Art Stories

Eric Fischl on Art School, 80s New York, and His New Artspace Limited Edition Print

Learn how anger, arrogance, suspicion, and curiosity led the painter to pick up an iPad and create a great new work Eric Fischl on Art School, 80s New York, and His New Artspace Limited Edition Print

Art & Hope: Yoshitomo Nara’s love of music

A look at the ways in which artists offer us hope. Here’s how a childhood trek to buy a 45, café culture and The Ramones instilled a love of art in a young mind Art & Hope:  Yoshitomo Nara’s love of music

Phaidon’s 15 Minute Art Lesson - The Point and Pitfalls of Art by E. H. Gombrich

Elevate your appreciation of fine art via this long read from the most famous art book of them all - The Story of Art Phaidon’s 15 Minute Art Lesson - The Point and Pitfalls of Art by E. H. Gombrich

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Freeze Introduced the YBAs to the World – by Bruce Altshuler

Guerrilla tactics, showmanship and commercial acumen helped Damien Hirst and friends change art history Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Freeze Introduced the YBAs to the World – by Bruce Altshuler

Art & Hope: Jonas Wood’s tender, loving home life

A look at the ways in which artists offer us hope. Here’s how the LA painter locates love in domesticity Art & Hope: Jonas Wood’s tender, loving home life

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Impressionism and The Great Outdoors – by Carla Rachman

Do you miss the smells, sounds and sensations of the outside? Then thank Monet and the other artists who brought them into the gallery Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Impressionism and The Great Outdoors – by Carla Rachman

Why does Yoshitomo Nara’s girl have a knife in her hand?

Our new book on this Japanese contemporary artist tells the fascinating story behind Nara’s best-known work Why does Yoshitomo Nara’s girl have a knife in her hand?

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Abstract Expressionism made NYC the centre of the art world – by Morgan Falconer

Discover how Surrealism, primitive art and plenty of drips helped establish New York as the preeminent art town Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Abstract Expressionism made NYC the centre of the art world – by Morgan Falconer

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Sex and the Viennese Secession – by Peter Vergo

Read how Klimt and Schiele, both of whom died in the Spanish Flu pandemic, shook up European art and sex Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Sex and the Viennese Secession – by Peter Vergo

Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Picasso and Cubism – by E. H. Gombrich

Read how primitivism and playfulness led to one of the most important artistic developments of the 20th century Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Picasso and Cubism – by E. H. Gombrich

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Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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