Art Stories

So how do you judge what makes a Great Woman Artist?

In our new book, Great Women Artists, editor Rebecca Morrill recalls one key feminist text and its repercussions So how do you judge what makes a Great Woman Artist?

All you need to know about JR: Can Art Change the World? (Revised and Expanded Edition)

The most comprehensive monograph on the French artist - newly updated to include his latest works All you need to know about JR: Can Art Change the World? (Revised and Expanded Edition)

A kids' guide to Yves Klein’s blue

Think art history is hard? Think again. The Italian painter and illustrator Fausto Gilberti has made it child’s play! A kids' guide to Yves Klein’s blue

Art school in North Korea is a little bit different...

Ideology moulds creativity and students study art’s purpose and the social obligation that comes with being a pro Art school in North Korea is a little bit different...

'I’m not frightened in the slightest of death' - Lucian Freud on his final years

Lucian Freud: A Life is an unprecedented look at the private life of Lucian Freud - beginning with childhood snapshots and ending with rarely seen photos taken in his studio in the last weeks of his life 'I’m not frightened in the slightest of death' - Lucian Freud on his final years

All you need to know about The Lives of Artists

The definitive collection of artist profiles by New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins - from the 1960s right up to today All you need to know about The Lives of Artists

All you need to know about Great Women Artists

Get 500 years of art history, as told through the brilliant work of 400 great female artists All you need to know about Great Women Artists

All you need to know about Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue and Wasn’t Sorry

Now kids can delight in the life story of this major artist, thanks to Fausto Gilberti's quirky, picture-book biography All you need to know about Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue and Wasn’t Sorry

All you need to know about Lucian Freud A Life

From early family photos to his final portraits our new book takes an intimate look at the private life of the painter All you need to know about Lucian Freud A Life

Talking Textiles with Josh Blackwell

How the New Orleans born artist elevates the cultural status of materials that might otherwise be considered garbage Talking Textiles with Josh Blackwell

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