Art Stories

The hidden story in Olafur Eliasson’s new book

Here’s why the world-famous artist hopes Olafur Eliasson: Experience will help him reach a new audience
The hidden story in Olafur Eliasson’s new book

'He saw hammers and sickles when he went to Italy in the 70s' - Factory studio boss Vincent Fremont on Andy Warhol

How Andy's Skull series and Hammer and Sickle images were inspired by the extreme politics of 1970s Europe 'He saw hammers and sickles when he went to Italy in the 70s' - Factory studio boss Vincent Fremont on Andy Warhol

Why Sharon Hayes came out as a dyke but lives as a lesbian

On National Coming Out Day, here’s how the artist helped wrench one term from the field of psychiatry Why Sharon Hayes came out as a dyke but lives as a lesbian

When Jannis Kounellis painted with horses

What drove a painter to coax 12 steeds into an Italian gallery? Our book charts the life of this Arte Povera pioneer When Jannis Kounellis painted with horses

What is Sharon Hayes trying to tell us?

Discover how this contemporary artist uses vintage protest to open up new possibilities What is Sharon Hayes trying to tell us?

Astonishing Animals – The Panda

On World Animal Day we look at the panda's remarkable role in wildlife conservation Astonishing Animals – The Panda

Destination Art every kid will love!

Taking a trip with children? Then pick out somewhere from our great new travel guide to art around the world Destination Art every kid will love!

Destination Art with deeper meaning

Take in these works while you're away and add a lesson in politics, society and world history to your art excursion Destination Art with deeper meaning

Elmgreen & Dragset have a tall tale to tell about this pool

Don't believe everything you see and read at their excellent new Whitechapel Gallery show Elmgreen & Dragset have a tall tale to tell about this pool

Destination Art in the most beautiful settings

Come for the art but stay for the views around these important contemporary artworks from new book Destination Art Destination Art in the most beautiful settings

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