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Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - How Abstract Expressionism made NYC the center of the art world – by Morgan Falconer

Discover how Surrealism, primitive art and plenty of drips helped establish New York as the preeminent art town
Published: Thursday, 2 April 2020

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Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Sex and the Viennese Secession – by Peter Vergo
Read how Klimt and Schiele, both of whom died in the Spanish Flu pandemic, shook up European art and sex
Published: Monday, 30 March 2020
Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Picasso and Cubism – by E. H. Gombrich
Read how primitivism and playfulness led to one of the most important artistic developments of the 20th century
Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020
Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Andy Warhol's Voice - by Glenn O'Brien
The Warhol confidant and Interview magazine editor remembers how Andy said everything by saying almost nothing
Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Phaidon's 15 Minute Art Lesson - Why Art Gives Us Hope - by Alain de Botton
Self-isolation is an opportunity for self-improvement. So elevate your fine art appreciation without leaving your sofa with this new series of long reads from our best selling books
Published: Monday, 23 March 2020
The Phaidon Nutri Blast - Bircher Muesli
Invented by a Swiss doctor, and a favourite of Great Dixter’s Aaron Bertelsen this is the way to start your day of working from home

Published: Monday, 16 March 2020
Adrián Villa Rojas staged a global rebirth on an Istanbul island
The artist turned the site of one failed world into a beautiful, dreamlike installation staged after the fall of mankind
Published: Monday, 16 March 2020
Want to be in JR’s new children’s book? Then write to him here!
The artist and Phaidon author is gathering together 100 portraits of people aged one to 100 from around the world
Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2020
One thing not to miss in Reykjavík
The city’s leading art gallery, i8, is one of the many highlights in our new Wallpaper* City Guide
Published: Monday, 9 March 2020
All you need to know about Korean Art from 1953: Collision, Innovation, Interaction
Post-war art from this hugely cultured, divided peninsula is brought together in this ground-breaking new publication
Published: Tuesday, 3 March 2020
The tale behind the whale that Adrián Villas Rojas left at The End of the World
How did this artist make his name with a beautiful, but incredibly obscure, work that’s almost impossible to experience first-hand?
Published: Friday, 28 February 2020
How Adrián Villar Rojas 'threw a dinner party' on the Met roof
The Theater of Disappearance featured artefacts from the Met’s collection, spanning thousands of years
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2020
All you need to know about Adrián Villar Rojas
Get to know the contemporary sculptor who will never have a proper retrospective, and creates his own ruins
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2020


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