Art Stories

JR faces down European racism

The artist’s Inside Out Project teams up with a Belgian anti-racism group to help fight intolerance JR faces down European racism

'Don’t shoot!' Trevor Paglen's impassioned plea to the NSA

The artist recalls the time he took a 'perfectly legal' photography flight over the institution's Maryland headquarters 'Don’t shoot!' Trevor Paglen's impassioned plea to the NSA

Phaidon books win at D&AD!

Lucian Freud and Japan: The Cookbook pick up prizes at the global design awards alongside Nike and the NY Times Phaidon books win at D&AD!

The riot that made it into Art & Queer Culture

No, this isn’t about the Stone Wall Tavern. Our book looks back at the 40th anniversary of the White Night Riots The riot that made it into Art & Queer Culture

JR’s new mural lets you talk to the crowds of San Francisco

The new SFMOMA work, opening next week, allows local citizens, from the richest to the poorest, to tell their story JR’s new mural lets you talk to the crowds of San Francisco

Elmgreen & Dragset talk art and books in Berlin

The artists came to König Galerie in Berlin to chat with the people who helped them make their new Phaidon book Elmgreen & Dragset talk art and books in Berlin

Is Jeff Koons on a par with Duchamp?

Christie’s set a new record when it sold Koons's Rabbit last night. Is it time we viewed him as Duchamp’s equal? Is Jeff Koons on a par with Duchamp?

Harland Miller launches In Shadows I Boogie at White Cube

Ron Wood, Gary Lineker and Jarvis Cocker all turn up to say hello and get their books signed Harland Miller launches In Shadows I Boogie at White Cube

What do Koons and Duchamp have in common?

A new exhibition looks at the ways in which the work of these two art giants shares a world view What do Koons and Duchamp have in common?

Talking Textiles with Shoplifter

Vitamin T artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir's installation in the Icelandic pavilion is the hit of the Venice Biennale Talking Textiles with Shoplifter

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