Art Stories

Elmgreen & Dragset want you to put your phones to bed

We don't have much time together, so put down your devices and enjoy those precious me and you moments Elmgreen & Dragset want you to put your phones to bed

Jimmie Durham wins this year's Venice Golden Lion

Curator Ralph Rugoff singles out Durham’s 'profoundly humanistic' art for the Biennale's top award Jimmie Durham wins this year's Venice Golden Lion

'Making art about queer sexuality is itself a kind of protest,' says Art & Queer Culture co-author Richard Meyer

The writer fast tracks us through some great art in the newly updated paperback edition of the seminal book 'Making art about queer sexuality is itself a kind of protest,' says Art & Queer Culture co-author Richard Meyer

The deer that made it into Art & Queer Culture

In Asia and Latin America the animal is a pejorative term for gay men - but these gay men are taking the term back The deer that made it into Art & Queer Culture

Elmgreen & Dragset's bar doesn't work (and that's the point)

The pair’s new take on an old work explores the gulf between social spot and gallery Elmgreen & Dragset's bar doesn't work (and that's the point)

Talking Textiles with Terri Friedman

The artist on the influences of Miro, mom and moths and the mathematics of weaving her voluptuous works Talking Textiles with Terri Friedman

Elmgreen & Dragset turn high finance on its head

The art duo’s new installation, City in the Sky, offers an unusual view of international banking Elmgreen & Dragset turn high finance on its head

Talking Textiles with Josh Faught

Trompe-l’oeil piano keys, pins and clumsily quilted strips of black and tan crochet are just a few of the things that adorn this San Francisco artist's incredible artworks Talking Textiles with Josh Faught

9 reasons to celebrate Yayoi Kusama on her 90th birthday

From inspiring minimalists to wooing President Nixon, Yayoi Kusama is a wild, innovative, brilliant artist - still 9 reasons to celebrate Yayoi Kusama on her 90th birthday

Talking Textiles with Cristiana de Marchi

The Turin-born, Arabic peninsula-dwelling, artist lets us in on a few secrets from her studio Talking Textiles with Cristiana de Marchi

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