Art Stories

Adrián Villa Rojas staged a global rebirth on an Istanbul island

The artist turned the site of one failed world into a beautiful, dreamlike installation staged after the fall of mankind Adrián Villa Rojas staged a global rebirth on an Istanbul island

Want to be in JR’s new children’s book? Then write to him here!

The artist and Phaidon author is gathering together 100 portraits of people aged one to 100 from around the world Want to be in JR’s new children’s book? Then write to him here!

One thing not to miss in Reykjavík

The city’s leading art gallery, i8, is one of the many highlights in our new Wallpaper* City Guide One thing not to miss in Reykjavík

All you need to know about Korean Art from 1953: Collision, Innovation, Interaction

Post-war art from this hugely cultured, divided peninsula is brought together in this ground-breaking new publication All you need to know about Korean Art from 1953: Collision, Innovation, Interaction

The tale behind the whale that Adrián Villas Rojas left at The End of the World

How did this artist make his name with a beautiful, but incredibly obscure, work that’s almost impossible to experience first-hand? The tale behind the whale that Adrián Villas Rojas left at The End of the World

How Adrián Villar Rojas 'threw a dinner party' on the Met roof

The Theater of Disappearance featured artefacts from the Met’s collection, spanning thousands of years How Adrián Villar Rojas 'threw a dinner party' on the Met roof

All you need to know about Adrián Villar Rojas

Get to know the contemporary sculptor who will never have a proper retrospective, and creates his own ruins All you need to know about Adrián Villar Rojas

A great night for Great Women Artists

Phaidon joined auction house Christie’s and luxury group Kering to celebrate great female artistry during Frieze LA A great night for Great Women Artists

Rubber boots, electric shocks and Zen Buddhism – this is what a 1970s visit to Nam June Paik’s studio was like

Barbara London recalls the pioneering video artist’s chaotic working environment and sharply focussed ambitions Rubber boots, electric shocks and Zen Buddhism – this is what a 1970s visit to Nam June Paik’s studio was like

All you need to know about Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment

Part way between Goya and Warhol, Saul makes the best paintings about the ugliest aspects of American life All you need to know about Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment

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