Art Stories

Remembering John Baldessari

Following the artist’s death a few days ago, we look back at his prodigious and influential career Remembering John Baldessari

INTERVIEW: John Pawson on Calvin Klein, The Design Museum and one piece of advice he'd give to his younger self

The architect talks through the projects in his new book and why it's never a good idea to send your fee back in our Holiday Long Read INTERVIEW: John Pawson on Calvin Klein, The Design Museum and one piece of advice he'd give to his younger self

INTERVIEW: Nick Bonner on art in North Korea

The Printed in North Korea author on socialist realism and the star system (and what might happen if Damien Hirst went to Pyongyang) in this Christmas Long Read INTERVIEW: Nick Bonner on art in North Korea

GIFTING: The Art of Anatomy - Brain Map

Could this colourful brain visualisation help researchers understand what stops you, um, er, forgetting things? GIFTING: The Art of Anatomy - Brain Map

JR talks about the pains of being an anonymous artist

The sunglasses can get annoying, and you can't really reveal a work's hidden depths, the artist explains, but. . . JR talks about the pains of being an anonymous artist

The Lives of Artists – George Condo

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins offers readers insight into the artfully crumpled life of this great painter The Lives of Artists – George Condo

How our Lucian Freud co-author ended up in Downing Street

Whoever ends up in No.10 today will get a peek into an art world inner sanctum, thanks to David Dawson How our Lucian Freud co-author ended up in Downing Street

GIFTING: Open up a world of fine art and food, sports and science to kids this Christmas!

Our new children’s books make young readers better cooks, better gallery goers - and better custodians of our planet GIFTING: Open up a world of fine art and food, sports and science to kids this Christmas!

JR shoots more Wrinkles in the City

The artist and activist returns to Cuba and finds a little more history written on the faces of its citizens JR shoots more Wrinkles in the City

The Lives of Artists – John Currin

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins explores the personal strengths and weaknesses in the life of this great artist The Lives of Artists – John Currin

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