Art Stories

The Lives of Artists – George Condo

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins offers readers insight into the artfully crumpled life of this great painter The Lives of Artists – George Condo

How our Lucian Freud co-author ended up in Downing Street

Whoever ends up in No.10 today will get a peek into an art world inner sanctum, thanks to David Dawson How our Lucian Freud co-author ended up in Downing Street

GIFTING: Open up a world of fine art and food, sports and science to kids this Christmas!

Our new children’s books make young readers better cooks, better gallery goers - and better custodians of our planet GIFTING: Open up a world of fine art and food, sports and science to kids this Christmas!

JR shoots more Wrinkles in the City

The artist and activist returns to Cuba and finds a little more history written on the faces of its citizens JR shoots more Wrinkles in the City

The Lives of Artists – John Currin

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins explores the personal strengths and weaknesses in the life of this great artist The Lives of Artists – John Currin

The Lives of Artists – Maurizio Cattelan

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes an encounter in Paris with the Italian satirical contemporary artist The Lives of Artists – Maurizio Cattelan

The Lives of Artists – Vija Celmins

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes the tough upbringing and robust attitude of one of America’s leading émigré artists The Lives of Artists – Vija Celmins

Farming in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

The country’s art depicts both high and lo-tech agriculture, both of which keep the DPRK going Farming in North Korea is a little bit different. . .

The Lives of Artists – Christo and Jeanne-Claude

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes the inner workings of one of the world’s best known art duos
The Lives of Artists – Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Picturing Jonas Wood – Ceramics

By depicting pottery in his paintings, the contemporary artist Jonas Wood closes the gap between life and art Picturing Jonas Wood – Ceramics

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