Art Stories

INTERVIEW: 'The Rihanna cover image is obviously instantly iconic. You will always remember that cover and that image'

Jonathan Barnbrook and Marwan Kabour on typography, technology and not being chopped off by Instagram INTERVIEW: 'The Rihanna cover image is obviously instantly iconic. You will always remember that cover and that image'

The Lives of Artists – Peter Doig

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes an encounter with one of the world’s leading figurative painters The Lives of Artists – Peter Doig

The Instagram account that made it into Art & Queer Culture

One entry in our newly updated survey takes a look at how social media has addressed the aftermath of AIDS The Instagram account that made it into Art & Queer Culture

The Lives of Artists – Mark Bradford

The New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins describes an encounter with the acclaimed abstract painter (and tallest artist he knows) The Lives of Artists – Mark Bradford

GIFTING: Who is David Dawson giving his Lucian Freud book to this Christmas?

The painter and Director of the Lucian Freud Archive tells us who’s on his gift list this holiday season GIFTING: Who is David Dawson giving his Lucian Freud book to this Christmas?

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. . .

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