Art Stories

When Great Women Artists paint nudes

Strip out the male gaze, and you end up with some fairly remarkable artworks, as our new book makes clear When Great Women Artists paint nudes

INTERVIEW: Thomas Schnalke on the beauty of Anatomy

Take a trip from the Renaissance to the AI age with one of the writers of our new book Anatomy INTERVIEW: Thomas Schnalke on the beauty of Anatomy

How did Peter Marino discover Théodore Deck?

Which famous fashion figure led The 21st century architect to the work of the 19th century ceramicist? How did Peter Marino discover Théodore Deck?

All you need to know about Théodore Deck

Discover the masterful 19th ceramicist whose work Peter Marino has been collecting for the past four decades All you need to know about Théodore Deck

INTERVIEW: David Dawson on Lucian Freud's Famous Friends

Frank Auerbach and Francis Bacon were regular guests - the Director of the Freud Archive recalls their influence INTERVIEW: David Dawson on Lucian Freud's Famous Friends

The battle between anatomy, religion and magic

Why did it take us so long to learn about how our bodies work? Thomas Schalke explains how belief held us back
The battle between anatomy, religion and magic

INTERVIEW: JR’s studio director on his life with the world's coolest artist

Marc Azoulay tells us how he went from investment banking to game-changing art installations - all thanks to JR INTERVIEW: JR’s studio director on his life with the world's coolest artist

All you need to know about Anatomy

Enjoy the visual interplay between art and science in a book that focuses on our inner workings All you need to know about Anatomy

How JR went global

In our newly expanded edition of JR: Can Art Change the World? we explain why he focused on the flashpoints How JR went global

So how do you judge what makes a Great Woman Artist?

In our new book, Great Women Artists, editor Rebecca Morrill recalls one key feminist text and its repercussions So how do you judge what makes a Great Woman Artist?

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