Art Stories

What do Koons and Duchamp have in common?

A new exhibition looks at the ways in which the work of these two art giants shares a world view What do Koons and Duchamp have in common?

Talking Textiles with Shoplifter

Vitamin T artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir's installation in the Icelandic pavilion is the hit of the Venice Biennale Talking Textiles with Shoplifter

Mark Bradford is on 60 Minutes this Sunday

"I'm creating my own archaeological digs," he tells Anderson Cooper. "Sometimes when I'm digging on my own painting I'm asking myself, 'Well, exactly what are you digging for? Where do you want to go child?'" Mark Bradford is on 60 Minutes this Sunday

From the tomb to the Moon

Why is one of the earliest astrological maps drawn onto an Egyptian tomb ceiling? Sun and Moon explains From the tomb to the Moon

Why do Elmgreen & Dragset like swimming pools so much?

David Hockney, the shrinking public space, and being semi-naked around strangers feed into the motif Why do Elmgreen & Dragset like swimming pools so much?

Phaidon Introductions: Michael Bracewell on Harland Miller

The critic and curator sees pop art, abstract expressionist influences and much more in the artist’s pictures Phaidon Introductions: Michael Bracewell on Harland Miller

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?

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