Art Stories

The apartment where Yves Klein turned décor into art

The French artist introduced some of his best-known motifs into his Parisian home - including the idea of the void The apartment where Yves Klein turned décor into art

Prabhavathi Meppayil at Pace

Arne Glimcher has drawn parallels between the Bangalore artist and Agnes Martin - we asked her about them Prabhavathi Meppayil at Pace

Could textiles win the Turner Prize?

Oscar Murillo has been shortlisted for this prize, thanks in part to his vulnerable, ripped and cut surfaces Could textiles win the Turner Prize?

Do you know about the jazzy side of these artists?

On International Jazz Day take an instrumental break with Robert Ryman, Theaster Gates, Alex Katz and Anri Sala Do you know about the jazzy side of these artists?

Suprematism and the Space Race

Mark Holborn’s new book looks at image making, the celestial realm, and its repercussions back on earth Suprematism and the Space Race

Why we might have misread Delacroix’s most famous painting

On the artist's birthday, we reassess this great work, via Judy Sund's new book Exotic: A Fetish for the Foreign Why we might have misread Delacroix’s most famous painting

Ben Affleck will direct a movie about Ellsworth Kelly’s war

The Hollywood star has signed up to both star in and lens a film about Kelly’s camouflage unit, The Ghost Army Ben Affleck will direct a movie about Ellsworth Kelly’s war

Phaidon Introductions: Grayson Perry on Martin Parr

Kicking off a new series, the artist recalls the first time he was blinded by Parr's flash 'and decked in saturated colour' Phaidon Introductions: Grayson Perry on Martin Parr

The wooden sculpture created to show Christ’s death

At Easter we look at a work of devotional art from our newly updated book 30,000 Years of Art The wooden sculpture created to show Christ’s death

Talking Textiles with Anne Wilson

Cloth's ubiquity, and its close proximity to bodies, is its great strength and great challenge says this Chicago artist Talking Textiles with Anne Wilson

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