Art Stories

The message behind Kerry James Marshall’s new avian art

The American painter draws on the work of John James Audubon when creating his own American birds series The message behind Kerry James Marshall’s new avian art

Great Woman Artist Ruth Asawa gets her own set of stamps

The 2020 set of 10 postage stamp designs showcases the wiry work of the American sculptor Great Woman Artist Ruth Asawa gets her own set of stamps

Jenny Holzer on the creation of the New York City AIDS Memorial

'Love, and lovely words overflowing, ardent unashamed people abounding.' The artist is 70 today - here she remembers one of her most important works Jenny Holzer on the creation of the New York City AIDS Memorial

The Korean war may have split the country - but it helped shape its two art scenes

On the anniversary of the armistice, we examine how conflict and military influence changed North and South Korean art
The Korean war may have split the country - but it helped shape its two art scenes

Art = Faith

Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection. Its glossary is also filled with fascinating facts and connections. We consider the religious roots of so much artistic creation Art = Faith

10 Questions for Met Museum Director Max Hollein

The art world legend tells us why Art = is the most innovative look at art history ever, how being taken to galleries not the beach as a kid inspired him, and what it’s like to roam The Met’s empty corridors right now 10 Questions for Met Museum Director Max Hollein

Rob Pruitt releases limited edition print in 'A Message of Solidarity'

"'Stronger Together' means being there for one another. We are experiencing a long overdue awareness of human rights issues like race, gender, and sexual orientation," he says in exclusive Artspace interview Rob Pruitt releases limited edition print in 'A Message of Solidarity'

How Rembrandt made his name

On the Dutch master’s birthday, we look at how, like Kanye and Madonna, he became a single-named star How Rembrandt made his name

Art = Technique

Our new book Art = doesn’t just explore 6,000 years of art history via 800 works from The Met’s collection, its glossary is also filled with fascinating information. In our new series, we lay out the facts behind some familiar art-making techniques Art = Technique

Frida Kahlo, divided

On her birth anniversary, we look at the painting that captured the two, conflicted sides of a Great Woman Artist Frida Kahlo, divided

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