Art Stories

Alex Katz's Coca-Cola Girls are coming to London

The New York artist reveals the Rembrandt and soda-pop inspirations behind his latest paintings Alex Katz's Coca-Cola Girls are coming to London

Astonishing Animals – The Pigeon

Scott Echols's ghoulish bird image is the result of an innovative technology that helps us see inside animals
Astonishing Animals – The Pigeon

How to sound clever about Supreme’s Mike Kelley collection

Learn how Kelley worked childhood, craft and creepiness into the pieces Supreme is reproducing How to sound clever about Supreme’s Mike Kelley collection

The story behind JR’s New NYC piece

The pasted-up work, on the Bowery, offers a glimpse into the life of an undocumented immigrant The story behind JR’s New NYC piece

Astonishing Animals – The Fruit Bat

Nick Veasey's radiographic photo is just one of 300 amazing images in Animal: Exploring the Zoological World Astonishing Animals – The Fruit Bat

Andy's Athletes - OJ Simpson

The stories behind Warhol's encounters with sports stars of the Seventies - as pictured in the Catalogue Raisonné Andy's Athletes - OJ Simpson

Astonishing Animals – The Sweat Bee

Responsible for 80 per cent of pollination in the world this creature's waning population is a big danger for us Astonishing Animals – The Sweat Bee

Trevor Paglen launches into his critics

Artist comes out fighting against astronomers who claim launch of his Orbital Reflector just means more space junk Trevor Paglen launches into his critics

Astonishing Animals – The Diana Monkey

Jill Greenberg manipulates her hyperrealist photographs to emphasise the connection between us and them Astonishing Animals – The Diana Monkey

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