Art Stories

Swearing, shopping, Tracey Emin and Sarah Lucas

It may have only lasted six months, but Sarah Lucas’s ‘90’s retail venture still resonates, a quarter century later Swearing, shopping, Tracey Emin and Sarah Lucas

Five great Picasso works in great destinations

On the artist’s birthday, we pick out some of Pablo's finest pieces, courtesy of our new book Destination Art Five great Picasso works in great destinations

Raf Simons on why Warhol is a perfect fit for Calvin Klein

Raf says Warhol’s portraits prove he was truly democratic (but he does love the Death and Disaster series too) Raf Simons on why Warhol is a perfect fit for Calvin Klein

Sex, Death, Sigmund Freud and Sarah Lucas

Here’s how the controversial artist showed her risqué sculptures in Freud’s historic London house Sex, Death, Sigmund Freud and Sarah Lucas

'Exhausting, Exhilarating, Exasperating but Inspiring' - David Dawson at Sotheby's on sitting for Lucian Freud

Long time assistant and Freud Archive Director reveals what it was like to sit for the great painter 'Exhausting, Exhilarating, Exasperating but Inspiring' - David Dawson at Sotheby's on sitting for Lucian Freud

'A walking Gallup poll' - the social side of Andy Warhol’s incredible creativity according to Arnold Lehman of Phillips

Warhol may have borrowed some ideas from others but that doesn't mean his work wasn't 100 per cent Andy 'A walking Gallup poll' - the social side of Andy Warhol’s incredible creativity according to Arnold Lehman of Phillips

'To me there’s no argument' – the Whitney’s Donna De Salvo says Andy’s 70s paintings are unquestionably great

The curator of the forthcoming Warhol retrospective says that was the era when Warhol truly engaged with painting 'To me there’s no argument' – the Whitney’s Donna De Salvo says Andy’s 70s paintings are unquestionably great

'Campbell’s Soup Cans is the real model for the portraits' - Andy Warhol biographer Blake Gopnik on Andy's '70s portraits

'The collapse of the portraits into a single series is Warholian – things in series without individual characteristics' 'Campbell’s Soup Cans is the real model for the portraits' - Andy Warhol biographer Blake Gopnik on Andy's '70s portraits

Did you spot Mark Bradford at the Royal Wedding?

Some work by the artist made a sneak appearance at Princess Eugenie's wedding ceremony a few days ago Did you spot Mark Bradford at the Royal Wedding?

“The galleries were scared to show them” Factory studio boss Vincent Fremont on Andy Warhol’s Sex Parts series

Here’s what happened when Andy finally expressed his sexual desires in the late 1970s “The galleries were scared to show them” Factory studio boss Vincent Fremont on Andy Warhol’s Sex Parts series

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