Art Stories

How Roald Dahl ended up with a Bacon Portrait of Freud

On Roald Dahl day, we take a closer look at the author’s love of these monumental British artists How Roald Dahl ended up with a Bacon Portrait of Freud

Wolfgang Tillmans makes a return to the photocopier

The photographer says his first camera was the copy machine and he’s gone back to the office staple for a new show Wolfgang Tillmans makes a return to the photocopier

Astonishing Animals – The Mite Harvestman

Frozen in a thin layer of gold and captured by a scanning electron microscope this creature is barely 2mm long Astonishing Animals – The Mite Harvestman

The art that Daniel Arsham fits in around Snarkitecture

Fossilised cars, phones, cameras, guitars and boom boxes - how he switches from commission to gallery The art that Daniel Arsham fits in around Snarkitecture

What The New Museum is bringing to London next month

Expect screens, beds, reflections on the past and predictions for the future at Strange Days What The New Museum is bringing to London next month

Sex, cigarettes and spongey bread - the things Wolfgang Tillmans loved about London in the Eighties

The New Yorker's profile of the photographer includes some telling details from his early trips to Britain Sex, cigarettes and spongey bread - the things Wolfgang Tillmans loved about London in the Eighties

Why Olafur Eliasson just met with Emmanuel Macron

The artist and the French President both agree on Europe, even if Eliasson sees room for healthy disagreement Why Olafur Eliasson just met with Emmanuel Macron

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