Art Stories

Who knows why these Agnes Martin paintings are hanging beside Navajo blankets?

Agnes Martin friend and expert and Pace Gallery founder Arne Glimcher that's who. His new exhibition of her work draws a line (and a thread) between the artist's canvases and the folk art that surrounded her Who knows why these Agnes Martin paintings are hanging beside Navajo blankets?

The NY Times loves everything about our Freud book

New York Times’ Sunday Book Review praises the text, images and colour choices - and it's not alone The NY Times loves everything about our Freud book

And we have lift off!

Trevor Paglen’s Orbital Reflector launched yesterday. This is how you can track its progress through the heavens And we have lift off!

David Dawson reveals how Lucian Freud painted in private

The artist’s former assistant discusses Freud’s passion and painting techniques with London Art Studies David Dawson reveals how Lucian Freud painted in private

In Miami this week? Then come to the Artspace and Phaidon VIP lounge

We’ve teamed up with Maison de la Luz to offer a taste of New Orleans during Art Basel Miami Beach In Miami this week? Then come to the Artspace and Phaidon VIP lounge

Jenny Holzer will Light The Fight in NYC this weekend

The artist is sending five LED-sided trucks out across Manhattan tomorrow to refocus the fight against AIDS Jenny Holzer will Light The Fight in NYC this weekend

Get to know Tomi Ungerer in five images

On the author’s birthday (happy 87th, Tomi!) we look back at his work via a handful of key illustrations Get to know Tomi Ungerer in five images

No wigs required for this Warhol Xmas card!

His Santa prints are well known, but few Warhol watchers will know this card, made for a favourite restaurant No wigs required for this Warhol Xmas card!

Who is Jean Jullien giving his book to this Christmas?

The artist, illustrator and Phaidon author tells us his personal highs and lows of 2018 and who’ll be getting a great gift Who is Jean Jullien giving his book to this Christmas?

David Dawson guides the BBC through our Lucian Freud book

Freud archive director David Dawson talked about posing, paintings and placing bets for the great artist David Dawson guides the BBC through our Lucian Freud book

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