Art Stories

A great night for Great Women Artists

Phaidon joined auction house Christie’s and luxury group Kering to celebrate great female artistry during Frieze LA A great night for Great Women Artists

Rubber boots, electric shocks and Zen Buddhism – this is what a 1970s visit to Nam June Paik’s studio was like

Barbara London recalls the pioneering video artist’s chaotic working environment and sharply focussed ambitions Rubber boots, electric shocks and Zen Buddhism – this is what a 1970s visit to Nam June Paik’s studio was like

All you need to know about Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment

Part way between Goya and Warhol, Saul makes the best paintings about the ugliest aspects of American life All you need to know about Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment

Announcing Love, Rihanna: Luxury Supreme

This large-format, limited edition book is signed 'Love Rihanna' by Rihanna herself and numbered 1-500 Announcing Love, Rihanna: Luxury Supreme

The groundbreaking video artist inspired by the Oscars

In her new book Barbara London charts the development of the genre-defying video artist Kahlil Joseph The groundbreaking video artist inspired by the Oscars

Massimo and JR party with Gwyneth Paltrow and Oscars stars

Both chef and artist helped launch Gucci’s Los Angeles restaurant during the Academy Awards weekend Massimo and JR party with Gwyneth Paltrow and Oscars stars

Bill Viola, the artist who linked martyrdom to the moving image

In Video/Art: The First Fifty Years, Barbara London recalls how this artist paired modern tech with ancient truths Bill Viola, the artist who linked martyrdom to the moving image

JR unveils gigantic group portrait in New York

The new public work The Chronicles of New York City just went on show at Domino Park, Brooklyn JR unveils gigantic group portrait in New York

Phaidon acquires The Monacelli Press

Acquisition expands Phaidon's global publishing program in interior design, architecture, applied arts and culture Phaidon acquires The Monacelli Press

Why Vito Acconci’s seduction tape is a video art classic

Channelling pop music allowed this video artist to stay ahead of the pack, says Barbara London in our new book Why Vito Acconci’s seduction tape is a video art classic

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