Art Stories

The Lives of Artists – Jeff Koons

Amazingly naïve or slyly performative? The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins watches one of the world’s most successful artists at work The Lives of Artists – Jeff Koons

The Lives of Artists – Damien Hirst

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes the surprising, family side of Hirst during his ‘90s heyday The Lives of Artists – Damien Hirst

GIFTING: Who is Nick Bonner giving his book to this Christmas?

The author of Printed in North Korea runs us through his year, and tells us who is on his gift list this holiday season
GIFTING: Who is Nick Bonner giving his book to this Christmas?

INTERVIEW: 'The sheer scale of this book and the number of images allowed us to tell a very detailed and intimate story'

Jonathan Barnbrook and Marwan Kabour on how the photos in the new Rihanna book take the viewer on a journey INTERVIEW: 'The sheer scale of this book and the number of images allowed us to tell a very detailed and intimate story'

Winter holidays in North Korea are a little bit different. . .

Ever thought of mixing a dose of patriotism in with your next Alpine break? It's a common combination in the DPRK Winter holidays in North Korea are a little bit different. . .

The Lives of Artists – Andy Warhol

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes his first meeting with Warhol - and the brief exchange that established who was in charge The Lives of Artists – Andy Warhol

Jonas Wood talks about his new print edition Bball Studio

'It's almost like a blueprint, or a skeletal part of my studio practice, but it's also a drawing' Jonas Wood talks about his new print edition Bball Studio

Picturing Jonas Wood – Tropical Foliage

Want to know why the painter includes so many plants in his pictures? The answer lies in the lush history of modernism Picturing Jonas Wood – Tropical Foliage

INTERVIEW: 'We wanted to show the crazy universe that Rihanna occupies!'

Jonathan Barnbrook and Marwan Kaabour tell us how (and why) they came up with the distinctive look and feel of the incredible new visual biography INTERVIEW: 'We wanted to show the crazy universe that Rihanna occupies!'

Military life in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

Driving livestock and playing the squeezebox is part of life in the forces, as our book of North Korean prints shows Military life in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

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