Art Stories

The style that defined Anni and Josef Albers

Our new book, Anni & Josef Albers, examines the clothes the couple favoured, in their own unwavering way The style that defined Anni and Josef Albers

The Flower that symbolises Japanese spirituality

Our book Flower brings together an unimaginably varied bouquet of fine art blooms, including Rinko Kawauchi's powerful image The Flower that symbolises Japanese spirituality

How Philip Johnson and America saved Anni and Josef Albers

Our new book describes how a chance meeting in the street and the invention of Black Mountain College helped the couple escape Nazi Germany How Philip Johnson and America saved Anni and Josef Albers

Cecily Brown takes on English country life in her new Blenheim Palace show

The artist retains a love for her homeland, though she admits, Britain is going through a traumatic time with Brexit right now Cecily Brown takes on English country life in her new Blenheim Palace show

All you need to know about Flower

Take a trip across continents and cultures to discover how artists and image makers have employed floral motifs throughout history All you need to know about Flower

The school that changed Anni and Josef Albers forever

The Bauhaus had a crucial influence on both their careers, though Josef had a slightly easier time than Anni. . . The school that changed Anni and Josef Albers forever

The love that drove Anni and Josef Albers

Our new book, Anni & Josef Albers, describes the couple’s courtship, honeymoon and their romantic challenges The love that drove Anni and Josef Albers

Mark Bradford on the lockdown, LA and how his latest paintings ended up in a grain silo

The Los Angeles artist tells the New York Times that Covid-19 has pushed him into survival mode Mark Bradford on the lockdown, LA and how his latest paintings ended up in a grain silo

Adam Pendleton helps save Nina Simone’s home

The contemporary artist has helped preserve the singer’s childhood home Adam Pendleton helps save Nina Simone’s home

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