Art Stories

Military life in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

Driving livestock and playing the squeezebox is part of life in the forces, as our book of North Korean prints shows Military life in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

13 things we learned from Jean-Michel Othoniel’s new interview

Read how childhood museum visits and spells in New York and Paris formed this entrepreneurially-spirited artist 13 things we learned from Jean-Michel Othoniel’s new interview

Picturing Jonas Wood – Picasso, Albers and other greats

Why does the Californian artist include works by other famous painters in his pictures? Our new book explains all Picturing Jonas Wood – Picasso, Albers and other greats

Come inside Great Woman Artist Pat Steir's studio

In this video the painter shows us how she made her hit Hirshhorn Museum show, why random is always better than planned and why you should only make art if it's the only thing you can do Come inside Great Woman Artist Pat Steir's studio

The life that led to Kaiyue’s Wrinkles

Children starting out on their own journey can read the life stories of their elders in JR’s charming new book The life that led to Kaiyue’s Wrinkles

INTERVIEW: Peter Marino on Théodore Deck

The architect and collector describes how he first came across, and learned to love, this master of French ceramics INTERVIEW: Peter Marino on Théodore Deck

Childhood in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

Can't always hit your targets at work? Consider the kids who study under this strict, reward-based system. . . Childhood in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

Get to know this Great Woman Artist

Come to Waddington Custot to admire the work of European Modernist Maria Helena Vieira da Silva Get to know this Great Woman Artist

The Art of Anatomy – Eye Teaching Model

This 19th century model used a glass lens to demonstrate to both opticians and keen amateurs how our vision works The Art of Anatomy – Eye Teaching Model

Focusing on Freud's family

The artist’s grandfather helped Lucian settle in London, where he fathered a large, unconventional family of his own Focusing on Freud's family

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