Art Stories

John Waters thinks our Warhol book is 'Like a detective novel’

The filmmaker, artist and Warhol confidant explains why the new Catalogue Raisonné is his bedtime companion John Waters thinks our Warhol book is 'Like a detective novel’

WSJ's Alexandra Wolfe is an Animal lover!

The WSJ writer raves over our beautiful new exploration of the zoological world WSJ's Alexandra Wolfe is an Animal lover!

Trevor Paglen borrows from On Kawara for his midterm poster

Artist, activist and Nam June Paik award winner takes a conceptual art classic and reworks it for the elections Trevor Paglen borrows from On Kawara for his midterm poster

Sharon Hayes wants to take Stonewall on the road

The artist wants to put a PA system on a vintage station wagon to commemorate the momentous protest Sharon Hayes wants to take Stonewall on the road

5 Phaidon books Spencer Bailey really likes

The editor, journalist and incoming Phaidon editor-at-large on his pick of our architecture and design titles 5 Phaidon books Spencer Bailey really likes

For Halloween, the story behind Warhol's 'classic still life'

The pop pioneer said his Skulls were facist symbols, though the truth seems to be a little more complicated For Halloween, the story behind Warhol's 'classic still life'

Olafur Eliasson on social media, Experience and his next show

The author, activist and artist has an idea that smart phones might not be so bad for his next Tate show after all Olafur Eliasson on social media, Experience and his next show

Swearing, shopping, Tracey Emin and Sarah Lucas

It may have only lasted six months, but Sarah Lucas’s ‘90’s retail venture still resonates, a quarter century later Swearing, shopping, Tracey Emin and Sarah Lucas

Five great Picasso works in great destinations

On the artist’s birthday, we pick out some of Pablo's finest pieces, courtesy of our new book Destination Art Five great Picasso works in great destinations

Raf Simons on why Warhol is a perfect fit for Calvin Klein

Raf says Warhol’s portraits prove he was truly democratic (but he does love the Death and Disaster series too) Raf Simons on why Warhol is a perfect fit for Calvin Klein

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