal helps install JR’s latest NYC project

Lie back and soak up six very different visions of summer

From 19th century New Jersey, to noughties Playboy grotto, these pictures should put you in holiday mode Lie back and soak up six very different visions of summer

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