Art Stories

Why Harland Miller's paperbacks are like Andy's soup cans

The artist has consumed and appropriated Penguin's paperbacks - just like Andy did with Campbell's cans Why Harland Miller's paperbacks are like Andy's soup cans

An Art & Queer Culture guide to the Pride sale at Sotheby’s

From the Bloomsbury Group to the Lower East Side, Sotheby's Pride auction draws in a wide range of great artists An Art & Queer Culture guide to the Pride sale at Sotheby’s

The sexy, deathly gaze of Egon Schiele

30,000 Years of Art looks at the Freudian impulses in the great 20th century Viennese artist - born today in 1890 The sexy, deathly gaze of Egon Schiele

Daan Roosegaarde's bike path follows Van Gogh's route

Take a look at another incredibly cool Daan Roosegarde project from our new book with the Dutch genius Daan Roosegaarde's bike path follows Van Gogh's route

Matt Johnson turns our book into art in Basel

30,000 Years of Art takes its own place in art history in the American sculptor's new work - on show at Art Basel Matt Johnson turns our book into art in Basel

Queer Art before and after Stonewall

50 years on from the riots that sparked Gay Pride, we take a look at creative ventures before and after Queer Art before and after Stonewall

The true meaning of Las Meninas by Velázquez

On the anniversary of Velázquez’s birth, we look at the composition and techniques used in his most famous painting The true meaning of Las Meninas by Velázquez

A huge cache of Ellsworth Kelly works is headed for Austin

76 works, including pieces produced in France in the ‘40s, have been donated to the University of Texas A huge cache of Ellsworth Kelly works is headed for Austin

Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Towers made dogs' tails wag

On World Environment Day 2019 a story to both warm the heart ... and give cause for concern Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Towers made dogs' tails wag

Daan Roosegaarde turned a dancefloor into a power plant...

...and the dancers made him rethink his art in the process! Daan Roosegaarde turned a dancefloor into a power plant...

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