Art Stories

The Invention of America

On American Independence Day, we look at how old-world artists came to terms with the New World The Invention of America

Jean Jullien illustrates the French heat wave

Having moved back to France, the artist and Phaidon author captures summer on the continent with accuracy and wit Jean Jullien illustrates the French heat wave

JR’s new film documents his Louvre extravaganza

The video shows how the artist engaged with the museum’s visitors not only as spectators, but also as participants JR’s new film documents his Louvre extravaganza

When Rubens painted war for peace

On the anniversary of his birth we dig into 30,000 Years of Art to see how he combined painting and diplomacy When Rubens painted war for peace

MoMA picks Phaidon author as its new director

Kate Fowle, the British-born co-author of our Sterling Ruby book, is the new director of MoMA PS1 MoMA picks Phaidon author as its new director

Frieze adds textiles to its London fair

New section for 2019 features eight textile-based artists from around the world Frieze adds textiles to its London fair

Harland Miller on the YBAs, hangovers and his new book

The artist reveals why he had to drink a little less than his conceptual colleagues from the 90s Harland Miller on the YBAs, hangovers and his new book

Flowers, art, flags and photos: a cultured take on Pride

Phaidon authors are finding new and innovative ways to recognise the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots Flowers, art, flags and photos: a cultured take on Pride

Talking Textiles with Hana Miletić

Textiles sometimes become 3D representations of this Zagreb-born, Belgium-based artist's street photography Talking Textiles with Hana Miletić

Elmgreen & Dragset on the beautiful mess of 90s Berlin

The artists look back at the fall of the Wall, what came afterwards, and their newly installed tribute to that time Elmgreen & Dragset on the beautiful mess of 90s Berlin

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