Art Stories

Suprematism and the Space Race

Mark Holborn’s new book looks at image making, the celestial realm, and its repercussions back on earth Suprematism and the Space Race

Why we might have misread Delacroix’s most famous painting

On the artist's birthday, we reassess this great work, via Judy Sund's new book Exotic: A Fetish for the Foreign Why we might have misread Delacroix’s most famous painting

Ben Affleck will direct a movie about Ellsworth Kelly’s war

The Hollywood star has signed up to both star in and lens a film about Kelly’s camouflage unit, The Ghost Army Ben Affleck will direct a movie about Ellsworth Kelly’s war

Phaidon Introductions: Grayson Perry on Martin Parr

Kicking off a new series, the artist recalls the first time he was blinded by Parr's flash 'and decked in saturated colour' Phaidon Introductions: Grayson Perry on Martin Parr

The wooden sculpture created to show Christ’s death

At Easter we look at a work of devotional art from our newly updated book 30,000 Years of Art The wooden sculpture created to show Christ’s death

Talking Textiles with Anne Wilson

Cloth's ubiquity, and its close proximity to bodies, is its great strength and great challenge says this Chicago artist Talking Textiles with Anne Wilson

The Madness at the heart of Elmgreen & Dragset's new show

The Scandinavian art duo have found something perfectly spooky in a Danish painter's muted, grey interiors The Madness at the heart of Elmgreen & Dragset's new show

Take a look at Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest portrait

On the anniversary of the Renaissance master’s birth, we highlight his incredible early skill in 30,000 Years of Art Take a look at Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest portrait

Art & Queer Culture is on show in the first gender-free store

Our primer on queer art takes pride of place in the windows at The Phluid Project, a new boutique in Manhattan
Art & Queer Culture is on show in the first gender-free store

Mark Bradford’s ark is heading for Shanghai

The artist's 2008 ark-like sculpture, Mithra, will feature in Bradford’s largest show in China, later this summer Mark Bradford’s ark is heading for Shanghai

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