Art Stories

Astonishing Animals – The Diana Monkey

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

Andy's Athletes - Jack Nicklaus

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

Francis Alÿs, his fiery football and other artworks

On his 59th birthday we take a look at what makes the Contemporary Artist series artist so hot right now Francis Alÿs, his fiery football and other artworks

Astonishing Animals – The Steppe Bison

Painted 17,000 years ago, using sophisticated techniques, there's a lot more to this image than you think
Astonishing Animals – The Steppe Bison

Andy's Athletes - Muhammad Ali

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

Astonishing Animals – Cai Guo-Qiang's Heritage Installation

Spectacular artwork featured in our new book Animal, depicts a scene that could never actually occur in nature Astonishing Animals – Cai Guo-Qiang's Heritage Installation

Theaster Gates on the artist representing the US at Venice 2019

Watch Gates interview the acclaimed abstract sculptor Martin Puryear, due to represent the US at the next Biennale Theaster Gates on the artist representing the US at Venice 2019

Iggy Pop has just recreated this Warhol burger video

The singer follows Warhol’s actions faithfully, right down to the slightly odd way he applies ketchup to the dish Iggy Pop has just recreated this Warhol burger video

Astonishing Animals – The Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

This beauty has 100 feet long tentacles with thousands of microscopic harpoons that inject a paralysing venom

Astonishing Animals – The Lion’s Mane Jellyfish

Thomas Bayrle on Elvis, America and Jacques Tati

Bayrle has much in common with more critical artists, but don't overlook the joy and humour in his pictures Thomas Bayrle on Elvis, America and Jacques Tati

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